by Tim Adams Fifty Six Years before The UNITED STATES EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION.
In 1807, the slave trade between Africa and Jamaica was abolished and no additional slaves were to be brought to the island after March, 1808. Slavery was officially abolished in 1838, at which time many former slaves of African descent scattered to other parts of Jamaica,
by Tim Adams In a speech that received thunderous applause at FNB stadium and a standing ovation, Obama called on people to apply the lessons of Mandela, who emerged from 27 years in prison under a racist regime, embraced his enemies when he finally walked to freedom and ushered in a new era of forgiveness and reconciliation in South Africa.
The death of Nelson Mandela should not have been a surprise to anyone. He has been ill for several months and he was 95 years old. Still, the death of a great person like Nelson Mandela just pulls at our heart strings. This is a person who dedicated his life to improve the lives of others. It is only fitting that people all over the world now will pay tribute to a great man in remembrance of his struggles and his accomplishments.
By Roger Caldwell The Florida School System was rated 5th in the nation in 2013, so they are doing a lot of things right. Floridians have always valued its educational system, and this has always been a priority for Ex-Governor Bush. Many believe that Bush still helps make the decisions about education in Florida.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer’s destruction of historic Parramore continues to rage on, now including the grand theft of Parramore’s historic bricks to use in other parts of the city! Making the matter even worse, Dyer’s administration is lying once again about the reasons.
By Roger Caldwell "It is important that all of us see the opportunity to end an unnecessary crisis and open new horizons based on respect, based on the rights of the Iranian people and removing any doubts about the exclusively peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear program. This is a process of attempting to restore confidence," says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
by Rev. Dr. Henry Vernon Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world. 1 John 4:1
Recommended Reading Daniel 7:15-28
Caveat emptor is a Latin phrase that means "let the buyer beware." While literally the phrase referred to a buyer's diminished rights after the sale of property ("look before you buy"), it serves as a warning to all who are about to buy or believe anything.