Tag: Donald J. Trump

  • If Only Trump Would Learn

    If Only Trump Would Learn

    I am married to a teacher. I have an education degree myself and have spent 30 years in and out of classrooms. I have four school age grandsons. Not surprisingly, I take this directive from Betsy DeVoss and Donald J. Trump that schools must be[..]
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  • How to identify Systemic Racism

    How to identify Systemic Racism

    Editor's Note: We continue to feature the voices of Blacks during this decisive time in our nation's history. We are fortunate yet again to feature the voice of Ralph Mitchell. Ralph is a veteran, a Lt. Col. in the U.S. Army Reserves. He is CEO[..]
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  • Thoughts from a Black Mother

    Thoughts from a Black Mother

    Editor's Note: I am opening up the blog to my black friends to contribute their thoughts and experiences at this time of a reckoning in this country. I am happy to introduce you to the poetry of E.J. Wade. A year ago, we traveled to[..]
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  • My Confession

    My Confession

    Twitter is not going to shut him down. Not for the love of God, man or country. So it is going to be up to the rest of us. We the people. We are the engine that drives Twitter. Without us, there is no platform.[..]
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  • Let Us Remember

    Let Us Remember

    It's Memorial Day, but it is also my son-in-law Cristhian's birthday. Happy Birthday, Cris! I haven't seen Cris and Shelby and Nico in months. So Saturday, the first nice day we've had weather wise in a week or more, I decided I would drive over[..]
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  • Guest Post from TZ: Trump’s Own Words Condemn Him

    Guest Post from TZ: Trump’s Own Words Condemn Him

    Editor's Note: The following is a post by Tim. He wrote it out of an abundance of frustration with loved ones, and those he does not personally know, who continue in their blind devotion to Donald J. Trump. Tim presents his argument as to why[..]
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  • The Era of Self-Isolation

    The Era of Self-Isolation

    I have a job in which I work from home, thankfully. On days like today I come into contact with less than oh, two people. Me and the Starbucks gal. There's something to be said for solitude. My husband said this week, "You are becoming[..]
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  • Burning Libraries

    Burning Libraries

    When author Susan Orlean sat out to write her latest book - The Library Book - she typed in libraries burned into the search bar. She was surprised to find that Wikipedia had a whole list on libraries that had been destroyed with intent. The most[..]
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  • Sick at Heart

    Sick at Heart

    Some of you know I am back at university working on a degree in Appalachian Studies. During some of my reading I came across a quote that echoed with me. It is from Rebecca Harding, the Civil War era journalist/author known for her devotion to[..]
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