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Electronic Bible Thief Sought - Jacksonville News Story - WJXT Jacksonville

Electronic Bible Thief Sought - Jacksonville News Story - WJXT Jacksonville Only Christians will buy those stole electronic items. What a sad thing if they do. The thief will probably sell them at the Flea Market. Has he ever heard, "Thou shall not steal?" When he is apprehended the judge will tell him at his sentencing, "Thou shall not steal" which will be the only way that he will hear that because he isn't going to read the Bible nor go to church seeking Jesus for his salvation.

BACK WHEN WE WERE NEGROES

Back when we were Negroes By Charles E. Richardson Posted on Sun, Jul. 31, 2011 in the Macon Telegraph There was a time until the early 1960s when the terms to describe those of African decent, like me -- African-American or Black or Afro-American -- were almost unheard of. I remember a distinct conversation with a friend discussing descriptive terms for ourselves in 1963 or '64. The term "black" was just coming into vogue and he didn't like it one bit. "Call me a Negro," he said, "but don't call me black." Now, the word "Negro" (publications used a lower case "n") has almost become a pejorative, so I was a little surprised when my pastor, the Rev. Willie Reid, used it during Thursday's revival. "Back when we were Negroes," he said, and listed several things that were different about black life in America back then. That got me to thinking. Back when we were Negroes in the 1950s, "on…