Shedding pounds Fast With the Low Carb Diet Holy Basil is normally one kind of my personal most used spices inside the kitchen. I personally use them it meant for pretty much everything I make because it offers an extremely distinctive flavor for your barbecuing. My favorite thing about tulsi is that it is really…

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Nothing is more intimately related to the  emotional welfare of the black male than the sum of his fears. From the start, it would be rather amiss of e if I didn’t relate that what I have discovered about fear is that fear can be either a life experience or a  life sentence dependent upon…

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Even now, years later, I still wonder what gave me the right to think that I deserved her. How foolish was it of me to somehow  start, all of a sudden, to believing in miracles. Yet, I did…….because of her.  Because of her, I so willingly surrendered to the mistaken notion that ‘my day had…

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What I am about to hip you to is perhaps one of the greatest secrets ever kept, and I humbly advise that you pay attention.Now, I will be the first to admit that I don’t know if  there exists, anywhere in the world, any concrete, empirical evidence that suggests that regimentation causes  a sort of…

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In prison, the thing most constant on a prisoner’s mind is freedom. Remember that. I remember a guy that stayed in the same cellblock where I lived, and one night when it was time for Soul Train, I ran excitedly to his cell, giving him the good news. Soul Train was now airing. He looked…

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For anyone who mistakenly believes that things have gotten better in the criminal justice system, then here’s something you need to know. It hasn’t. And guess what” You had better brace yourselves for what it to come next. It’s not going to be pretty. Most jail-breaks aren’t. At some point, perhaps, in the very near…

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What we have here is the abject failure of those who make the laws to keep in mind the laws of karma. Thanks to hard-hitting, soul-taking punitive laws, we are now experiencing the natural outgrowth of the seeds spawned by these draconian measures. Ever heard the old adage about “the same thing that makes you…

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It was reported this morning in the Charlotte Observer, the hometown newspaper, that guards were abandoning their jobs in the North Carolina Department of Corrections in droves. And while this is a seemingly new phenomenon, I simply wondered what took it so long to happen. In a deadly game of chance that has been going…

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Sensing that I was losing my sense of self, I mentally ran a background check on myself, and from all available data, the generalized notion was that  I didn’t know shit about me. And added to this numbing knowledge was the reality that I was suddenly beginning to feel trapped, but I didn’t know how…

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Gentrification. For quite a long time, I have had mixed emotions about this urban phenomenon of dressing the hood up, the governmental equivalent of playing fairy god-mother. Sure, once the hard-hat heroes with their bulldozers and cranes are long gone and the dust has settled, certainly the neighborhood will look much better, but rarely, if…

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