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Jerry Falwell's Death & Malcolm X's Reaction To J.F.K's Death

Jerry Falwell died today. I’m sorry when any person dies. Not long after Rev. Falwell’s death, I heard some disparaging comments making light of his departure. I’m not comfortable with that sort of thing. As tempting as it can be at times, you can’t fight hate with hate. The comments I heard today about Rev. Falwell’s death reminded me, in a way, of what Malcolm X said after the shooting of President Kennedy. Malcolm said “the chickens had come home to roost.” While quite controversial at the time, these comments were not personal in regards to President Kennedy. Here is a take on

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Bill Moyers – Jerry Miller

Who? Who’s Jerry Miller? Jerry Miller was a nobody, going nowhere. He was in prison for sexual assault for which he was convicted in 1981. He was pulled out of home at the time of his arrest. He is also the 200 person set free by DNA evidence. This man spent 25 years behind bars. 25 years!!! He had served his time. Bill Moyers does another great interview. This one will bring tears to your eyes. Jerry Miller is a guy who in spite of being locked up for 25 years, he remains a positive person. For more on this interview

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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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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

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