Skin-Deep Immigration Blues

America’s immigration policies are a mess. So many unfair distinctions exist that I couldn’t possibly discuss them all in a blog. Reform has been out of reach for decades, despite protests and proclamations, politicians’ promises and presidents’ speeches. Yet the main stumbling block is only skin deep. I read this morning that some Republican leaders concede […]
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On this day in Jamaican history: Jamaican-American Actress Kerry Washington

Actress Kerry Washington was born on January 31, 1977. She is an American actress of Jamaican heritage through her mother Valerie. She is featured on the ABC hit series “Scandal”. She is known for her roles as Ray Charles’s wife, Della Bea Robinson, in the film Ray (2004), as Idi Amin’s wife Kay in The […]
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WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF A SEX OFFENDER MOVED IN NEXT DOOR??

WOULD YOU MOVE?? WOULD YOU GO INTRODUCE YOURSELF?? WOULD YOU IGNORE THEM?? WOULD YOU TRY TO GET THEM KICKED OUT OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD?? DO YOU THINK CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER’S NAMES SHOULD BE MADE PUBLIC?? In the USA, the UK and other countries, a convicted sex offender is often required to register, but not all of them […]
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