Category: Debate and Discussion

Fighting for a Peaceful Tomorrow

Posted on December 15, 2011 | No Comments

As the war in Iraq ends, the war in Afghanistan continues to rage on. The U.S. invasion on Afghanistan that began the war on terror was launched on Oct. 7, 2001 in response to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. In subsequent years to follow, U.S. and NATO forces have engaged in vicious combat against insurgent operatives throughout the Afghan region, which has led to many countless lives lost, including civilians. In response to the conflict occurring in the region, other groups have become involved.

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Kentucky Overturns Decision on Interracial Marriage

Posted on December 6, 2011 | No Comments

Gulnare Free Will Baptist church in Kentucky overturned a decision that barred mixed-race couples from membership, the Huffington Post reports. This decision comes amid an outcry of racial injustice.
The church overturned the decision Sunday, saying that it welcomes all believers

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Mouth Closed Shut: What Happens in the House Stays in the House

Posted on December 5, 2011 | No Comments

The Jerry Sandusky and Bernie Fine child molestation cases bring up a very serious topic. But does this apply to the black community? There may potentially be skeletons so old in the black community’s closet that they may as well be fossils. The topic of sexual abuse is taboo, but when applied to the black community, it simply would be an understatement to say the least.

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Heavy D’s “Black Coffee”

Posted on November 19, 2011 | No Comments

Black coffee, the African queen Part of the Afro-American dream Enough respect I’m diggin’ intellect Appreciate the fact that you never miss a step The backbone of the black bone here’s to ya As long as I’m…

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