Category Archives: activism

Open Thread | Political Food For Thought

Came across this Twitter thread and thought they made good points.   Presidential candidates in 2024. Yes, I am doing this. You know when Sanders lost the election. Nov, 11, 2016. Sanders slammed " civil rights" as identity politics foreclosing … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Why This Moment In Time?

Yesterday was the homegoing service for George Floyd. Been thinking a lot, as I watched the protests from across the world. Why this incident? Why now? I don’t really have an answer, except for that I don’t think it was … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Some Words

The past few days have been hard. Just hard.   pic.twitter.com/vkK5hRvvjW — Sesame Street (@sesamestreet) June 1, 2020

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy Hump Day, Everyone

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone. Dick Gregory: Wisdom | The Two-Hour Special Ojays, because, I’m home healing, and I need this kind of music.

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Thursday Open Thread

Hope all you mid-westerners are keeping warm and safe from the artic blast. Did some video searching yesterday, while home from work. Dig in if you dare! And I’ll leave you with this classic interview.

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BETO AND BRON: LeBron James shows off support for Beto O’Rourke

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KTRK) — LeBron James isn’t shy about making his opinions and stances known. The Los Angeles Lakers forward arrived in San Antonio to take on the Spurs wearing a ‘Beto for Senate’ hat prior to the game. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Say Her Name – Naomi Wadler

We have to support these children who have chosen to stand up. We must have their backs. We must let them know that there are millions of us who are so appreciative that they want to help improve this world. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | A Piece of History That All Should Know

I learn something new everyday. I had never heard of this American Hero. Meet The Fearless Cook Who Secretly Fed — And Funded — The Civil Rights Movement January 15, 20187:00 AM ET In December 1955, after Rosa Parks refused … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Michael Flynn Charged With Making False Statements to FBI

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is scheduled to plead guilty to making false statements to the FBI. A plea hearing is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. EST. The Justice Department announced Friday that the hearing will take place before U.S. … Continue reading

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