Daily Archives: July 8, 2016

Would YOU Want to be Treated Like Blacks?

Jane Elliot confronting white folks HEAD ON. Because they are the folks that need to do this”

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The Massacre of Dallas Police Officers- The NRA Built That

When I first heard about there being snipers attacking police, the image of my mind is what I grew up with in tv and movies – the sniper, perched alone, waiting for the opportunity to shoot. Then, I remembered that … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | 2016 Tony Award Winners: Cynthia Erivo

Today’s Tony Winner is Cynthia Erivo, who won Best Actress in a Musical for the Color Purple, where she played Celie.  

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