Category Archives: Civil Rights

Bree Newsome: America, Tear Down THIS Confederate Flag!

CONTEXT & AMERICA’S HYPOCRISY Ronald Reagan’s Mantra: “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down THIS WALL! America’s got a nerve, doesn’t it? Telling other countries to tear down their walls and allow freedom to reign, while BUILDING walls of discrimination, inequality, imposing racial … Continue reading

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President Obama Remarks on the Supreme Court’s Decision on Marriage Equality

Notice the title is marriage equality not same-sex marriage. MARRIAGE #LoveWins. pic.twitter.com/s5aiwIsFz8 — The White House (@WhiteHouse) June 26, 2015 Not only is this week a victory for non hateful Americans, it's also a victory for all of us who … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama Statement on SCOTUS Ruling on the Affordable Care Act Subsidies

(Photo: Alex Wong, Getty Images) President Obama: “Five years in, this is not about a law. This is not about the Affordable Care Act as legislation, or Obamacare as a political football. This is health care in America,”

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President Obama full Interview with Marc Maron | 10 Take-a-Ways & What we Learned

Now that we’ve tackled the jackals on President Obama’s use of the word NIGGER, let’s get down to the REST OF THE STORY, as the late Paul Harvey said. REAL TALK You can read the top 10 things we learned … Continue reading

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Charleston Massacre, An ACT of Racist Terrorism| Open Thread

Please, we must continue to call out the media’s blatant attempts to deny RACISM in the massacre of 9 Black people in Emmanuel AME Charleston, South Carolina church The face of DENIAL, attempts at distracting, deflecting, and full out support … Continue reading

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Charleston South Carolina Emanuel AME Church Massacre | Open Thread

South Carolina Leadership’s response to EMANUEL AME CHURCH Masacre And….. rikyrah says: June 18, 2015 at 9:09 pm (Edit) where is that other Senator from South Carolina – Tim Scott? Where is his azz on the TERRORIST ATTACK?!?!? Where is … Continue reading

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Tamir Rice Case: Judge Finds Probable Cause of Murder & Homicide for 2 Police Officers

Officer Timothy Loehmann charged with murder Officer Frank Garnback, negligent homicide. There is PROBABLE CAUSE. BREAKING: Officer Timothy Loehmann charged with murder; Officer Frank Garnback, negligent homicide. #TamirRice via @PhilTrexler — 3ChicsPolitico (@3ChicsPolitico) June 11, 2015 Here is the Judge’s … Continue reading

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