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thomas-white's picture
Jun.17.2010
I was laying in bed this morning contemplating getting up when the phone rang; the universe reaching out and making my decision for me, no doubt. To my surprise it was a woman from the Pacific Northwest Writer's Association calling to inform me that of the 1200 submissions that were made to their...
leslie-musoko's picture
Jun.15.2010
This is truly, an undeniable classic of its time and highly recommended (especially the version with Henry Fonda). I have to admit that up until the end this great movie had me in suspense, which made my turn as juror even more challenging than I expected.        As silence descended upon the...
tayari-jones's picture
Jun.09.2010
Tomorrow, CNN is running a special report about The Atlanta Child Murders, the formative event of my childhood and the subject of my first novel, Leaving Atlanta. Over a two year period, at least thirty black children were murdered in Atlanta. Two were students at my elementary school. I expect...
farzana-versey's picture
Jun.07.2010
There is no comparison but if you take the BP oil spill and the Union Carbide gas leak you will see how shamelessly we let big corporations get away with murder. This is not justice from any angle you look at it. The verdict in the Bhopal Gas Murders – for a long we all have been calling it a...
doug-brooks's picture
Jun.06.2010
The Great Exploitation Proliferation Chapter 30 Its 2010 and I live in a city in West Virginia where the population for Black Americans is 4.4%.  The West Virginia justice department’s records for 2008 indicated that the progress of the civil rights movement compared to national standards...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.05.2010
  Blagojevich Calls Corruption Charges “Kafkaesque”   By Bill McMorris, Illinois Statehouse News CHICAGO — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Friday morning made his first public statement on his way to the courtroom where jury selection is set to continue for his federal corruption...
thomas-white's picture
May.26.2010
Years ago, when I was an actor, I performed in a play called The Shadow Box. The story is set in a cancer hospice and all of the patients are terminal. There are three stories that are told, an aging homosexual and his young lover, the middle-aged mother of three and her husband, and the elderly...
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May.20.2010
As I was watching a TV show last night I noticed that much of the plot of this FBI drama revolved around modern day technology and the ability to track, listen and trace a person's whereabouts, preferences and likes through their cell phone usage. This particular FBI computer geek was able to find...
thomas-white's picture
May.16.2010
In my other life, the one I live when I am not here, I am a member of three unions, Screen Actor's Guild , AFTRA and Actor's Equity Association. I have been in SAG and AEA  for almost thirty years. I was finally forced to join AFTRA two years ago. I had resisted AFTRA for a number of reasons, the...
thomas-white's picture
May.14.2010
A wonderful person for whom I hold great respect blogs everyday. I am amazed at her ability to talk. I admire that quality of being able to jot down your thoughts and make them interesting. Mostly I even bore myself. But, in an attempt to keep the flow going, I will ramble. I am a huge NFL Fan....