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  • Turner’s Two Cents: Mandela and the Healing Power of Forgiveness

    Dec 18, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *During the Christmas season, millions around the world reflect on the miraculous birth of a divine prophet who taught that we should “forgive those who trespass against us” and love our neighbors — including our enemies — as we love ourselves.  The iconic freedom fighter who was recently laid to rest in South Africa proved […]

  • Turner’s Two Cents: Dismissal Doesn’t Clear Paula Deen Of Racism

    Aug 13, 13 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *A federal judge dismissed the racial discrimination lawsuit filed against her, but Paula Deen has not been exonerated.  The suit was tossed on a technicality, leaving the stain of the Southern cooking queen’s racially offensive remarks unwashed. Paula Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, were sued by their former restaurant manager, Lisa Jackson, who accused […]

  • Turner’s Two Cents: Limbaugh Cosigns Deen and Bachman’s Slavery Ignorance

    Aug 1, 13 by EurPublisher 6 Comments

    *Rush Limbaugh, Paula Deen and Michele Bachman must have done a lot of sleeping in history class. Or maybe their insulting false statements about slavery are part of a deliberate effort to rewrite history for right wing political purposes? While running from President in 2011, Tea Party standard bearer Bachman repeatedly made the ignorant and […]

  • Turner’s Two Cents: Mourn Gandolfini, Not Soprano

    Jun 27, 13 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    “Sopranos” star James Gandolfini got much love from the hip hop community. Not because he was a great actor, but because he was a great actor who portrayed a Mafia boss.  That’s another heartbreaking reminder of hip hop’s toxic idolization of the streets. Like his silver screen predecessors in “The Godfather,” “Scarface” and “Goodfellas,” Tony […]

  • Turner’s Two Cents: Jackie Robinson’s Non-Violent Fight: ’42′ (Video)

    Apr 8, 13 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *The film “42” dramatizes the brutal racist harassment that Jackie Robinson endured as the first black player in Major League Baseball. Robinson triumphed over the hate hurled at him by white spectators, sports writers, opposing players and teammates by concentrating on his game and resisting the natural inclination to retaliate. He suppressed his temper and […]

  • Turner’s Two Cents: The Challenge of Dr. King’s Sacrifice

    Apr 4, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *45 years ago this week – on April 4, 1968 — the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered as he stood on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN. Dr. King lived under the constant threat of death throughout the difficult years of the Civil Rights struggle, and long before he […]