Category Archives: Freedom

Open Thread | So, Female Body AUTONOMY Is A Minor Blip of an Issue?

Yesterday on CNN, abortion was defined as a “smaller voting issue”, and not a single person in that studio corrected it. The right to abortion is *not* a “smaller issue”. Not only does it go way beyond pregnancy. It defines … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Checking in on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

I have to admit that when this all began, I rooted for Ukraine, because I thought Putin was being heavy handed, and illogical, and just a damn demon for invading Ukraine. He had no reason other than wanting to get … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Day 2 – Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP showed their entire azz yesterday.😠 But, Judge Brown gave a Master Class in Black Professional Sensibilities.👊🏾👊🏾 Today, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is demonstrating the breadth and depth of her legal expertise from her experience working at ALL levels … 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

Posted in African Americans, Alabama, Black Excellence, Black History, Black Voter Suppression, Black Voters, Civil Rights, Freedom, History, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Open Thread, Politics, segregation, Vice-President Kamala D. Harris, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Open Thread | The Invasion of Ukraine by Russia

If you are like me, you have been glued to the television, trying to follow the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. I do not think that this is going the way that Putin thought it would. I honestly believe that … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

Hope all you mid-westerners are keeping warm and safe from the artic blast. Did some video searching yesterday, while home from work. Dig in if you dare! And I’ll leave you with this classic interview.

Posted in activism, African Americans, Black History, Black Lives Matter, Education, Freedom, Media, Open Thread, Politics, Racial Oppression, Racism | Tagged , , , | 84 Comments

Monday Open Thread | James Baldwin Week

Happy Monday, Everyone. This week’s featured artist is Mr. James Baldwin. We’ll look at some of his most acclaimed writings, essays, novels, and TV/radio addresses. James Baldwin was an essayist, playwright and novelist regarded as a highly insightful,    iconic writer with … Continue reading

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President Obama Awards Vice President Joe Biden The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

“For your faith in your fellow Americans, for your love of country and for your lifetime of service that will endure through the generations” “For my final time as president, I am pleased to award our nation’s highest civilian honor, … Continue reading

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

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. | Life In Pictures

Posted in African Americans, Current Events, Democracy, Freedom, History, Honor, Human Rights, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Memorial, News, Open Thread, Photos, Police bruality, Police violence, Protests, Racial Bias, Racism, segregation, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , | 27 Comments