Category Archives: Civil Rights

You don’t need anyone’s permission to be excited about something. Congratulation to All African American Women!

For those whom the Inauguration of Kamala Harris means the most to and the long wait is final over. Congratulation. You long deserved it. There would be no America were not for the labor of black women. I can imagine … Continue reading

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Just because you’re a sheep doesn’t mean you have to follow the crowd.

The volatility of some people can be like looking at a hagfish for the first time. Ugly and slimy. But at least how they look serve a purpose. The hagfish looks the way nature intended but people’s faces twisted ugly … Continue reading

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing. She was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on June 14, 1993 and has served since August 10, 1993. She was only the second woman in … Continue reading

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Benjamin Franklin: “Those who would give up essential Liberty…

Original. Benjamin Franklin once said: “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.   Modern context “Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not … Continue reading

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Is Time Travel Real?

I’m not one to keep up with celebrities for there are too many. I write about time travel  in several novels I takes it to be fictional. But the startling resemble between a celerity named Idris Elba and the unknown … Continue reading

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Old Folks Say Life Doesn’t Get Easier

  When I hear the elders talk about the past the picture above is what I envision. When I think about those who lived through the Great Depression, World II, Korean War, Poverty of 1960’s, The Civil Rights Movements, Vietnam … Continue reading

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DEVADASI -What was Devadasi system in South India?

This topic has been on my mind since learning although the practice was made illegal in 1988 it still exist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08nvXZQf-cA [In my research for a book character I discovered some disturbing things.] The tradition of Devadasi culture can be … Continue reading

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When a close friend is among the protestors. Do you support or do you shun them?

A close friend is out among the protestors and is periodically updating me on what’s going on in the streets. I can’t say I’m not worried about her safety, because I’m worried about her especially after a female protestor in … Continue reading

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Black for a Day: White Fantasies of Race and Empathy by Alisha Gaines

The book is based upon real experiments conducted by journalists. In 1948, a journalist named Ray Sprigle traded his whiteness to live as a black man for four weeks. A little over a decade later, John Howard Griffin famously “became” … Continue reading

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