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June 21, 2019
Until you do right by me, everything you think about is going to crumble...
Celie in The Color Purple
Don't you just hate to kick a country when it's down?
Me neither. At least not in this instance.
A decade before the recent tragic, unexplained deaths of tourists had people crossing the Dominican Republic off its list of vacation destinations, I'd already vowed to never again sink my toes...
June 14, 2019
Richard Spencer's father never took him to a ballgame, never taught him to tie a tie, never offered a fatherly ear when he needed it.
For the most part Spencer, a songwriter and lead singer of the group The Winstons, was cool with that. After all, his mother had provided all the love and soul nourishment he needed.
Or so he thought.
Spencer, who recently moved from his hometown of Wad...
June 10, 2019
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June 7, 2019
Rodrick Miller had been away at college for precisely
one week when he got the telephone call all kids
dread. It was from his dad.
"Don't make me come down there."
"Don't make me come down there to that college and yank you out."
Miller had just concluded his first week at St. Augustine's University - nee College - and taken one test in a business orienta...
Pair brews up not just beer, but economic independence, empowerment
July 25, 2019
WARNING: Never go to lunch with this former Duke U basketball coach if you're hungry
July 20, 2018
A rainbow coalition road crew saved the day for me, could do the same for America.
August 5, 2019
Is frolicking on the beach with friends really worth burying your mama?
August 1, 2020
So long, John. Thanks for everything.**
July 23, 2020
When a man loves his country, he won't wait until a book deal to try to save it.
June 30, 2020
Whose mama? It Aunt Jemima.
June 23, 2020