Category Archives: Black History

Ferguson: No more votes for Claire McCaskill and Jay Nixon

It’s been hard for me to gather my thoughts. But, our newest Ferguson post was old and getting full of replies. It’s hard because it’s difficult to put into words the level of rage that I feel. I keep on … Continue reading

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“Just Mercy”: Bryan Stevenson on Ferguson, Prison Reform & Why the Opposite of Poverty is Justice

Hat tip: Democracy Now LIZA: “This is an excellent interview with Bryan Stevenson. Amy Goodman deserves much credit. She is the only TV reporter with anything close to a national audience who consistently reports truthfully on Ferguson and many other … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama Nominates Loretta Lynch for US Attorney General

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Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls” 40th Anniversary Exhibition

I don’t believe any black girl can graduate to womanhood without knowing about, seeing, and understanding Ms. Ntozake Shange’s Choreopoem “For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf.” Ntozake Sahnge- Poet, author, and playwright Paulette Williams … Continue reading

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Call to Action: National March on Ferguson

The Justice for Michael Brown Leadership Coalition will be holding a massive demonstration in Ferguson, Mo at Ground Zero on Saturday, August 30th, 10:00 am Central Time and are calling for supporters nationwide to stand with them in solidarity in … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Institutional Racism, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, US Department of Justice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 81 Comments

Friday Open Thread | The Jackson 5 Week

I hope you have enjoyed this week with The Jackson 5.  

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Thursday Open Thread | The Jackson 5 Week

Are you enjoying this week with The Jackson 5?  

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