I just finished watching a YouTube video that left me shaking my head. It featured persons in Johnstown, PA entering a rally with one of the vice presidential candidates screaming epithets at a group of supporters of the other candidate. The language was coarse, and the sentiments shared played upon all sorts of stereotypes.… Read the rest
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A top lieutenant to Martin Luther King Jr. was sentenced Wednesday in a Virginia court to 15 years in prison for incest for having sex with his teenage daughter.
The Rev. James L. Bevel was a key architect of the 1963 Children’s Crusade in Birmingham, Ala., and other pivotal moments of the civil rights movement.
Once upon a time, in the land of Kazoo,
lived two grizzled old men, one red and one blue.
Across the street from each other, in houses alike,
and out on the street they both road their bikes.
But though they were bikers, and lived very close,
they avoided each other, and thought the other quite gross.… Read the rest
“Okay, guys. It’s time to choose sides…”
Those words are part of a ritual that has been a part of our lives almost from the beginning. It is a ritual that has been seen again and again in countless gyms, on schoolyards, and pretty much any place where kids gather to play.… Read the rest