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"Ya'll gotta keep the blues alive"

Mercy Morganfield didn’t have what you’d call a traditional relationship with her famous godfather. “He was just in my heart,”  the Washington D.C. woman said this week. 629 more words

Angela Tuck

A bittersweet graduation offers hope and healing

As we drove to Augusta for Bernard Charles McNair Jr.’s graduation Friday, everything was perfect. His mother was in good spirits, wearing her cardinal pin and the beautiful pearls her dear son gave her last Mother’s Day. 422 more words

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Obama as lame duck president speaks truth about race in America

Watching and listening to President Obama now vs. when he first announced his run for the presidency, several things are apparent. He has a lot more gray hair, he has many enemies in Congress and he no longer dances around “the race talk.” 317 more words

It's winter in Baltimore: "Makes me wanna holler..."

I can’t wrap my head around what is happening in Baltimore.

On the day of Freddie Gray’s homegoing — and despite his family’s pleas for peace — some people turned a protest into burning and looting businesses. 535 more words

In the midst of a storm God is in control

This has been a difficult week on several fronts. A few friends are dealing with serious illnesses and surgeries and others are dealing with substance abuse issues.  332 more words

Angela Tuck

Black man down

This time there is no doubt. No witnesses telling conflicting stories. No smear campaign against the victim (at least not yet). Just a videotape taken by a man who has no skin in the game. 700 more words

Angela Tuck

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Here is my latest blog post about Walter Scott, who was killed by a cop in North Charleston, S.C, in case you missed it! Angela Tuck

Black man down

This time there is no doubt. No witnesses telling conflicting stories. No smear campaign against the victim (at least not yet). Just a videotape taken by a man who has no skin in the game. 700 more words

Angela Tuck