Category Archives: Breaking News

Open Thread | More About the Memphis Police Department😒

When you dig….it gets worse😒🤔 1. There are two layers of context – one local, one national – that everyone must first understand before they understand Tyre Nichols’ murder. — The Editorial Board (@johnastoehr) January 31, 2023 3. Layer No. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Don’t Lie About The Real Attempts At Police Reform From the Democratic Party

What we are NOT going to do, in the midst of this Tyre Nichols nightmare is allow folks to ” Both Sides” or LIE about the sincere efforts of the Democratic Party and Police Reform😠😠 WTF is Amanda Seales talking … Continue reading

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Open Thread | RIP, Tyre Nichols

Another week, another dead Black man dead at the hands of the police. His name was TYRE NICHOLS And, he died at a traffic stop. A traffic stop. He was just trying to GET HOME😢😢 Just an absolute waste. Pure … Continue reading

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Open Thread | With The GOP….Cruelty is ALWAYS THE POINT!😠

Never surprised by their cruelty and just plain evil when it comes to the GOP😠😠😠 New: Iowa Republicans are now proposing extreme limits on what food low-income people can eat through SNAP, putting even more pressure on families with children. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | COVID UPDATES

Including COVID cranks. Like others, I observed the precautions that the wealthy and influential in DAVOS had to follow. And, then folks had the nerve to ask why the government didn’t require the same. AS IF, they didn’t observe an … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Congratulations to the New Governor of Maryland, Wes Moore

Maryland was always an interesting case study to me. It seemed as if statewide office was always going to be out of reach for Black candidates. A number of them fell short. It seemed to be insurmountable…until it wasn’t. Congratulations … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Is Who Republicans Are😒

Periodt. There is no “good Republican”. Holy shit. Top Republican Rick Allen (R-GA) was just recorded saying his party is going after Social Security because people “want to work longer.” (h/t @SSWorks) pic.twitter.com/gQln56a4A2 — No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Educate, Congresswoman Jackson Lee👏🏾

This entire thread👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Lauren, you would think now that you’re in the majority, you would actually consider reading the bills you tweet about. Or, maybe even hire someone who could help you. This tweet is inflammatory and fact-less and you … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The President Visits Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta

It is the National Holiday for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Happy Birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We celebrate you, your love, and your legacy today. The world is better because of your commitment to justice, equity and true … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Is Right: Damar Hamlin IS NOT “A Miracle”

He is a beneficiary of the best healthcare money can buy, and immediate access to it. A message from a hospital pastor: May I humbly request not to call #DamarHamlin’s recovery a "miracle”?It wasn't a miracle. He had a sudden … Continue reading

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