Category Archives: News

Thursday Open Thread | Herbie Hancock Week

More Herbie. Hope you’re enjoying Herbie Hancock Week.  

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Wednesday Open Thread | Herbie Hancock Week

Happy HUMP day, Everyone! We hope you are enjoying Herbie Hancock week.

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New law addresses racial disparities in school discipline

SPRINGFIELD – A 2012 study found that Illinois suspends more African-American students than any other state in the U.S., including a Black-White suspension disparity that is the highest in the country. To address this all-too-apparent problem and the overall frequency … Continue reading

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Trump to Latino Anchor Jorge Ramos: “Go back to Univision”

Our anchor @jorgeramosnews was thrown out of Donald Trump’s press conference tonight when he asked about immigration — AMERICA (@ThisIsAmerica) August 26, 2015

Posted in Current Events, Immigration, Immigration Reform, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Latinos, News, Open Thread, Politics, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Black Women Humiliated for Laughing on Napa Train Ride: Eliihaas’ Commentary

Apparently LAUGHING is considered THREATENING to white folks now. Laughing while black (LWB), this is no joke, no laughing matter folks. 11 Black Women Kicked Off Napa Wine Train for Laughing While Black Eliihaas dropping the honest to God TRUTH … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Herbie Hancock Week

More Herbie! ‘ROCKIT’

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Virginia Cop Charged With Murder Passes Out In Court After He’s Denied Bail

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A former police officer charged with murder for shooting and killing a man during a domestic disturbance call collapsed Wednesday in a northern Virginia courtroom after being denied bail in his initial court appearance. Adam Torres, … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Gun Violence, Justice, Murder, News, Open Thread, Police bruality | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments