With troubled heart, my friend Jocelyn Winfrey left this world a few days ago.  I met Jocelyn over a decade ago, she was tall, loud, and quite pugnacious and quarrelsome in her body language and tone.  Some folks found this distasteful both at work and in the community.  She was talked about at work because […]

    50 killed described as The Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History is not true!  Come with me as we ride back in time. East St. Louis Massacre of 1917  The name refers to a race riot that occurred in the industrial city of East St. Louis, Illinois, over July 2-3, 1917. It is

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The Oxford English Dictionary‘s defines the word racism as Prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one’s own race is superior: a programme to combat racism.  A man named Richard Henry Pratt in 1902 was railing against the evils of racial segregation.  I would like to

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  Contagious definition, capable of being transmitted by bodily contact with an infected person or object Racism definition, a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human racial groups determine cultural or individual achievement   Communicable diseases are caused by pathogens passed from one human to another. Pathogens are viral, bacterial, parasitic and

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    Genesis 41:12 And there was there with us a young man, an Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard; and we told him, and he interpreted to us our dreams; to each man according to his dream he did interpret.   I was prompted to write a book years ago it was a suggestion from my then mother-in-law. 

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Hozier: ‘Take Me to Church’ Music Video Review Dec 31, 2014 In a lot of ways, music videos are like mini movies. They can entertain you and make you laugh or hit you deep and make you think, the latter of which is usually achieved by the artists who tell a real story over the

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  Any Christian or Gospel song I hear, is more to me than a set of sounds with words (that may or may not include the name of Jesus, God or Holy Spirit) applied to the melody.  The song must have a beginning, middle, and end – most importantly, the song must tell a story. 

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Have you ever been called a “winch” or a “hoe”? I have often heard Black women refer to each other as winches, hoes, and bitches.  The terms sound much like a term of endearment, a term which defines their friendship as very close.  Black women can, have and will refer to their friends as bitches,

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Is Providing Access to Healthcare After Release from Prison Enough? Providing health care after release is a great program, however, most mental illness requires constant review, which does not occur inside the prison walls.  Alana Horowitz Satlin wrote in the Huffington Post, “A 2006 study by the Bureau of Justice Statistics found that over half

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  Over the past few weeks, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed 124 bills and vetoed six. He also used his constitutional authority Thursday to veto $22.5 million from the $19.76 billion state budget. The second bill Malloy vetoed Thursday would have reclassified as independent contractors all coaches and referees working with an organized athletic

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I came across this post regarding Veterans Claims and Certified Mail – New Claims Mailing Address NEW CLAIMS MAILING ADDRESS FOR YOUR V.A. CLAIMS By: Dr. Anna Pat Krupkin, Ph.D National commander WHY THE BACKLOG ON PENDING CLAIMS. SURPRISE, SURPRISE, SURPRISE, friendly V.A. Regional Offices, who have unknown to you RACKED, PACKED and STACKED your

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