Category Archives: Civil Rights

Reverend Dr. William Barber Speaks on America’s TRUE MORAL COMPASS

True MORAL COMPASS

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3 Chics Politico’s Black History Summer Movies Series

Hat tip Yahtc, THANK YOU. ***************************************************************************************** This week’s featured movie is… “Separate But Equal” (Parts 1 and 2)

Posted in Africans, Black History, Civil Rights, Democracy, discrimination, Empowerment, History, Inspiration, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Movies, Politics | Tagged , | 7 Comments

Actress/Activist Ruby Dee Dead at 91

Another Legend has gone home. Ruby Dee dead at 91: Legendary stage and screen actress — and Civil Rights leader — frequently costarred with husband Ossie Davis Family member confirms death. Dee was living in New Rochelle. BY Joe Neumaier … Continue reading

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Video & Transcript | The Case for REPARATIONS by Ta Nehisi Coates

Ta Nehisi Coates’ article, The Case for Reparations in the Atlantic. Bill Moyers & Ta Nehisi Coates SG2: “This ISH is EMBARRASSING! white income in 2011 was 72% higher than blacks. Where’s the outrage? When women were making 77 cents … Continue reading

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Videos | TRMS Presents History of Southern Racist, Jim Crow & Links to Republican Syncophants

Rachel Maddow covers the links of EXTREMIST, MILITIAS, WHITE SUPREMACY groups with Republican Party. Thanks Rachel! So Rand Paul, Sean Hannity, Rick Perry and Company, ya’ll don’t get to run away from this shit-pile. You’re part of it.

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Civil Rights Summit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

Posted in Barack Obama, Black History, Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, discrimination, First Lady Michelle Obama, FLOTUS, Freedom, History, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Media, Michelle Obama, News, Open Thread, Photos, Politics, POTUS, President Obama, Racism, Tribute | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Videos |This Week in 2014 Voter Suppression | OHIO & WISCONSIN

Here’s a ROUNDUP of this week’s news in VOTER SUPPRESSION: Lest we FORGET Only Governor Romney did not WIN the 2012 Presidential race. Well he won 60% of the WHITE vote. OHIO RUN NINA, RUN NYT-Saturday, March 15, 20114 Editorial: … Continue reading

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Protest Rally Against ‘SYG’ Laws in Tallahassee FL.

Posted in Civil Rights, Current Events, Gun control, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Justice, Justice for Jordan Davis, Justice for Trayvon Martin, Racial Profiling, Racism, Stand Your Ground Laws | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Black History | Dorothy Counts

Dorothy Counts (born 1942) was one of the first black students admitted to the Harry Harding High School, in Charlotte, North Carolina. After four days of harassment that threatened her safety, her parents forced her to withdraw from the school. … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Approval | 10 Outrageous Reasons Black People Were Lynched in America

Hat tip Atlanta BlackStar For years the U.S. government allowed racist white lynch mobs to murder Black men, women and children for practically nothing. The lynchings were so absurd one could argue that Black people’s lives were little to no … Continue reading

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