When Fantasy World Hits Home: A Social Gospel of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (and another novel I read as well)

I went to go see “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Pt. 1” today at the local IMAX theatre.  I figured that if I was going to spend $11 on a regular ticket at a downtown theatre that’s closest to me, I might as well go to see it in IMAX.  So, I saw the […]

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At The Intersection of Immigration: Politics, Ethics and Religion and the 14th Amendment

I’ve been rather remiss to join the immigration discussion simply because I have mixed feelings and I really don’t want to come off as bigoted and xenophobic.  But, the latest round of debates has forced me to attempt to dissect the foolishness that is the conservative meme concerning how to deal with immigrants in this […]

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Why They Don’t Like Us and Why We Don’t Like Them: It’s Because of South Carolina

Within the past year or so, Americans have heard the words “South Carolina” and “Representative” or “Congressperson” in the “Lieutenant governor” and “Governor” same sentence and phrasing.  Nothing really odd about the “Representative” or “Congressman” but really, we’ve been hearing a lot about South Carolina politics.  South Carolina state politics are like that of New […]

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Uppity Negro News Briefs

Seriously, it’s a lot going on and to devote separate blogs to them would tire me out, so here goes: BP Oil and the White House. It is my understanding that the White House and subsequently Congress’ hands are proverbially “tied” with regards to cleanup issues concerning this oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. […]

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Uppity Negro News Briefs

Since I’ve been graduating and without a television a LOT of news has happened since mid-April and here goes it with me starting in back chronological order: 1. Georgia’s Attorney General Thurbert Baker blocking the health care law suit Well, clearly GOP Georgia Gov. Sonny “Partly Cloudy” Perdue found a way to get around it, […]

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