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#FreeSpeech #Kaepernick

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government … Continue reading

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#CampaignForPeace

What Can We Do? – So glad you asked

We can continue to post all the shootings and despair across social media – will that protect our loved ones, I think not. The march in Selma was used to generate media attention to the refusal to let Black folk vote. Equally whenever there is a (what we as viewers believe) is an unnecessary use of force, it has now become standard for the media to over feed us with snippets of the scene and later the media covers the locals who create a one-night vigil that may include additional law breaking activities. We can march from now till the cows come home, but ask yourself, “What change am expecting to see or what can change as a result of my march?” Will the police ask more questions before shooting, will our young men stop shooting each other? Will the school system change their delivery methods? If I march on Monday, will that create a stimulus for prison reform? If not, then it may be time to find our own individual purpose, our own personal values, identify what is important to us individually and collectively. I propose we start with the beginning – our infant babies. Have you have been in the presence of a baby and make that “baby noise” to induce a smile? Or have you ever turned your head at the right moment and see a precious baby in a stroller and at that exact moment the baby smiles at you? Who will take care of our babies while we go to war in the streets? Who will take care of the babies while we are locked up for protesting another black man tased and killed? Continue reading

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Baltimore City State’s Attorney

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby gave a blistering speech Wednesday which explains why it is near impossible to convict police officers in this country. In her speech, Mosby said she took an oath to “never cower” from cases where … Continue reading

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Officer Says Prosecutors Silenced Him In Sandra Bland Case — Black America Web

DALLAS (AP) — A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland was pulled over and jailed says the county’s top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of … Continue reading

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WWYD

  Since the #RodneyKing beating, the violence and anger toward each other has progressively risen from beating Black men in the street by Police Officers to shooting an unarmed man who was laying on the ground with his arms clearly … Continue reading

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I Pray We’ll All Be Ready for His Return

Chicago Mass Choir – I Pray We’ll All Be Ready for His Return This old world has changed by leaps in bounds. Where we once slaves we are now free…or are we? Here in the US we are free to … Continue reading

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Raised Fists at West Point

    The controversial photo of the 16 Black Female West Point Cadets.  What is the controversy – did they break any DOD regulations; where they too Black for West Point;  are they supporters of #BlackLivesMatter; is West Point supporting … Continue reading

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