What Are You Doing?

Justifying your presence or actions often verifying your intentions is the life long reality of many in the United States. Not a surprise. The idea that being just you is somehow a suspicious action is in of itself a daunting existence. The fear of responding to an anonymous inquirer to a sometimes or possible dubious query can be and many times is met with a “push back” or an answer that’s just not good enough …

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Roger B. Taney – Obstruction to Freedom

The Dred Scott decision (Dred Scott v. Sanford; March 6, 1857) of the United States Supreme Court, set back human and civil rights for African-Americans by nearly a decade (considering the end of the Civil War; 1865 or the new Constitution Amendments; 13, 14, & 15th). One of the primary obstacles to the “set back” was the Chief Justice of the court, Roger B. Taney. When you think of Roger B. Taney (March 17, 1777 …

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