Category Archives: Democracy

Vermont High Schoolers Just Destroy Fox News About The Ethics Of Journalism

Vermont High school journalism students DEBUNK THE FOX FUNK! One can only imagine what kids are being taught in the private conservative schools.

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Travel to India

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are going to India this weekend to attend Tuesday’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi — the first time an American president will be a guest at the event, which celebrates India’s democracy … Continue reading

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Photos: Dr Martin Luther King’s 1965 #Selma March

Hat tip Essence

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Ferguson: No more votes for Claire McCaskill and Jay Nixon

It’s been hard for me to gather my thoughts. But, our newest Ferguson post was old and getting full of replies. It’s hard because it’s difficult to put into words the level of rage that I feel. I keep on … Continue reading

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“Just Mercy”: Bryan Stevenson on Ferguson, Prison Reform & Why the Opposite of Poverty is Justice

Hat tip: Democracy Now LIZA: “This is an excellent interview with Bryan Stevenson. Amy Goodman deserves much credit. She is the only TV reporter with anything close to a national audience who consistently reports truthfully on Ferguson and many other … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama’s Remarks on Immigration

Transcript: Obama’s immigration speech My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations. It’s … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery| #FergusonOctober | Justice4MikeBrownRally

Posted in Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Institutional Racism, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Photos, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 90 Comments