Tag Archives: American history

History’s fables, fibs, & facts

Too often, fibs have taken the meat off of the ribs of history and fables have taken us away from the tables of truth. History that ignores and/or hides disturbing details is more a collection of tales than of reality. … Continue reading

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Colorism: Overcome fear. Take a fearless look at American history.

History has divided Americans. Ignoring that history won’t bring us together. Facing it with humility, honesty, and justice will. When it comes to reading, I’m a nonfiction guy (and that’s the truth). Even history that some people don’t want to … Continue reading

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Corona virus exposes glaring racial disparities

The COVID 19 pandemic is revealing glaring racial disparities. (Racial disparity began when skin color was declared to be a hierarchy of human value.) Racial hierarchy (a particular color supremacy) and racial equality are mutually exclusive. There’s no eye color … Continue reading

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Skin color = eye color — as a minor difference

Get Off the RACE Track in Kindle or paperback @ https://amzn.to/2U4sv2I. Tell your friends! How did skin-color get to be such a big deal in America? Why does it still effect how we live in 2020? How can we get … Continue reading

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Honest history shows that greatness without kindness is counterfeit.

Perhaps it’s time for history to stop repeating itself. Let’s begin to discover the hidden or ignored events that we need to know about. For example: For many generations in American history, darker skin color was labeled as a bad … Continue reading

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Black history tries to equalize American history

Black History Month is an attempt to begin to equalize American history — to tell the whole story and not just the parts of history that have been selected to make us look good. All Americans need to know the … Continue reading

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If President George Washington had been black . . .

If President George Washington had been black, Would America have made skin color a big deal? Would we have held people in lifelong bondage Based on nothing more than the shade of their skin? Or would the words, “All men … Continue reading

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Some history should never be repeated

The answers that got you a passing grade in history class aren’t always the full truth about the way things really happened. Some parts of history are celebrated; some ignored (or hidden). The ignored parts can tell powerful stories. If … Continue reading

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When racism is gone, America’s slave plantations will be seen to be as horrific as Auschwitz. Search: Off the RACE Track book.

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Stop color profiling

Instead of saying, “I’m not a racist,” perhaps we should be saying, “I’m against profiling people by their skin color.” The “supremacy” or dominance of one race over another can only be maintained by brutality and cruelty. Most people want … Continue reading

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