Category Archives: History

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

26 Most Powerful Images of The Last Hundred Years

Pincess Diana talks to amputees in Angola, where she traveled in January 1997 to bring attention to the anti land mine campaign of the International Red Cross. Sitting on her lap is Sandra Thijica, a 13 year old who lost … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone! We have to keep informing some folks that Sally Hemings was not Jefferson’s Mistress. SHE WAS HIS SLAVE AND HE RAPED HER. Sally Hemings wasn’t Thomas Jefferson’s mistress. She was his property By Britni Danielle Archaeologists at … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Shariah Harris To Make History in the Sport of Polo

Pennsylvania teen, 19, to make history as the first black woman to ever play in top tier of US polo after discovering it by accident 12 years ago By Associated Press and Mary Kekatos For Dailymail.com Published: 14:06 EDT, 29 … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | A Post on ‘RussiaGate’

From Facebook: Doug Blackmon Yesterday at 1:38am · “RussiaGate” has become a catastrophic failure of leadership—and a debacle from which the Trump presidency will not recover —“Trump is a suicide vest strapped around the body of the Republican Party”—- #trumprussia … Continue reading

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