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I AM: from a military family


I AM: an Artist


I Am: A Christian


Quote: Martin Luther King Jr

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”


Youth Without Fathers


Should political values reflect personality traits?

I am a child of conservative parents, does that mean that I am necessarily conservative myself? For most of my life, my parents have held me to the same conservative values that they hold themselves. […]


I am: of no religion


I am: An African American


Darwin Jesus Fish

The images of the Jesus fish and the Darwin creature fish have always bothered me.  Science and religion can peacefully co-exist. In fact, much of what science has discovered in the past few centuries is […]


Mississippi 1968

The summer of 1968 began like every year before. The day after school ended, my mother filled a Tupperware bowl with her delicious fried chicken and packed my sister and me into the car for […]


Consequences can be grave

I was driving over the border from Canada into the United States (New York).  The immigration officer stopped me when he heard my accent. He started grilling me and said ‘”All you black people from […]


I AM: Religious

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