Tag Archive: racism

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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Apr 04

Open Thought Asks: Where Does Racism Begin?

Racism:  A term that has plagued world cultures for centuries–sometimes overt and sometimes subtle.    America has dealt with it since the 1600s–millions have lost their lives, suffered mental and physical abuse and lived with the gross inequalities of a nation.  In fact today, racism is alive and well in America and other countries throughout …

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