Author Archives: Ametia

About Ametia

I am a Spiritual traveler, a devoted wife, mother, sister, lover of dream study, reading, theater, music, dance, and thought-provoking discussions on love, life, humor and service.

3 Chics Celebration: Happy Birthday Rikyrah!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, RIKYRAH! Please join us in celebrating Rikyrah. Rikyrah, here’s to another golden year in celebrating your generous spirit, your graciousness, your tenacity, your intelligence, your work ethics, your courage, and TRUTH-TELLING. We love you and all your service … Continue reading

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“Just Mercy”: Bryan Stevenson on Ferguson, Prison Reform & Why the Opposite of Poverty is Justice

Hat tip: Democracy Now LIZA: “This is an excellent interview with Bryan Stevenson. Amy Goodman deserves much credit. She is the only TV reporter with anything close to a national audience who consistently reports truthfully on Ferguson and many other … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama’s Remarks on Immigration

Transcript: Obama’s immigration speech My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations. It’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Happy Sunday, Everyone. AMERICA’S FIRST FAMILY And our First Grandma, Marian Robinson Our First Dogs, Sunny & BO

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Saturday Open Thread

Happy SAturday, Everyone. Enjoy your weekend with family and friends!

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Friday Open Thread | Toni Morrison Week

Hapyy Friday, Everyone.

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Thursday Open Thread | Toni Morrison Week

Hapy Thursday, Everyone! Hope you’re enjoying Toni Morrison week! Today’s featured novel…. Beloved is a novel by the American writer Toni Morrison. Set after the American Civil War (1861–1865), it is inspired by the story of an African-American slave, Margaret … Continue reading

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