Chief Joseph Medicine Crow-High Bird, last link to the 19th century

A National Treasure: Joe Medicine Crow, PhD., war chief, historian, and the last link to the Battle of Little Big Horn. He lived on the Crow Reservation in Lodge Grass, Montana, until his death on April 3, 2016. Epic:  World War II veteran, he had always gone into battle wearing war paint beneath his military uniform… Read More Chief Joseph Medicine Crow-High Bird, last link to the 19th century

To the Democratic Party – a concise reminder of who you are

In light of the season: the upcoming national party political conventions and the calamitous presidential race of 2016, we need a break.  Something worthy, compelling, intelligent. A reminder to all invested in upright governance and social justice.  What seems difficult to define becomes more succinct and substantial when you listen to Barbara Jordan.  A black… Read More To the Democratic Party – a concise reminder of who you are

A Taste of the Clinton Machine |watch your back

Voting for Hillary?  Suspicious?  Curious?  Just Dislike? This video presents a small, but important for its narative supported by documentation, example of the Clinton machine.  Stunning modus operandi.  It is an in-depth, 10-minute preview for a documentary. I’m not out to “smear” Hilliary Clinton.  That implies that I have an agenda.  Vote and support who…

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M. Albright’s Special Hell in Context, and it’s still lame

A remaster of an old, Starbucks cup worthy, 2008 quote that initially had “nothing to do with politics”.  I still hate the statement in any form.  It is narrow-minded, juvenile, outdated, exclusionary, and offensive.  And I am a middle-aged, social injustice minded, black woman. The article also has the full context for the latest iteration,…

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Nigeria’s Bright Future

Premature Celebration!  Sometimes we need see a light in this sea of darkness. I will enjoy the moment. And think about the potential move away from the decades of greed and despotism that has plagued post-colonial African countries. “Sidi, is an assistant lecturer of English language at the Liberal Studies department of the Federal Polytechnic…

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Grand Jury Verdict “No True Bill” | part two – updated

I began prejudging the victim.  Which is difficult for me. – me New question: I have to question the distance at which  Michael Brown was when he was lethally shot?  I don’t know.  It should be close range I think – for self-defense? And irregularities of the grand jury process?  I have been greatly impacted by other lawyers.…

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Grand Jury Verdict “No True Bill” | part one – updated

No indictment for Ferguson Missouri officer Wilson.  The officer will not go to trial. This is an important event for many, if not the nation: whether Officer Wilson should have been charged in the death of Michael Brown.  I will risk posting my opinion…no. Now I have heard from lawyers about the irregularities of the grand jury…

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November 22 remembered

20 November 1962 President Kennedy points to a reporter at a news conference. Creator: Photograph by Abbie Rowe, National Park Service, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Copyright:Public Domain Lt. (jg) John F. Kennedy aboard the PT-109 in the South Pacific, 1943. Photograph in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum,…

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