Tag Archives: Racism

Friday Open Thread | Texas sportscaster delivered a powerful speech about racism

The Texas news anchor known for lessons on empathy and equality is back, this time offering advice for the administrators at Flower Mound High School. WFAA anchor Dale Hansen dedicated his Feb. 24 “Dale Unplugged” segment to what happened at … Continue reading

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Black History | Characteristics of the Lynching Era

The thousands of African Americans lynched between 1880 and 1950 differed in many respects, but in most cases, the circumstances of their murders can be categorized as one or more of the following 1. Lynchings that resulted from a wildly … Continue reading

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Black History | Will U.S. Address Legacy of Racial Terrorism?

Hat tip: LIZA A new report has uncovered shocking details about the history of lynchings in the United States and their legacy today. After five years of exhaustive research and interviews with local historians and descendants of lynching victims, the … Continue reading

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Black History | Names of 3,959 victims of “racial terror lynchings” released

The Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Ala., released a report on the history of lynchings in the United States, the result of five years of research and 160 visits to sites around the South. The authors of the report compiled … Continue reading

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Jeff Roorda physically assaults a black woman in public meeting

What country is this where a man can BRAZENLY assault a woman in room filled with witnesses & NOT be arrested? Jeff Roorda got upset with the order of the meeting and physically assaulted a black woman. Do you all … Continue reading

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Police turn their backs on #MayorDeBlasio at Cop’s funeral

Police publicly disrespecting the Mayor should be an eye opener to every American. It’s so disturbing. Imagine how they treat young black men and boys? Bullying the Mayor while the world watches? Young black men and boys don’t stand a … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Gun Violence, Institutional Racism, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 78 Comments

Redditt Hudson: Darren Wilson processed his own evidence

Redditt Hudson a former police officer with St Louis County police says Darren Wilson processed his own evidence. Reddit also says he was in the room when Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson told them, Darren Wilson had no knowledge of … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Current Events, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Justice, Justice for Michael Brown, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments