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Obligatory ‘You’re Fired’ Themed Headline

It looks like NBC isn’t going to wait until primary season to dump the Trump.  The network announced to day that it would be cutting all ties with the billionaire bombast, including Trumps once-bold-now-old reality show The Apprentice. The Donald wasted no time before taking to the airwaves and blaming the break on political correctness. […]

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Flags of the Fathers, Sins of the Sons

Saturday morning, activist Bree Newsome climbed a flagpole outside the South Carolina capitol building and took down the confederate flag capping a week of hot debate and fast movement towards removing the symbol of southern aggression from official state buildings.  Sadly, the flag is flying over the capital yet again, reminding us that symbols are […]

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No Cape Needed

These days we can use a black superhero.  Just in the knick of time–superheroes’ favorite time to arrive–climbing into the clouds to rescue us from the symbols of racist oppression comes Super-Bree! Bree Newsome, filmmaker and activist did what people have been talking about doing all week.  She climbed the pole behind the South Carolina State house […]

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Why We Must Call The Charleston Shooting Terror

The story that we tell is the life that we live.  Each word is a critical building block in what we come to regard as truth, a truth so massive and all encompassing that we have a hard time imaging the giants hands that build these cities of words.  But we build them.  We tell […]

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But Can Your Dads Do This?

In honor of Father’s Day I thought I’d share this endearing little ad from Nikon’s I Am Generation Image campaign starring two Dads, Kodale and Kaleb Lewis, whose story went viral when they posted a picture of them braiding their daughters’ hair.  This short lets us spend a little time with this super cute–and very […]

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Pass To Power: The Truth About “Trans-Racial”

The news cycle giveth–and it taketh away.  After days of international hubbub over fake black “trans-racial” Rachel Dolezal claiming that blackness is something one can choose to be, we see the powerful and very real consequences that still lie at the heart of race in America.   In Charleston, South Carolina, 9 people were shot by […]

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