Monthly Archives: November 2016

#DylannRoof Federal Death Penalty Trial: Jury qualifications continues

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white man prosecutors accuse of gunning down nine black parishioners in a bid to start a race war showed no signs of a racial agenda Tuesday, taking a calm, businesslike approach to selecting a jury … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread: It’s All Related, Part 2

The second movie that I hope you will see this Holiday Season is the big screen adaptation of the August Wilson play Fences, starring Denzel  Washington and Viola Davis. August Wilson was instrumental in bringing the Black experience, in all … Continue reading

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North Dakota officials back away from blockade plans for protesters

Mofos thought they’d try it. NOT TODAY, SATAN An idea to cut off/block supplies to unarmed innocent protesters in a North Dakota winter is born from the pit of hell. North Dakota officials including the hateful Governor are evil creatures … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Current Events, First Nations, History, Human Rights, Indigenous People, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Native Americans, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Protests, Racial Oppression, Racism, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

#DylannRoof Federal Death Penalty Trial: Jury qualifications

Accused Emanuel AME Church shooter Dylann Roof got to work helping to pick the jury that will decide whether he lives or dies as he embarked on a risky legal strategy Monday, casting aside his top-flight defense team in favor … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread: It’s All Related

The election of THAT MAN to be President is in direct correlation to the Obama Presidency, and also the culture that grew during those years. I have long said that those who wanted “to make America great again” longed for … Continue reading

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Cubans Pay Last Respects To Fidel Castro

HAVANA, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Galvanized by a 21-gun salute that thundered across Havana, tens of thousands of Cubans paid final respects on Monday to Fidel Castro, who led a leftist revolution, ruled for half a century and resisted the … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Federal Death Penalty Trial

The white man accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church will act as his own attorney in his federal death penalty trial. Dylann Roof’s request Monday came against his lawyers’ advice, and U.S. District Judge … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter, crime, Current Events, Department of Justice, Domestic Terrorism, Hate Crime, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, JusticeForEmanuel 9, Murder, News, Open Thread, racial hate, racial terror, Racism, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 74 Comments