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A Forgotten American Folk Song’s Powerful Message

I live in Nashville, Music City; however, we don’t hear songs like this old American folk song in Nashville or on MTV:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtlxoRAAHVU Our culture has changed and the message of this song is no longer heard (or even tolerated).  … Continue reading

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The Most Ignored Words In America

What are the most ignorned words in America? I nominate “Viewer Discretion Advised.” The content and attitude of most popular American TV programs prove that Americans use little or no discretion in deciding what programs to watch. My dictionary defines … Continue reading

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Am I Related To Heroic, Runaway Slave, William Simms?

Twenty year-old William Simms was being held captive against his will. Although he had never committed a crime or been in a military setting, he was being forced to do hard labor with six other captives. The people holding them … 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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