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Teachers, Students: Check out Georgia’s “interesting and great” African American writers and other black literary talents profiled at the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in Athens, Georgia

Georgia has “produced a lot of interesting and great writers” including many famous African American literary talents who are profiled at the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in Athens By Greg Peterson, volunteer media advisor for the nonprofit Georgia Center … Continue reading

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Michigan Hunter Indicts National Rifle Association (NRA) plus GOP and Other U.S. Lawmakers on Felony Charges of Mass Murder, Bribery, and Racketeering/Conspiracy (RICO Act)

*A message and indictment of the NRA from Greg J. Peterson of Marquette, Michigan, deer hunter, news reporter and a close friend of the creator of this blog- the Rev. Terence A. Dicks of Augusta, Georgia I am an avid … Continue reading

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MLK Augusta, GA: Civil Rights Icon Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery is the Keynote Speaker for the 2013 Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration sponsored by the Progressive Religious Coalition of Augusta

Civil Rights Icon  Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery is the Keynote Speaker for the 2013 Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in Augusta, GA sponsored by the Progressive Religious Coalition of Augusta “Why Dr. King Still Matters” The 2013 annual Martin … Continue reading

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Murder and Mass Incarceration are Plagues That Threaten Young Black Men and Black Families in America: To Educate Youth About Stopping Violence and Render Assistance to Victims – Augusta, Georgia Author Barbara Thurmond and her sister Earnestine Covington co-founded Blacks Against Black Crime, Inc. in June 1991

Below are quotes from the late Barbara A. Thurmond of Augusta, Georgia – who examined the violence issue from all sides – and realized that it is a complex issue that requires a team effort to fix. Stop the Violence … Continue reading

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