Category Archives: Civil Rights

Photo Gallery: Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond through the years

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Breaking News: Julian Bond, civil rights icon has passed away

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Friday Open Thread | #BlackLivesMatter shut down Jeb Bush campaign event

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush ended a town hall early on Wednesday after being interrupted by members of the Black Lives Matter movement, the Los Angeles Times reported. The protesters’ appearance marked the first of its kind directed at a … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Armed Black Panthers protest #SandraBland’s death

HEMPSTEAD Texas (AP) — Dozens of heavily armed demonstrators rallied in Southeast Texas to protest the arrest and jail-cell death of a black woman arrested after a confrontation with a white state trooper during a traffic stop. About 25 demonstrators … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | #Ferguson: Activists Challenge State Of Emergency

After authorities declared a state of emergency in St. Louis County Monday, activists asked: Which emergency? Activists with Hands Up United, a project administered by a non-profit organization called Environmentalism Through Inspiration and Non-Violent Action, launched a hashtag campaign on … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | #Ferguson police arrested a 12 year old girl

Just when you thought #Ferguson police couldn’t go any lower, they pull this ISH! White supremacy don’t give a damn how old or how young you are. Protect and serve is a myth. Ferguson Police aren’t out there protecting anyone. … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Remembering #MichaelBrown

FERGUSON, Missouri – Hundreds of people gathered Sunday morning at the memorial of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen who was shot dead in the middle of the street by a white police officer exactly one year ago. Teddy bears and … Continue reading

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