Category Archives: Black Lives Matter

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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Joan Baez Honor President Obama in ‘The President Sang Amazing Grace’

Joan Baez honored the victims of the 2015 Charleston church shooting and Barack Obama’s tearful eulogy at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in the new video for “The President Sang Amazing Grace.” The song appears on Baez’s new album, … Continue reading

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Tragedy in Wrightsville Arkansas: 21 Black Boys Burned Alive

On March 5th 1959, 69 teenaged Negro Boys were padlocked inside the Wrightsville Negro Boys Industrial School Dormitory and the building mysteriously caught fire. 48 boys were able to force mesh metal screens off  windows and escape, 21 were burned … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | An officer is charged with assault after a video shows him Taser and strangle a Black man for jaywalking

So disturbing to watch. Poor man was tired and just walking home from work and here comes savage predators to prey. The trauma black people suffer at the hands of those sworn to serve and protect. They hunt and prey. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP day, Everyone. REPOST- Remember, #45 spewing “DUE PROCESSS”

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