About MGJack

I have just entered my 30th year of a career in Law Enforcement the last 25 as a Federal Agent now in Washington DC. As I approach retirement I have been struggling with a big question. What do I want to be when I grow up? After a lot of thought, prayer and thinking back over my experiences as a Police Officer and Special Agent it came to me that my calling is still Justice. Not Justice in the sense of the Criminal Justice system I have served since I was a kid, but social justice and seeking justice for those who can’t seek it for themselves. As time goes on and I build my page here you will see the social justice causes and organizations I am passionate about. I hope that your spending time at my page will maybe cause some of you to gain some interest and passion for social justice. Thanks for dropping by and I look forward to networking and build relationships for social justice.

13 responses to “About MGJack

  1. Hey! My name is Olivia and I’m a teen with a passion for social justice. It’s my dream to someday work as a Christian counselor to former sex slaves in India. Keep up the work of fighting against slavery! God bless!

    • Thanks so much Olivia for your kind words. I use to fight Human Trafficking and Slavery because it was part of my job. But now I know it’s my call from God to fight this in justice. Thanks again and God Bless

  2. DC EMANCIPATION PARADE

    Hello!

    My name is Ha-Tuyen Nguyen. I am an intern at Free the Slaves. Currently, Free the Slaves (along with other organizations) is organizing an event for this week’s celebration of Lincoln’s legacy. I hope you can help our organization get the word out for DC Emancipation Parade this Thursday. I truly appreciate it. Keep up the awesome work!

    Best,
    Ha-Tuyen

    DETAILS:

    Date: Thursday, April 16, 2009

    Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm

    Location: Historic Franklin Square, between 13th and 14th and I (Eye) Streets, NW, Washington, DC

    DC Emancipation Day Parade and Rally for Statehood:

    Honor the 3,100 enslaved persons freed in Washington, DC on April 16, 1862 with a reenactment, music, and poetry…then rally for DC Statehood and the freedom of the modern-day enslaved.

    Hosted by The African American Holiday Association, The American Friends Service Committee, DC Black History Celebration Committee, Free the Slaves, Friends of DC Emancipation Day, and Stand Up! for Democracy in DC Coalition (Free DC).

    For more information please visit the following sites:

    http://www.freetheslaves.net

    Facebook event:

    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=2529409&ref=profile#/event.php?eid=59022828250

  3. Mary Ann Cloherty

    I heard about this through a radio interview on NPR with Emma Thompson – Bravo for your action and urgency!

  4. Thank you for your kind word. Please spread the news about this these issues presented here on alenow.org.

  5. Did you realize that the 13th amendment did not free the AfricanAmerican slaves? It was not put into statute until 1948, 18 U.S.C. 1581. Until then, AfricanAmericans were routinely, millions of them, between the Civil War and WWII, arrested for bizarre charges and forced into slavery.
    Read the Wall Street Journal story on Micheal Blackmon’s book, Slavery by Another Name, in the March 29, 2008 Wall St Journal’s Weekend Journal, and also in the New York Times April 2008 “What Emancipation Did Not Accomplish” and also PBS Bill Moyers’s program on Michael Blackon’s book.

  6. Myles, Thank you for the comment and for pointing readers to other resources.

  7. I am so excited about finding your blog. I just attended a Human Trafficking Conference in Oklahoma City and I’ve been to Cambodia with my church and spent time in a Rescue Home. Thank you for standing up those without a voice and letting the world know what is happening around the world and it must stop.

  8. mgjack, I’m curious: what is the difference between “emancipate” and “liberate”?

    • Wait. I think I’ve got my own answer. Someone who has been freed is not necessarily someone who has been emancipated. For instance, a slave who has run away or who has been stolen from his master and let loose in free territory has been freed, but not emancipated. A slave who is legally owned is emancipated when the relevant laws are struck down or when his master releases him.

      Did I get it right?

      • To emancipate would be by law or action of a government. To liberate is to remove someone from the bondage, rescue or free them. Would you agree? So yes you got it right.

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  10. sunil Kumar shrestha

    Great job, keep it up. I

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