Category Archives: Institutional Racism

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

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Sunday Open Thread | #TakeAKnee ‘til change comes…..

1. #TakeAKnee is a movement started last year by NFL player Colin Kaepernick. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, 29, began kneeling during the national anthem last NFL season as a demonstration to protest (police brutally killing unarmed black men) the current treatment … Continue reading

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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

Monday Open Thread

Happy Monday, 3 Chics Family & Friends! ICYMI

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Saturday Open Thread

Enjoy your weekend with family and friends! MUST READ I will not let your affirmative action ignorance belittle my daughter’s achievements By Jonita Davis “Let me set the record straight … ” is how I began a Facebook post on the … 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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Thursday Open Thread | “Roots” 40th Anniversary Week

How Roots Captivated an Entire Nation Memories from the Set of Roots | Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots | Oprah Winfrey Network Exclusive: Becoming Chicken George | Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots | Oprah Winfrey Network

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