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Congressman and Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Recent Passing

Congressman and Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Recent Passing

We are devastated over the recent passing of Congressman and Civil Rights Leader John Lewis. Congressman John Lewis wasn't a man who just talked the talk. He was one who not only talked, but he walked it. Lewis was a courageous man who helped millions.  John Robert Lewis was born February 21, 1940, near Troy, Alabama, and died July 17, 2020, in Atlanta Georgia surrounded by love ones. He was an American civil rights leader and politician who was best known for his chairmanship of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)  and for leading the civil rights march that was stopped by police violence on the...

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

Although Independence Day will not be the same this year, we want everyone to have a safe and joyous Fourth of July Weekend. The United States is doing what it can to celebrate the holiday by recognizing those who served this great country of ours. Any person wishing to send a thank you or love for an active duty military member or to a veteran is encouraged to leave a comment on this blog. The Fourth of July has been a public holiday in the US since 1941. From 1776 to present, July 4th has been celebrated as the beginning of American independence. People...

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The Meaning of "Black Lives Matters"

The Meaning of "Black Lives Matters"

This generation and my generation haven't experienced segregation. We haven't been denied the right to vote. However, as a black person, I have experienced racism by other races. Racism is hatred. You are singled out because of the color of your sin and not by the content of your character. Racism hurts emotionally. Your question is: what have I done wrong? The Black Lives Matter movement should be considered by all Americans. It is recognizing that black lives matter. We should recognize the effects of hundreds of years of discrimination and segregation. We should challenge the government, police forces, criminal justice system,...

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Happy Father's Day To All the Real Men

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Happy Father's Day To All the Real Men

This Father’s Day is truly a time to feel grateful tomto becbe alive and with your family. That is because for more than two months, due to the horrific Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, millions are and have been sick. Many have unfortunately died from this deadly virus. We do realize, however, that although things are beginning to look up, not all Individuals are able to be with their family at this time. This is not the first time people have been separated due to a global crisis. And people were not so different 80 years ago than they are...

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Happy Juneteenth!

Happy Juneteenth!

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is celebrated annually on June 19 across the United States. The date has immense historical importance as it signifies the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved African Americans in the former Confederate States of America on June 19, 1865. The date, mostly celebrated by African Americans, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the U.S. On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger led Union soldiers to Galveston, Texas where he read historic General Order Number 3 which granted African Americans freedom, equality of rights, including...

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