Category Archives: History

Tuesday Open Thread

Jane Matilda Bolin LL.B. (April 11, 1908 – January 8, 2007) was the first black woman to graduate from Yale Law School, the first to join the New York City Bar Association, and the first to join the New York … Continue reading

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Melvin Carter : Mayor of St. Paul Swearing In Ceremony

Melvin Carter was sworn in yesterday as mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota. He becomes the first African-American mayor in the city’s 164-year history. pic.twitter.com/Wyp5Jw6GAs — Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) January 3, 2018 FYI: Meet Sharon Sayles Belton. First African-American Woman Mayor … Continue reading

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Dana Gresham — Doug Jones Hires African American Chief of Staff

Alabama Senator Doug Jones has named, Dana Gresham, the first Democrat Black Chief of Staff in the Senate. Dana Gresham is an Alabama native & former Asst. Secretary for Governmental Affairs at @USDOT Sen.-elect Doug Jones (D-Ala.) has hired former … Continue reading

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10 Horrific Native American Massacres

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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Shout out to our Native American brothers and sisters.. Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day Come celebrate with us as we pay tribute to the “FIRST NATIONS” people & their beautiful rich culture. Please feel free to share music, lyrics, videos, dance … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

The REAL monuments that tells America’s TRUE HISTORY. Thoughts on Confederate Statues from a Southern White Male Growing up in the South, I was told (and unfortunately believed) a number of things about the Confederacy. Of course, I heard the common … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, Current Events, Domestic Terrorism, Hate Crime, Hate Groups, Healing, Heritage, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Lynching, Media, Memorial, Open Thread, Politics, racial hate, Racial Oppression, racial terror, Racism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , | 55 Comments

Monday Open Thread | The State of Our Country

Been thinking about what happened on Saturday. Some have said that they were saddened by what happened on Saturday. Me? I’m just mad as hell. Because, there’s no reason why we should be at this point in time. We should … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, History, Open Thread, Politics, Racial Bias, racial hate, Racial Oppression, racial terror, Racism, US Department of Justice, Violence | Tagged , , , , , | 103 Comments