Daily Archives: November 25, 2015

The Laquan McDonald EXECUTION by the Chicago Police Department

  I will not put the video in the main post. It will be in the replies. But, make no mistake, this young man was EXECUTED. I would like to thank Liza for the hat tip to this story. My … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Black Women in Television: Isabel Sanford & Esther Rolle

You can’t talk about Black women in television in the 1970’s without talking about Weezie Jefferson and Florida Evans. Weezie Jefferson was the first time I saw a Black woman on television that a) didn’t have to work and b) … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Black History, Culture, Open Thread, Politics, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 39 Comments