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Someone Smirked

Black parents have “the conversation” with their kids. White parents do to, unless they’re very wealthy and quite well-connected. The conversation is about how to keep from getting shot dead. If you’re stopped by the police for any reason, or … Continue reading

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That Level of Deference

Barack Obama wasn’t the first – Jesse Jackson was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and did reasonably well, for the times back then. He may have been a black man but he found a … Continue reading

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The Fear Factor

It was Arbor Day – because, in 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt issued his “Arbor Day Proclamation to the School Children of the United States” about the importance of trees. Forestry deserves to be taught in our schools. It isn’t, but … Continue reading

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