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Slavery Racism

Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865 the General Order presented below was issued in the State of Texas. This day has become known as Juneteenth.

It is that day having its roots in June 19, 1865 that that is celebrated as the … Read the rest “Juneteenth”

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Christianity Church Racism Social Issues

Christian Churches Combating Racists and Racism

The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them. (Isaiah 11:6; also Isaiah 65:25)… Read the rest “Christian Churches Combating Racists and Racism”

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Race and Racism Courts and Law Racism Government

A Note on the Recent Killings of Two Black Men That Led to Massive Protests & Riots

The cases of Arbery and Floyd reminds me of the principle of stereotyping as one of and most likely the root cause of problematic interaction between law enforcement and the minority community and the larger issue of racism. These cases … Read the rest “A Note on the Recent Killings of Two Black Men That Led to Massive Protests & Riots”

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Quality Life Socio-Economics

A Note on Socio-Economic Shortfalls

Definition of Social Economics: Herein the word socio-economic refers to the interrelationships between social and economic factors. Social has to do with general relational influence within a nation, community, or other relatively smaller or larger groups. Economics has to do … Read the rest “A Note on Socio-Economic Shortfalls”

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Christian Sabbath/Holidays

The Words Easter and Passover

The topic to which I speak is that of Easter; only a summary of considerations is provided here. The Holy Scriptures speak to this issue. However, some explanatory guidance is essential concerning the application of the scriptures in our modern … Read the rest “The Words Easter and Passover”