Category Archives: racial terror

Friday Open Thread | Former NFL player completely unconscious after being slammed to the ground by police

I despise them with everything in me. Black people aren’t safe in this country as long as these slave catching thugs are policing black communities. They’re blood thirsty savages hunting & preying on black people. If you cry out in … Continue reading

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The National Lynching Memorial Opens In Alabama

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opening Thursday, stands high on a hillside overlooking downtown Montgomery, Ala. Beyond the buildings you can see the winding Alabama River and hear the distant whistle of a train — the nexus that … Continue reading

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60 Minutes: Oprah goes inside Memorial to Victims of Lynching

There is a reckoning taking place in America over how we remember our history. Much of the focus has been on whether or not to take down monuments that celebrate the Confederacy. But this story is about a new monument … Continue reading

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Tragedy in Wrightsville Arkansas: 21 Black Boys Burned Alive

On March 5th 1959, 69 teenaged Negro Boys were padlocked inside the Wrightsville Negro Boys Industrial School Dormitory and the building mysteriously caught fire. 48 boys were able to force mesh metal screens off  windows and escape, 21 were burned … Continue reading

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The Equal Justice Initiative National Lynching Museum

The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) plans to build a national memorial to victims of lynching in Montgomery, Alabama, which is expected to open in 2018. This memorial project relating to America’s history of racial terror and lynching will become the … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Civil Rights, crime, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Justice, Justice for Walter Scott, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Racial Oppression, racial terror, Racism, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

5 arrests made in 1983 ‘racially-motivated’ murder

SPALDING COUNTY, Ga. – Investigators said two men got away with murder for more than three decades thanks, in part, to help from two law enforcement officers. The explosive news came in a news conference from the Spalding County sheriff … Continue reading

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