Category Archives: Empowerment

Friday Open Thread | #HealSTL

One of the byproducts of the aftermath of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson is the national attention that has been paid to the dramatic disparity in voter participation and political representation of African-Americans in the small suburb of … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | #HealSTL

FERGUSON, Mo. – They have plans for change, and now have a building to house those efforts. This week, St. Louis City Alderman Antonio French will open the doors to #HealSTL, adding a physical location to his work in Ferguson, … Continue reading

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Ferguson Open Thread | Justice for Michael Brown

The eyes are still on Ferguson. People still want justice. The happenings of Ferguson have exposed the rotten underbelly of America for what it is. Groups seek a response to Ferguson that lasts By Doug Moore dmoore@post-dispatch.com Marches, protests and … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League Wins US Championship World Series!

CONGRATULATIONS, JACKIE ROBINSON WEST! 3 Chics celebrates your win, fabulous sportsmanship, and most of all your successful skills and humainty. Please join us in celebrating their victory. Chicago’s 7-5 victory against Nevada Jackie Robinson West lines up to shake hands … Continue reading

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Ferguson Open Thread | Justice for Michael Brown!

Still waiting for that POLICE REPORT, FPD. Where is it? NEW YORK TIME’S SHADY ASS REPORTING: Twitter is all we have, folks! Do the Police have the NYT in their back pockets? Rewrite:  Police Bad Police Reporting

Posted in Civil Rights, Culture, Democracy, Empowerment, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Media, Police bruality, Politics, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 131 Comments

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

Posted in Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Education, Empowerment, Faith, Freedom, Gun Violence, Healing, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Media, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , | 135 Comments

Video | President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative Townhall

Full Transcript of Remarks by the President at My Brother’s Keeper Town Hall Excerpt: “Now, everybody has got different talents and everybody has got different passions. And sometimes — part of the goal of My Brother’s Keeper is to expose … Continue reading

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