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Pride in America can shine through

...I love America. So, white Americans, please try to understand your black brothers and sisters when they voice anger and frustration. It is all because of reflective thinking. God bless America and our president. Joseph Diggs Sr. Augusta

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/29/let_509495.shtml
Letters
Forgive and forget with Michael Vick

...sisters: Let's try to forgive and forget. It took a long time for me but God blessed me to forget the difference on what I fought for and what I received when I came home from Korea and Vietnam. God bless America! Joseph Diggs Sr. Augusta

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/25/let_545655.shtml
Letters
Remove outdated act

I agree with Joseph Diggs Sr.'s letter "Voting law outdated" (March 15).In 1965 the Voting Right Act was needed so blacks could vote outright. However...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-20/remove-outdated-act
Margaret V. Diggs (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...will receive friends this evening from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Survivors are her husband, Joseph Diggs, Sr., Augusta; two daughters, Beverly Berry, Duluth, GA and Jocelyn Diggs, Lawrenceville, GA; two sons, Joseph...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/13/obi_194921.shtml
Obituaries
Margaret V. Diggs (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...and loved to watch her son, Bubba during his years as a collegiate football player. Survivors are her husband, Joseph Diggs, Sr., Augusta; two daughters, Beverly Berry, Duluth, GA and Jocelyn Diggs, Lawrenceville, GA; two sons, Joseph...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/11/obi_194547.shtml
Obituaries
Voting law outdated

...has to be signed so that we as Americans can continue to vote.However, a person from any other country can obtain the absolute right to vote under the laws of America when they become citizens. Why is that?Joseph Diggs Sr.Hephzibah

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-15/voting-law-outdated
Do right by Hyde Park

...rewrite those funding laws. If not, I am asking the citizens of Richmond County to show their disgust at the polls. We certainly don't need people in places of authority who can't make intelligent decisions!Joseph Diggs Sr.Hephzibah

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-26/do-right-hyde-park
Realize MLK's vision

The Rev. Martin Luther King spoke at Beulah Grove Baptist Church on March 23, 1968, and he was assassinated the following April 4.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-21/realize-mlks-vision
City, churches should ally

...change when the next election takes place in four years. I now ask that Augusta commissioners get with the churches and get the black communities fixed up and cleaned up. They owe this to the people of Richmond County!Joseph Diggs Sr.Hephzibah

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-04/city-churches-should-all
Improve neighborhoods

...been doing all along.All ministers who helped clean up and improve black neighborhoods, please take a bow, because you all did what the Lord says: Lead and guide your people in the way He wants them to go. Amen!Joseph Diggs Sr.Hephzibah

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-07/improve-neighborhoods