We Have Got to do Better

I couldn’t agree with Adam Curtis more.  Because over the years, I have witnessed the Black culture go through many changes. One thing which really bothers me is the fact that too many Black folks think they are entitled to a role in leadership, just because they are Black.

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Attucks Students visit the Houston Museum

Mabrie Memorial Mortuary has continued efforts to support the Houston community.  Prior to the students of Attucks Middle School going on holiday break, Mabrie sponsored an educational field trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

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History of the Black Press

The chief issue for the African-American at that time hinged on combating the vices of slavery and oppression.  Blackpast.org indicates the publication featured, “Editorials deriding slavery, racial discrimination and other injustices against African-Americans.” 

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Children of the Confederacy Creed Plaque Removed

Recently, the “Children of the Confederacy Creed” plaque was removed from the Texas Capitol, where it had been on display for the last sixty years.  The plaque was originally placed in the Texas Capitol in 1959 and stated, “The Civil War was not a rebellion and its underlying cause was not to sustain slavery.”

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The Reality of Life

To be successful and have a brilliant life is something that most people would love to have.  The “Reality of Life” is, that this is not something that is going to happen for many of our citizens.  

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Black on Black Crimes

It is disturbing that there is so much violence in the world, especially when innocent lives are taken.  When these incidents occur, the African American community is so quick to ask for justice and begin protesting especially when the incident seems to be racially motivated.

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Please Stand Up!

In closing out the holiday season, I thought on this scripture in reference to the United States. Curiosity caused me to wonder, “What would happen if the WORLD issued a decree that every immigrant was to be taxed to return to the country of his or her descent?”

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Different Struggle, Same Fight

“Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation.  This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice.  It came as a joyous daybreak to end the long night of their captivity.  

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Selection at the Election

The challenges Americans will face in the 2020 presidential election will require that, “We the People” be together on our “Selection at the Election”.  Our current POTUS has made so many negative governmental resolutions which have divided and damaged America.

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