Category Archives: Institutional Racism

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 | So…They Had a Hearing About the New Jim Crow..

And the GQP decided to try and question Stacey Abrams about it. As well as others. It did not go well.   Republican Senator John Cornyn: So you believe that the GA legislature made deliberate attempts to suppress the minority … Continue reading

Posted in Black Voter Suppression, Black Voters, Education, Elections, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Open Thread, Politics, Voter Suppression, voters, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 36 Comments

Open Thread | Funny Thing About Infrastructure

The President and the Democrats are proposing a two trillion infrastructure plan.     The Republicans think that someone is playing with them. They are trying to find a way to combat the Democrats’ proposal. Their old playbook doesn’t work. … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Economics, Economy, Infrastructure, Institutional Racism, Jobs, Open Thread, Politics, President Joe Biden | Tagged , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Open Thread | Hardships of Black Farmers

In this past COVID Relief bill, $ 5 Billion went specifically to Black farmers. Something Senator PittyPat of South Carolina had the nerve to call reparations. AS IF. This is only part of the truth that Black farmers have always … Continue reading

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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 | 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

Posted in activism, Healthcare, Institutional Racism, Open Thread, Politics, Racial Bias | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 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

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

Posted in Black History, Black Lives Matter, Breaking News, Criminal Justice, Department of Justice, Institutional Racism, Justice, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police Reform, Police violence, Politics, Protests | Tagged , , , , , , , | 73 Comments