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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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    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.

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  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    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 ‘Blacks’

February 11th, 2017 - 1:44 am § in Jews, Misc.

Four months after the Colonies received 100 White children as slaves, the first shipment of Black slaves arrived.

American slavery has a unique flavor, the flavor of race, the idea that African humans were a different race, a lesser race that could be owned like cattle.  But Whites were also treated as slaves, under another name. (Based on an essay at  Parts of this text are from that essay.) T[...]

January 16th, 2017 - 1:19 am § in Jews, Misc.



August 30th, 2016 - 12:45 pm § in America, The Ave Scene

Why, What, How, Where, When?

Why have me read, Ellison, Baldwin, Parks, and Wright as a kid, if at the end of the day, I was supposed to simply accept the cards I was dealt. What was the point of learning and studying about Malcolm, Toure, Seale and Huey, if all we are going to do in response to police […][...]

July 8th, 2016 - 12:09 pm § in Misc.

Summer Racism


June 24th, 2016 - 9:48 am § in Jews, Misc.

The Jewish Fight Against Apartheid

Few know how central the Jews of South Africa were to the overthrow of Apartheid.     [...]

November 1st, 2015 - 1:18 am § in Jews, Misc.

Jews, Jews, Jews, Jews, Jews, Jews, Jews, Jews,

Funny, Them Jews .. They Don’t All Look Jewish! The Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) estimates there are currently 14.2 million people in the world today. That estimate approaches 16.2 million, the number of Jewish people in the world before World War II, when Nazis and their collaborator[...]

October 23rd, 2015 - 1:57 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, The Ave Scene

Anthony Washington: Thomas Jefferson is a hero to most, but not for me

Some would argue that Thomas Jefferson is the most important figure in our American history.  He along with John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert Livingston wrote the Declaration of Independence.  Outside of the fact that the Fourth of July brings family and friends together, Am[...]

September 3rd, 2015 - 11:48 am § in Misc.

Slur of the day

Golliwog A predominately UK expression which originally was a children’s literature character and type of black doll but which eventually became to be used as a jibe against people with dark skin, most commonly Afro-Caribbeans.[76][...]

August 4th, 2015 - 1:54 am § in Jews, Misc.

Why Do South Carolina Jews Deny Jewish Racism?

Over at William Quick’s website named Steveshits, my brother in law   claims that I have said that “the KKK was founded in “Charleston South Carolina, where principles of the KK [sic] were written in a synagogue.[sic]” Sadly Bill is wrong about the racist history of the synagogue he now[...]

May 11th, 2015 - 2:32 pm § in Jews, Misc.

Here is a guy who REALLY looks Jewish

 Racism, the fiction that humans are divided into races like dog breeds is only true of your God is member of the American Kennel Club. GREAT FACEBOOK POST: Let the Synagogue of our peoples say AMEN. This settles it. Ashkenazi, Sephardi and Mizrahi(including the Ethiopians) are the same people, wit[...]