Category Archives: Justice

Tuesday Open Thread

Jane Matilda Bolin LL.B. (April 11, 1908 – January 8, 2007) was the first black woman to graduate from Yale Law School, the first to join the New York City Bar Association, and the first to join the New York … Continue reading

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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.

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Ex-Cop Michael Slager sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing Walter Scott

Thank God for Feidin Santana filming the shooting of #WalterScott. If not for his video #MichaelSlager would have gotten away with murder. May God’s grace, mercy and DIVINE protection be with him. May God’s tender mercies comfort the hearts of … Continue reading

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Comedian, Civil Rights Activist, Icon Dick Gregory Dead at the age of 84

From CNN: Dick Gregory, legendary comic and civil rights activist, dies at 84 USA TODAY Published 10:55 p.m. ET Aug. 19, 201 Comic trailblazer and civil rights activist Dick Gregory died on Saturday night at age 84. Son Christian Gregory … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Special Counsel Robert Mueller impanels grand jury in Russia investigation

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This is why Attorney General White Citizens Council Won’t Resign. Living out his White Supremacist Fantasies

RESIGN? You gotta be kidding me. He’s living out all his White Supremacist fantasies. To everyone who voted for this…PHUCK YOU. From The New York Times: Justice Dept. to Take On Affirmative Action in College Admissions By CHARLIE SAVAGE AUG. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | C.I.A. Had Evidence of Russian Effort to Help Trump Earlier Than Believed

From the New York Times: By ERIC LICHTBLAU April 6, 2017 WASHINGTON — The C.I.A. told senior lawmakers in classified briefings last summer that it had information indicating that Russia was working to help elect Donald J. Trump president, a … Continue reading

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