The Forgotten Alliance

Disturbed by the viral anti-Semitism of a popular rapper, I was inspired to write about the pivotal role that Jewish Americans played in the Civil Rights movement.

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Reminiscing

  Last week, my favorite podcast, Behind the Bastards, started a five part crossover series with the Hood Politics podcast on the crack epidemic and the Iran-Contra scandal. Listening to it takes me back to that time.   Throughout the 1980s in the early 1990s, there were two questions I frequently heard the adults pose: […]

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Ugly

God don’t like ugly. I frequently heard my Grandma use this phrase in my youth. A cherished throughout the South, my Grandma used it as a warning and a chastisement. It was a warning to be mindful of how I talked to, interacted, and treated my fellow humans. It just wasn’t acceptable to be vile […]

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