Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts!!

It’s amazing to think that just yesterday, when the Chauvin jury began its deliberations, it was so easy to fear the worst:  that, despite the infamous video and compelling witness testimony, there would be a hung jury, a split decision or even a finding of not guilty on all counts. We’ve seen this story too …

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New intensity to Black History Month

Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com Black History Month feels different this year. It's not just because of the apparent increase in special programming on television and the expansion of relevant articles in the print media, though both of those have burgeoned. Nor is it only because of the emotional thrust of Black Lives Matter …

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Charlottesville: could it happen here?

One blue-eyed, baby-faced demonstrator in Charlottesville, Virginia tells you all you need to know about what drives the alt-right haters, the white supremacists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan and their ilk.  Said Sean Patrick Nielsen, "I'm here because our Republican values are: standing up for our local white identity...which is under threat; the free market; and …

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