Category Archives: News

Monday Open Thread | The Protests At Standing Rock

This Nation Was Founded on Genocide Lawrence O’Donnell: From the start of colonial intrusion, the free and original peoples of this hemisphere “have been treated as enemies and dealt with more harshly than any other enemy in any other war.” … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

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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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The ‘Human Computer’ Behind the Moon Landing Was a Black Woman

In an age of racism and sexism, Katherine Johnson broke both barriers at NASA. She calculated the trajectory of man’s first trip to the moon, and was such an accurate mathematician that John Glenn asked her to double-check NASA’s computers. … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

Eddie James, born in Phoenix, AZ, accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at the age of 8. He entered into music ministry at the tender age of 9 and it is for this reason that Eddie recognizes the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Michelle Carter wins 1st US Olympic gold in women’s shot put

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Friday Open Thread | Black Women Making Olympic History

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