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Remembering some of America’s forgotten mothers on Mothers Day

We’ve forgotten the millions of mothers in America who were brutalized by legalized human trafficking. We’ve forgotten the 4,000+ American mothers whose son or daughter was murdered by racist lynchings. We’ve forgotten the millions of American mothers treated as inferior … Continue reading

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Learning from a black bus driver . . .

Sitting in a parked bus alone with a black bus driver, I began to tell him about my book, Off the RACE Track. After more than an hour, he began to open up to me. About that time a white … Continue reading

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COGIC Pastor’s review of Off the RACE Track

My friend and Church of God in Christ (COGIC) pastor, Larry Britton, reviewed my book: “Steve Simms’ book, Off the Race Track, is thoroughly informative and creative in its approach to sharing many of the details of the African American … 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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The illogical labels of “black” & “white”

In America, someone of mixed blood is called “black” instead of “white” or “mixed.” Isn’t that racist? The false labeling of mixed (black and white) people as “black” goes back to the slavery and Jim Crow racist lie that “one … Continue reading

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History of the race card

People with similar personalities have much more in common than people with similar skin color. Get out of the race box. Color outside the racial lines. Get my new book “Off the RACE Track” on Amazon. If you look back at … Continue reading

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Discriminate in your reading–plant seeds of hope

All reading is not created equal. Discriminate. Find reading material that is hope-giving, uplifting, challenging, and healing. Read books that fill up your heart with love, compassion, and understanding, not books that trash your heart. Everything you read puts a seed … Continue reading

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