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Jackie Robinson statue defaced / with racial slurs:
"racism continue to grow in america!!"

Civil Rights Leaders Unite / Dr. Frank Beckles SPEAKS OUT!!

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Civil Rights Leaders Speak out: A statue that honors sports icon **ckie Robinson has been defaced with racial *lurs and *azi references Despite an African-American President, racism continues to grow in America. Even racist *umb ***tards who **wardly use **ony names to conspire and attack anyone who speaks out against racism online!! Robinson broke sports' race barrier in 1947 as a member of the Dodgers, a story brought back into the mainstream recently because of the Robinson movie "42" that came out earlier this year. The film shows and history knows, Robinson had to overcome the racism of the era to become a athletic star. Racial epithets were thrown his way like they were hail. You'd like to think our society is beyond such things in 2013, but then an incident like this happens and you realize sometimes you give people too much credit. Even if just a few isolated, racist-filled ***tards are responsible, yet there are still ***tard women & men, who will say "Where is your proof?", "You're just making all of this up", and have a nerve to question anyone's credibility who speaks out against racism!?!- They are just *tupid!! And these racists are not discouraging anyone, because the Civil Rights LEGACY & it's true heroes, will carry on forever!! And no one can stop that!! Work started almost immediately to clean up the statue. When **upid **wards & racist ***tards like: The Augusta Chronicle, Dr. Janet Larson, Sarah Palin, Paula Deen, Christopher James, Kimberly Davis or Mel Gibson attack other respected African-American Heroes (like Stevie Wonder, Tiger Woods, Dr. Franklyn V. Beckles, Jr., Wesley Snipes or Kobie Bryant)- they just attack themselves; they attack their own credibility, by proving to the world, how racist & ignorant they really are!! Americans, should be better than that- like the Constitution says; "All men are created equal"! When some americans become intolerant to admit or fight against racial injustice, They *amage the great reputation that This Country tries to maintain, they attack the legacy of America!! I would expect that only from *vil people, not good people- because those would be the ones, who would be smart enough to rally beside the African-American heroes!!

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RACISM CONTINUES TO GROW IN AMERICA!!!
Adam Jones: Banana thrown his way at AT&T Park: Just last week, a statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese in Brooklyn was vandalized with racist slurs and Hitler references. It was another reminder like we needed one that "post-racial America" is a fairytale until further notice.

A statue, made of stone, is bad enough. But Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles is a person, and what happened to him at AT&T Park on Sunday was just as unacceptable. Jones, who is black, said somebody threw a "banana towards my direction" in the ninth inning of Baltimore's 10-2 victory against the San Francisco Giants.

Bananas have been used, time immemorial, in racist depictions of blacks as being subhuman. In 2011, a white fan threw a banana peel at NHL player Wayne Simmonds, who is black, during a game in London, Ont. Canada.

Worse than graffiti, what happened to Simmonds and Jones is tantamount to being spat upon, with an added insult of racism. In 2013, such behavior cannot be tolerated.

Jones expressed his feelings on Twitter, using (understandably) NSFW language:


I want to thank whatever [slapd---] threw that banana towards my direction in CF in the last inning. Way to show ur class u jackass.

In a way, Jones is being kind by using a (NSFW) slang term used to describe a dunce who doesn't quite know what he or she is doing. After sending his tweet, Jones fielded replies from more ignorant fans defending the banana thrower. As a result, Jones says:

Good chance this means I get off social media soon

That would be a shame. Nobody deserves to be taunted with racism, especially not Jones, who with the occasional exception engages fans on Twitter and in real life in a consistently friendly way. He's not perfect, but Major League Baseball needs more guys like Jones on social media, not fewer.

Update: The Giants say, via the San Francisco Chronicle, that they're reviewing surveillance video.

Hopefully, between ballpark security cameras and any live witnesses, the Giants can figure out who threw the banana and ban him from games. He or she should be and needs to be embarrassed. And Adam Jones is owed an apology.

