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Many Still Try To Hang ‘Strange Fruit’ From American Trees [video]

The above painting is entitled Black in America by Laurie Cooper When I first saw this image last year so many emotions ran through my mind. I had to sit down before they all collided. One of the first thoughts that rushed into my mind (as I am sure is the same that rushed into many of your minds) was the song “Strange Fruit”. “Strange Fruit” was most famously performed by Billie Holiday. I thought to myself that must have been an awful sight to Continue reading →

Slave Painting Chains Gold; New Slavery [pic]

In my internet travels I came across this image by Pawel Kuczynski that depicts words that have been running rampant through my mind over the past few years. Many are trading their souls for five minutes of fame. Many wear His cross, which in religion is a sign of sacrifice and peace. However instead of creating more peace, many are willing to beg, steal and even worst – – increase the deceased. For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole Continue reading →