Posts in category "society"

Happy Anniversary, Emancipation Proclamation

I have to admit if I didn’t follow cool pages like TheRoot.com on Facebook, the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation might have completely escaped my notice. Glad I caught it and shared it on my own Facebook wall before heading out into the frozen tundra otherwise known as Chicago winter with my goofy black... Read more »

What Else Can I Do? (to stop the violence)

What Else Can I Do? (to stop the violence)
I just looked at a VERY disturbing photo on Laura Washington‘s Facebook page. I’m not going to publish the photo here because it’s too sick. I’ll briefly describe it: Two young black men in a car, slumped against each other, covered in blood, dead. The caption reads: “WAKE UP! this is the damage a AK-47... Read more »

Has Lying Become the Rule Rather than the Exception?

Are we a nation of liars? Politicians are notorious for lying. Talk shows such as “The Jerry Springer Show” and “Maury Povich” have turned lying into an art form. Lying can start as early as when a toddler accidentally breaks the living room lamp and, when confronted, insists it wasn’t him/her. “The monster did it!”... Read more »
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