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My Racist Manifesto

Dear Readers,

As we celebrate Dr. King's life today, I thought I'd share some thoughts on racism. If you feel like sharing, I'd love to hear your thoughts as well. These are incredibly important, albeit difficult, conversations to have.
- Annie

By most people's definition, I am not a racist.

Why Bahá'í: Maria Christian

A 12 year old discusses her spiritual journey and why she decided to become a Bahá'í.

My 65th birthday


45 years ago today, April 4th 1968, Dr. Martin Luther king was assassinated. That day was also my 20th birthday. I had been in Vietnam less than two months when I heard about Dr. King’s death. I had just purchased a shortwave radio from the Base Exchange as a gift for myself. Some of my buddies and I sat on the ground and started to tune the radio to find an American station. When we finally found a station, what we heard brought us all to tears and anger. Dr. King was dead. I’m not sure how long we sat there in the dirt crying. It could have been minutes or hours.

VIDEO: How to create a Blog Entry

 

This tutorial does not give exact instructions on how add a Blog to NIBaha’i but it will explain the basics and it does work very close (different fields in some cases) to how NIBaha’i works.

The New Jim Crow

In this video Michelle Alexander discusses the subject of the New Jim Crow and its ramifications.

As you have probably noticed, I have uploaded videos and m

After Newtown

In the aftermath of Newtown it can be frustrating when looking at the news.  And I'm sure my $.02 worth is not going to make that much difference, but we, as a nation need to make some difficult changes in order to do something about what is truly going on in a society where such carnage is becoming more and more commonplace.

Why Bahá'í - Adrian McKee

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