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America’s Original Sin

I’ve been reading James Cone’s, The Cross and the Lynching Tree.” It’s a powerful book and one that everyone in the United States ought to read. I thought I knew how much black folks had suffered but I really had … Continue reading

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There must be a better way

Last night a man in Buffalo New York was brutalized by the police. He’s a man with a long history of peacemaking and peaceful protest. He was standing on a sidewalk attempting to peacefully engage police officers when one of … Continue reading

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The making of man

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah My rating: 5 of 5 stars An incredible book about an exceptional young man who overcame tremendous adversity to become a comedian without peer. This is a powerful … Continue reading

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#BlackLivesMatter #GeorgeFloyd

If you’re an American and you’re not sick of racism and bigotry in this country then perhaps you’re part of the problem. I grew up with a racist who threw one of my high school friends out of our house … Continue reading

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What if..

The following brief article came in today’s mail from a friend. What if John McCain were a former president of the Harvard Law Review? What if Barack Obama finished fifth from the bottom of his graduating class? What if McCain … Continue reading

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Back of the bus

When you grow up white in middle America you have a much different perspective from a guy or gal who grew up black or brown in the ghetto. Rev. Wright is correct in saying America is a racist country. There … Continue reading

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