Category Archives: Civil Rights

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

Posted in African Americans, Black History, Black Lives Matter, Civil Rights, Culture, Current Events, Domestic Terrorism, Freedom, Heritage, History, Honor, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Lynching, News, Open Thread, Photos, Police bruality, Police violence, Protests, Racial Bias, racial hate, Racial Oppression, Racial Profiling, Racism, Slavery, Terrorism, Violence, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act, White Supremacy | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

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