Mamie Smith

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Jan 22

Open Thought: “Loneliness” by Dr. Mamie Smith

  Loneliness   Loneliness Written by Dr. Mamie Smith   There are many days we stand alone With only faith to keep us strong, Words are spoken that cut so deep And being misunderstood, makes us weep. A voice whispers, “It’s alright! The star of truth shines very bright, Darkness comes before the dawn Let …

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Jan 12

Open Thought to The “Greatness” of America! Vol. I

Keeping America “GREAT!” We have heard the phrase “Let’s make America great again!” tossed around by many people.  Most Americans believe that America never ceased to be great … here is why: The reasons for this greatness are embedded in our Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are …

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Dec 14

Open Thought: Peace Comes to the World

The Lord Bless Thee and Keep Thee: The Lord Make His Face to Shine Upon Thee and Be Gracious Unto Thee, The Lord Lift His Countenance Upon Thee, and Give Thee Peace (Numbers 6: 24-26). The world is reeling from chaos, war, destruction, hate and human suffering.  Where is the peace that most of us seek …

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Nov 12

Open Thought: How Do We Move Forward America?

“I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help” (Psalms 121: 1). To look upward would be very refreshing since our new “President-Elect” has had us “looking down” for so long. How can we turn the page? Where do we start? How can we get to a better place in …

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Jun 04

Open Thought to “The Handsome Face” of Muhammad Ali

  Muhammad Ali   I watched silently as the white, convertible Cadillac crept slowly down the street–the open top revealing the tanned, handsome young man seated in the back seat.  It was a street located in the heart of the Negro section of Louisville, Kentucky–a street lined with white businesses, manned by black employees.  I …

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