Category Archives: Racism

Thursday Open Thread | 12 Black Elected Officials In Charlotte Receive Trump Inspired Racist Letters

At least 12 local elected officials, including black county commissioners, Charlotte City Council members who are people of color, and the black chair of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools board, received similar letters in recent days, according to representatives of those bodies. … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Kamala Harris: Trump Administration Is Running A “Campaign Of Terror” against minority communities

The thug pretending to be president IS running a campaign of terror. It is no different than the klan’s reign of racial terror against Black people. His hateful words are radicalizing people like #PatrickCrusius to target & kill folks in … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Congressman Castro Took It To Them👏👏👏

Congressman Joaquin Castro had enough. So, he did a tweet telling folks – just in case you didn’t know, here are folks MAXXED OUT IN THEIR DONATIONS TO DOLT45. Like, maybe, you ought to have this list, next time you … Continue reading

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Chris Hayes: Trumpism Must Be Peacefully But Completely Destroyed

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AOC hits back after Trump tweets ‘go back’ to your country

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ​slapped back Sunday at President Trump for suggesting that she and three other freshman Democrats “go back” to the countries they’re from, saying he’s irked at them because they push back at his version of America. “​You … Continue reading

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Julian Castro’s Police Reform Policy

People First Policing Plan On the day Julián announced his candidacy for President of the United States, he talked about health care and education, economic prosperity and immigration. And he also talked about the frightening rate at which unarmed black … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

Psychiatry, Racism, and the Birth of ‘Sesame Street’ How an African-American psychiatrist helped design a groundbreaking television show as a radical therapeutic tool for helping minority preschoolers. Chester M. Pierce was a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and … Continue reading

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