One of Brian’s Favorite Quotes
There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs. There is acertain class of race-problem solvers who don't want the patient to get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only an easy means of making a living, but also an easy medium through which to make themselves prominent before the public.”
— Booker T. Washington
Widow of ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle Was Holding a Poignant Object on the Red Carpet That You May Have Missed
Taya Kyle — widow of slain Navy SEAL sharpshooter Chris Kyle — showed up to the Academy Awards ceremony Sunday in Los Angeles in support of “American Sniper” and apparently wowed a bunch of people on the red carpet.
Taya Kyle attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards. (Image source: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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But did you notice what Kyle was holding in her hand? A closeup photo reveals it:
Image source: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
A dog tag that appears to have belonged to her late husband, along with what looks like a cross.
Here’s Kyle being interviewed on the red carpet: