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Roll Tears Roll

One hundred and nine yards.  109 yards!  I couldn’t believe it. I jumped out of my seat in the Auburn Arena as I watched…

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Why Poor is the new Black

100 years ago, this magnificent country of ours was quite a different place.  Many, many things were light years away from where they are now…

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Cory Booker & Black Progress

This Halloween at noon, Newark Mayor Cory Booker will be sworn in to the United States Senate.  This is a really good thing. First…

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Deadbeat Nation

Wednesday evening, your Government came within a couple of hours of throwing away the full faith and credit of the United States of America. …

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Everybody loves Francis

With all the depressing news making headlines lately, I thought I’d go on a positive rant about one of my favorite things in the…