Category Archives: Civil Rights

The John Birch Society started the ‘Support Your Local Police’

The John Birch Society opposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, claiming it violated the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and overstepped individual ‘states rights’ to enact laws regarding civil rights.

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RACIST EZ CASH! 21st Century Slavery Alive In America’s Municipal Court Systems

Amnesty for 100% of Ferguson citizens period! Hat tip:  SG2 Where’s that Ferguson cop shooter? This is why the MSM & Ferguson are SILENT about that supposedly cop shooter suspect. But don’t worry, they’re concocting another scheme to distract us … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread |Cicely Tyson Week

Happy Hump day! Hope you’re enjoying Cicely Tyson week. Now let’s get to the ROOTS! In 1977, Cicely Tyson starred as Kunta Kinte’s mother in the ground-breaking TV Mini series ROOTS.

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Where are the Arrests for Ferguson Law Enforcement & Government Leaders for RACKETEERING & EXTORTION?

The UNITED STATES Department of Justice shared its investigative report on the town of Ferguson last week. Folks RESIGNING and any FIRINGS is NOT good enough, nor is it JUST! It sends a message that their actions are still acceptable, … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider Bernard Lafayette shuts down Ferguson protesters from disrupting President Obama’s speech

SELMA – Civil rights leader Bernard Lafayette was listening intently to President Barack Obama’s speech in Selma on Saturday afternoon when he began to hear what sounded like a drum beat and chants of “We want change, we want change.” … Continue reading

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Selma 50th Anniversary

Legislation removed barriers that had prevented black people from voting. Millions joined voting rolls across the country, and thousands went on to win elections to offices in city halls, state legislatures, Congress, and, eventually, the White House. Rep. John Lewis, … Continue reading

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Videos & Photos | President Obama Selma Speech & The First Family In Selma

Update: Full Selma Speech The sun sets over the Edmund Pettus Bridge where preparations for the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march with a visit Saturday with President Barack Obama and the first family, Friday, March. 6, 2015, in … Continue reading

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