Category Archives: activism

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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Activist radio personality, attorney Lizz Brown passes away

Longtime St. Louis radio personality, attorney and social justice activist Lizz Brown passed away today (Wednesday, September 6) in St. Louis, following a lengthy illness. Brown fought for the rights of African Americans and for justice. As host of the … Continue reading

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