Category Archives: Racism

Friday Open Thread | “Roots” 40th Anniversary Week

TGIF, Everyone!

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Thursday Open Thread | “Roots” 40th Anniversary Week

How Roots Captivated an Entire Nation Memories from the Set of Roots | Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots | Oprah Winfrey Network Exclusive: Becoming Chicken George | Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots | Oprah Winfrey Network

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Tuesday Open Thread | “Roots” 40th Anniversary Week

ROOTS WEEK CONTINUES… Roots “Kunta” The Ends Justify the Means Fiddler’s Philosophy What’s your name? Roots “Kunta” Must Be Free

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Monday Open Thread | “Roots” 40th Anniversary Week

This Week 3 Chics highlights the groundbreaking Mini series Roots. Last month marked the 4oth Anniversary of “Roots.” Based on the book, Roots: the Saga of an American Family, by Alex Haley. We’ll feature selected scenes from the movie. As … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss Racist Cartoons

Dr. Seuss‘ history of creating offensive caricatures isn’t a secret. His World War II depictions of Japanese people have drawn criticism for their portrayal of stereotypical physical features and behaviors. The National Education Association’s Asian Pacific Islander caucus objected to … 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

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In Loving Memory of Trayvon Martin

We honor the life of Trayvon Martin and his family. We stand in solidarity with Sybrina & Tracy Martin as they continue to fight for justice with passion and grace. Trayvon Martin was stalked and gunned down like an animal … Continue reading

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