Kirk Whalum Blog
The Voting Rights Act of 1965: banned discrim. voting practices (poll taxes, literacy tests...) Photo IDs????
The Civil Rights Act of 1964--banned discrim. in public places & employment, provided for integration.
To me it says that non-violence is stronger in the end than violence. Congrats to America for doing what's right ! Honoring Dr. MLK w/monument in DC.
Does this have any political implications? "Oppressing the poor in order to enrich oneself, and giving to the rich, will lead only to loss."- Proverbs 22:16 Where do the parties' platforms stand on this?
In celebration of our grandson Kobe on his 10th birthday (!!!) I post this pic of his mom when she was about 10 ;) SO CUTE!!
My two favorite guitarists, Earl Klugh & Jonathan Butler. Wow. They prove that our music goes far, far, far deeper "smooth."
"The pastor noted that Jesus ministered to those who eventually killed Him. 'She was ministering to the one who killed her.'" (spoken of Memphis principal stabbed by student.)
What will be different about this little boy and his generation? Will they do a better job of protecting the Poor?
Berklee summer program participants waiting w/baited breath to see if they won full scholarship--$125K! Our Stax kids snagged 2 last yr.
These are 2 of our Stax Music Academy kids shining bright in Boston at the Berklee summer pgrm. Kiyara (rt) & Terrell
I've always had a dysfunctional dislike for sandals. Can't explain it! But this morn at LaGuardia a taxi ran over a lady's feet as she exited. Ouch
Who'd have ever thought I'd be up at 5am rincng my kale!! This morning: sweet potato, kale, pineapple, green apple, cilantro, lime, ginger... Juic-a-licious
Prayeroftheday from @sojourners.com
Giver of every good gift, you have blessed us beyond belief! Everything we have is yours, and yet we grasp onto our possessions as though they might save us from our own insecurities. Draw us away from the golden calf of materialism, and lead us back to a simple life where our contentment comes from you and you alone. Amen.