Category Archives: Civil Rights

Open Thread | Day Three of the Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP continued to be on one.😠😠 But, Judge Brown Jackson was wonderful. No matter what else happens from this point, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will become Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson All these Republicans who sat there torturing her … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Vice-President Kamala Harris Visits Selma to Remember Bloody Sunday

Our Vice-President was in Selma to commemorate “Bloody Sunday”. Help me, Holy Ghost! 😊 https://t.co/WiU39lKunm — Bloated IG Political Commentator (@coreybking) March 7, 2022 But the media said VP isn’t popular.. https://t.co/wFl005FvMr — Candidly Tiff: It’s Primary Season! (@tify330) March … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Debate on Critical Race Theory Was Never About Critical Race Theory

Which only a certain sect of GRADUATE LEVEL SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL LEARN. It was about White people not wanting their children to be taught ACTUAL American history. They want to minimize the pain of those not-White in this country, and … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So, the filibuster lives another day because of the pair of Trifling Tricks , Sinema and Manchin😠

Talk about being on the wrong side of history.😠 I swear to Gawd the MSM is determined to not call a thing a thing. Why are they still saying @Sen_JoeManchin and @SenatorSinema support voting rights? They don’t and folks should … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Fake Outrage Towards MVP is tiresome

It is just a little too pat not to be coordinated. All these folks parroting the same lines…but, we are not supposed to not see the damage they are trying to inflict on our Vice President. I finally figured out … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dr. King!

You helped change the world. You certainly changed my world. I have so many opportunities because of your battles. Share this clip of my father. We must study him beyond the end of ‘I Have a Dream.’ (and that’s taken … Continue reading

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Bishop Desmond Tutu Dead At 90

RIPower, Bishop. Thank you.🙏🏾😪 BREAKING NEWS: Arch Bishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has passed away. A statement from @PresidencyZA confirms the news of his passing. #DesmondTutu pic.twitter.com/G1N5lbKA8w — Nhlanhla Mabaso (@_NMabaso) December 26, 2021 Archbishop Desmond Tutu was a mentor, a … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Black Historian of Chicago, Timuel Black, Dead At 102

He was THE Historian for Black Chicago. I could listen to him for hours on end. He was a fountain of knowledge. RIP for a life well lived in service to the community.😢🙏🏽😢🙏🏽 #BREAKING: Timuel Black, a political and civil … Continue reading

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Open Thread | We Must Support Kristen Clarke

Ms. Clarke is one of the good guys. She also is a fierce defender of Voting Rights. OF COURSE, the right hates her and is lying on her. But, we have to dig in and get her into the DOJ. … Continue reading

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Vernon Jordan, Civil Rights Leader and Power Broker, Dead at 85

I loved his deep booming voice. His sharp wit. Vernon Jordan, Civil Rights Leader and D.C. Power Broker, Dies at 85 Mr. Jordan, who was selected to head the National Urban League while still in his 30s, counseled presidents and … Continue reading

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