Nonconformer – a person who does not conform to generally accepted standards or customs. Nonconformers are an important part of society because they provide the rest of us with perspective, and most importantly – with options. They inadvertently push against the status quo which gets us to think outside of the box, to challenge whatContinue reading “Society’s NONCONFORMERS”
Bullies – Victims And the Game of Thrones It is often said that life is a game. A look at history reveals a very clear pattern present in most societies since… Forever. And that is: As long as human beings have sought to oppress each other, they have done so. We learn from history theContinue reading ” Its a Human thing…”
Open Letter to [Black] People of America It’s Time. The Healing is Now. *It’s Time. Love, Compassion, Healing Is waiting for You. Claim it. I see people have the desire to heal The DESIRE to…. What is holding you back? It is within you. You can feel it. I can feel it. Its Time toContinue reading “If Not Now…Then When?”
There is a documentary on Nat Turner that interviewed a host of historians as they told the story of one of the most famous slave revolts in american history. An enslaved man named Nat Turner organized a posse and carried out a series of murders, going from plantation to plantation and killing every white personContinue reading “All is fair ….in Love and War”
If there is ONE person we have all heard of in black history, who stands out because we actually know who she was and what she did, We are all familiar with the Queen Harriet Tubman, neh Araminta Ross. The details of her story may not be well known but we know “Harriet Tubman” andContinue reading “John Brown and the Underground Railroad”
Slavery has a long Human history, never very pleasant for the person on the receiving end and at times downright ugly. And although it is not openly practiced today, it is for sure, a hidden market (Wayfair, ahem). The type of slavery practiced in the United States (from 1619 to 1865) was known as chattelContinue reading “Why Chattel Slavery ?”
You know, for the longest time I never knew black people in America had a history. “Back in my day” [I can’t believe I’m saying that] they didn’t teach anything at all about black history. There was a little paragraph that said your ancestors were slaves, accompanied by a picture of slaves working in aContinue reading “The BEAUTY of Black History”
Observances/Adjustments It’s important to analyze the challenges, potential challenges and WHY something isn’t working so we can be successful in our journey. It’s very important to me that I follow this to completion. On Sunday I attended a spiritual workshop which was the perfect prelude to Ramadan. I decided to share part of my dailyContinue reading “Ramadan the ReMix LOG Discipline, Introspection, Focus”
Disclaimer: I’m not muslim, but I will celebrate Ramadan this year. I’ve only fasted one time in my life and it was a spur of the moment thing. I was in a spiritual program and the host mentioned he had fasted and his diet was compromised when he moved in with other people. The programContinue reading “Ramadan – the ReMix”
Observations: Posting on social media Inspired by a video I reposted on whether homosexuality was a choice and a separate video I watched on male circumcision & its appropriateness in our (american) society. The vlogger was very angry that male circumcision happens. He was circumcised, did Not circumcise his children but remained extremely angry thatContinue reading “Well, Social Media is “Social”…”
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