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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.

Amnesty International | Police in Ferguson committed human rights abuses

Police in Ferguson, Missouri, committed human rights abuses as they sought to quell mostly peaceful protests that erupted after an officer killed an unarmed black teenager, an international human rights organization said in a report released on Friday. The Amnesty … Continue reading

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The Integrity of the Grand Jury Investigation into the Shooting of #MichaelBrown is GONE.

The integrity of the Grand Jury investigation into the shooting of #MichaelBrown is GONE. This Grand Jury needs to be dismissed. First we had the news of Darren Wilson testifying before the Grand Jury for 4 hours, then a Twitter … Continue reading

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#MichaelBrown shooting scene: ‘He held that boy and fired out of the car. He held his arm and fired’.

Michael Brown shooting scene. Witnesses describing what they saw. Michael Brown shooting scene witness ‘The first shot, he fired out of the car’

Posted in Current Events, discrimination, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Institutional Racism, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

How can you claim fear when you’re the ONLY one with a gun, Darren Wilson?

This New York Times article stinks to high heaven. Darren Wilson claims he feared for his life and shot Michael Brown in self defense. That dog don’t hunt! Why fear when you’re the ONLY one with a fucking gun? Darren … Continue reading

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Ancient Treasures of Native American Culture

DAILY MAIL: According to the Library of Congress’ website: ‘When European settlers arrived on the North American continent at the end of the fifteenth century, they encountered diverse Native American cultures—as many as 900,000 inhabitants with over 300 different languages.’ … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

Good Morning! Lifting up Michael Brown’s family along with Vonderrick Myers family in prayer. 3ChicsPolitico stand in solidarity with them as they seek justice for their children. Please feel free to drop your words of inspiration, encouragement, music, poems and … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Current Events, Faith, Good News!, Inspiration, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, Music, News, Open Thread, Politics, Praise, Spirituality, Worship | Tagged , , , , , | 66 Comments

Saturday Open Thread | Champaign

Champaign was a 1980s American R&B band with adult contemporary leanings, best known for their 1981 hit, “How ‘Bout Us“. The septet, who named themselves after their hometown of Champaign, Illinois, included Pauli Carman and Rena Jones (later Day) on … Continue reading

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