Category Archives: Human Rights

Monday Open Thread | San Juan’s mayor appealed to the United Nations for help while Trump went golfing

As storm-ravaged Puerto Rico struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria, Donald Trump made an unscheduled trip to his golf resort in Virginia on Saturday, marking his 69th golf trip since taking office in January 2017. The golf outing is just … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Human Rights, Humanitarian Crisis, News, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 46 Comments

Dallas sportscaster on NFL players taking a knee: “All of us should protest how black Americans are treated”

Sportscaster Dale Hansen of Dallas ABC affiliate WFAA—whose excellent work we have shouted out before—offered a beautifully strong and clear defense of the national anthem protests on his segment tonight. Hansen, a Vietnam veteran, takes down the idea that the … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter, Current Events, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, News, Open Thread, Protests, Racial Oppression, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , | 29 Comments

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

Wednesday Open Thread

#45’s KLAN rallies are inciting more racial hate.

Posted in Current Events, hate, Human Rights, Media, Open Thread, Police violence, Politics, Racial Bias, racial hate, racial terror, Racism | Tagged , | 48 Comments

Monday Open Thread

Happy Monday, 3 Chics Family & Friends! ICYMI

Posted in #BlackGirlMagic, Arts, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Media, Movies, Open Thread, Politics, prejudice, Racial Bias, Racism | Tagged , , , | 70 Comments

Thursday Open Thread

The Axes of American Politics Seven Ideologies Underpinning Today’s Politics It is a fact universally acknowledged that every time a member of a political party is criticized by members of their own party, the Internet will get very excited and angry. Don’t they … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Current Events, Economy, Education, Human Rights, Media, News, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , | 64 Comments

Monday Open Thread

Happy Monday, Everyone Your Thoughts?

Posted in Culture, Current Events, Human Rights, Media, Open Thread, Politics, Racism | Tagged , , | 82 Comments