African American Issues

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Thinking about the State of Black People and these United States on a Sunday Afternoon…

In San Francisco this past week, an unarmed African American male was shot in his grandparents backyard, because he was thought to be a suspect in series of car break-in’s. A White male took it upon himself in Austin, Texas to mastermind a series of bomb explosions targeted at Black and Hispanic neighborhoods. I find … Continue reading

Seasoned with Words in Thirty Days

I have accomplished one thing during National Novel Writing month, completing a book in November 2011 entitled The Autumn Jones E-Files. Read the excerpt below: Excerpt Autumn Jones resides in Balcones Heights, Texas, and is struggling as a writer in an economy ran by Republicans literally in every state. Jobs are scarce on every front … Continue reading