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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.

Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

Posted in Christianity, Current Events, Gospel, News, Open Thread, Politics, Praise, Spirituality, Worship | Tagged , , , , , , | 80 Comments

Saturday Open Thread | #DNCLeaks: Debbie Wasserman Schultz furiously pressured MSNBC

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the chair of the Democratic National Committee, was furious when she was criticized by MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski. Wasserman Schultz called for Brzezinski to “apologize” and told her co-worker Chuck Todd “this must stop.” The DNC chair … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Corruption, Current Events, Democracy, News, Open Thread, Politics, Voter Suppression, voters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 87 Comments

Donald Trump’s America | Mia Frias-Russell Woke Up To Racial Hate In Indiana

Posted in Black Lives Matter, crime, Current Events, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Hate Crime, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Racism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Friday Open Thread | The Republican National Klan Rally: Twitter Reaction

Death and destruction, poverty, pain and hopelessness, terrorism and traitors — Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention was a particularly horrific timeline of the United States under President Barack Obama. Trump’s acceptance speech at the convention garnered … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Ted Cruz Booed for Refusing to Endorse Trump

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Wednesday Open Thread | Twitter has permanently banned Milo Yiannopoulos after racist attacks on Leslie Jones

After Ghostbusters’ actor Leslie Jones was pummeled with hate tweets on Monday, Twitter finally took decisive action. It has removed Milo Yiannopoulos, the widely-followed tech editor of conservative site Breitbart, from its platform. Yiannopoulos, who had more than 350,000 followers, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Melania Trump plagiarized Michelle Obama’s 2008 speech

You can’t make this up, folks! In her first major address before the nation on Monday night, Melania Trump appears to have plagiarized a number of lines from first lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. The … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Current Events, First Lady Michelle Obama, FLOTUS, Michelle Obama, News, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 190 Comments