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A change has come!

My last name is O’Mara. It’s an Irish name and back in the ’70s my father, Joe, received something in the mail addressed to “Joseph Omar.” A few days ago, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib became the first Muslim women … Continue reading

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A Change is gonna come

I have thousands of songs in my Rock and Roll Riot library but the one that affects me the most, even when I listen to the (pre-recorded) airings is Sam Cooke’s stirring civil rights anthem, A Change is Gonna Come. … Continue reading

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