Category Archives: Education

Joe Scarborough & Crew Blame Rappers for Oklahoma University SAE Frat’s Racist Chants

Let’s get right to it, shall we. Joey Scar and his MSNBC cohorts set the tone for the news cycle. They have 3 fucking hours each morning, from 6 a.m.-9 a.m. ET to spew their brand of racist dog whistling, … Continue reading

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Black History | The Norfolk 17 School Desegregation

On February 2, 1959, 17 African-American students entered six previously all-white middle and high schools in Norfolk, Virginia. These schools had been closed for five months as the result of Virginia’s massive resistance effort to avoid the desegregation mandated by … Continue reading

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President Obama Wants to Make Community College Free….thank you, Mr. President

Because you understand…Education is Freedom ………………. Obama Plan Would Help Many Go to Community College Free By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and TAMAR LEWIN JAN. 8, 2015 WASHINGTON — President Obama said Thursday that he would propose a government program to … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Black Child Prodigies |Stephen R. Stafford II

Master Stephen R. Stafford II in the house! While most of his peers slog through seventh grade, Stephen Stafford, 13, earns credits toward his pre-med, computer science and mathematics degrees at Morehouse College in Atlanta. The wide-smiling, fast-talking, classical piano-playing … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama’s Year-end Press Conference

As Hubby and I spent our last day in Europe, we got to see President Obama’s year-end press conference with a few of our European friends. We celebrated with POTUS. He literally reproted on his administration’s accomplishments, something the US … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Toni Morrison Week

Today’s featured novel… The Bluest Eye Wiki:  The Bluest Eye is a 1970 novel by American author Toni Morrison. It is Morrison’s first novel and was written while she was teaching at Howard University and raising her two sons on … Continue reading

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Videos | Lesley McSpadden Says Justice Will Bring Peace | Ferguson Open Thread |

“JUSTICE WILL BRING PEACE.” If the criminals are out of town, arrest their assses and keep moving. Sorry Ron Johnson, folks have a right to protest. So keep reading the script they’re giving you, trying to get folks off the … Continue reading

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