Category Archives: Civil Rights

Thursday Open Thread | Attorney General White Citizens Council Strikes At Voting Rights

The Sessions Effect: Trump DOJ Reverses Course In Major Texas Voter ID Case By Alice Ollstein Published February 27, 2017, 12:47 PM EDT For the last six years, the Justice Department has sided with the citizens and civil rights groups … Continue reading

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AG Sessions: Justice Dept. to “pull back” on suing police depts. over violating civil rights of minorities

Racist scum, Jeff Sessions, traded his pointed hood for a suit and tie. Taney’s law in full effect: “Blacks have no rights which the white man is bound to respect” and Jeff Sessions will make sure the lives of Blacks … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | James Baldwin Week

Happy Monday, Everyone. This week’s featured artist is Mr. James Baldwin. We’ll look at some of his most acclaimed writings, essays, novels, and TV/radio addresses. James Baldwin was an essayist, playwright and novelist regarded as a highly insightful,    iconic writer with … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Happy Birthday, Dr. King

Today is when we celebrate the National Birthday honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Will America inaugurate an illegitimate president? Rep John Lewis says doesn’t see Trump as a “legitimate president”

Rep John Lewis is a Civil Rights icon, a man of stature and he is saying he doesn’t see Donald Trump as a legitimate president. What was revealed in that briefing? Some Dems are shook, outraged, confidence gone. In an … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Hello Everyone. Hope you’re enjoying the weekend with friends and family. Today, we’re going into the archives and pulled out a few of President Obama’s speeches.

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The Nightmare Begins: Senator Sessions for Attorney General?

I have always had an interest in historical fiction. I especially like reading fiction about Black people during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Putting myself in their shoes – these people, who had just been freed from slavery, believing that … Continue reading

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