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Viola Davis taking off her wig (and her make-up) on “How To Get Away With Murder”….. THIS is POWERFUL stuff. It takes off the gloves. It exposes all the secrets that black women hate to expose. It’s about TIME- In this inflammatory article about Shonda Rhimes (http://nyti.ms/XoMRTJ) and “angry black …

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Worse than sickening

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WARNING. LOTS OF PROFANITY! I haven’t posted in a long time, but I am going to remedy that ans start posting more regularly again. Read this. http://www.almasdarnews.com/article/islamic-state-executes-female-dentist-treating-men/ Dr. Rou’aa Diab I salute you. This sickens me. Makes me angry. Makes me think things that I work very hard not to …

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Pain or Laziness?

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Pain or Laziness? Sometimes I am not sure which is which anymore. When you have chronic pain, it’s sometimes hard to tell if you just don’t FEEL like doing something, or if your pain is just in a place where you feel like you can’t. I can always MAKE myself. …

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New voices

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I saw a video today on Facebook by this young man. Prince EA.  I am not really interested in his music, but I AM interested in his MIND. I think the message in his video on Ferguson is for ALL of us, not just the young or the black or …

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Moral Compass

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A moral compass. That thing that let’s us figure out what is right and what is wrong. I am so glad I have one that WORKS. I am not saying mine points to true north. I have told lies, big and small, but still,  I pride myself on being about …

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Technology

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I am grateful for technology.. No REALLY. Even though I curse at my computer, my phone, my pad and all the other things that now take up space in my life that I didn’t think I had. Yes, technology has made my life easier…. and harder. It’s hard to ignore …

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Choices

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I decided to write about whatever gratitude came into my head upon waking. I thought about getting up and decided to sleep for 10 more minutes. Truth be told, since I am still on “staycation” for a few more days, I could get up whenever I felt like it, in …

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