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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

A Racially Biased Prosecutor – A Secret Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri – No Justice, No Peace!

“You sound familiar … are you Howard Stern?”
In 1996,before YouTube videos of people rapping in drive-thru lines and pranks on fast food window attendants existed,David Letterman went to a local Taco Bell and took orders from the drive-thru in a very David Letterman kind of way.
You can’t blame these folks for getting frustrated with him at times, but then again, it’s all for the sake ofRead more…

We Have a Caste System in America

We Have a Caste System in AmericaThe Atlantic – Ronald Reagan BuildingModerated by: Nancy Cook, Economic and Domestic Policy Correspondent, National JournalShirley Franklin, Former Mayor, City of Atlanta, GA, and Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Purpose Built CommunitiesNathaniel Hendren, Assistant Professor of Economics, Harvard UniversityRichard Rothstein, Research Associate, EconomicRead more…

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History of the Black Panther Party: Huey Newton and the Price of Black Power in America (1994)

This weekend I’m off to Ferguson again to help build bridges in a community where the history between police and African American citizens are broken. The irony is that similar bridges are out in my own backyard. Over the last week there have been boiling over riots here in Baltimore.
What is the difference between Baltimore and Ferguson? The demographics of color and ethnicity are different.Read more…

A Racially Biased Prosecutor – A Secret Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri – No Justice, No Peace!

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