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The Champions Who Walked Among Us – Article 3 – The Sojourner

What do you do when you are subject to the whims and fantasies of others? Who do you run to when you see a double standard being lived? Black skinned, nappy haired, this child’s place was to listen and obey, but what happens if she doesn’t understand? Is there no mercy for a child of …

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The Champions Who Walked Among Us – Article 1 – The Washerwoman

The war had been over two years when she was born. It was a cold day, perhaps raining down on the Delta in Louisiana, two days before Christmas.  Even though the people knew they were free citizens, the terror had already begun, and by the time, her eyes had opened, and she had begun to …

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