Day: January 16, 2007

Chargers and Seahawks are home for the winter

Yuck, yuck, yuck.  As great a day was Saturday was of football, Sunday was as bad.  Look, for over three years the football “pundits” have been trying to crown Tom Brady as the next great Hall of Fame quarterback.  He’s a combination of Elway and Montana and what ever other Hall of Fame quarterback they can think of at the time.  Well, Tom Brady is human just like all the rest of us.  He basically stunk up the field for the majority of the game on Sunday.  The only thing that stunk worse than Tom Brady would be the San Diego Chargers. 

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MLK – Letters from Birmingham

CNN continues their coverage of MLK.  In this segment, why does Martin Luther King write his famous letters from a Birmingham jail?  In this segment the brush by the Birmingham church bombing.  One thing that needs to be stressed is television.  Martin Luther King was the right person but so was Fredrick Douglass.  There were several Black leaders that were the right men or women.  Martin Luther King was successful because he was the right man at the right time.  He was in the era of television.  The Nightly News showed peaceful blacks marching.  The nightly news showed the dogs being

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Rep. John Lewis preaches the truth on Free Speech

Representative John Lewis (D – Ga) was a young activist in the civil rights movement in the 60’s. He was with Martin Luther King on many marches. He has been a representative from Atlanta for a number of years. He continues to promote civil rights.

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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The Thirteeneth Juror

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