Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Baltimore Police Department’s Report is in & So is the Doctor : Freddie Gray Couldn’t Sever His Own Spine So Says Dr. David Samadi

BPD REPORT: UPDATE: Law enforcement sources say Freddie Gray suffered head injury in police transport van By Brad Bell April 30, 2015 – 02:36 pm-Updated: April 30, 2015 – 04:32 pm BALTIMORE, Md. (WJLA) — An investigation into the death … Continue reading

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Why is America Celebrating the Beating of a BLACK Child?

My thoughts? I am a MOTHER, I have 2 daughters and one grandson. It would always come down to their SURVIVAL. Souls’ basic need is to survive under any circumstance. So I totally get why Tonya Graham did what she … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Midnight Soul

Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (born April 10, 1959) is an American R&B musician, singer–songwriter and record producer. He has written and produced over 26 No. 1 R&B hits throughout his career. He has won 11 Grammy Awards. Edmonds was born on … Continue reading

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Baltimore Awaits Police Report on Freddie Gray | Open Thread

Post away! DINA RUDICK/GLOBE STAFF Demonstrators expressed solidarity with those in Baltimore protesting the death of Freddie Gray.

Posted in discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice for Freddie Gray, Police bruality, Protests, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling | Tagged , , , , , | 121 Comments

President Obama Needs to Apologize for Calling Baltimore’s Oppressed Teens “THUGS”

I want to be crystal clear here. I do not condone criminal behaviors or violence. Nor do I condone hypocrisy, double standards, and the unjust, unequal administration of our nation’s laws. Wall Street criminals, who rob and loot and bad … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Midnight Soul

Michael Eugene Archer[1][2][3] (born February 11, 1974), better known by his stage name D’Angelo (pronounced dee-Angelo), is an American R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. D’Angelo was born Michael Eugene Archer, in Richmond, Virginia on February 11, … Continue reading

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President Obama Statement On #BaltimoreUpRising

Posted in Barack Obama, Current Events, Department of Justice, discrimination, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Justice for Freddie Gray, News, Open Thread, POTUS, President Obama, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , | 65 Comments