Hi again, folks!
This is another quick FYI. As always, I will post here whenever an article in my Eccentric Entries blog is appropriate for Uncommon Comments.
The article in Eccentric Entries concerns the new "Black Lightning" TV show and how it resonates with me. It is not for those who are easily offended or who subscribe to simplistic answers to complex problems. Click this and find out why!
The overall blog is located here. There are many articles to choose from. Visit often!
Once again, I expect to return to this mostly political blog in the near future.
All the best,
With Ben Carson addressing #BlackLivesMatter (and being dead-on with his assessment), I thought it was time to present a refresher on what "Black Lives Matter" was initially about. First off, it is NOT about valuing the lives of blacks above all others. The hashtag is "BlackLivesMatter", not "#ONLYBlackLives..." Next, it IS about reminding society in general (and the police forces, DA's, courts who are supposed to protect ALL) that we ARE human beings and as human beings OUR LIVES DO MATTER.
“Ferguson”. The one word everyone else is talking about here in the US, yet I've found that few whites and blacks are discussing the issue together.
Personally, as I see others outside of my race talking about the incidents in Ferguson, Missouri, none of them, not even those I know, seek to bring me into their conversations on the subject. I hear words like "Ferguson," "shoot," "thug," "Wilson" and "Brown," so I know what's being discussed. I draw near and...
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