Monthly Archives: September 2017

Black Women March

A pair of simultaneous marches addressing racial injustice swept through Washington, D.C., on Saturday, with sister marches scheduled to take place in several cities across the country. The March for Black Women, protesting “state violence” and sexual and domestic violence … Continue reading

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Black lawmaker presses Facebook to stop racially charged Russian ads

A member of the Congressional Black Caucus is pushing Facebook to strengthen its advertising standards after Russian operatives used the company’s ad service to attack groups like Black Lives Matter during the 2016 election s. In a letter sent to … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope you enjoy this weekend with family and friends. I try and bring positive news on Saturdays. Congratulations, young lady. Many positive thoughts as you proceed through your academic journey. This Spelman Graduate Is Honoring Her Late Sister By … Continue reading

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Listen to the Mayor of San Juan…..THESE ARE AMERICAN CITIZENS…WHERE IS THE RESPONSE FROM THIS WHITE HOUSE?

I can’t believe that this is happening AGAIN! Powerful moment from San Juan mayor: "I am begging, begging anyone that can hear us to save us from dying" pic.twitter.com/rq8Ie1wveN — David Mack (@davidmackau) September 29, 2017 San Juan mayor on … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | The Next GOP Scam – Tax Reform

Remember, Trumpcare was nothing but a tax cut bill masquerading as a Healthcare Bill. Now that it’s gone down to defeat for now, and they can’t use Reconciliation, they have to show their sociopathy in the open.   Hence, their … Continue reading

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‘Get out!’: Lt General rains hell on Air Force Academy after racist messages were left on black cadets’ rooms

Lt. Gen. Jay B. Silveria, superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), addressed cadets on Thursday in a powerful speech about treating one another with “dignity and respect” after racial slurs were written outside five black Air Force … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Even Though the Fight Over Trumpcare Is Over (for now), the Sabotage of Obamacare CONTINUES

They didn’t get Trumpcare, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t trying to destroy Obamacare. Stay alert folks and spread the word. Trump GUTTED funding for ACA advertising—and SLASHED the open enrollment period. So he *really* doesn't want you to … Continue reading

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Russians bought ads on facebook targeting black people in Baltimore and Ferguson

Ferguson and Baltimore had gained widespread attention for the large and violent protests over police shootings of black men. The decision to target the ad in those two cities offers the first look at how accounts linked to the Russian … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | When has BLACK protest EVER been deemed ‘appropriate’?

I’d say…in America? NEVER. While Dolt45 was racebaiting in his hatred spewed against those athletes that took the knee to protest about police brutality against Black Americans… Jelani Cobb Wrote the following piece: From Louis Armstrong to the N.F.L.: Ungrateful … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania fire chief calls Steelers coach Mike Tomlin a ‘no-good nigger’ over NFL protests

A fire chief from Pennsylvania has apologized for calling Steelers coach Mike Tomlin a “no-good n*gger” after his team did not come out onto the field for the national anthem during this Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears. CBS Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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