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Thoughts on Black History Month 2017

In 2017, there’s no need to kid ourselves: racism is still an issue in the United States of America. As a nation we’ve come a long way. Kudos! If, however, the last few years is any indication, we still have … Continue reading

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Overcoming the “Other” in All of Us

Tomorrow, at a ceremony in honor of Black History month, I’m to give the opening prayer.  Already, my mind has been at work–what will I say in this prayer?  God knows I want to be respectful and mindful of all who … Continue reading

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Rethinking Black History Month

While I understand and appreciate the history and cultural impact (somewhat) of Black History Month (the month of February), as Americans we must and can do better. Let’s continue to make that noble, and yes, difficult journey, toward that mountain … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Thank God for the Cosby Show

In an American culture where image is everything, though not a Christian production or an attempt to be Christian, as a Christian, who happens to be black, I am thankful to God for The Cosby Show. Why?  Well, a couple … Continue reading

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