Category Archives: Racism

Tuesday Open Thread | Colin Kaepernick to continue his protest of the National Anthem

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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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Friday Open Thread

TGIF Alabama Lynching Memorial to confront U.S. history of slavery

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Thursday Open Thread | New York Life fires director #CoreyMulter after his racist, violent FB message to #BlackLivesMatter activist:

A racist antagonizer of the Black Lives Matter movement has been fired after his words wrote a check that his a** couldn’t cash. Shanelle Matthews, director of communication with the Black Lives Matter organization, was verbally attacked on Facebook by … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Justice Department: Baltimore police routinely discriminated against blacks

(BALTIMORE) — Baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, use excessive force too often and are not adequately disciplined for misconduct, according to a harshly critical Justice Department report being issued Wednesday. The report, the culmination of a yearlong investigation … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | The man who punched Dylan Roof speaks out

+ Man who punched Dylan Roof speaks out for the first time after being released from jail. pic.twitter.com/ix3KhVYESH — saycheesetv.com (@SayCheese_TV) August 8, 2016

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#KorrynGaines 5 yr old son: Police saw me run & shot me. They hurt my arm

I’m hyperventilating! The cops kicked the door in & opened fire. They saw this child running & they shot him. A 5yr old! Full Video: #KorrynGaines 5yo son's eyewitness account of Baltimore County Police shooting that killed his mother. https://t.co/oEPbiflsD4Continue reading

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