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  • Obama and Baltimore
    Does Obama's race matter to his legacy?
    The short answer is yes for two different reasons:His being the first African-American to be elected president is historic for the nation.His ability to improve conditions for minorities in America matters to everyone as a national benchmark.Is...
  • Maryland v Farr
    Amateur Hour in Maryland State and Local Government
    DeVine Law would be very surprised if a medical examiner/coroner were allowed to tell a jury that injuries sustained in the back of a van during transport are "evidence of homicide", in any case, but especially when no other person was...
  • Why America is celebrating the beating of a black child
    Why America is celebrating the beating of a black child
    An op-edin yesterday'sWashington Posthad as its headline a question that I had been asking myself since I viewed the same video that is a jumping-off point for the column's author, Stacey Patton: "Why is America celebrating the...
  • Shame
    Shelby Steele casts "Shame" on liberalism
    Shame on liberalism. Blacks in America have been sold out by liberals according to Shelby Steele in his new book, Shame. He writes his latest with more than a casual familiarity with liberal buy-out of African-Americans in the U.S.Steele writes...
  • American flag rip
    A Tale of Two Overton Windows
    The Overton Window is more than just some paranoid book written by Glenn Beck, it's an important political and philosophical concept. Here's a simple way of understanding it: In the 1850s, there was a debate over slavery. In the 1950s,...
  • Innovation Run heads through Studio City on April 18
    Innovation Run heads through Studio City on April 18; Deadline to enter Thursday
    The Innovation Run is fun. That's what the participants said the first time around last year when they started from Walter Reed Middle School and headed to the famous CBS Studio Center Radford backlot. How many times can you run through a...
  • Exercise reported to improve erectile dysfunction
    Exercise reported to improve erectile dysfunction
    When Viagra first appeared on the market, many men with erectile dysfunction found that it could lead back in the pencil. However, Viagra and other drugs for erectile dysfunction are expensive and associated with side-effects such as headache and...
  • Starbucks race conversation
    Starbucks race conversations and unsafe coffee cups
    Finally made it to Starbucks for "the race" conservation they advertised, as I was about to run out of coffee, so I ordered a small bag of a dark blend, grounded fine, and asked the cashier with whom I could have the promised dialogue...
  • 'The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond' by Brenda Woods
    Review of 'The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond' by Brenda Woods
    "The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond" by Brenda Woods is a middle grade fiction filled with life, love and loss. It's about Violet, the daughter of two doctors. Violet is biracial. Her father died before she was born and she...
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    Starbucks' CEO will forge ahead with controversial Race Together initiative
    Starbucks wants you to know that they are progressive. Super progressive, even. In the past, the company has grabbed headlines for their efforts to save water, recycle and promote fair trade. Last year, Starbucks made headlines for its offer to...
  • Marian Robinson
    First Mother-in-Law Marian Robinson concerned about Michelle marrying a biracial
    There are those that say the racism in the Obama White House just never ends. In another story about race at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., there is word that First Lady Michelle Obama’s mother – who, incidentally,...
  • Obstacle races gain in popularity
    Putting the fun back into running with fun race events
    Hot on the heels of the Los Angeles Marathon many sedentary people get inspired to get up off the couch and get active. They start to walk daily, maybe even running. In fact with the help of a free online program in less than 9 weeks you can go...
  • Thanking Earl Lloyd
    Thanking NBA trailblazer Earl Lloyd
    The NBA lost an icon last week when Earl Lloyd, who was the first African-American to play in an NBA game, passed away last Thursday at the age of 86. The National Basketball Association has consistently been the leader in recent years among the...
  • Stoneybrook Steeplechase
    Welcome spring with a steeplechase
    Spring is around the corner and one way to welcome the change of season is by attending a steeplechase. If you live in North Carolina, you can attend two steeplechase events held rain or shine every April. Stoneybrook Steeplechase at Carolina...
  •                            A look at Presidential candidates and their views on race
    A look at Presidential candidates and their views on race
    As we move closer to 2016 we begin to look closer at the prospects for President and begin to wonder who will take the place of 44, President Barack Hussein Obama. What has become apparent is that the African American vote is important in...
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