Category Archives: Institutional Racism

Open Thread | Day 2 – Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP showed their entire azz yesterday.😠 But, Judge Brown gave a Master Class in Black Professional Sensibilities.👊🏾👊🏾 Today, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is demonstrating the breadth and depth of her legal expertise from her experience working at ALL levels … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The House Passes The CROWN Act

I didn’t think that this would hit me as hard as it has. The House passed a National CROWN Act. One of my favorite channels on Youtube to watch are channels with young Black girls whose mothers do their natural … Continue reading

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Open Thread | There Are Real Life Consequences To Racial Discrimination

This is not just a story about discrimination by a bank. This is about limiting generational wealth, as a result. Wells Fargo Rejected 47% of Black Applicants in Mortgage Refinancing Boom. Other lenders approved 71% of Black applicants. The subject … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Supreme Court Pushes Further With Black Voter Suppression😠

The Supreme Court's order and dissents can be found here. https://t.co/VfdCaw3aos This is another major blow to the Voting Rights Act that will likely preserve Alabama's current racist gerrymander. — Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC) February 7, 2022 Kagan, dissenting: The … Continue reading

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Open Thread: The Lawsuit of Brian Flores…Echoes of Curt Flood?

Both of my parents were baseball fanatics. Knew the game inside and out. My mother was a baseball historian….and, she counted Curt Flood as important to baseball as Jackie Robinson. My mother believed that every current baseball player should put … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dr. King!

You helped change the world. You certainly changed my world. I have so many opportunities because of your battles. Share this clip of my father. We must study him beyond the end of ‘I Have a Dream.’ (and that’s taken … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More About Critical Race Theory

Some folks have had enough of the clowns.😠     After being asked about Critical Race Theory, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley delivers an answer every American should watch.pic.twitter.com/MrJl5oCvsw — Rantt Media (@RanttMedia) June 23, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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