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“The Hate U Give” shows that it’s time to get “Off the RACE Track”

The new movie, The Hate U Give, is now in theaters. I watched the trailer and was amazed at how my book, Off the RACE Track, shows how America got to the point documented in this movie and gives some … Continue reading

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The “I’ll Fight” Black Hoodie

As a white guy passing out flyers in a black neighborhood (Nashville’s McFerrin Park Neighborhood that has been known for drugs and violence) after the verdict of the George Zimmerman trial, I thought about Trayvon Martin.  As I put flyers … Continue reading

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