Category Archives: racism

Ruby’s Shoes

Today, September 8, is the anniversary of the birth of Ruby Bridges in 1954. In In honor of her birthday today, here’s a link to my short bio of her from my Meet MythAmerica website. She was such a BRAVE little … Continue reading

Posted in racism, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We Need to Talk…

Bryan A. Stevenson is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a private, non-profit organization headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama, and is a professor at New York University School of Law. He has gained national acclaim for his … Continue reading

Posted in racism, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

DocuCommentary: “The Best of Times”

Announcing a Grand Opening!  The Meet MythAmerica Youtube Channel is now open for business. While I enjoy writing for my blogs and websites, you really can’t beat multimedia for the best experience in communication. This Youtube Channel will be featuring … Continue reading

Posted in DocuCommentaries, racism | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Gratitude for Services Rendered”

A section of a recent Meet MythAmerica blog entry (regarding the history of the current raging debate over the display of the “Rebel Flag”) explored the strange anomaly of Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina. Before I address the central … Continue reading

Posted in civil rights, racism | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“This Land Ain’t YOUR Land–This Land is MY Land”

As a Baby Boomer (born in 1946), I was around in person when Popular Music on the radio first made the earth-shaking move from the crooning ballads of the likes of Eddie Fisher and his Number One 1953 hit Oh! … Continue reading

Posted in civil rights, folk music, racism | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Sharin’ the Pride

In the recent verbal national battles over the propriety of “flying the Rebel Flag,” one message comes through loud and clear from most of its proponents—“I just fly the flag to share with the world my Pride in my Heritage!” … Continue reading

Posted in civil rights, Civil War, racism | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Straight Talk from the Founding Fathers…of the Confederacy

I recently read the following comments in a post on a friend’s Facebook page, related to the topic of the modern display of the Civil War Northern Virginia Battle Flag and what it symbolizes. FB post February 2016 “People think … Continue reading

Posted in civil rights, Civil War, integration, racism, Uncategorized | Leave a comment