Category Archives: activism

Open Thread | “We were born on the right side of history.”

Never thought of it that way, but I do believe the professor is right.     The story of how the Democrats won the presidency can be traced back to one demographic: Black women. And it’s not just the VP-elect … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Joe Biden Chooses Senator Kamala Harris As His Running Mate

Biden answered the question of WHO?? Yesterday   A historic photo: @JoeBiden asking @KamalaHarris to join the ticket — taken just a few hours ago, from his home in Wilmington. Your next President and Vice President!! pic.twitter.com/vLNHxnvkb3 — Ronald Klain … Continue reading

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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

Posted in activism, Breaking News, Current Events, Democracy, Ferguson, injustice, Institutional Racism, Justice, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police Reform, Police violence, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 73 Comments

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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