Category Archives: Human Rights

Wednesday Open Thread | Repealing Obamacare could violate international law

We’ve already seen that repealing Obamacare is politically perilous. Now there’s a new complication: It may also violate international law. The United Nations has contacted the Trump administration as part of an investigation into whether repealing the Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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New Evidence Reveals Miami Cop Who Shot Charles Kinsey Knew He Was Unarmed

New evidence reveals that a Miami police officer that shot a behavioral therapist last year knew that the latter was unarmed. On July 18, 2016, North Miami police officer Jonathan Aledda, fired three shots at behavioral therapist Charles Kinsey, who … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | ICE Agents forcibly removed a woman awaiting emergency surgery to a detention center.

BARBARIC! How inhumane can ICE Agents get? Sick & in pain be DAMNED! If anyone walked into a Veterinary Clinic and forcibly removed a wounded dog awaiting surgery there would be OUTRAGE across the country & the person would be … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Foreign policy, Human Rights, ICEgov, Immigration, Institutional Racism, News, Open Thread, Politics, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , | 65 Comments

#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

Posted in African Americans, Arts, Black History, Books, Civil Rights, Current Events, Education, Freedom, History, Human Rights, Media, Movies, News, Open Thread, Politics, Racism | Tagged , , , , , | 47 Comments

Black History | #AMERIKKKA

I have no words…

Posted in Black Codes, Black History, Black Lives Matter, discrimination, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Open Thread, Racial Oppression, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Donald Trump Bans ALL Refugees From 7 Muslim Nations

So insulting and offensive! …And UNCONSTITUTIONAL! We have FREEDOM OF RELIGION here. This extreme vetting is bullshit. It’s targeting Muslims. Get ready ACLU and sue these racist bigots to the knees.  The country can’t take 4 years of lies, conspiracy theories, bigotry … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Ethnic Cleansing, Foreign policy, hate, Human Rights, Immigration, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Muslims, News, Open Thread, Politics, POTUS, Racial Bias, Racial Oppression, Uncategorized, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 158 Comments