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Ferguson and Healing America’s Race Problem

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ferguson and Healing America’s Race Problem

We have an opportunity now to move forward, but we won’t get “there” until we embrace race in America, with all the good and bad that comes with it. It’s unpleasant at times and everyone has to look at where accusations of racism have been wrong and right on all sides, but we can do this. I know we can.

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The Nonviolent Movement Helped & Hurt Blacks – Part 2

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Nonviolent Movement Helped & Hurt Blacks – Part 2

Nonviolence overlaid itself onto the black race and didn’t allow us any nuance that other racial movements had. I’m not advocating shooting people dead to get a point across, but a show of legally owned firearms could send a message that you aren’t to be messed with. (It worked for white people defending that racist Cliven Bundy in Nevada.

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The Nonviolent Movement Helped & Hurt Blacks – Part 1

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Nonviolent Movement Helped & Hurt Blacks – Part 1

I have problems with the nonviolent movement that lead to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The movement led to some changes in law, but it seems like black people as a race became either tired after arriving, less vigilant, or – and this is a hated black people descriptor – lazy.

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Ferguson Almost Made Me Slip – Part 2

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ferguson Almost Made Me Slip – Part 2

I guess this is a personal post as well as an update of my emotional state linked to events in Ferguson and my life. I feel like I’m crawling back, but the Lord might actually be carrying me. We’ll see how it goes. I plan to show up, though, and see.

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Ferguson Almost Made Me Slip – Part 1

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ferguson Almost Made Me Slip – Part 1

When I get in a bad mood and don’t pray about it, I’m prone to messing up (sinning) and seeking affection from some dangerous (for me) places. Now, if you want to know if I fell, slipped, and tripped…I came close.

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