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KCarl Smith: The people's right to keep and bear arms

Many Americans were shot and killed over the last weekend, and some of the shootings apparently involved racial hatred.

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KCarl Smith: Respect for life

Justice Samuel Alito’s leaked draft opinion indicates the Supreme Court may soon reverse Roe v. Wade, which guarantees a woman’s right to an abortion. Of course, the draft has received both praise and condemnation.

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KCarl Smith: Elon Musk, a friend of freedom

  Elon Musk is a modern-day Frederick Douglass. His “Twitter takeover” is a significant victory in the battle for Liberty vs. Tyranny...

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KCarl Smith: My political awakening

This is Part 2 of a two-part series regarding my political awakening. Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) on Civil Rights In the majority of history...

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KCarl Smith: Looking at my life backward

This is Part 1 of a two-part series regarding one aspect of my political awakening. I know I was born Black, but I also thought I was...

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KCarl Smith: President Trump and the Black vote

Recently, I have been asked by several people regarding my thoughts on why many Blacks still view President Trump as a racist in light...

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KCarl Smith: Apostle Paul: Trump the race card

The Left constantly plays the race card to shame Conservatives and silence our voices. As a result, this keeps us on the defense. We...

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KCarl Smith: Serving and working are the paths to prosperity

This is the final series on the successful strategy of Frederick Douglass, our country’s greatest American Dream Story:            1st...

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KCarl Smith: The success strategy of Frederick Douglass, Part I

This is part 1 of a 3-part series on the successful strategy of Frederick Douglass, our country’s greatest American Dream Story. These...

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KCarl Smith: 'IN-reach' must come before 'OUT-reach'

This opinion piece is a follow-up to my editorial which was published on January 27 about diversity outreach. That piece was entitled,...

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KCarl Smith: 'Politico-schizophrenic,' and how to avoid being one

I grew up in a very staunch Christian and Democratic home. If you had asked me 20 years ago why I was a Democrat, my answer would have...

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KCarl Smith: Proud to announce the Frederick Douglass STEM Academy in Irondale

On Nov. 17, 1864, Frederick Douglass spoke to a majority Black, standing room only audience at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Baltimore, Maryland....

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KCarl Smith: Explaining 'Frederick Douglass Republicans'

Some people assume incorrectly the name Frederick Douglass Republicans refers to a minority sub-group of the GOP or that it is a name...

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KCarl Smith: Turkey-Republicans

The 2022 Primary Election season is in full swing. With the Alabama Primaries scheduled for May 24, Republican candidates are committing...

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KCarl Smith: The Left can't bear to allow true free speech

Often in politics, there is the right side of an issue and a wrong side. But without our God-given freedom of speech, how would we,...

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KCarl Smith: School choice makes education the best escape route from poverty

As we look to the next generation of citizens, leaders and innovators, it is important that we as a nation prepare them for future...

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KCarl Smith: The truth about the three-fifths compromise

In his 1925 book, Mein Kampf, Hitler talks about the use of a lie so “colossal” that no one would think that someone “could have the...

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KCarl Smith: The Apostle Paul, diversity outreach specialist

The Apostle Paul is certainly one of the best-known figures in the Bible. The letters he wrote thousands of years ago remain insightful...