Monthly Archives: August 2016

Wednesday Open Thread | #VeteransForKaepernick Exploded On Twitter

Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand during the national anthem has taken over the news cycle. It seems almost everyone has weighed in on the issue except one, extremely important group: American combat veterans. That changed Tuesday night the hashtag #VeteransForKaepernick … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Colin Kaepernick to continue his protest of the National Anthem

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Monday Open Thread | The Protests At Standing Rock

This Nation Was Founded on Genocide Lawrence O’Donnell: From the start of colonial intrusion, the free and original peoples of this hemisphere “have been treated as enemies and dealt with more harshly than any other enemy in any other war.” … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

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Saturday Open Thread | Gov. Paul LePage: “The enemy right now…are people of color.”

The Governor of Maine. pic.twitter.com/UjjVZYEscA — Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) August 27, 2016

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Friday Open Thread

TGIF Alabama Lynching Memorial to confront U.S. history of slavery

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Thursday Open Thread

Southside with You opens in theater nationwide tomorrow!

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Wednesday Open Thread |A Love Supreme

Happy HUMP day, Everyone! Mr. John Coltrane, because I can NEVER get enough of his “Love Supreme.”

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Tuesday Open Thread | Black Women In Medicine

“Black Women in Medicine” Doc To Hit Theaters On Aug. 26 Source: Coming to theaters in New York (August 26 through September 1) and Los Angeles (September 2 through 8) is “Black Women in Medicine,” the first documentary to explore … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

Happy Monday, Everyone. The 2016 Rio games are over. Today we’ll feature highlights.

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