Category Archives: Black Lives Matter

Tuesday Open Thread

Don’t care if folks get tired of hearing about slavery and oppression. We’re so on to this complaining about us complaining about OPPRESSION. The Heritage of Slavery (1968) w/ Fannie Lou Hamer & Lerone Bennett, Jr.

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Julian Castro on Reparations: ‘Why Wouldn’t You Compensate People Who Actually Were Property?’

Julian Castro clocked the shyt outta Bernie Sanders. Bernie just got uncovered for his bigoted racism about reparations. Notice when folks bring up reparations for black people, Bernie says that would be divisive,  what about poor white people? Poor white … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Elections, 2020 Presidential Campaign, Black Lives Matter, Crimes Against Humanity, Current Events, Human Rights, Open Thread, Politics, Reparations, Slavery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

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.

Posted in activism, African Americans, Black History, Black Lives Matter, Education, Freedom, Media, Open Thread, Politics, Racial Oppression, Racism | Tagged , , , | 84 Comments

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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Thursday Open Thread: Family of Botham Jean demands answers

"Botham died in a way that he himself calculated he could never die in," Botham Jean's mother tells CBS News, acknowledging that the St. Lucia native was fully aware of the strained relationship between the black community in U.S. and … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Former NFL player completely unconscious after being slammed to the ground by police

I despise them with everything in me. Black people aren’t safe in this country as long as these slave catching thugs are policing black communities. They’re blood thirsty savages hunting & preying on black people. If you cry out in … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Did Black Lives Matter Become a Moment, and Lose Their Chance to Become a Movement

When Black Lives Matter came up, I felt the way the same way that I feel when I look at the Parkland Students: They are who we have been waiting for. We have been waiting for those to come and … Continue reading

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