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Dick & Tish flank friends from Congo days

Global & Local Viewpoints on the World & Civil Rights

I had a chance to catch up with my friend Kelly’s parents recently. Kelly & I became fast friends in college and made more than a few trips to visit her family while we were in school. This small school Phillips University (Enid, OK) helped me meet people from all over…. and although Kelly’s parents […]

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Lorraine Motel Memphis - Martin Luther King Memorial - National Civil Rights Museum

Observing Martin Luther King’s Birthday in Memphis

Sure this is an agricultural blog and many of you will assume that a post on the national holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday is a bit off the mainstream path, but then again, I’m rarely known to be conventional. And having grown up in Memphis, this holiday was something that was part […]

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