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The Confederacy was a con job on whites
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
I’ve lived 55 years in the South, and I grew up liking the Confederate flag. I haven’t flown one for many decades, but for a reason that might surprise you. I know the South well. We lived wherever the Marine Corps stationed my father: Georgia, Virginia, the Carolinas. As a child, my favorite uncle wasn’t in the military, but he did pack
 
Air Force head shows what real leadership is
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
The nation, especially our commander-in-chief, just got a lesson on how to talk about race and racism, especially when it comes to written racial slurs directed at African-American students. You face the public immediately and directly. You don’t play politics. You don’t say there were many fine people on both sides. Heaven forbid, you
 
Forty-two years apart, same mission
Monday, October 2, 2017
We are two black men separated by 42 years in age. But we are bound by our collective rage about what is happening to our people. We are focused on education where there is more than enough to be angry about. Every day countless numbers of our children do not receive the quality education they must have in order to have even a modicum of a chance to live a
 

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The Confederacy was a con job on whites

I’ve lived 55 years in the South, and I grew up liking the Confederate flag. I