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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH IS NOT SUPPOSED TO BE UNDERCOVER FOR RACIST WATCH

By Richard Ray:   In 2012 Trayvon Martin, a 17 year old from Miami, visiting Sanford, FL with his father was killed by George Zimmerman. The self professed neighborhood watchman spotted Trayvon walking in the community and called police to report him as a suspicious person. He was advised by 911 operators to wait for […]

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LONG LASTING EFFECTS OF NATURAL DISASTERS

By Richard Ray: For the past month catastrophic natural disasters have dominated the headlines for most of North America and the Caribbean. Hurricane Harvey deluged parts of Texas including Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city, with torrential rains that saw devastating flooding much of the non-coastal areas had never seen before. Over 70 confirmed deaths […]

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CANELO VS. GGG

By Richard Ray:   I try not to engage in any public activity in an emotional state. That includes when writing about anything personal, political or sports. So I had to take a timeout after witnessing yet another horrendous decision in a boxing match. As entertaining as it may have been, I just cannot do […]

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AFTER THE STORM

By Richard Ray:   I often talk about how lucky and blessed I am in my life. Hell, its such a prevailing theme, my dog is even named Lucky. I am not superstitious or a gambling man. I am not someone that lives a charmed life free of all worries or tribulations. I am someone […]

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HURRICANE ANXIETY

By Richard Ray:   I am not a native Floridian, but having a residence there for fifteen years now, I am hardly a novice to talks and anxiety related to Hurricanes. People that have actually been negatively impacted from major hurricanes like Andrew, Katrina, Sandy and Harvey, should probably have little patience with all the […]

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FALSE PROPHETS

By Richard Ray:   Whenever someone is trending on Twitter or the Internet, my first instinct is to research the subject far greater than the surface level story that usually covers the trending. The Internet is a true savage and undefeated at spreading fake news. If you are a target, right or wrong you have […]