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Ah, America’s dance with Exceptionalism! Exceptionalism to me means special, erudite, or wise, not mean, insolent, arrogant, or conceited, pretentious. Being number one does not always ensure wisdom or brilliance. In my view, we fall under the notable and remarkable references as we hold the number one position as jailer of the world. According to …
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Leadership, Christianity, and Social Justice Have you ever wondered about the relationship among leadership, Christianity, and social justice? These constructs mean different things to different people. Leadership may mean overseeing others, being out front, spouting orders, getting done what the leader wants done. To me, it means a process of inclusion, collaboration, participation. Christianity on …
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We’re Not as Exceptional as We Think Imagine a little boy watching his pregnant mother pushed to the ground by a tobacco-chewing, White row-walker, on a plantation in the Mississippi Delta. We’ll return to the plantation later.   Right now, I am furious. And I write this blog with rage and revulsion. I am distressed …
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Our Mendacious Nation When leaders lie, people die. Imagine a Liar-in-Chief as Commander-in-Chief.  When leaders lie, people die!  And if you don’t believe that, just look at the wars of Viet Nam and Iraq; both wars were based on lies.  It is highly likely that we will put liars in the White House this November, …
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The Caw for Racial Justice Murder, murder is in the air, Murder, murder is everywhere, Murder here, murder there, Social Justice, do you care? “In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.” ― Toni Morrison The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist; because …
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This is my very first blog and as a social justice junkie I just wanted to open with a little food for thought. As a nation, I believe we need to think about our thinking, our worldview, our behavior, and survivability. So, here goes. When it comes to social justice, just where are we headed? We …
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Free the human race!

February 13th, 2012 | Posted by David Whitfield in Social Justice - (0 Comments)

Welcome to Social Justice Junkie!  On the banner of this site, the Raven perched on the left limb of “The Hanging Tree” is my friend and confidant.  His name is The Black Rascal. He sits at dusk on the limb as the day changes into night.  He watches the horizon, sees beyond the obvious, and …
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