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To Ourselves What is Due?

March 7, 2016 by

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From the greatness of freedom to slavery; then on to freedom again; and on to more suffering; shame; and death ...

ZIMMERMAN’S JURY: DAMN THE FACTS, IT’S THE LAW!

July 17, 2013 by

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“Serving on this jury has been a highly emotional andphysically draining experience for each of us,” the statement said. “The death of a teenager weighed heavily on our hearts but in the end we did what the law required us to do.” – The Zimmerman’s Jury. What law requires the jury to find Trayvon guilty […]

Did Memphis Marginalize the Klu Klux Klan or its Victims?

April 4, 2013 by

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On March 30th, the Klu Klux Klan came to Memphis and rallied about the name changes of several parks from confederate names to more palatable ones.  According to some local news outlets, the numbers went something like: <1,200 of us versus <65 of them.  All news outlets then built their news stories around those numbers: […]

What does the KKK, SCLC, and NAACP have in Common?

March 29, 2013 by

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The Klu Klux Klan will rally in Memphis, Tennessee, March 30th, Saturday, to protest the name changes of Confederate parks.  A fire storm erupted when the Memphis council leaders decided to change their names to bring Memphis in line with the 21st century and to remove any lurking sense the city’s leadership isn’t working to improve the city’s […]