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Thoughts about healing America’s racial divide

After 400 years of blacks being abused in America, it’s time for a more than superficial reckoning. God, Himself, expects more from a nation than merely sweeping injustice into the dust bin of history.  The Civil Rights Movement compelled white … Continue reading

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“Don’t know much about history . . . but I do know . . .”

For some parts of history people say, “We will not forget;” for other parts they say, “We will not remember.” I’m a part of humanity. All human history is my history. Like every piece of a jigsaw puzzle, every person … Continue reading

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Does Blackman history matter? (Living on Blackman Road)

My house is surrounded by forgotten history. It’s on Blackman Road in the middle of a former plantation. I live on (or near) land that was cleared and worked by black men, women, and children, who were held in a … Continue reading

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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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America, it’s time to act like black lives matter

Insults and hate And other words That berate Won’t make America great. When blacks feel like their lives don’t matter in America. Don’t argue with them. Compassionately ask why. I’ve never heard an African American say: “Only black lives matter.” … 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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Don’t quaranteen your mind. Download “Off the RACE Track” for FREE.

Make your time stuck at home, meaningful, inspiring, and educational (for free). Quaranteen and isolation may be necessary for Covid 19, but don’t let the Corona Virus quaranteen your mind. From now thru Friday, March 21, 2020, you can download … Continue reading

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When racism’s gone the many, terrible sufferings of black Americans will no longer be left out of history books. Search for: Off the RACE Track book.

Presidents’ Day Fact: At least 12 American presidents were human traffickers (8 while in office). Search: Off the RACE Track book. When racism’s gone the many, terrible sufferings of black Americans will no longer be left out of history books.

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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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