The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro
By Frederick Douglass

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A speech given at Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852 Mr. President, Friends and Fellow Citizens: He who could address this audience without a quailing sensation, has stronger nerves than I have. I do not remember ever to have appeared as a speaker before any assembly more shrinkingly, nor with greater distrust of my ability, than I do this day. …

TribuneThe Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro
By Frederick Douglass

Happy Fourth of July

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The Statue of Liberty poem as it is known, was written by Emma Lazarus and is named “The New Colossus”. The Statue of Liberty poem is actually a sonnet by Lazarus written to raise money for the building of the base and is now engraved on a bronze plaque and contained inside of the Statue of Liberty. YONKERS, NY — …

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The 2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited Review
By Driving Me Crazy Duo John and Laurie Wiles

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Yep, that’s what we drove for two weeks. Not only was it a great car, but thanks to Rene Serrato of Prestige Auto USA, we got to take it on a real road trip, where the speed limits were 70 on the interstates, and some of the roads were up and down mountains, with curves, and 18 wheelers, and torrential …

John and Laurie WilesThe 2021 Hyundai Sonata Limited Review
By Driving Me Crazy Duo John and Laurie Wiles

In 2021, Does Anyone Seriously Believe Blacks Are Oppressed?
By Bob Weir

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — June 15, 2021 —  President Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, while in office, said the United States is “a nation of cowards” when it comes to race relations. He went on to say that, although there have been improvements in race relations, our country is still socially segregated. It was kind of odd to hear that …

Bob WeirIn 2021, Does Anyone Seriously Believe Blacks Are Oppressed?
By Bob Weir

Governor Cuomo Announces $2.2 Billion in Food Assistance for School Children in New York State

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Second Round of Pandemic EBT will Provide Food Benefits to Remote and Hybrid Learners  Aid to Help 2.5 Million Children Enrolled in the National School Lunch Program   ALBANY, NY — June 14, 2021 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an estimated $2.2 billion in federal food assistance for children in New York State that were unable to access …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Announces $2.2 Billion in Food Assistance for School Children in New York State

Are We Alone In the Universe? 
By BOB WEIR

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — June 9, 2021 —  We hear a lot these days about UFOs being spotted by serious people in our military. They tell us that they’ve been experiencing some sort of spacecraft that can run rings around our most sophisticated air force planes and can make aerial moves that seem to defy the laws of physics. What …

Bob WeirAre We Alone In the Universe? 
By BOB WEIR

What Happened to Racial and Ethnic Humor? 
By BOB WEIR

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — June 1, 2021 —  Remember when we used to be able to make ethnic and racial jokes that were funny, while not being hurtful? There was a time when humor was a major source of social engagement between people who enjoyed laughing at themselves and the stereotypes attributed to them. In other words, they weren’t so …

Bob WeirWhat Happened to Racial and Ethnic Humor? 
By BOB WEIR

Palestinians Die as Hostages of Hamas 
By TAREK FATAH

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TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA — May 23, 2021 — As hundreds die in Gaza once more, one cannot help feeling the pain of the Palestinians. They bury their dead children with no end in sight. Another ceasefire may come into effect soon, but will not end their multi-generational misery as a people without a state. The tragedy of the Palestinians is …

TribunePalestinians Die as Hostages of Hamas 
By TAREK FATAH

Why Isn’t Our Military Going After Drug Cartels?
By BOB WEIR

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — May 23, 2021 —  If you were to ask anyone at random, what is the most dangerous threat to our country, they’d very likely say China, Russia, or Iran, because those countries are, or soon will be, a military threat to our nation. Some might say that a polluted environment is our greatest enemy, while others …

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By BOB WEIR

Gaza: Total War Reality
By EARL H. TILFORD

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TUSCALOOSA, AL — MAY 19, 2021 — The current fighting in Gaza rapidly approaches total war intensity. Strategy for Hamas has always involved the total war objective of annihilating Israel. For Israel, fighting Hamas and Hezbollah, which is based in Lebanon and Syria, involves a long, protracted but limited war of attrition. This may be changing. Hamas and Hezbollah use terrorism …

TribuneGaza: Total War Reality
By EARL H. TILFORD