Daily Archives: April 23, 2015

Loretta Lynch Confirmed as First African-American Woman Attorney General | April 23, 2015 Edition

CONGRATULATIONS, AG LYNCH! Loretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation’s attorney general, ending months of delay. The vote was 56-43 in the Senate Thursday. (April 23, 2015) Delta Sigma Theta Sisters will always have you back, AG … Continue reading

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Justice for Freddie Gray |Open Thread

Photo By Patrick Semansky/AP A child watches a protest march for Freddie Gray as it passes by, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police … Continue reading

Posted in Department of Justice, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Freedom, Hate Crime, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice for Freddie Gray, Media, Protests, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , | 69 Comments

Thursday Open Thread | Sidney Poitier Week

Today’s featured movie is A Patch of Blue and Uptown Saturday Night! Wiki: A Patch of Blue is a 1965 American drama film directed by Guy Green about the relationship between a black man, Gordon (played by Sidney Poitier), and … Continue reading

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