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The giant and the boy who threw stones

Originally posted on Deconstructing Myths:
(Photo credit: al-saber) Most American Christians are familiar with the biblical story of David and Goliath. This story has all the features of the underdog coming out on top that Americans love to lap up…

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Jeffster Awards #31

This is the next installment of an ongoing series at Deconstructing Myths…the Jeffster Awards! This award will be given on an ongoing basis to five outstanding blog posts that caught my wandering eye. There are no strings attached or requirements … Continue reading

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Douglass v. Key redux

May the rocket’s red glare the bomb’s bursting in air give proof through the night that our drones are still there… Full text: The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro  

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Jeffster Awards #30

This is the next installment of an ongoing series at Deconstructing Myths…the Jeffster Awards! This award will be given on an ongoing basis to five outstanding blog posts that caught my wandering eye. There are no strings attached or requirements … Continue reading

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Bill anything that moves

“When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.” ― Shirley Chisholm It’s shaping up to be a long, hot summer in the land of curdled milk and honey but air conditioners and ceiling fans aren’t the only … Continue reading

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Remembering Yuri Kochiyama: She moved mountains, quietly.

Originally posted on middle east revised:
Yuri Kochiyama was a human being. She believed in humans, not in nations, religions, races. She acted on that belief. She fought for the liberation of all people. Born and raised in California, she…

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Jeffster Awards #29

This is the next installment of an ongoing series at Deconstructing Myths…the Jeffster Awards! This award will be given on an ongoing basis to five outstanding blog posts that caught my wandering eye. There are no strings attached or requirements … Continue reading

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Caged no more

On the Pulse of Morning by Maya Angelou A Rock, A River, A Tree Hosts to species long since departed, Marked the mastodon. The dinosaur, who left dry tokens Of their sojourn here On our planet floor, Any broad alarm … Continue reading

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Jeffster Awards #28

This is the next installment of an ongoing series at Deconstructing Myths…the Jeffster Awards! This award will be given on an ongoing basis to five outstanding blog posts that caught my wandering eye. There are no strings attached or requirements … Continue reading

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The sequel and the damage done

“There must be something in books, something we can’t imagine, to make a woman stay in a burning house; there must be something there. You don’t stay for nothing.”  -Guy Montag It’s that time of year again in the land … Continue reading

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