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Letter to Channel 12 News: Parents wish to give their response on Latest Scandel with Augusta/Richmond County Public Schools!!
Augusta Concerned Parents Committe Chairman: Rev. Dr. Franklyn V. Beckles, Jr., and some Richmond County Parents would like to meet with a reporter to publically give our response to the Latest Richmond County Public Schools/ Frank Roberson Scandel: Allowing Bus Drivers to abandon children, leaving one at the side of the road, and another at a bus stop!! Something needs to be done, to effect change in This Failing Richmond County/B.O.Education System of incomepetence! Roberson, publically stated "That there is no problems in Richmond County Schools"; yet, he as endorsed & supported Teachers & Principals that have done or been accused of criminal actions towards children! We need "Channel 12 on your side", to get what community leaders & parents have to say about how Frank Robinson is handling these horrible situations, dealing with our kids in our community! Roberson has also publically called protesting parents & Dr. Beckles- liars, slandered us, and ignored the mounting witness statements, petition signatures, and legal paperwork- calling for the removal of at least one of these bad & negligent Principals!! He wanted proof? The constant scandels in the news; not paying teachers, not firing criminally negligent teachers, and allowing bus drivers to abandon children!!! A few months ago, a teacher at Copeland Elementary School was arrested to locking a child in a closet! What will it take for the entire community to back -Civil Rights Advocate: Dr. Beckles, in making a positive difference in our troubled Richmond County Public Schools!?! Currently, Dr. Beckles (Committee Leader), and several parents have hired an Attorney (Travers Paine), to represent them in an upcoming class action lawsuit against The Richmond County Board of Education.

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Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement | Captain Franklyn Victor Beckles Jr. Unknown to many, Black History is constantly being reshaped by new heroes & modern civil rights leaders; like: Dr. Franklyn V. Beckles, Jr., and his father; Professor Franklyn Victor Beckles, Sr.

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Famous Civil Rights Leader Profiled All over The News & Hailed as a Hero:

The Augusta Chronicle / Janice Mathis Rainbow/PUSH Coalition: Profiles NEW HERO & Modern Civil Rights Leader- Rev. Dr. Frank V. Beckles, Jr.


Janice Mathis | Rainbow/PUSH Coalition: Profiles NEW HERO & Modern Civil Rights Leader- Rev. Dr. Frank V. Beckles, Jr. Setting The Record Straight: THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE 6/6/2013 RETRACTION OF LIES PRINTED BY REPORTER TRACEY McManus !!!

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THE TRUTH IS SPREADING & NEW CIVIL RIGHTS HEROES ARE SPEAKING OUT AGAINST RACISM & INJUSTICE IN THE SOUTH! The articles on Parents confronting Superintendent Roberson & the B.O.E., and Principal Kim Davis response to allegations of her misconduct (which was all proven factual in previous news reports & eye witness statements)- Kim Davis's public statement was a complete fabrication and a deliberate "Damage Control" effort, to falsely attack the character of a respected Church Leader, and social activist who was only protecting his son & defending other children who all have been mistreated or abused by disgraceful School Principal Kimberly Davis!! At first, the Local Media substantiated all of Rev. Beckles & other concerned Parents' claims of injustice by The Copeland Elementary School Principal, but on 6/5/2013, after these Parents led by Rev. Dr. Beckles marched to the B.O.E., and met with Mr. Roberson and the corrupt administrators, some of the facts, videos, statements & content was altered to make Rev. Beckles & the concern parents an appear dishonest or taking advantage of immoral school officials?!?
WJBF, WFXG, and The Augusta Chronicle- all omitted facts, footage, threats by Roberson, and recorded statements proving that Dr. Beckles & the other parents was telling the truth and presented evidence during their meeting with Roberson & the B.O.E., at NO time did the News accurately report the Historic Civil Rights March or Parents confronting a disreputable Superintendent! And refused to report or print that Rev. Beckles & the parents DID have & presented documented proof, along with a petition of over 300 signatures to back up their claims! Instead, false or misleading reports about another petition (which was never produced) was presented to keep Kim Davis from being removed, and photos of Davis's Supporters, was reported that they were parents, when most of the people were in fact; Copeland Elementary Employees, and their Leader PTA President Woolfolk was a fraud (no one as ever heard about him and he is under investigation for embezzling PTA funds)!!

