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Jul 28 – Aug 10, 2022
 
 
tyrione and ivy

My First Thirty Days Out of Prison

Though I was absent for over three decades, it felt so natural being with them emotionally and mentally; it was as if I had never left home. I listened to family members engage in frivolous and at times ridiculous arguments. All I could do is take it all in with a slight smile and thank God I’m finally home..
 
white space, black hood

White Space, Black Hood

Today, government at all levels overinvests in affluent white space and disinvests in Blackness, with the exception of excessive spending on policing and incarceration. Segregation is at the heart of structural racism in America.
 
theo hodge

Multiple Sclerosis Has Been my Blessing

My name is Kori. I am 39-years-old, from Indiana, and living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).  Before you even get that thought out: “I’m so sorry to hear that.” STOP! Multiple Sclerosis has been my blessing. 
 
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Should You Convert Your Traditional IRA Into a Roth IRA?

For some, the traditional IRA seemed financially wise based on the traditional assumption that when you retire (and withdraw the savings), your income and tax liability will be less and the best time to pay taxes. However, what happens if the government raises taxes to generate revenue?
 
elizabeth's field

Book Review: Elizabeth’s Field - Of Freedom and Bondage on Harriet Tubman's Eastern Shore

When Barbara Lockhart purchased her farm in 1970, her writer’s inquisitiveness led her to delve into county land records to learn the history of what she had bought. There she uncovered the rare situation for the time that the farm had been owned from 1852 to 1857 by a mixed free Black and Native American woman—Elizabeth Burton.
 
yarbro

POH at APPEAL Market in DC - New Longer Hours

Every first and third Saturdays of each month for about the past six years, shoppers stroll into the APPEAL office in Northeast Washington to buy goods “produced by Black people." The market now opens one hour earlier at 1p starting Sat, Aug 6.
 
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Activities

After reading an excerpt from her book, “White Space, Black Hood,” you can listen online to our interview with Sheryll Cashin. You can also join an atheist’s discussion from Kenya on Fridays and find out why August is Women’s Month in South Africa. There are photography events in Laurel, MD and Gary, IN. And, we hope to see you at The Black Saturdays CO-OP and Farmers Market in NE Washington Sat, Aug 6 from 1p-5p.
 
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Readers' Trends

We welcome another article from EJ Brock, this one was number one amongst our subscribers. The spiritual paranormal saga author’s commentaries have been provocative and well-received. We assume you know who the Kennedy Center will honor. Click and see the image of her that we posted on Instagram.
 
 
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