Category Archives: Institutional Racism

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

Posted in African Americans, Books, Current Events, Institutional Racism, Media, News, Open Thread, Politics, prejudice, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , | 67 Comments

Monday Open Thread | Happy Birthday Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For all you did for us as a country.. You were a true patriot. A true believer in this country. The lives you changed are still happening. Your ripples are still moving through time. Thank you.

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Open Thread, Politics, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , , , | 43 Comments

The Conservative Plan To Amend The Constitution | AM Joy | MSNBC

Despite #45’s utter incompetence, ignorant word-salad vocabulary, the GOP—looking at McConnell etc., they are wreaking havoc on our DEMOCRACY. We’re four states away from a Constitutional Convention. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR AMERICAN CITIZENS? STAY WOKE FOLKS! ICYMI Sunday, 1/7/18 … Continue reading

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Houston Texans NFL owner on players kneeling: ‘we can’t have the inmates running the prison’

During a closed-door meeting among NFL team owners and executives, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair made a stunningly inappropriate analogy about allowing players to kneel during the national anthem. “We can’t have the inmates running the prison,” said McNair, a … Continue reading

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