Tag Archives: Slavery

Slavery

There has been a recent rash of people comparing various things to “slavery” in the media. However, this isn’t a recent thing, I’ve seen that sort of thing happen often and repeatedly over my lifetime. It is nothing new, and … Continue reading

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Why All The Hate?

I’ve been thinking about this for awhile. And by awhile I mean for about the last 20 years of my life or so. There is this Given that is taken for granted here in this country of America that I … Continue reading

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What Are You Reading?

One of my earliest memories is me learning how to read. And not only that, I have a memory of a very distinct urge or need to learn how to read. I believe I was just starting out in kindergarten … Continue reading

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The Banjo: African Echoes

To the average American, maybe not a musician, maybe just a regular person like you or like me the musical instrument called the banjo brings up certain images to mind. It might be seen as a primarily “white” instrument or … Continue reading

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Why This Flag Bothers Me

I’m going to try my best to dumb down my language in this post. To basically over simplify things. Why? Because the reasons I keep seeing and hearing as to why the confederate flag is A-OK are very simple. So … Continue reading

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