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About SouthernGirl2

A Native Texan who adores baby kittens, loves horses, rodeos, pomegranates, & collect Eagles. Enjoys politics, games shows, & dancing to all types of music. Loves discussing and learning about different cultures. A Phi Theta Kappa lifetime member with a passion for Social & Civil Justice.

Wednesday Open Thread | Mark Warner: Treasury’s financial crimes unit has handed over 2,000+ pages of docs to Senate Intel Cmte

Warner: Treasury's financial crimes unit has handed over 2,000+ pages of docs to Senate intel Russia investigators https://t.co/KaWQCOcnjB — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) June 28, 2017

Posted in 2016 Elections, Current Events, Espionage, News, Open Thread, Politics, Russia, Treason | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 71 Comments

President Obama and family go river rafting in Indonesia

Posted in Barack Obama, Current Events, Malia Obama, Michelle Obama, News, Open Thread, Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Tuesday Open Thread | Chance The Rapper is the recipient of the 2017 BET Humanitarian Award

Come all the way through, @chancetherapper! 👏🏾 His acceptance speech for the 2017 BET Humanitarian Award was nothing but the truth. pic.twitter.com/rDazHMMIQB — The Root (@TheRoot) June 26, 2017 Two of our favorite people 🙌🏾 Watch @MichelleObama's powerful tribute to … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Current Events, Honor, News, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 71 Comments

Monday Open Thread | AFRICA!

When you're not afraid to rep your Africanity… pic.twitter.com/3r6mUZs8Yc — Black News (@BlackNewsOutlet) June 26, 2017

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The Killing of #PhilandoCastile. Dashcam video released

WARNING:  VERY  DISTURBING The legal lynching of #PhilandoCastile. Video just released today. An abomination. This officer is a murderer. Philando obeyed the law. pic.twitter.com/JNXA1XTlVk — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) June 20, 2017

Posted in Current Events, Human Rights, JusticeForPhilandoCastile, Murder, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Racial Oppression, Racial Profiling, racial terror, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Philando Castile’s mom reacts to officer acquittal in the killing of her son

I am distraught over this. Acquitted of all charges. The cop wasn’t even charged for disarming a fire arm….with a little girl in the back seat. Bullets came within inches of the child. It didn’t matter to the jury. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter, crime, Current Events, News, Open Thread, Photos, Police bruality, Police violence | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 60 Comments

VP Mike Pence hires outside lawyer to handle Russia probe

Vice President Pence has hired an outside attorney to help handle inquiries relating to federal investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Pence has retained the services of Richmond, Va.-based attorney Richard Cullen, the chairman of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Current Events, Department of Justice, FBI, News, Obstruction of Justice, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments