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Four Amazing Black College Presidents That Inspire Those Who Come After Them – Part 4

This post is written with eyes wider than when I began the series. I have loved all the comments, regardless of the position taken.  I was rather proud of all of us,  not a temper tantrums to behold. I had this … Continue reading

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Included In This Series Are Two Of My Heros: Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry, and Stanford University Provost, CondIessa Rice -People Like This Believe, “You Can Do Anything You Want To Do In America As A Black, Including Becoming President” -Shelby Steele

Michael Bruce Curry (born March 13, 1953) is an American bishop who is the 27th and current presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church. Elected in 2015, he is the first African American to serve as presiding bishop in … Continue reading

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“I Sing Because I’m Happy-I Sing Because I’m Free” Celebrating The Achievement And Success Of Black Musicians -Part 2

The music industry has been transformed by talented, remarkable black artists: singer-songwriters and performers. Their contributions to jazz, soul, rock, gospel, and R&B stand in contrast to the victimization cry that our usual City Councilmen and cohorts cry when questioned … Continue reading

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The “Vital Few” – A Series on Black Achievement Across The American Spectrum: Sports, Music, Medicine, Education, Politics…Part 1

I read Ayn Rand’s novel, Atlas Shrugged, after college when I returned to my normal reading life. For years, I worried that I was neither smart nor important enough to disappear from the world as the entrepreneurs and industrialists in … Continue reading

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City Council: Do The Right Thing – The Taxpayers Should Not Pay For The Black Lives Matter Action Committee’s Street Mural

If there is as much as $20k available for a mural, that money should NOT be given to an organization that can very well pay for their own projects. Not having this kind of money, it is easier to rely … Continue reading

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Reaching September On Main Street

One of my favorite renditions is Willie Nelson singing September Song – – Oh, it’s a long long while from May to December but the days grow short when you reach September….I’m sure you can’t believe, nor can I, that … Continue reading

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The Boys of Summer Play Baseball at Stith-Talbert Park

I saw Stith – Talbert Park for the first time on the 3rd day of September. It would have been a perfect time for people to head to the park for a ballgame. The heat was still intense but one … Continue reading

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3-D Glasses Change How You Look At Shotgun Housing

“The house gulped in a big breath of fresh air, like some frantic drowning thing breaking the water’s surface and gasping for life. It had sat unopened for so long, suffocating in the silence, it’s memories blanketed by a thick … Continue reading

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Another Reimagining Of The Railroad Shed

I can’t imagine my life without reading, nor can I imagine life without the music that follows us through the years. To this day a song can take us back to the high school dances when we first danced cheek … Continue reading

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The Gospel According To The Majority Vote On The Council – OUR WILL BE DONE!

The current song, ‘There Is No Difference’ that is playing on the City Council music station is a clap your hands – Texas two-step – around the facts of the matter. Accreditation is Main Street America’s top prize of recognition rewarded to a … Continue reading

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