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Greetings Everyone, I just finished reading The Terminal List, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Reece had no time for reflection. Bullets cascaded into the room from directly across the hall. AK fire. Reece knew the sound well. The rounds were being sprayed into the room without any real discipline, racking across the back…

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Greetings All, I just finished reading The Black Men Who Struck Oil, and I wanted to share my thoughts. “Do you see what you and Peter are doing to your own people Anthony? Do you? That stuff is the worst thing to happen to black folks in America since slavery. The weak fall victim to…

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For the longest, I’ve heard liberals say that “there’s only one race, the human race.” And after hearing Dr. Joy DeGruy regurgitate that sentiment in an interview with Nick Cannon, I knew I needed to do further research. This led me to A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History. In the course of adaptation,…

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Greetings Folks, I just finished reading The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, and I wanted to share my thoughts. In 1924, two years after the advisory committee had published its first manual and model zoning ordinance, the association followed up by adopting a code of ethics that included this warning:…

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Greetings Everyone, I just finished reading Greatness Is Upon You: Laying The Foundation, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Personal responsibility is having the courage under a myriad of circumstances to be accountable for oneself. Written by Eric Thomas, Ph.D., Greatness Is Upon You: Laying The Foundation provides 24 lessons designed to help you move…

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Greetings All, I just finished rereading Subterranean, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Then a volley of gunfire from an automatic weapon echoed across the cavern. It wasn’t Khalid! He struggled again with his gag. Maybe he could work free of it, call to whoever it was for help. More gunfire erupted. Was it…

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Greetings Everyone, I just finished reading Wealth Over Riches: Escaping the Paycheck to Paycheck Cycle, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Many often opt to use the education loophole to withdraw money from an IRA or Roth IRA to help pay for their children’s education. Again, I highly recommend using retirement withdrawals only for…

The Deacons for Defense and Justice

Many African American men, in particular, refused to participate in nonviolent protests because they believed that passive resistance to white violence simply reproduced the same degrading rituals of domination and submission that suffused the master/slave relationship.   Those who have been following this blog know that I’m a student of Black history. I’ve been on…

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Greetings Good People, I just finished reading Eteka: Rise of the Imamba, and I wanted to share my thoughts. If you ever want to conquer a people, take out the strongest man first and let his friends, wife, and children watch you do it. The friends and wife will submit to you, and the children will grow…

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Greetings All, I just finished reading The Strivers’ Row Spy, and I wanted to share my thoughts. My heart fell into my stomach. I’d tried to avoid ever letting Loretta experience such embarrassment. But I knew she’d eventually come face-to-face with the sting of racism. I always wanted her to see me as her protector,…

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Greetings Good People, I just finished reading Gods Amongst Men: 365 Routes To Supreme Being (Volume 1), and I wanted to share my thoughts. Everyday life presents a new struggle and bout with the resistance. One must always remember this maze is 95% mental. With that ideology intact, one can mentally convince themselves everyday of…

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Greetings Folks, I just finished reading Narrative of The Life of Frederick Douglass, and I wanted to share my thoughts. I assert most unhesitatingly, that the religion of the south is a mere covering for the most horrid crimes, — a justifier of the most appalling barbarity, — a sanctifier of the most hateful frauds,…