Category Archives: Open Thread

Open Thread | Juneteenth Is Now A National Holiday

I didn’t learn about Juneteenth in school. It was an Elder in the church, who grew up in Texas, that taught me about Juneteenth as a child. You will not disrespect nor denigrate the work of activists of many years. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Some Truth About The Attack On CRT

So, here is some truth about the CRT criticism. What is Critical Race Theory? pic.twitter.com/O1SQo65MeM — Brittany Anderson, Ph.D. (@GiftedBlkGirl) June 15, 2021 Thread Last year, Maine’s 51st school district put out a letter denouncing white supremacy after George Floyd's … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Is The Truth Of What We Are Facing

This is exactly where we are right now as a country.   Let’s dissect this. This is what Culture War looks like. We do not have a functioning two party system in America. The Republican Party is the vessel of … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Now, THIS is What I Want to See

I can’t tell you how much I loved this.😏   Great news folks: we hit record-high health care enrollment. 31 million people now have coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Couldn’t think of a better person to celebrate this milestone … Continue reading

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Open Thread | There Are Those Of Us Who See The MSM Foolishness

The MSM thinks that we have amnesia about how the GQP has acted since 2009. And, how the MSM aids them. The Democrats need to remember, and act accordingly. They did with the COVID Relief Bill, and the same path … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends fully vaccinated.     Midshipman First Class Sydney Barber, first Black woman to serve as Brigade Commander at the US Naval Academy. On @VP Harris: “I … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Let Us Check In With 46

President Biden went to Oklahoma on Tuesday. He spoke on the massacre in Tulsa.   President Biden in Tulsa: "Just because history is silent, it doesn't mean that it did not take place. And while darkness can hide much, it … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Economics, Economy, injustice, Open Thread, Politics, President Joe Biden, racial hate, Racial Oppression, racial terror, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Open Thread | This Is Why Political Pundits Can Go Sit Down

So, the GQP defeated the 1/6 Bi-partisan Commission. GOOD! I agree with Palmer about the pundits.   These doomsday pundits turned out to be so embarrassingly wrong when we beat Trump, they’re losing clout. So now they’re trying to bring … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day. As we remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. On #MemorialDay, let’s remember that Black Americans served and sacrificed on the basis of what the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. called “a promissory note” for equality & … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Some Different Odds and Ends

No real theme to this post. Just things of interest. First, going back to Tulsa. The NYTimes did a great story with interactive graphics, that take you into Tulsa, and you find out, business after business, that was destroyed.   … Continue reading

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