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    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

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    street-scene-prestonOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest city in the US.  Davis Preston writes abut the cracks in the gleaming polish of Seattle liberalism.  

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    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Posts Tagged ‘African American’

March 21st, 2017 - 8:19 am § in Misc.

First African American Woman in Space

 Mae Jemison was the first African American woman in space![...]

March 20th, 2017 - 10:55 am § in The Ave Scene

Which Black Lives Matter and to Whom?

Charlie James  Two times I have called Black Lives Matter and never got a response. But over and over I have seen their marches and noticed the absence of Black people..or more accurately Black men. The only black men embraced on their web site are ” Trans brothers” which is cool, but [...]

July 16th, 2016 - 7:46 am § in Misc.

Happy Birthday Ida Wells

Fearless Journalist And All-Round Badass Ida B. Wells from Huff Post by   Dominique Mosbergen When Ida B. Wells was 22, she was asked by a conductor of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Company to give up her seat on the train to a white man. She refused, and the conductor attempted to forcibly d[...]

June 20th, 2016 - 10:16 am § in Misc.

Bathrooms as a civil right?

Kevin Johnson FACEBOOK But President Obama, in my opinion, did attempt to genuinely improve life for Americans, and did! But like most Africans in America, he forgot that Africans in America MAKE UP 12% of the citizen population as matter of birth and thereby law, however with the many years of rac[...]

May 23rd, 2016 - 9:38 am § in Misc.

A Black Family Disaster: How much discussion was there over this form of marriage when we redefined marriage?

For those who did not see hypocrisy here, my questions is this How much discussion was there over this form of marriage when, at historic moment, we redefined marriage?[...]

May 15th, 2016 - 10:16 am § in Misc.

May 25, A Centenial Anniversary

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April 28th, 2016 - 10:04 pm § in Misc., UW

Chinazaor: An Igbo Provost is Fired From The University of Illinois

Chinazor Onianwah  I was full of pride back in 2012 when Prof. Adesida was appointed provost of University of Illinois, it wasn’t just because of his academic achievement, but because I attended high school in the town he hails from, Effon Alaaye Ekiti in Ondo state, Nigeria. Back in late eig[...]

April 20th, 2016 - 11:30 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS!: Jackson gone! Tubman rules the 20.

Harriet Tubman’s Journey to the $20 Bill The Treasury Department is expected to announce that the African American woman who helped slaves escape to free states will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the new note. Readmore[...]