Monthly Archives: August 2014

Lord, Do You Hear Me?

LORD, You must be tired of the black mamas/papas wails of grief Ricocheting off streets of gray concrete. Chaos unisoned in conflicting waves Skeletons of past discord Rattling as the war is waged. Lord, You must be tired Of seeing … Continue reading

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Is that FISH?

No, it’s Giuseppe Ungaretti,(1888-1970), the  late italian modernist poet, critic and essayist, born in Egypt and raised by a Nubian nanny who wrote the following poem, No More Crying Out, a poem which I feel,  reflects the present American social … Continue reading

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Home….Wherever You Are

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WOMEN OF CHARACTER – MILON GREENE AND DONNA E. WILLIAMS

Proud of the accomplishments of family. Praise God! Continue reading

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HE SAID, “‘I CAN’T BREATHE'” : FOR THE LIVES OF THOSE TAKEN : TRIBUTE TO ERIC GARNER

JUSTICE FOR ERIC GARNER As an African-American female residing abroad, I can attest to uncomfortable, racially incited situations involving police officers, border police, albeit, authority figures, in Europe and Stateside. For the record, I have had to initiate legal intervention … Continue reading

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