Category Archives: Institutional Racism

Open Thread | Lack of Equity In Vaccinations

This thread:   Unacceptable, but very intentional. We can not play surprised when:🔹Phase 1a is 70% White🔹 Phase 1b (65+yo) are 77% White🔹 70% of pharmacies are in white neighborhoods 🔹 Black/Brown communities are 2x less likely to have hospital … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Open Thread | Some Words

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

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Open Thread | Don’t Fall For the Okeydoke

Been watching the protests with a curious eye.😒😒   George Floyd's murder was about race, not class. — Ragnarok Lobster (@eclecticbrotha) May 31, 2020 SAY IT AGAIN😠😠😠 George Floyd's murder was about race, not class. — Ragnarok Lobster (@eclecticbrotha) May … Continue reading

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Simple Financial Advantage and How It Trickles Down

This thread is very much on point and attempts to explain White Financial Advantage.   First of all, of you live in a home in a black neighborhood, it’s worth, on average, $48,000 less than an identical home in an … Continue reading

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The MAGA Hat–Wearing Teens Who Taunted A Native American Elder Could Be Expelled

My rage is off the charts………… This student is a little racist fk with no respect, no home training. Is this what is being taught at Covington Catholic School? The Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High in Kentucky rebuked the … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Say His Name: Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford, Jr.

I, and others, keep on telling folks…. these gun laws ain’t for Non-White folks. Not Stand Your Ground. Not Conceal Carry. Not Open Carry. PERIOD. The “black man” has a name. Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford, Jr. https://t.co/Za0NEpc2SH — Ana Navarro (@ananavarro) … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Stop it, Van Jones. Stop Trying to Normalize This Administration

Van Jones has been trying to shin and grin, giving cover to the Dolt45 Adminstration, talking about some bullshyt ‘Prison Reform’. Thinks that he can shame those of us who know that it’s a piece of garbage to shut up. … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

ICYMI Does recognizing privilege influence your politics? News host Kerri Miller spoke with Ijeoma Oluo, the author of “So You Want to Talk About Race.” https://www.mprnews.org/listen?name=/minnesota/podcasts/kerri-miller/2018/01/15privilege_politics_20180115_64.mp3

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