Revs Butts and Mason Stood Up: Why? Ethics

Revs. Butts and Mason Stood Up:  Why? Ethics © By Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) Slave codes not only prohibited descendants of enslaved Africans from forming an assembly of three persons, New York Penal Law § 240.10 also defines “unlawful […]

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Revs. Butts and Mason: “Real Heroes”

Revs. Butts and Mason:  “Real Heroes” By Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) Dr. Calvin O. Butts hoisted the pulpit at the historical Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA and unveiled his own greatness.  He noted that I had probably been […]

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Assassination on April 4th, 1968 In Memphis

Assassination on April 4, 1968 in Memphis By Alton H. Maddox, Jr. Leola and I were married in Coweta County, GA three months after the assassination of Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. in Memphis, TN.  I had already vowed to […]

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The Passing Of Leola W. Maddox

The Passing of Leola W. Maddox By Alton H. Maddox, Jr. The homegoing services of Leola Weaver Maddox will take place on Monday, April 3rd, one day before the assassination of Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. on April 4, 1968 […]

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Compromise of 2017: “Geopolitics Matters” ©

  Dates are important in emphasizing the import of an event.  President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Immigration Act of 1965 on October 3, 1965.  I looked at the signing, of this legislation, through the eyes of Cong. Barbara Jordan […]

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