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The Party’s Over

Louisiana Sen. Elbert Guillory made headlines when he publicly announced his decision to join the Republican Party, becoming the first Black GOP state senator since Reconstruction. Citing his frustration and disgust with the way the Democratic Party offered Black folks little more than equivocal speech and a co-dependence/over-reliance on the Federal Government, Guillory … [Read More...]

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Your Check’s In the Mail

Reading Atlantic Monthly columnist Ta-Nehisi Coates' excellent take on making the case for reparations reminded me that any debate involving the award of punitive, retroactive damages to African Americans as compensation for the pain and suffering slavery and … [Read More...]

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Little Blue Pill

In the sci-fi thriller “The Matrix”, a movie that’s essentially a metaphor for Spiritual Awakening, (as intended by Sophia Stewart, the franchise’s true creator) Morpheus tells Neo: “…You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and … [Read More...]