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Skittles and Iced Tea

Skittles and Iced Tea God’s Self-giving has never nor will ever be delimited by the scruples of some church folk. For this, all of us should be everlastingly grateful. Elements of the Holy Communion are not so important as the meaning invested in them. Bread and grape juice are not sacred in and of themselves. [...]

Posted on: July 18th, 2013

The Lives of Black Boys Matter

The Lives of Black Boys Matter   On Saturday, July 13, 2013, the jury in the Trayvon Martin murder case found the man who murdered him, George Zimmerman, not guilty of second degree murder and acquitted him of manslaughter. This verdict is a travesty of justice and sends a clear signal to all Americans that [...]

Posted on: July 13th, 2013

“What to the American slave is your Fourth of July?”

Today, I re-member immigrants, incarcerated Black men, the poor, the disenfranchised, the GLBTIQ community and Muslims suffering religious oppression as I read this Speech delivered by Frederick Douglass in Rochester, New York on July 5, 1852 in Corinthian Hall at the invitation of the “Rochester Anti Slavery Sewing Society.” Fellow citizens, pardon me, and allow [...]

Posted on: July 4th, 2013

VOTING RIGHTS IN TENNESSEE

NASHVILLE!!! STOP AND EMAIL TN Secretary of State TRE HARGETT tre.hargett@tn.gov right now! copy and paste this content and mail today: March 20, 2013 The Honorable Tre Hargett Secretary of State State of Tennessee Dear Mr. Secretary of State: I am writing with concern for the Davidson County Election Commission’s decision requiring the Tennessee Department [...]

Posted on: March 20th, 2013

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