Category Archives: Democracy

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

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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

First Lady Michelle Obama, First Daughters Malia & Sasha In Morocco

Check out the end of the clip- What was Meryl talking about? Hmmm, FLOTUS obviously had “heard all about it.” I’d love to get the video of the complete session above. If anyone finds it, please drop it in comments … Continue reading

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Videos | President Obama Speaks on Brexit

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The United State Of Women Summit

The United State of Women will be an important moment for both women and girls, domestically and internationally. It will feature speakers who will both educate as well as inspire all of us to take action on June 14th and … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Democracy, Dr. Jill Biden, Economics, Education, Empowerment, First Lady Michelle Obama, FLOTUS, Gun Violence, Health & Nutrition | Tagged , , , , , | 36 Comments