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Republican Party: You Created Trump!!!

Dru Ealons It is very interesting to note that the Republican Party is in a tizzy trying to figure out how to keep Donald J. Trump from completely destroying them! Many of my Republican friends were adamant that he wouldn’t be their nominee. They kept saying wait until the Fall when it gets closer to the primaries. They said he would flame out. They said he was a joke. Well, I guess the jokes on them! It seems as if he is at the very minimum maintaining his lead. Now,…

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Black Lives Matter

While I lean mostly liberal in my political views, this time around I am expecting the presidential candidates on both sides of the aisle to speak specifically to the needs of the African American community. I want them to touch on more than police brutality and the criminal justice system. Those are very important issues and I think the Black Lives Matter movement is doing a great job of holding the democrats accountable and I suspect they will be moving over to the Republicans too, or at least I hope….

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Murderous Cops…. Why Training is Not The Answer!

At least not the only answer….   Neither is stopping racial profiling nor training black sons and daughters how to act when they have the unfortunate opportunity to encounter the police. And the notion that we need more jobs and economic opportunities, while all true, is not the answer either. The truth of the matter is, if we had all of those aforementioned things in place, we still lack ACCOUNTABILITY! Let me say this, I do understand that not all cops are bad or willingly execute black males or females….

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