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The Resilient Rebellion of Stacey Abrams

January 14, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Stacey Abrams By Jeff Winbush There is an inherent risk when it comes to praising a politician. To be a successful one, you may have to exchange your principles for the necessity of getting something done. In the current climate of hyper-partisan politics in Washington and in statehouses across the country, compromising with…

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Alawfultruth: America’s racism has come home to roost

January 14, 2021

“Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord”.”   – KJB, Romans 12:19 On Wednesday, January 6, Americans watched in horror as racist men and women from across the land marched down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. at the urging of President Donald Trump, ran up the Capitol steps with aid from police officers…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Welcome, 2021 !

January 8, 2021

What a great day and a great way to start the year — just giving all praises to GOD and thanking HIM for the memories, the sufferings, the disappointments, the joys, the pains, the hopes, the marriages, the divorces, the graduations.  We also give thanks for the businesses that have failed and those that have…

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A Millennial Voice: Resolution to Intention

January 8, 2021

By Danaé Reid According to History.com, “Change” has been the fragrance of the New Year since the Babylonians created New Years resolutions and New Years Eve celebrations some 4,000 years ago. However, like perfume, the scent of change, (under the guise of New Year’s resolutions), quickly fades away.  According to Nuvance Health, research shows that…

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The Cultural Coach: Being biracial should be a bridge, not a wall

December 31, 2020

By Linda S. Wallace Dear Cultural Coach:     I am one of four biracial children in my family. My grandfather and I were doing an essay on the state of Black youths in America. I brought the question to my grandfather, “Where do I fit in?” My grandfather’s reaction was, “What do you mean?”…

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Divine Muva Diva: The year that we all wish to erase

December 31, 2020

Dear Lovies: Can we “tawk” about this year that is seared into our souls for all the trauma we endured in it? Don’t y’all cook ONE black eyed pea, a leaf of collard greens, clean the house or follow none of the usual traditions, ‘cause that mess did nothing to stave off the madness that…

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Behold Our Great Victory

December 24, 2020

By Jeff Winbush The 2020 presidential election ended over a month ago. In less than a month, Donald John Trump will take his place as an ex-president having failed in his reelection bid for a second term. U.S. President Number 45 will take his place in history as yet another “one-and-done” failure. The first since…

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The worst experience of my working life

December 24, 2020

By Margaret Livermore Yesterday, I felt as useless as an old rag. Never in my life have I felt so downtrodden. I would flick off racism like a speck of dust from my collar and kept moving. I ignored misogyny, because I am the granddaughter of a woman with little education who lost her husband…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… LEAVES

December 24, 2020

Wanting to share with you a revelation —  leaves being used as a metaphor.  A metaphor is a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or ideas is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them.   Leaves, in the sense of…

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