Category Archives: History

Photo Gallery: Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond through the years

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Happy Birthday, Mr. President!!!

Happy Birthday to President Barack Hussein Obama II. Thank you, Mr. President. Hope you have a good day.  

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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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Homer G Phillips Hospital Investigated for Black Stolen Babies |Black Mothers Told Their Babies Had Died

Homer G Phillips Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 2012 Photo: Charles Swaney Creative Commons BY-NC-ND PURE EVIL The stench of St. Louis, MO continues to permeate the fabric of CRIMINAL ACTIVITY & COVERUPS. In this April 29, 2015 photo, Zella Jackson … Continue reading

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Simone Manuel, Liza Neal & Natalie Hinds Make History: Sweep 100 Free at Division 1 NCAA Swimming

It would be nice to have actual footage of the swim, don’t you think? But scouring the IN-TER-NETS, NONE! Please post video if you find any. Thanks! Stanford University swimmers Lia Neal and Simone Manuel, who set an American Record, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread |Cicely Tyson Week

Happy Hump day! Hope you’re enjoying Cicely Tyson week. Now let’s get to the ROOTS! In 1977, Cicely Tyson starred as Kunta Kinte’s mother in the ground-breaking TV Mini series ROOTS.

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