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Entry for February 28, 2008

February 28, 2008

WHAT HAPPENS TO A
DREAM DEFFERED?

Does it dry up
Like a raisin in the sun?
Or fester like a sore –
And then run?
Does it stink like rotten meat?
Or crust and sugar over –
like a syrupy sweet?
Maybe it just sags
like a heavy load
Or does it explode?

– by Langston Hughes

Five thousand black men a year die needless death every year, for the last 40 years. Is it still honorable to kill a black man because he was acting threatening due to the fact that he was on drugs, http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/45/165.html.

THEY HONORED THE COP
Award for White Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting of Black Man
Records show that white East Haven, Conn, Police Officer Robert Flodquist, who was involved in fatal shooting of unarmed black motorist Malik Jones last year, was awarded silver star for bravery by American Police Hall of Fame in Miami for his actions in case; Justice Dept is still inveestigating whether Flodquist violated Jones’s civil rights

September 25, 1998
MORE ON CONNECTICUT AND KEY WORDS: BLACKS, POLICE, AWARDS, DECORATIONS AND HONORS, EAST HAVEN (CONN), JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, AMERICAN POLICE HALL OF FAME, FLODQUIST, ROBERT, JONES, MALIK

Question: Was her hair combed when she made the statement about being proud? I tell you the spouses are going to mess it up.

Subject: msnbc.com video: O’Reilly’s ‘lynching party’

OReillys lynching party

Feb. 20: Washington Posts Eugene Robinson discusses Bill OReillys lynching comment while referencing Michelle Obamas statements about pride in her country, http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/23264385#23264385.

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