Category Archives: Civil Rights

DOJ Ferguson Police Report

AG Eric Holder Press Conference

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Ferguson official on President Obama: ‘What black man holds a steady job for four years’

The officials in Ferguson are evilness sent from hell to terrorize black people.  It’s a way of life for them. Robbing black people blind, corruption, police brutality and murder. Disband both Ferguson and St Louis County police departments and start new to build trust.  Trust with the … Continue reading

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Ohio police shoot unarmed black mother and infant

Some stories make national headlines, but many do not. One of those that was swept under the rug and ignored by almost all of the national mainstream media, was the shooting of 26-year-old Tarika Wilson and her 14-month-old infant child. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | A Look Back At The Violence In #Ferguson

In this episode, Darryl Pinckney discusses his essay “In Ferguson.” He visited Ferguson, Missouri, in November, when a grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. The … Continue reading

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Black History | Celebrating 50 years | #Selma March 1965

Hat tip Smithsonian.com

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Black History | FBI investigates claim suspects in 1946 Georgia mass lynching may be alive

US authorities are investigating whether some of those responsible for one of the American south’s most notorious mass lynchings are still alive, in an attempt to finally bring prosecutions over the brutal unsolved killings. FBI agents have questioned a man … Continue reading

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Black History |The Slave Trade | Conditions on Slave Ships

Conditions on Slave Ships How the slaves were “packed” There are two ways for the captains to load their boats with slaves. One system is called loose packing to deliver slaves. Under that system, captains transported fewer slaves than their … Continue reading

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