Monthly Archives: February 2016

Monday Open Thread |Dance Music of the 1950’s

I just wanted music this week that would make me feel good, and would make me wanna move the hips.

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

Eddie James, born in Phoenix, AZ, accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at the age of 8. He entered into music ministry at the tender age of 9 and it is for this reason that Eddie recognizes the … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Current Events, Gospel, Inspiration, Music, News, Open Thread, Politics, Praise, Spirituality, Worship | Tagged , , , , | 28 Comments

Dear Black Men & Women, Hillary Clinton is NO Harriet Tubman!

Black women have the power to elect the next POTUS, just like we did for the current one. @donnabrazile @NoGOPNo And we show up to vote! — Anna (@AuntLulie) February 24, 2016 The statistics do not lie. We’ve always … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | NPR Interview with Clinton Emerges: ‘My Roots Are Conservative, I’m Proud I Was a Goldwater Girl’

A 1996 NPR interview with Hillary Clinton has recently resurfaced, in which the current Democratic front-runner shockingly embraced conservatism and reiterated how proud she was to support a segregationist presidential candidate. In the interview, Clinton told NPR’s Scott Simon that … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Bernie Sanders on Flint water crisis: ‘Never again’

Flint — Bernie Sanders brought his Democratic presidential campaign here Thursday to give a national voice to those affected by the contaminated water crisis 12 days before Michigan’s primary. Sanders took valuable time to campaign in Michigan instead of South … Continue reading

Posted in Black Voters, crime, Current Events, Democracy, Domestic Terrorism, Human Rights, News, Open Thread, Politics, Racial Bias | Tagged , , , , | 71 Comments

Black Lives Matter activist confronts Hillary Clinton: ‘I am not a Super-Predator’

Black Lives Matter activist disrupted a private event featuring Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Wednesday and confronted her regarding her past support for policies that enabled mass incarceration, the Huffington Post reported. Footage from the event shows Ashley Williams … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | #Bernie Sanders calls for mandatory investigations of any deaths in police custody

In a testament to the lack of accountability for America’s police, law enforcement agencies aren’t even required to maintain records of lethal encounters or report them to the federal government. So there aren’t official nationwide statistics on the number of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | #BernieSanders: Nobody asks for my birth certificate

Real Talk!

Posted in Black Voters, Civil Rights, Current Events, discrimination, Institutional Racism, News, Open Thread, Politics, Protests, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , | 148 Comments

Tuesday Open Thread | Video emerges of Bernie Sanders Arrested at a Civil Rights Protest In 1963

Receipts people! Bernie Sanders has receipts!

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The Candidacy of Hillary Clinton – Deja Vu All Over Again

I am watching the so-called candidacy of Hillary Clinton, and all I get is that sense of deja vu. Like I’ve been here before. And, the reason for it is – because we have. Those of us who had questions … Continue reading

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