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- one final birthday card – and gift
- you can cage the singer, but not the song – Harry Belafonte (1927 – 2023)
Flannery O'Connor answered the mystery for me of why I write?
I write because I don't know what I think until I read what I say.
Tag Archives: police brutality
black women called “Mayor” from sea to shining sea
A world wide pandemic from an attack by an unseen enemy known as Covid-19, increasing public protests across the country led by Black Lives Matter against systemic racism in the criminal justice system and other institutions, police brutality in the … Continue reading
Posted in family life, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, politics, racism, Reflections, sexism, Slice of Life, The Way Life Is Tagged atlanta mayor keisha lance bottoms, black lives matter, chicago mayor lori lightfoot, covid-19 pandemic, dc mayor muriel bowser, deaths of john lewis and rev vivian, gun control, murders of george floyd breonna taylor and rayshard brooks, police brutality, san fran mayor london breed, systemic racism 4 Comments
this country doesn’t love us back
“There are other cases… of officers who seem to be ‘trigger happy.’ In a number of instances, Negroes have been shot, supposedly in self-defense, under circumstances indicating, at best, unsatisfactory police work…and at worst, a callous willingness to kill.” (Excerpt … Continue reading
Posted in family life, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, politics, racism, Reflections, sexism, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is Tagged 1947 report to secure these rights, breonna taylor, covid-19 pandemic, doc rivers, eric garner, freddie gray, george floyd, harry truman, hurricane laura, jacob blake, michael brown, naomi osaka, police brutality, rayshard brooks, samuel dubose, senator kamala harris, tamir rice, terrence sterling, trayvon martin, walter scott, wildfires in california 6 Comments
a moment’s pause from the madness – enjoy!
In the midst of continuing spikes in the coronavirus in our state of South Carolina and yet another senseless killing of a black man by police brutality in our neighboring state of Georgia last night, Pretty and I took the … Continue reading
Posted in family life, Humor, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, photography, politics, racism, Reflections, sexism, Slice of Life, The Way Life Is Tagged family joy, granddaughter visits, mayhem, pandemics, police brutality, systemic racism 18 Comments
STOP KILLING US – a peaceful protest in Red Bank, South Carolina
Protest in Red Bank, South Carolina, USA on June 02, 2020 WISTV.com If all lives matter, then why are you not OUTRAGED by Americans being murdered, tear gassed and arrested for peaceful protests? (sign held by woman in the … Continue reading
Posted in family life, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, photography, politics, racism, Reflections, sexism, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is Tagged lexington county conservatism, murder of george floyd, police brutality, president obama, protesting racial injustice, red bank south carolina protest, richland county liberalism 2 Comments