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Your Monday Blessing: from “The Epic of Muhammad Ali”, introduction

Speak, Muse, of the one who was the Greatest, tell of how he stole glory from the gods, punched the lights out of heaven and made us all see stars. In this corner, show the odds against the black man … Continue reading

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Thug or mentally ill?

Thug, or mentally ill? Let’s consider the evidence: * Racist hate groups’ constant rhetoric of “they’re taking over” * Assault-weapon gun ownership (for protection) involving less paperwork then a fishing license * The most overpriced health care system in the … Continue reading

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Your Monday blessing: for Martin Luther King day

It is easy to see a threat or a statistic or a shadow or a foreigner or a project or a failure or the help or a demon we see these things as easily as breathing we can see them … Continue reading

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Prayer for unrest

Some pray for quiet in Ferguson, but I pray that the heart that howls at injustice, the heart of our nation will beat louder than any truncheon. I pray for the police whose nightly dreams of justice are interrupted by … Continue reading

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