Category Archives: Open Letter

Wednesday Open Thread | Are Berniebots on the DNC Attempting to Change the Rules to Suppress the Black Vote?

Found at the following twitter thread: Armando‏ @armandodkos Are Bernie delegates on Dem Unity Commission and Rules Committee proposing a radical change to delegate selection process for Pres. Noms? /1 I fear they are. And their proposals would gut the … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Attorney General White Citizens Council Strikes At Voting Rights

The Sessions Effect: Trump DOJ Reverses Course In Major Texas Voter ID Case By Alice Ollstein Published February 27, 2017, 12:47 PM EDT For the last six years, the Justice Department has sided with the citizens and civil rights groups … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, Civil Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Open Letter, Politics, Racial Oppression, Racism, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Wednesday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominated: Fences

Fences, based on August Wilson’s play, and directed by Denzel Washington, is up for 4 Academy Awards: Best Picture Best Actor: Denzel Washington Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis Best Writing Adapted Screenplay: August Wilson

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Sunday Open Thread

Welcome to the Obama Administration’s Final — and 388th — episode of your West Wing Week.

Posted in First Lady Michelle Obama, FLOTUS, Michelle Obama, Open Letter, Politics, POTUS, President Obama | Tagged , , , , | 58 Comments

Wednesday Open Thread | The Bromance of POTUS and Joey B

Our President and Vice President are more than coworkers – they are friends who respect one another and love one another. It comes forth in their interactions.  

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Video | Jennifer Holliday: “Black Twitter Hurt Me Badly”

Dear Jennifer Holliday, Seriously? You’re hurt, Jennifer? You’re just one more casualty of Trump’s rent-a-negro, to suit his sadistic, narcisitic needs. But you just keep thinking that the LBGT folks love you more, if that helps you sleep at night … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Old School Music That Make You Wanna Jump

The Brothers Johnson were an American funk and R&B band consisting of American musicians and brothers George (“Lightnin’ Licks”) and Louis E. Johnson (“Thunder Thumbs”). They achieved their greatest success from the mid-1970s to early 1980s, with three singles topping … Continue reading

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