Vox Populi

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Clifford Thompson: Twin of Blackness

I have come to think of blackness as my twin. The proof is that we came along at the same time: 1963, the year of my birth, also brought the … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Clifford Thompson: Improvising America

For years, as an African-American, I sought to figure out my cultural identity. My manner and lifestyle went against what many think of as the way a “real” black person … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Clifford Thompson: A Brief Take on Slavery and the Holocaust

The tendency to mistreat one another, occasionally on a horrifyingly large scale, appears to run deep in the human makeup. Our technological progress routinely laps its moral counterpart, if, in … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

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