Category Archives: Jim Crow laws

Happy Birthday Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And Thank You.

Today is the official celebration of the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Google Doodle from today, and the explanation behind it. Roxbury artist creates Google Doodle for MLK Day By Linda Matchan GLOBE STAFF JANUARY 19, … Continue reading

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

Hat tip Essence

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, Democracy, Freedom, History, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Open Thread, Racism, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

“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

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, Democracy, discrimination, Empowerment, Freedom, Hate Crime, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, Media, Politics, Slavery | Tagged , , , , | 24 Comments

Videos | Another White Cop in St. Louis, Missouri Kills Black Teenager Vonderrit Myers Jr.

Vonderrit Myers Jr., pictured left with his mother and right, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Wednesday night. Again the media is reporting that Vonderrit is a man.  He’s 18 years old muthafuckers!  He’s somebody’s son.  SEE … Continue reading

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#Ferguson City Council Meeting

OMG! The police horror stories in #Ferguson. No surprise at all AG Eric Holder ordered a probe of the entire police department & beyond. Jim Crow will not DIE. After hearing all of these horror stories, no way the Ferguson police … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, Domestic Terrorism, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 54 Comments

Video | Attorney General Eric Holder Announces Ferguson, MO Police Probe

AG Holder to Ron Johnson: We’re coming after the FPD, Brother, and your hands had better be clean. Aug. 20, 2014 file photo, Attorney General Eric Holder talks with Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at Drake’s … Continue reading

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Who is Darren Wilson? Why Did You Shoot Michael Brown Jr. 6-11 Times? Where is the Photo of Your Orbital Fracture? Why Didn’t You Write an Incident Report?

So many questions! It’s seeping out DRIP, DRIP, DRIP… even after Darren Wilson has tried to scrub his online postings. Our families can never be allowed to give these cops the benefit of the doubt, not when it comes to … Continue reading

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