Tag Archives: Ethnicity

A Sign of the Times

Kids enjoying some cool, refreshing watermelon. If they were poor, they wouldn’t have known unless someone told them A young lady responded to a post I recently submitted to Facebook that, as a child, she did not know she was … Continue reading

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A Picnic to Remember

My family and I on one of our many visits to Skyline Drive, that’s me on the right While growing up, our family made picnicking on Skyline Drive, in the Shenandoah National Park, a regular pastime since before I can … Continue reading

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Charles N. Davis Masonry Contractors

A mason lays 4 inch cinderblock as laborers wait, ready to supply mortar nad block You couldn’t be a black male from the Piney Ridge area of Remington, VA. and NOT work for the Charles N. Davis Masonry Contractor company … Continue reading

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Just Like Hugo’s

Stan Brown with two classmates at Navy Air Traffic Control Training Center at Naval Air Station Glynco in Brunswick, GA   How in the world could I have let myself be talked into a situation like this again? There I … Continue reading

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Norfolk State College: (A Fish Out of Water )

(The following events are true, the names were changed to protect the innocent (and the not so innocent)) “Benny, you get the bologna, I’ll get the cheese. Leroy, you get the mayonnaise and Stagalee wear my maxi-coat, you got’ta get … Continue reading

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