I finished listening to The Sun Does Shine: Oprah’s Book Club Summer 2018 Selection (Unabridged) by Anthony Ray Hinton, Lara Love Hardin, Bryan Stevenson – foreword, narrated by Bryan Stevenson – foreword, Kevin R. Free on my Audible app.
When you read of prosecutorial errors and a defense attorney not putting his client first, you may become upset. When you hear the miscarriage of justice told from someone wrongly incarcerated for 30 years on death row, you may become enraged. This is a call to action.
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Oftentimes there’s a dispute between Team Droid and Team Apple. We hold allegiance to brands that do not benefit us. While I often argue for Team Droid, I know that the manufacturers want our loyalty which lead to us spending our hard earned cash with them. This results in abundant profits for all manufactures and contracting funds for all of us consumers.
This blog is pointing out how Apple manipulated their consumers with the “No hacking hardware and software”. See the link below explaining what Apple said about the vulnerability of ALL of their iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers.
This is just food for thought, instead of arguing minutiae, let’s use our critical thinking and argument skills for improvement of more important issues.
All iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by microchip flaw that leaves devices vulnerable to hackers, Apple says
I remember watching movies; going to plays; and learning about Billie Holiday growing up. Such an interesting and beauti ful woman with a great voice. She also had a lot of sadness.
She received four posthumous Grammy awards, for Best Historical Album. She, herself, was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame 1973.
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Often it is argued that Black Americans are lazy. That we have no drive or determination. That all other marginalized groups enter the US and are successful, therefore it proves that we are shiftless and good for nothing.
As an author it is beat in your head to not write in passive voice. The argument goes that one performs the act and not have the act performed on them. Well…sometimes.
Have you heard or learned about redlining? Well, let me tell you something. In order to determine where and where not; who and who not to sell houses or give loans, banks would draw a redline to mark areas where banks would not make loans.
It’s not by mistake, it’s by design. This practice, now illegal, although I’m not sure for how long, meant that banks would offer loans to lower-income whites but not to middle and upper-income Blacks. Things that make you go hmm…?
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When people refuse to vote, I become angry. The anger rises from learning about so many people who died trying to vote or who died trying to help others to get the write to vote.
Well, Medgar Evers is one of those people. Worked on voting rights and registration; economic opportunity; access to public facilities; and other changes within segregated society.
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How would you handle this scenario, you finally decide to get married and your daughter and your future spouse’s daughter are dead set against you getting married? What if one of the daughters was planning to physically harm your future spouse? Would you not get married? Would you argue with your daughter?
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