Category Archives: Civil Rights

Thursday Open Thread

The REAL monuments that tells America’s TRUE HISTORY. Thoughts on Confederate Statues from a Southern White Male Growing up in the South, I was told (and unfortunately believed) a number of things about the Confederacy. Of course, I heard the common … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, Current Events, Domestic Terrorism, Hate Crime, Hate Groups, Healing, Heritage, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Lynching, Media, Memorial, Open Thread, Politics, racial hate, Racial Oppression, racial terror, Racism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , | 55 Comments

Comedian, Civil Rights Activist, Icon Dick Gregory Dead at the age of 84

From CNN: Dick Gregory, legendary comic and civil rights activist, dies at 84 USA TODAY Published 10:55 p.m. ET Aug. 19, 201 Comic trailblazer and civil rights activist Dick Gregory died on Saturday night at age 84. Son Christian Gregory … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Enjoy your weekend with family and friends! MUST READ I will not let your affirmative action ignorance belittle my daughter’s achievements By Jonita Davis “Let me set the record straight … ” is how I began a Facebook post on the … Continue reading

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This is why Attorney General White Citizens Council Won’t Resign. Living out his White Supremacist Fantasies

RESIGN? You gotta be kidding me. He’s living out all his White Supremacist fantasies. To everyone who voted for this…PHUCK YOU. From The New York Times: Justice Dept. to Take On Affirmative Action in College Admissions By CHARLIE SAVAGE AUG. … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

Happy Monday. Don’t let anyone steal our joy. Hello 3 Chic Family. Move on Up

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Saturday Open Thread

Enjoy the weekend with family and friends. THIS IS THE USA, FOLKS. ICYMI

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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

Posted in 2016 Elections, Civil Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Open Letter, Politics, Racial Oppression, Racism, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , , , , | 28 Comments