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September 2009

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In the Heat of the Healthcare Debate

by Chris Stevenson One day it dawned on me while watching that epic drama “In the Heat of the Night” with Sidney Poitier. A feeling of sorrow many of us Negroes feel whenever we sense…

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Watch “The Secret Lives of Women” Tonight

At 10pm on WEtv Out of the Cocoon: A Young Woman’s Courageous Flight from the Grip of a Religious Cult is a heart-wrenching yet inspirational tale about a pre-teen’s battle to free herself from dysfunction….

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Good Samaritan

Where is the Good Samaritan today?(pssst…You may be disappointed if you look at church!) by A. The Biblical account of the Good Samaritan is pretty well known. Even those who don’t attend church could probably…

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Here We Go Again

by CHARLES M. BLOW This week, former President Jimmy Carter waded into the murky waters of racism: “I think an overwhelming portion of the intensely demonstrated animosity toward President Barack Obama is based on the…

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The Rise of Joe Six-Pack

by Chris Stevenson Before I begin this essay I wish to ask my numerous white readership whether or not you feel I took your country from you? How long do you think it’s been in…

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Van Jones We Hardly Knew Ye

by Chris Stevenson Midnight September 6. Another black man lost his job. Only conservatives can find a way to demonize an environmentalist. So for the time being Anthony “Van” Jones joins the legion of 1.3…