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  • Turner’s Two Cents: The Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Watch)

    Jul 2, 14 by Cameron Turner Leave a comment

    *“We will resist to the bitter end any measure or any movement which would have a tendency to bring about social equality and intermingling and amalgamation of the races in our states.” With that racist pronouncement, Sen. Richard Russell of Georgia declared war on the federal civil rights bill that reached the Senate in the […]

  • Turner’s Two Cents: Dr King’s Call for Economic Justice (Video)

    Jan 16, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *“As long as there is extreme poverty in this world, no man can be totally rich even if he has a billion dollars…Because we are all tied together in a single garment of destiny.” With statements like these, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. articulated the philosophy that propelled his pursuit of social justice. […]

  • 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: George Zimmerman: Acquitted But Guilty

    Jul 14, 13 by EurPublisher 24 Comments

    *“Not guilty” does not mean innocent.  George Zimmerman was found not guilty of second degree murder in the killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, but he’s by no means innocent. Had prosecutors charged him with manslaughter instead of murder, Zimmerman might be in a cell today instead of walking free under God’s sunshine.  George Zimmerman […]