Author Archives: SouthernGirl2

About SouthernGirl2

A Native Texan who adores baby kittens, loves horses, rodeos, pomegranates, & collect Eagles. Enjoys politics, games shows, & dancing to all types of music. Loves discussing and learning about different cultures. A Phi Theta Kappa lifetime member with a passion for Social & Civil Justice.

Happy Birthday, Ametia!

Please join us in celebrating Ametia’s birthday. Feel free to drop your birthday wishes, poems, or music video links, etc., in the comments section. Birthdays are happy events, Times when dreams come true. So dream a good dream (and let … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Current Events, Love, Music, Open Thread | Tagged , , | 18 Comments

President Obama Observes Moment Of Silence For Anniversary Of September 11th Attacks

Posted in Barack Obama, Current Events, First Lady Michelle Obama, News, Open Thread, POTUS, President Obama, Tribute, Vice President Joe Biden | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

#Ferguson City Council Meeting

OMG! The police horror stories in #Ferguson. No surprise at all AG Eric Holder ordered a probe of the entire police department & beyond. Jim Crow will not DIE. After hearing all of these horror stories, no way the Ferguson police … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, Domestic Terrorism, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 54 Comments

Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

Posted in Christianity, Current Events, Faith, Good News!, Gospel, Honor, Music, News, Open Thread, Politics, Praise, Spirituality, Worship | Tagged , , , , | 70 Comments

Attorney Nick Zotos: Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson roughed up drug suspect

Officer Darren Wilson arrested Christopher Brooks on Feb. 28, 2013, after catching him and another man allegedly packaging marijuana to sell while sitting in a car in Brooks’ grandmother’s driveway. Yahoo News obtained the full police report from Brooks’ lawyer, … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 80 Comments

Saturday Open Thread

To all of our commenters, readers, followers, friends and guests, I hope you enjoy your weekend with friends and family. Stay safe!

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Friday Open Thread | #HealSTL

One of the byproducts of the aftermath of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson is the national attention that has been paid to the dramatic disparity in voter participation and political representation of African-Americans in the small suburb of … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Democracy, Empowerment, Gun Violence, Healing, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Politics, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 36 Comments