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Fact is, The Augusta Chronicle (among others) distorted statements said by Parent Committee Spokesperson & Leader: Dr. Beckles and the group of concerned parents who are witnesses to the injustice, abuse of power, and corruption performed by Principal Kim Davis, Superintendent Frank Roberson, Tim Spivey, Missoura Ash, and members of the B.O.E.!!
Augusta Chronicle reporter (calling on her private cellphone), Tracey McManus twisted statements said by Rev. Beckles about the rally on 6/5/2013, in a recorded conversation he had with McManus through speakerphone in front of witnesses, who clearly remember Dr. Beckles, refusing to discuss anything about his employment history, and wanted to keep the focus on the issue of kids being bullied in school, and The Richmond County School System, failing to do anything about it! McManus stated that she "would only print news about the meeting parents had with the B.O.E.", and deliberately lied to Rev. Beckles & The Parents who were listening, and printed a fabrication about what was said in her article on 6/6/2013- in The Augusta Chronicle!!
The Augusta Chronicle is notorious for changing words said by people & printing misleading or false statements, that's why they are a disreputable & racist newspaper business! Tracey McManus deliberately changed the focus from protecting children from being mistreated by Davis, to verbally attacking & lying about a respected Church Leader and the concerned parents who all came to him for help, to represent them, and for doing what is right in protecting kids from a crazy out-of-control Principals like Kimberly W. Davis, Joretta Akpo-Sanni, and corrupt school administrators (Tim Spivey, Frank Roberson, and Missoura Ash) of the Augusta B.O.E.!
And The Augusta Chronicle continues to print more lies: in their 6/8/2013 issue They printed that they were voted as being the best newspaper in America!!! By an organization that doesn't even exist!
Tracey McManus also lied in her 6/6/2013 issue, stating that she contacted the Human Resource Dept. of New Orleans Police Dept., when they told me, she never called them, to check Dr. Beckles employment history with them. And in New Orleans; Security Officer & Police Officer- ARE CONSIDERED THE SAME JOB!! And no matter what law enforcement agency you are with- YOU WORK WITH THE NEW ORLEANS POLICE DEPARTMENT!!
Plus she never produced the name of the New Orleans person that she allegedly contacted!!
The Augusta Chronicle (as witnessed by several parents) did not state all the facts pertaining to the 6/5/2013 B.O.E. Meeting, and Tracey McManus and her friend Susan McCord (another lousy & racist reporter), committed to helping the corrupt Principal, PTA President, & B.O.E., cover up their incompetence and conceal the truth! Woolfolk "The phony", and his "so-called" group of parents advocating for Davis, were mostly Teachers and School Personnel- NOT PARENTS OF CHILDREN THAT GO TO COPELAND! The Chronicle & Media erroneously stated that Davis's Supporters also had a Petition of Signatures to keep Davis as Principal, was never presented or produced!!
Who Jackie

