Shaquille O’Neal

I’m tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money.  I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok.

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

The last vestige of racism in the West will be intellectual racism.

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Charles R. Johnson

I found my way to make my peace with the recent past by turning it into WORD.

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William Pickens

The very advantages of a democracy make disenfranchisement therein the worst of tyrannies.

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Jimi Hendrix

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.

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Michael Jordan

If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up.  Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

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Ferguson: Riot or Rebellion? by Jack Schneider

I’m passing this article along because it provokes and addresses a much needed question. I hope you enjoy reading it. LC   “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” So observed a sanguine Thomas Jefferson in 1787, responding to news of violent uprising in […]

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Bill Cosby in a Different World or the Same One

  By Edward Lindberg Literary Correctness Contributor First and foremost, let me say that I do not condone sexual assault or rape.  As such, the Bill Cosby situation truly troubles me. Now don’t get me wrong. I’m a huge fan of the characters Bill Cosby has portrayed over the years:  Alexander Scott, Chet Kincaid, Fat […]

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BookCon To Partner With We Need Diverse Books For 2015 Conference by Claire Fallon

My favorite sentence in this article: We hope that as BookCon continues to announce panelists and featured speakers, authors from diverse backgrounds are not spotlighted only in discussions specifically about race and diversity, but in conversations about every aspect of the industry. LC Here’s the full article… BookCon and We Need Diverse Books are teaming up in […]

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Iggy Azalea and the Perils of Reinventing Oneself by Sujatha Fernandes

Food for thought: -Azalea is faking an American accent to sound “more black,” while making millions appropriating black musical culture yet has nothing to say about black issues (e.g., Ferguson, Eric Garner, etc.) -What Azalea is doing is nothing new – Reference Elvis Presley, Pat Boone, or Robin Thicke LC Here’s the link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sujatha-fernandes/iggy-azalea-and-the-perils-of-reinventing-oneself_b_6306226.html?utm_hp_ref=black-voices&ir=Black+Voices  

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