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Eric Garner: He Was Murdered. Definitively.

It looks like Eric Garner, the victim of homocide via the Staten Island police, might get some justice. According to the New York Daily News, “T...
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Oakland Paul: Two Women Badly Beaten, Only One Get...

I have nothing new to say. Just sharing my observation of an obvious truth.  A truth I am just now learning to notice. It is the painful truth of dis...
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Lavern Cox Graces the Cover of TIME Magazine: Spea...

There is no question that Lavern Cox is setting the world on fire. This African American beauty is one of the break away stars of Orange is the New Bl...
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A Canadian Comments on Similarities between BWE, B...

I am a Canadian woman and my parents are from the Caribbean. That means I am not African American and all I know about AAs is what I see in the media,...
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Sometimes the Words Don’t Fit in My Mouth...

Sometimes the words don't fit in my mouth, and so I throw them at people instead. But I've recently had to ask myself, 'Why fucking bother....?"...
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A Different “Defense of Marriage”

It's been suggested that we release "marriage" from government, give it entirely & symbolically over to religious institutions, and use civil unions u...
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TRJ on, “No Need For Permission: Because Som...

"When someone wants you to be less than what you are only so they can THINK they're better, you have a duty to your family and yourself to be all that...
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Lenny McCalister Talks Sharpton, Zimmerman, and Ho...

"Sadly, many conservatives still have a hard time seeing the value in modern-day civil rights activism from Black political and civic leaders (on both...
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No Disrespect but….I Could Give a [bleep!] A...

I’m sure after reading this some people will feel offended that I did not use words that make them feel good about their spiritual practices. A...
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