Open Letter to President Barack Obama Articles

Open Letter to President Barack Obama

   

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Our illegal alien problem is caused by hypocritical, church-going Republicans, who

brought Mexicans here under horrid conditions and at wages below the legal minimum,

without social security and other benefits.   We cannot, and should not, pack millions

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Letters from LSU and Skip Gates Articles

Letters from LSU and Skip Gates

   

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You are doing a wonderful thing in bringing his writing into print and establishing him

 in the canon of African American authors. I regret that an extremely full schedule

 

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Letters from Xavier Review Articles

Letters from Xavier Review

   

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Enclosed are two copies of the Times-Picayune‘s resoundingly positive

review of your new book.  They totally ignored our last three books,

so the editor’s decision to devote a half-page (25% of the book news)

makes it clear that they see your work as very significant.

 

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Letters from Young Activists Articles

Letters from Young Activists

   

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Chesa seems baffled that his father and mother could choose

the revolutionary imperative over, say, non-violent reformist actions.

For him, the imperative led his parents nowhere but to a prison cell.

 

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Letters from Young Activists

Today’s Rebels Speak Out

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Introduction to Letters of an Abiding Faith Articles

Introduction to Letters of an Abiding Faith

   

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From Jerusalem

Letters of An Abiding Faith:

Legacy of a Slave’s Granddaughter to Her Son

If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand wither!

Let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth!

                                                                                            Psalm 137.5-6

 

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Family Origins — Church, Family, & Place

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Dear Michelle, Letters Articles

Dear Michelle, Letters

   

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Millions of Americans have shared their well-wishes and congratulations with President-elect

and Mrs. Obama.  The Uncrowned Queens Institute is requesting letters from women

in our community as an expression of our support for the First Lady.

 

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David Parks’ Letters Articles

David Parks’ Letters

   

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     Show the slightest sign of intelligence and you’ve had it. Especially if you’re a Negro.

Pratt and Gurney are pretty bright souls. But every time you see them they are

pulling shit detail while the white cats lie in their bunks enjoying life.

 

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Children Writing Letters Articles

Children Writing Letters

   

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Here is my final reason why you should not drill in Alaska. There could be an oil spill

in the ocean. In the booklet Kids Discovery Facts About the Water, oil is found

under the ocean. Oil can make people sick. If oil can make people sick,

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