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  • Throwback Thursday: Kick, push, kick, push, coast.

    Note: This post first appeared on my old blog, “Because Thou Mayest”, on April 27, 2016. ~Alisha   Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy Cavendish (Source) I just wrapped “Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and…

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    Flashback Friday: Orson Welles & The “Voodoo MacBeth”.

    (Image Source: Inverse)   It’s mind boggling to me, but back in the 1930s, during the height of the Great Depression, the federal government paid a then-unknown, and very young Orson Welles…

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    Flashback Friday: Dick Gregory, John Lennon, and “Imagine”.

    John Lennon, Yoko Ono and Dick Gregory. (Image Source: Yoko Ono’s Twitter account)   Dick Gregory, comedian, entertainer, and civil rights activist, died last Saturday, August 19th, at the age of 84.…

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    Flashback Friday: Eldridge Cleaver- From Panther to PTL.

    Kathleen and Eldridge Cleaver in the early 1970s. (Image Source) I’m currently reading “PTL:”The Rise and Fall of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker’s Evangelical Empire” by John Wigger. Spoiler alert: my next…

  • Throwback Thursday: I am the Daria of Christians.

    Note: This post originally appeared on my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on July 31, 2012. ~Li   After posting this last week, I felt conflicted. Well, maybe more than just conflicted.…

  • Throwback Thursday: On Plato’s Cave & the Ultimate Light

    Note: This post first appeared on my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on July 30, 2012. ~Li   A long, long time ago, back when Clinton was still president, Diddy was still…

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    Some Sunday Stuff: August 6th.

    Miss you, Jos.   Happy Sunday, Everyone. Today would’ve been my sister Joscelyne’s 33rd birthday. Well, it still is to me. As I do everyday, I miss her. So Happy Birthday to…

  • Throwback Thursday: Circles, Squares & Me.

    Note: This post first appeared on my old blog, Far AboveRubies, on September 21, 2012. ~Alisha   When I sat in that doctor’s office over a year and a half ago, being…

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    The Preachers: Charles Colcock Jones, Christianizer of the Negroes.

    (Image Source: Wikipedia) It’s time for another entry in the ongoing series “The Preachers”, in which I look at some of the United States’ most influential spiritual/religious leaders. All of the previous…

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    Some Sunday Stuff: June 25th

    From left to right: Greg, Nate, Joe, Justin, Jenny and the judge.   It’s been a looooong time since I did a “Some… Stuff” post, but here goes. On Friday, my brother…