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An excerpt from Morgantown to San Francisco, a book I am working on: The day after Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered, a group of African-American students gathered in Woodburn Circle and expressed their feelings to comfort one another. The WVU student … Continue reading

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From Morgantown to San Francisco

An excerpt from Morgantown to San Francisco, a memoir I am working on. My most recent book, Damn Yankee Buttons, is available on Amazon.com The Selma march was triggered by the Alabama state police murder of Jimmy Lee Jackson. Twenty-six-year-old … Continue reading

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Some Favorite Quotes

A Few of My Favorite Quotes  “They put their hand to the flinty rock, and overturn mountains by the roots. They cut out channels in the rocks, and their eyes see every precious thing. The sources of the rivers they … Continue reading

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NEUTERING THE MESSAGE OF THE PROPHETS by Perry Mann

NEUTERING THE MESSAGE OF THE PROPHETS Ron English in an article in the Gazette expresses his concern that Martin Luther King’s legacy is being confined to his “I have a Dream” speech and that his image is being  manipulated to … Continue reading

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THE GROWTH OF GOOD AND THE EVOLUTION OF GOD by Perry Mann

THE GROWTH OF GOOD AND THE EVOLUTION OF GOD One of the great joys in life — one without a costly concomitant consequence — is a sudden intellectual insight that broadens fundamentally one’s comprehension of the nature of man and … Continue reading

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Luther King

Today seems a good day to repost this. January 9 at the Clay Center as my great granddaughter, Elizabeth Slater, pushed on the automatic door opener, which she loves to do and said, “Luther King died.” I said who is … Continue reading

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