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Sun, 23.12.2018

The #MeToo movement and Black Women

Let me begin this blog with the disclaimer that I am a black man commenting on black women, therefore I’m on the outside looking in per the #MetToo movement. In America, the lives of black people, in general, are not as valuable as the lives of white people. This started with a legal document, the […]

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Thu, 31.05.2018

The Lost Art of the Black Boycott in America

On June 15th, 1953 the black community of Baton Rouge, Louisiana staged the first municipal boycott of the 20th century. I’m using this factual event to ask the African American community why we are not using this strategy in 2018? I’m not confusing non-violent protest with the boycott, I am referencing the difference to not […]

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Wed, 28.02.2018

Country Before Party, Community Before Self

Last year, white republican senator Jeff Flake made a public contribution to the democratic candidate in the Alabama senators’ race. On the check memo area, he wrote “country above party.” I use this metaphor to speak to the African American community and have all of us (including myself) ask (and answer) can we do more […]

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

The night was made for rest and sleep, For winds that softly sigh; It was not made for grief and tears; So why then do I cry? The wind that blows through leafy... INTERIM by Clarissa Scott Delany.
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