Daily Archives: October 13, 2015

First Lady Michelle Obama’s full speech at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit

Posted in Education, Empowerment, First Lady Michelle Obama, FLOTUS, Media, Michelle Obama | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Democratic Presidential Debate

*SIGH*  Here we go, folks!

Posted in Current Events, Democracy, Media, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 61 Comments

Hearings in the #FreddieGray case

Baltimore judge on Tuesday ruled that statements made by one of the six officers charged in Freddie Gray‘s arrest and death are admissible as evidence in her trial, and possibly the trials of her peers. Judge Barry Williams denied a … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, News, Open Thread, Police bruality | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments

Tuesday Open Thread | Pickup truck parade of confederate flags ends in indictments

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. — In an unusual legal maneuver, the district attorney in this suburb of Atlanta said Monday that he had won indictments against 15 supporters of the Confederate battle flag, accusing them of violating the state’s anti-street-gang statute during … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Domestic Terrorism, Institutional Racism, Open Thread, Politics, Racism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , | 78 Comments