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Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin: Tragic Deaths, Ending Trail of Tears and Fears

Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin: Tragic Deaths, Ending Trail of Tears and Fears

When a society is revenue driven, minorities can be seen as “low hanging fruit” in a quota system from writing traffic tickets to arrest warrants. It’s not so much about skin color as it is about economics.” – Niger Innis, www.restorethedream2015.com Regardless of which side of the scenarios you are on, many would admit that the deaths of these and so many more young men, are very tragic. So much is being said by so many already that I pray…

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BLACK LIVES MATTER – #blacklivesmatter

BLACK LIVES MATTER – #blacklivesmatter

Please enjoy this guest blog: BLACK LIVES MATTER By Niger Innis, Founder restorethedream2015.com Garner should not have died for selling loose cigarettes. Trayvon shouldn’t have died for munching skittles in the wrong neighborhood. Even Michael’s death is a tragedy. There is a crisis of Black men losing their lives; in fact there is a genocide occurring among young black men across the country. On these matters above I agree with Sharpton and the others in the Racialist Lobby. But that’s…

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“Everything Has a Different “Why,” But the Results Still Make Me Cry.”

“Everything Has a Different “Why,” But the Results Still Make Me Cry.”

“The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it…. “Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” “Strength to Love,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963 A young man is shot dead by a…

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Looking Towards Ferguson: Heart Heavy Yet Hopeful

Looking Towards Ferguson: Heart Heavy Yet Hopeful

It seems that I will be in Ferguson soon. Two of my MLK cousins and many friends preceded me. We have all been in prayer for many days. I don’t know if you read my earlier blogs and reports, but the message was consistent from the beginning… Know Peace, Know Justice. I’ve put together a couple of graphics that begin to approach how one can be burdened with a heavy heart, yet hopeful at the same time. I know that…

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