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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.

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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The ‘Human Computer’ Behind the Moon Landing Was a Black Woman

In an age of racism and sexism, Katherine Johnson broke both barriers at NASA. She calculated the trajectory of man’s first trip to the moon, and was such an accurate mathematician that John Glenn asked her to double-check NASA’s computers. … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

Eddie James, born in Phoenix, AZ, accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at the age of 8. He entered into music ministry at the tender age of 9 and it is for this reason that Eddie recognizes the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Michelle Carter wins 1st US Olympic gold in women’s shot put

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Friday Open Thread | Black Women Making Olympic History

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Thursday Open Thread | New York Life fires director #CoreyMulter after his racist, violent FB message to #BlackLivesMatter activist:

A racist antagonizer of the Black Lives Matter movement has been fired after his words wrote a check that his a** couldn’t cash. Shanelle Matthews, director of communication with the Black Lives Matter organization, was verbally attacked on Facebook by … Continue reading

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