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Aug. 25, 2020 By Kevin Lindsey
How Can We Breathe – A Time to Listen, Share, and Be Heard
At the dawn of the formation of our country, and even begrudgingly to this day, the existing political and social hierarchy of our nation has sought to deny and frustrate the inalienable rights of African Americans to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Since the video of the murder of Mr. George Floyd went … ContinuedLearn More
Jun. 19, 2020 By Kevin Lindsey
Celebrating Juneteenth by Finishing the Work
A new movement has begun to recognize Juneteenth as a national holiday. Proponents stress the need for America never to forget how racial slavery has been imprinted upon the soul of the nation and to always remember how the descendants of enslaved African Americans continue to shape its present and future. The death of George … ContinuedLearn More