Category Archives: Democracy

Friday Open Thread

TGIF Alabama Lynching Memorial to confront U.S. history of slavery

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President Obama’s Remarks: Donald Trump is ” ‘UNFIT’ to Serve as President”

No shit, Sherlock.

Posted in 2016 Elections, Current Events, Democracy, Politics, POTUS, President Obama, Presidential Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 21 Comments

Reverend William Barber Speaks at the Democratic National Convention

Rev. Barber took DNC folks to CHURCH. Updated

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Saturday Open Thread | #DNCLeaks: Debbie Wasserman Schultz furiously pressured MSNBC

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the chair of the Democratic National Committee, was furious when she was criticized by MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski. Wasserman Schultz called for Brzezinski to “apologize” and told her co-worker Chuck Todd “this must stop.” The DNC chair … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Corruption, Current Events, Democracy, News, Open Thread, Politics, Voter Suppression, voters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 87 Comments

Sunday Open Thread

Have a BLESSED Sumday, Everyone. Because I’m in a Malcolm X STATE OF MIND. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kf7fujM4ag

Posted in Africa, Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, Justice, Media, Muslims, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Politics, Racism | Tagged , , , , , | 142 Comments

Would YOU Want to be Treated Like Blacks?

Jane Elliot confronting white folks HEAD ON. Because they are the folks that need to do this”

Posted in Birtherism, Black Codes, Black Voter Suppression, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Democracy, discrimination, Empowerment, Hate Crime, Income Inequality, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Lynching, Murder, Police bruality, Police violence, Protests, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, segregation, Slave Auctions, Slave Breeding in America, Slavery, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights Act, White Supremacy | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Diamond Reynolds & Daughter Dae’Anna | Eliihaas: “This Video is for Me”

Dae’Anna and her mommy on the Fourth of July, 2016. "It's okay mommy" "It's okay I'm right here with you" My heart hurts, this world is an ugly place #PhilandoCastile pic.twitter.com/NsQrn72XwH — WORLD STAR FANS (@WorIdStarLaugh) July 7, 2016 This … Continue reading

Posted in Black Codes, Black Lives Matter, crime, Democracy, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, hate, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, JusticeForAltonSterling, Murder, Police bruality, Police violence, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , | 54 Comments