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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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Seeing beyond a hoodie . . .

If you have trouble seeing beyond a hoodie, perhaps this can help. https://amzn.to/2ENVjos

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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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Why “Off the RACE Track” is Patriotic

The Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag calls for “liberty and justice for all.” Off the RACE Track does too. The Declaration of Independence declares, “all men (people) are created equal.” So does Off the RACE Track. The National Anthem calls America … 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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Elvis, Tupelo, & race

My mother grew up poor in Tupelo, Mississippi, next door to Elvis. In spite of the strong Jim Crow (forced segregation) laws, they played with both black and white kids. My Southern parents raised me in Arkansas and Tennessee and … Continue reading

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