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Reminder that Change is Slow

I read an article today that talked about how a black organization was exploiting the death of a black man, using the incident as “a springboard for an organized hate campaign.” The article talks about how community leaders are trying … Continue reading

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The Offended White Boy

Do you remember Bo Bice? Neither did I. Not too long ago there was a show called American Idol, where semi-talented singers entered a contest to get a record deal. In 2005, Bice competed on the show but lost to … Continue reading

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OWS, BLM and the Group-Think Perception

A couple of years ago, before the Black Lives Matter movement, there was the Occupy Wall Street movement. I’m sure a lot of people remember them. The main protesters were in NY and they took over a park. It became … Continue reading

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Ultimately, Facebook Reminds Me How Little Things Have Changed

Honestly, there isn’t a lot that can be said about the recent shootings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and the five police officers. I didn’t want to write about the subject because I know how this country works. Once the … Continue reading

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Photo Inspiration

The inspiration for this pair of photos from my recent Commuter set was a strange set of coincidences. As I was heading home, this gentleman sat across from me. I had my headphones on listening to music. I wasn’t paying … Continue reading

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My Small Observation on #OscarsSoWhite

I didn’t plan on it but I watched the announcement of the nominees for the Academy Awards this morning. After watching the announcements, I was going to write something about Star Wars and Mad Max, but the PC crowd showed … Continue reading

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Comments about Misty Copeland Remind Me You Can Be Good – For a Black Person

I find comment sections so fascinating. I saw on television that Barbara Walters was doing her annual 10 Most Fascinating People Special on ABC. I wanted to see the list of the people appearing on the show because I figured … Continue reading

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Resistance Is Futile

The case of another officer roughing up a black teenager, caught on a smartphone, has caused the usual hand wringing, racial confrontation and other reactions that are becoming the typical responses to these incidents. Social media, which I have to … Continue reading

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