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#BlackLivesMatter: I Once Said I Did Not Support This. I Was Wrong

On September 2, 2015, I wrote a blog post which was titled, “Here Is Why I Don’t Support ‘Black Lives Matter’ and Never Will.” In case you are interested, here is the post: https://pplscrt79.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/here-is-why-i-dont-support-black-lives-matter-and-never-will/ At that time, President Obama was still … Continue reading

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Why White Males Can Plant Bombs, Shoot Up Schools and People, Yet Are Viewed More Favorably Than Anyone Else

Mark Anthony Conditt (not pictured) was the name of the serial bomber who terrorized the nearly 950,000 residents of Austin, Texas, for the past week or so that was responsible for killing two people and injuring four others. Conditt killed … Continue reading

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Here Are Some Reasons We Shouldn’t Be Angry At Those Who Don’t Speak Up Enough About Bad People

Back in 2003, I was deployed to Iraq. I moved from one unit to another and it wasn’t long before I made new friends. One friend in particular, a fellow soldier, confided in me that she was being physically abused … Continue reading

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#BillMaher: Black People Who Use The “N” Word, We Have Ourselves To Thank For Him Using It

Often, when I post something on Facebook in which I’m speaking of “What’s On My Mind?” as it asks, there’s often someone who comes on to try and “school” me on my thoughts and/or opinions. Not simply to share their … Continue reading

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#RACISM: Here Is How We End It

Try to think back to the very first time you ever learned the meaning of racism. Chances are, many of us learned it as children, so I understand it will be a bit tough. But do your best to remember … Continue reading

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#ViolenceAgainstWomen: Like Much Else, Speaking Up Against It Bothers More Than The Acts Themselves

Let’s say you’re a man and walking down the street, a kid comes up to you and kicks you in the shin. Or, let’s say the child just shoves you. Now I understand that kids can be brats at times; … Continue reading

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#RefugeesWelcome: Why We SHOULD Open Our Home (and Hearts) To Them

When it comes to international refugees, it is clear that we as Americans have mixed feelings about how these folks affect our country. Some feel that we should open our hearts and welcome them here to the United States with open arms. Others, not so much. I … Continue reading

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#Screenwriting: Should You Write Outside Your “Lane”?

As a screenwriter, probably my favorite aspect of it is that, as with any other form of art, with the exception of format, structure and in some cases, proper grammar and spelling, there aren’t many “right” or “wrong” answers. There … Continue reading

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#DEARBLACKPEOPLE…

First of all, as you can see from the picture, I am a black man. I will be 37 years old next month. A little while ago, I stumbled onto a series of “Dear White People” statements. Here are a … Continue reading

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