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About TheQuirkyEccentric

The Quirky Eccentric is an author and licensed registered nurse in the state of Florida with over 15 years of experience in multiple areas of the healthcare industry. I received my Associate of Science in Nursing from Florida Community College at Jacksonville and my Bachelor's Degree from Jacksonville University-news/politics junkie, urban, Mama's girl, cat woman, socially lazy, loner, liberal. I firmly believe you can learn something from anybody, I respect people from all walks of life, equality for all. Check out my page on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B073YKYGL7

The Biggest Heist

As the minority party for the last eight plus years, the Democrats have done a fairly decent job battling to defend the Voting Rights Act, affirmative action and Roe vs Wade. Although these laws have yet to be completely repealed … Continue reading

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PUBLIX: Where Shopping Is No Longer A Pleasure

  I had a good laugh off of the latest ad being run by Adam Putnam, current FL Commissioner of Agriculture and Republican candidate for governor. I’m paraphrasing here: “The liberals look down on people who work with their hands, … Continue reading

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Before StarBucks, Calif. Airbnb, Yale, Lake Merritt Park Oakland and Grandview Gold Course there was the Rosewood Massacre

The last known survivor of the Rosewood Massacre died of lung cancer in hospice at the University of Florida Jacksonville, on May 2, 2018, with family members by her side. Mary Hall Daniels, 98, was just 3 years old when … Continue reading

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Living While Black: White America Has Generally Always Feared Black People

  The Origin of White Fear Is Rooted In Slavery Not only is the origin of white fear rooted in slavery but for many, it’s been a necessity in maintaining white supremacy through the ages and today. White fear is … Continue reading

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Unapologetically Black, Woman & Democrat: I Don’t Have To Defend My Political Persuasion…But I Can and I Will

  When Chance the Rapper stated, “Black people don’t have to be Democrats”. I took this as Chance taking a swipe at Democrats and folks who vote Democrat, namely other black people. This is why he deserves as much ire … Continue reading

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Why the “Democratic Plantation” Slur Needs To End…Like Yesterday

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Why the “Democratic Plantation” Slur Needs To End…Like Yesterday

  I Don’t Care Who Says It, It’s Wrong For every white “free thought” defender of Kanye West’s recent full embrace of Donald Trump, you’ll also find about the same number who will attack members of the black community for … Continue reading

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The Unlawful Arrest of Two Black Men In Starbucks Is Not the Result of Implicit Bias but Explicit Bias…So Why Are We Closing An Entire Company For One Day, Again?

  It’s not a Starbucks problem…it’s an American problem. What happened in Starbucks happens everyday in America, several times as day. Explicit bias refers to the attitudes and beliefs one has about a person or group of people on a … Continue reading

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MLK: A Broken Man Who Never Recovered? Seriously?

  At first, I thought this was an April Fool’s joke. I’m not really sure if Politico thought it’s latest story about Martin Luther King Jr.’s secret white girlfriend was the best way to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his … Continue reading

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BYE MISS LAURA!

If the Laura Ingraham controversy isn’t proof Americans sees race much more than many of us would like to admit, I don’t know what is. Parkland survivor David Hogg has it right. Laura Ingraham is ONLY apologizing for money as … Continue reading

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