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Quote of the Day

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Like the faces that are woven in the fabric of my consciousness From cities where making 21’s a big accomplishment Like when my people understood their prominence And my past life visions of the continent Talib Kweli “Memories Live”

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On Memorial Day

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As someone who is highly critical of American foreign policy, Memorial Day is always awkward for me. On the one hand, I strongly oppose America’s historical and current use of the military to further its own imperialistic goals. On the other hand, I refuse to lose sight of the courage,[…]

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Quote of the Day

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“And fantasy it was, for we were not strong, only aggressive; we were not free, merely licensed; we were not compassionate, we were polite; not good, but well behaved. We courted death in order to call ourselves brave, and hid like thieves from life.” – Toni Morrison “The Bluest Eye”

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Mail Call

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Last night, I had the opportunity to appear on The O’Reilly Factor. After engaging in a spirited conversation about appropriate speech during war time, I received dozens of emails. Here are a  few, copied verbatim, that reflect the sentiments of most of the correspondence: You are just another piece of[…]

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