Tag Archives: African Americans

Forget the past or “never forget”? (Memorial Day thoughts)

Too often our memory of the past is selective. Many people want to forget America’s history of racial injustice, but when it comes to Memorial Day they want to “never forget.” I wrote a book about many incredible, yet forgotten, … Continue reading

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For Black History Month 2019, get “Off the RACE Track”

For Black History Month 2019 — Get Off the RACE Track @ https://amzn.to/2BeL0YE We like to believe that we’re hungry for the truth, but we frequently don’t like how it tastes and refuse to consume it. If history saw the victims of American slavery … Continue reading

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Observations From Reading Quotation Books

“Most collectors collect tangibles.  As a quotation collector, I collect wisdom, life, invisible beauty, souls alive in ink . . . I swim across a sea of quotes, splashing in the words and riding the waves of wisdom. ”  ~Terri Guillemets … Continue reading

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Accepting Black History Into American History

Some people say that we shouldn’t talk about black history in the USA, just American history.  That is a worthy goal — a color blind history where all people are equal.  The only problem is that when we honestly look … Continue reading

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