Don’t Fence Me In

October 14, 2017 I do not understand why we don’t learn from our history. Unfortunately, hate speech is covered by the Constitution – doesn’t mean I have to like and it sure as heck doesn’t mean I have to celebrate it. And, yes – monuments mean something. We should be learning from the mistakes of… Continue reading Don’t Fence Me In

The Truth Behind the Dead Sea Scrolls

October 13, 2017 The Truth Behind the Dead Sea Scrolls, made by National Geographic, is really well done. I have, of course, heard of these scrolls, but I really didn’t know much about them. It’s available on Netflix and it’s definitely worth your time. It’s filled with history, archealogy, expert opinions, and of course, conspiracies. … Continue reading The Truth Behind the Dead Sea Scrolls

History, Oppression, and How We Stay the Same

October 12, 2017 We want freedom. We want power to determine the destiny of our Black Community. We want full employment for our people. We want an end to the robbery by the white man of our Black Community. We want decent housing, fit for shelter of human beings. We want education for our people… Continue reading History, Oppression, and How We Stay the Same

Juvenile (In)Justice

September 17, 2017 They Call Us Monsters. It’s a documentary about juvenile offenders and it’s shocking, to say the very least. How have we failed these young people so miserably? Why is society so willing to lock them up and throw away the key?  The film looks at the lives of several young boys who… Continue reading Juvenile (In)Justice