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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.

Saturday Open Thread | Baby girl dancing with dad & killing it

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Friday Open Thread | Texas sportscaster delivered a powerful speech about racism

The Texas news anchor known for lessons on empathy and equality is back, this time offering advice for the administrators at Flower Mound High School. WFAA anchor Dale Hansen dedicated his Feb. 24 “Dale Unplugged” segment to what happened at … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Current Events, discrimination, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, News, Open Thread, Politics, Racial Bias, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 68 Comments

President Obama remembers Trayvon Martin

President Obama on Thursday commemorated the third anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old black high school student shot dead in Florida by a neighborhood watch volunteer. “Today on the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, showing all … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Black History, Current Events, Honor, Justice for Trayvon Martin, Memorial, News, Open Thread, President Obama, Racial Profiling | Tagged , , , | 20 Comments

#BlackHistory: Student uncovers lost Malcolm X tape

Ever since Malcolm X was killed, every detail of his life has been scoured. At least that’s what Malcolm Burnley thought … until, as a senior at Brown University, he discovered a story about a campus visit. “Reading his autobiography … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Obama’s Immigration Town Hall

WASHINGTON —  President Barack Obama said Wednesday that Republicans can go after his immigration programs in the courts and in Congress, but his confidence will not be shaken. “In the short term, if Mr. McConnell, the leader of the Senate, … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Current Events, Immigration Reform, News, Open Thread, Politics, POTUS, President Obama | Tagged , , , , , , | 85 Comments

BlackHistory: #AmeriKKKa Selling humans for profit

America has committed crimes beyond description against black people, caused destruction of families and untold sufferings.

Posted in Black History, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Racism, Slave Auctions, Slavery, Terrorism | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Wednesday Open Thread | Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill

President Barack Obama on Tuesday, as promised, swiftly vetoed a Republican bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, leaving the long-debated project in limbo for another indefinite period. The U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, after receiving Obama’s veto message, … Continue reading

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