Category Archives: Jim Crow laws

Tuesday Open Thread | Colin Kaepernick to continue his protest of the National Anthem

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Saturday Open Thread | Gov. Paul LePage: “The enemy right now…are people of color.”

The Governor of Maine. pic.twitter.com/UjjVZYEscA — Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) August 27, 2016

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Friday Open Thread

TGIF Alabama Lynching Memorial to confront U.S. history of slavery

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Thursday Open Thread | New York Life fires director #CoreyMulter after his racist, violent FB message to #BlackLivesMatter activist:

A racist antagonizer of the Black Lives Matter movement has been fired after his words wrote a check that his a** couldn’t cash. Shanelle Matthews, director of communication with the Black Lives Matter organization, was verbally attacked on Facebook by … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Justice Department: Baltimore police routinely discriminated against blacks

(BALTIMORE) — Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, use excessive force too often and are not adequately disciplined for misconduct, according to a harshly critical Justice Department report being issued Wednesday. The report, the culmination of a yearlong investigation … Continue reading

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United Nations rep slammed US police for trampling protesters’ rights

Amid renewed nationwide protests over police killings of black men, a representative from the United Nations toured the United States with a peculiar goal: to assess whether the exercise of freedom of assembly and association in the country conforms to … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s America | Mia Frias-Russell Woke Up To Racial Hate In Indiana

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