Daily Archives: February 23, 2014

U.S. Government Approval | 10 Outrageous Reasons Black People Were Lynched in America

Hat tip Atlanta BlackStar For years the U.S. government allowed racist white lynch mobs to murder Black men, women and children for practically nothing. The lynchings were so absurd one could argue that Black people’s lives were little to no … Continue reading

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Video | 8 Members of Phillipsburg High School Wrestling Team Suspended From School & Meet for Lynching Photo

This is the kind of reporting that goes under the media radar, because, guess what? These boys were just having what they would label as “innocent fun.” And yet this is the very kind of behavior that breeds the Zimmermans … Continue reading

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Black History | The Apollo Theater

The Apollo Theater at 253 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City is a music hall which is a noted venue for African-American performers. It … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Gospel Music Week: Modern Gospel-Kirk Franklin, The Winans, Bebe Winans, CeCe Winans

We finish this week of Gospel music with Kirk Franklin, The Winans, Bebe Winans, CeCe Winans. I hope you have enjoyed this week full of music praising the Lord.   Kirk Dwayne Franklin (born January 26, 1970) is an American … Continue reading

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