Tag: deep south

Trayvon Martin – Who let the crazies out?

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Seriously. What the hell? Since the moment I first started blogging on Trayvon Martin, I have asked for cooler heads to prevail. All I want is justice to be done. I want a thorough investigation. I would like for somebody to tell me why George Zimmerman was not arrested and placed behind bars on the night of the shooting. We’re getting more and more extraneous information having little or nothing to do with the events on that fateful night. The fact that George Zimmerman was required to take anger

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Slavery by Another Name

My sister asked me to watch the PBS special, Slavery by Another Name. I don’t know about you, but I have really have to psych myself up to watch one of these specials. I find them very, very depressing. The show was fascinating, enlightening and damn depressing. In a nutshell, Whites used various methods from the end of reconstruction to 1940 to re-enslave Blacks. Now, I paid attention in high school and college. I don’t remember one lecture on this stuff. I knew that during reconstruction there were several Blacks who were voted into Congress from the deep south. Many Blacks

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Half-term governor bails on bus tour (Updated)

After much fanfare, Sarah Palin (trade mark pending) began a bus tour of America, which was stupid from the start. What was the purpose? If she was going to whip up support then you would have figured that she would have started her tour in the deep south where she had tons of support. Instead, she decided to start her tour in the Northeast! In the liberal northeast. What was she thinking? Well, there seems to be some question as to whether Sarah has quit her tour. The fact that there is a question really says everything that you would want

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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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