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FATHERS

Our society, and America in particular, is moving further and further away from what used to be deemed nuclear or traditional relationships. I realize I may be a king of oversimplification but by traditional I mean a mother, father and children residing in the same household. Society has changed significantly and gone are the days […]

AR-15 rifles line a shelf in the gun library at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms National Tracing Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

GUN CONTROL

The topic sets off a variety of emotions and thoughts that run across a wide spectrum, but in reality there are really only two sides to this coin: People for gun control and people adamantly against it. The two sides are fervent when it comes to the issue, invoking varying degrees of sense and non-sensibility. […]

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WISH A N**** WOULD

For most of my teenage and young adult life I lived in a perpetual state of “I wish a N**** would” The angry Black man who’s very state of being was a Public Enemy soundtrack. My high school yearbook quote was by Melly Mel: “Don’t Push me cause I’m close to the edge”, coupled with […]

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Believe Em

“A friend once said, and I found to be true That everyday people, they lie to God too So what makes you think, that they won’t lie to you” Lauryn Hill- “Forgive Them Father”   People really are who they are. No, this is not a paraphrasing of Popeye, but one of those fundamental truisms […]