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Mom Says Sons Death Was an Accident?

Less than 24 hours after Florida resident George Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder for killing 17 year-old Trayvon Martin, the teenager's mother has stepped forward claiming she believes her son's death was accidental.

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Talk About Whatever’s On Your Mind-KTSCW

 

There is so much going on in our community, America, and the world right now that choosing one single topic to talk about was a challenge. Of course there is the ongoing Trayvon Martin case where now George Zimmerman is missing in action with no legal representation and he has even gone on record as saying that he is broke and has set up a pay-pal account for funds.

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From MLK to Trayvon Martin

As we reflect on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King on the day of his death, we ask ourselves "Are we less or More of a Violent Nation 44 years later?"

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Are We A Less Or More Violent Nation Since The Assassination Of Dr. King 44 Years Ago Today? KTSCW [POLL]

Today marks the 44th Anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King stood for non-violence and equality of all people.

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Obama: If I Had A Son, he’d Look Like Trayvon [VIDEO]

President Barack Obama said Friday that "every aspect" of the death of Trayvon Martin, the black teenager shot in Florida last month, must be investigated.

"My main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin: If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon," Obama said

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Has Black-On-Black Crime Become The Norm-Where Is The Public Outcry in Our Community? KTSCW

Getty Images While the number of hate crimes committed based upon race decreases, which includes all ethnic groups including African-Americans, the number of black on black crimes is steadily rising. According to federal crime statistics, between the years of 1976 and 2004, out of all murders of African-Americans, 94-percent were committed by another black person.

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Spanking In School – Know Thyself Community Survey

Back in the day spanking in school was as normal as reading a book. Of course I’m talking about the 70’s and 80’s when times were a little different from what they are now. In fact, when I was growing up if you got out of line and Ms. Barbara the next door neighbor saw you misbehaving she would get that butt and then when you got home there was another butt spanking on the way.

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Slaves ‘Obey Your Masters’ – Know Thyself Community Wednesday

An Atheist organization in Pennsylvania recently erected a billboard depicting an African Slave with the words ‘Slaves Obey Your Masters’. The Atheist organization put up the billboard because they wanted to get the word out about the state House’s recent designation of 2012 as “The Year of the Bible” which they (atheists) find offensive.

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UNITY

Know Thyself - Love Thy neighbor

In the midst of Monday Madness, may we remember these Basic ideas of Unity

1) There is only One Presence and One Power in the universe: God the Good, omnipotent

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After Three Years Of Obama, Are Things Better Or Worse In Our Community?

Now that Super Tuesday is behind us and the Republican Party gets closer to a candidate that will run against the president soon; more than likely the question will be posed to the African American community “are you better off now than you were before Barack Obama took office as the president?”

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Why Are Black and Beautiful Still Contradictions? -Know Thyself Community Wednesday

Why Are Black and Beautiful Still Contradictions?

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On this the last day of Black History Month and the return of “Know Thyself Community Wednesday”, I felt that it would be a good idea to reflect on the word “Black” in the Oxford English Dictionary some of the definitions for the word “black” are:

1. Of the very darkest co

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Take The “Know Thyself Pledge” [VIDEO]

Take the WBLK Know Thyself pledge and share this page with others because “Right Knowledge Corrects Wrong Behavior”!

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