Category Archives: History

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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Racist Black History Month essay shocks school: ‘All stories in the Bible are about white people’

Quickly! Someone please educate the student that King David, his son Solomon and Jesus were all black. Matthew 2:13 An Angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up”, take the child & his mother & escape to Egypt. Why … Continue reading

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Presidents Day | Honoring President Barack Hussein Obama

On this #PresidentsDay as well as #BlackHistoryMonth, we honor Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th President of the United States.

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#BlackHistory: Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln & Henry Berry’s views on Black People

Benjamin Franklin Thomas Jefferson Abraham Lincoln Henry Berry

Posted in Black History, Crimes Against Humanity, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Racial Oppression, racial terror, Racism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 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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Black History | #AMERIKKKA

I have no words…

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Harvard Law Review Elects First Black Woman President

ImeIme A. Umana ’14 will be the first black woman to serve as President of the Harvard Law Review, the legal journal announced Monday. Umana, who hails from Harrisburg, Pa., will be the 131st leader of the organization. As a … Continue reading

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