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Aug 15, 2013
 
Augusta Chronicle wrote:
Jackie Robinson statue defaced / with racial slurs:
"racism continue to grow in america!!"
Civil Rights Leaders Unite / Dr. Frank Beckles SPEAKS OUT!!
United States
Civil Rights Leaders Speak out: A statue that honors sports icon **ckie Robinson has been defaced with racial *lurs and *azi references Despite an African-American President, racism continues to grow in America. Even racist *umb ***tards who **wardly use **ony names to conspire and attack anyone who speaks out against racism online!! Robinson broke sports' race barrier in 1947 as a member of the Dodgers, a story brought back into the mainstream recently because of the Robinson movie "42" that came out earlier this year. The film shows and history knows, Robinson had to overcome the racism of the era to become a athletic star. Racial epithets were thrown his way like they were hail. You'd like to think our society is beyond such things in 2013, but then an incident like this happens and you realize sometimes you give people too much credit. Even if just a few isolated, racist-filled ***tards are responsible, yet there are still ***tard women & men, who will say "Where is your proof?", "You're just making all of this up", and have a nerve to question anyone's credibility who speaks out against racism!?!- They are just *tupid!! And these racists are not discouraging anyone, because the Civil Rights LEGACY & it's true heroes, will carry on forever!! And no one can stop that!! Work started almost immediately to clean up the statue. When **upid **wards & racist ***tards like: The Augusta Chronicle, Dr. Janet Larson, Sarah Palin, Paula Deen, Christopher James, Kimberly Davis or Mel Gibson attack other respected African-American Heroes (like Stevie Wonder, Tiger Woods, Dr. Franklyn V. Beckles, Jr., Wesley Snipes or Kobie Bryant)- they just attack themselves; they attack their own credibility, by proving to the world, how racist & ignorant they really are!! Americans, should be better than that- like the Constitution says; "All men are created equal"! When some americans become intolerant to admit or fight against racial injustice, They *amage the great reputation that This Country tries to maintain, they attack the legacy of America!! I would expect that only from *vil people, not good people- because those would be the ones, who would be smart enough to rally beside the African-American heroes!!
Who is this Jackie Robinson? Did she do something important for black people?
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Augusta Chronicle wrote:
RACISM CONTINUES TO GROW IN AMERICA!!!
Adam Jones: Banana thrown his way at AT&T Park: Just last week, a statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese in Brooklyn was vandalized with racist slurs and Hitler references. It was another reminder like we needed one that "post-racial America" is a fairytale until further notice.
A statue, made of stone, is bad enough. But Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles is a person, and what happened to him at AT&T Park on Sunday was just as unacceptable. Jones, who is black, said somebody threw a "banana towards my direction" in the ninth inning of Baltimore's 10-2 victory against the San Francisco Giants.
Bananas have been used, time immemorial, in racist depictions of blacks as being subhuman. In 2011, a white fan threw a banana peel at NHL player Wayne Simmonds, who is black, during a game in London, Ont. Canada.
Worse than graffiti, what happened to Simmonds and Jones is tantamount to being spat upon, with an added insult of racism. In 2013, such behavior cannot be tolerated.
Jones expressed his feelings on Twitter, using (understandably) NSFW language:
I want to thank whatever [slapd---] threw that banana towards my direction in CF in the last inning. Way to show ur class u jackass.
In a way, Jones is being kind by using a (NSFW) slang term used to describe a dunce who doesn't quite know what he or she is doing. After sending his tweet, Jones fielded replies from more ignorant fans defending the banana thrower. As a result, Jones says:
Good chance this means I get off social media soon
That would be a shame. Nobody deserves to be taunted with racism, especially not Jones, who with the occasional exception engages fans on Twitter and in real life in a consistently friendly way. He's not perfect, but Major League Baseball needs more guys like Jones on social media, not fewer.
Update: The Giants say, via the San Francisco Chronicle, that they're reviewing surveillance video.
Hopefully, between ballpark security cameras and any live witnesses, the Giants can figure out who threw the banana and ban him from games. He or she should be and needs to be embarrassed. And Adam Jones is owed an apology.
What's wrong with that? I thought you people liked bananas.
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Dec 12, 2013
 
Dr. Franklyn Victor Beckles, Jr.: Famous Church Pastor, Reality TV Star/Movie Actor, Firefighter, Book Author, & Civil Rights Leader, and Former: Police Officer, Navy Seal Trainee, Independent Film Director, Christian Radio Host, Gospel TV Sensation..

UNSUNG CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER: Black History is constantly being reshaped by new heroes & modern civil rights leaders; like: Dr. Franklyn V. Beckles, Jr., and His FAMILY!!
Dr. Franklyn Victor Beckles, Jr., and Mrs. Adrian Felicia Beckles (Parents)
THEIR CHILDREN: Christian Alexander Green Beckles (Son) 10/23/02, Dayshia Jan'ee Beckles (Daughter) 6/16/09, Aleiyah Rosetrice Beckles (Daughter) 8/2/10, Jaylen Michael Victor Beckles (Son) 2/9/12, and Miracle Victoria Alese Beckles (Newborn Daughter) 11/22/13 .

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Local Augusta Hero -Bishop Dr. Franklyn Beckles, Jr., who is still is regarded as a Champion for human rights, and a true hero, who continues to fight against racism!

BIRTH: Miracle Victoria Alese Beckles
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The Rev. Dr. Franklyn V. Beckles Jr. and Mrs. Adriain Beckles of Augusta announce the birth of their daughter, Miracle Victoria Alese Beckles, born Nov. 22, 2013 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Paternal grandparents are Franklyn V. Beckles Sr. and Samella Beckles of Aiken, Beatrice Darren of Augusta, and Harry Beckles and Marie Thomas Beckles.

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