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Robert F. Kennedy’s Greatest Speech Still Resonates in 2017

Robert F. Kennedy’s Greatest Speech Still Resonates in 2017

We must recognize the full human equality of all of our people before God, before the law and in the councils of government. We must do this, not because it is economically advantageous…We must do it for the single and fundamental reason that it is the right thing to do.

Muhammad Ali, larger than life

Muhammad Ali, larger than life

An unsurpassed legacy has reached its temporal conclusion.  The greatest sports figure and celebrity of the 20th century has passed.  Rather than mourn his death, we continue to celebrate his life and its many facets.   Rather than poorly retelling a complex life story, I […]

farewell great lady

farewell great lady

We celebrate Maya Angelou’s life, cherish her wisdom, and learn from her words.  But we will do so without her now, 28 May, 2014.   “Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God,” she wrote in the most recent post […]

יום השואה Yom Ha’Shoa

“Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day” Yom HaZikaron laShoah ve-laG’vurah יום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה; Today the world  remembers an atrocity we would not like to remember, so painful and horrid beyond imagination.   The Shoa: The Holocaust.  We also remember the perpetrators and those who worked […]

Photography by Hussain Khalaf

Photography by Hussain Khalaf

Outstanding work by Bahraini photographer Hussain Khalaf.                                     He is a freelance photographer whose work is on display, and for sale at 500px. Hussain Khalaf 500px hjmk / Hussain Khalaf

"the original bebop man"

"the original bebop man"

Bob Kaufman Born: April 18, 1925 Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana Bob Kaufman was, other than Langston Hughes, the greatest jazz poet who ever lived.  He remains one of the best 2 or 3 of the Beat poets and the most underrated of all […]

Angela Davis 1973

Angela Davis 1973

Great portrait. A gorgeous, powerful image…subject and photo. A late celebration of her birthday, January 26 1944.     Edited with BlogPad Pro

"Redskins" matters

"Redskins" matters

This is about the “Washington Redskins” blatantly racist team name.  The National Congress of American Indians did not have the funds to run this ad during the Super Bowl. You should watch it and share it anyway.   The video is powerful, well done, and worth watching.   […]

The Crown. The Queen.  The Crass.

The Crown. The Queen. The Crass.

The Crown. The Queen.  The Crass. Ordinary moments from her later years for Queen Elizabeth II.  I had several, but pared it down to a couple.  Interesting images because of the subject, and fine photography.  I associate her with an immensely important grand history, challenging […]

revolution for all people

revolution for all people

I began to prepare this post for images only.  But I needed to know what lead to life in prison. About the first half of his life. An interesting paradox.  An intensely tolerant, inclusive and compassionate man.  Rightly celebrated as a great man of peace. […]



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