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Thoughts about racism

Today, right now, Starbucks will close 8,000 stores across the nation for an afternoon of anti-bias training. What Starbucks will attempt to do in just the three hours is undo centuries of generational racial bias in this country. Sounds like a pretty … Continue reading

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What happened at Starbucks?

We have an area in my community referred to as the “homeless triangle”. In this area there are a number of service providers to the homeless community as well as a McDonald’s, Hardee’s and a QT convenience store. The homeless congregate … Continue reading

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The dream

“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” –  Martin Luther King, Jr. I am a big fan of the PBS series Finding Your Roots hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. As the program is … Continue reading

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Another day in a shithole country

“Reason I canceled my trip to London is that I am not a big fan of the Obama Administration having sold perhaps the best located and finest embassy in London for “peanuts,” only to build a new one in an … Continue reading

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Hasta la vista Roy  

I was watching a panel interview yesterday on MSNBC talking about the Roy Moore and Doug Jones race for Senate. One of the panelist was a journalist from Alabama. He spoke about Moore’s previous ventures into politics and then stated … Continue reading

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What can I do?

I am the son of two people who were born and raised in the segregated south. The North Carolina small town my parents grew-up in was replicated all over the South. From South Carolina to Mississippi, blacks and whites lived … Continue reading

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Who is paying for Trumps Obama vendetta?

Donald Trump, for whatever reason has had a bone to pick with Barack Obama long before he threw his red baseball cap into the Presidential ring. For years Trump has questioned Obama’s birthplace, and his academic record. He has even cast doubt on … Continue reading

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