The Republic of T.

Black. Gay. Father. Vegetarian. Buddhist. Liberal.

August 1, 2013
by terrance
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Dream Defenders: Florida’s Dandelion Moment

In the days before and after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Florida police posted PSA’s encouraging blacks not to riot, and monitored social media for hints about when and where violence might occur. The judge … Continue reading

August 1, 2013
by terrance
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Southern Revival: The Righteous Progressivism of Moral Mondays

For 13 weeks, the North Carolina state house in Raleigh was the focus of “Moral Mondays”  — a progressive movement organized by the state’s NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, in response to what he called North Carolina GOP’s “mean-spirited quadruple … Continue reading

November 5, 2012
by terrance
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Obama’s Closing Argument: The Winning Message

When it comes to politics, it ain’t over ’til its’ over. And even then it may not be over. With the presidential election just days away, the contest remains close enough to ensure some jangled nerves and nail-biting among Republicans and … Continue reading