Category Archives: injustice

Open Thread | Let Us Check In With 46

President Biden went to Oklahoma on Tuesday. He spoke on the massacre in Tulsa.   President Biden in Tulsa: "Just because history is silent, it doesn't mean that it did not take place. And while darkness can hide much, it … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Economics, Economy, injustice, Open Thread, Politics, President Joe Biden, racial hate, Racial Oppression, racial terror, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Open Thread | Some Different Odds and Ends

No real theme to this post. Just things of interest. First, going back to Tulsa. The NYTimes did a great story with interactive graphics, that take you into Tulsa, and you find out, business after business, that was destroyed.   … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Domestic Terrorism, Economics, Ethnic Cleansing, Hate Crime, injustice, Open Thread, President Joe Biden | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Open Thread | So, The President Laid Out His Vision For The Country

And, I loved the speech.🤗   President Biden understands this history even if the media doesn't. "Madam Vice President…" pic.twitter.com/esmP2cT2fg — Tommy moderna-vaX-Topher (@tommyxtopher) April 29, 2021 I’m so damn proud of @POTUS @JoeBiden !!! For too long we needed … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Domestic Terrorism, Dr. Jill Biden, Economics, Economy, Education, Employment News, Gun control, Immigration, Immigration Reform, Income Inequality, Infrastructure, injustice, Institutional Racism, Justice, Open Thread, Police Reform, Politics, President Joe Biden, Vice-President Kamala D. Harris | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Open Thread | Jim Crow Is Back With A Vengeance In Georgia😠😠

Well, Jim Crow-2021 Version, came to Georgia.😠😠😠   Breaking: Georgia Republicans passed restrictive new changes to the state election process. The new law will limit early voting and add additional voter ID requirements to mail voting. We're breaking down the … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Black Voter Suppression, Black Voters, Current Events, injustice, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Open Thread, Politics, US Department of Justice, Voter Suppression, voters, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Open Thread | Faulkner Wrote It Well

The past is never dead. It’s not even past. This entire thread is much Truth. So much Black history, really isn’t history, because so many people alive today experienced it.   This is amazing content. It hits differently when you … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Black History, Economics, Empowerment, History, injustice, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Open Thread | Why This Moment In Time?

Yesterday was the homegoing service for George Floyd. Been thinking a lot, as I watched the protests from across the world. Why this incident? Why now? I don’t really have an answer, except for that I don’t think it was … Continue reading

Posted in activism, African Americans, Black History, Black Lives Matter, Breaking News, Criminal Justice, Department of Justice, History, injustice, Institutional Racism, Justice, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police Reform, Police violence, Politics, Rikyrah's Rant | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

Open Thread | Some Words

The past few days have been hard. Just hard.   pic.twitter.com/vkK5hRvvjW — Sesame Street (@sesamestreet) June 1, 2020

Posted in activism, Breaking News, Current Events, Democracy, Ferguson, injustice, Institutional Racism, Justice, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police Reform, Police violence, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 73 Comments

Tuesday Open Thread | And Folks Have To Wonder Why Some Have A Fundamental Distrust of Law Enforcement?😡

I know that this happens, but, it’s still outrageous.😠😠   Police decided they would arrest Tyrone Allen for a series of bank robberies. Problem – he didn’t fit the suspect’s description. He has prominent facial tattoos. The suspect had none. … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Michael B. Jordan presents Central Park 5 with ACLU courage award

LOS ANGELES— Michael B. Jordan told the men known as the Central Park Five on Friday that he cannot watch footage of the new series “When They See Us” without getting emotional and feeling that as a young black man … Continue reading

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