Category Archives: Civil Rights

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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3ChicsPolitico.com’s Visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Thursday Open Thread | Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to face criminal contempt charge

What took so long? Joe Arpaio should have BEEN in jail. He’s been racial profiling and violating the Constitutional rights of Latinos forever and a day. Throw his ass in JAIL! WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department is poised to charge … Continue reading

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The Racket of Racism

Hat tip: Romany Malco

Posted in Black Codes, Black History, Black Lives Matter, Civil Rights, Current Events, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Pig Laws, Racial Oppression, Racial Profiling, Racism, segregation, Slavery, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Monday Open Thread

Happy Monday, Everyone. Not quite back from vacation YET. I visited the Smithsonian African American History Museum Saturday night. Photos to come! ICYMI

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Breaking News: Charlotte police dash cam shows moment #KeithLamontScott was shot

#breaking #Charlotte police release dash cam video, here clip shows moment #KeithLamontScott was shot. pic.twitter.com/ocLhPCzb5u — Michael Downey (@mgdowney) September 24, 2016

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U.N. Human Rights Council will debate whether police killings of black men are modern day lynchings

Police killings of Black people in the United States are reminiscent of lynchings and the government must do far more to protect them, a United Nations working group says in a report that will be debated at the U.N. Human … Continue reading

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