A Rush to Judgment

It was a dark February night in Florida. In a suburban gated community in Sanford, a black 17-year-old male named Trayvon Martin had donned his hoodie sweatshirt and walked to a local convenience store. He was then on his way back to the home of his father’s fiancé with his now famous Skittles and Iced …

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Welcome to my new home ~ johnnyb.me!

If you are a fan of Rhythms & Beats, you probably have noticed there have been some changes around here. The original concept for me behind starting Rhythms & Beats was to have an outlet for the musician in me. A creative place to embrace the drummer that is always lurking inside me - right under …

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On Freedom and Morality…

I have been thinking a lot lately about the freedoms we all enjoy as Americans, and the morality of how those freedoms are applied. Take our Freedom of Speech for instance. That most essential component of the First Amendment to the Constitution. We all know that the First Amendment gives Americans the right to well, …

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