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Archive for January 2014

Punched Right In the Mouth

January 29, 2014

It’s so very hard to stay positive…about the future of life in the United States.  Sure, I think about the reality of moving to another country, but then political instability or social unrest or material shortcomings overtake my dreams.  Incidences of NSA spying, police brutality or theft by elected leaders revive my vision.  Yet, in […]

New Year Doesn’t Mean New Attitudes

January 10, 2014

A new year brings a false sense of “newness” that we’ve grown accustomed to in American culture.  That’s something shared, whether Black or white.  It’s one of the few culture-centric values that has no division.  Then there’s criminal justice; the divide is wide and partially weighted in terms of pro and con.  If you’re white, […]