Category Archives: segregation

Tuesday Open Thread

Today’s feature covers the REAL history of reconstruction. See how our past affects our present with this inside look of Reconstruction with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reconstruction: America After the Civil War premiered April 9 & April 16. You can … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, discrimination, Open Thread, Politics, Racial Bias, Racial Oppression, Racism, segregation | Tagged , , , , | 80 Comments

The Racket of Racism

Hat tip: Romany Malco

Posted in Black Codes, Black History, Black Lives Matter, Civil Rights, Current Events, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Pig Laws, Racial Oppression, Racial Profiling, Racism, segregation, Slavery, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Would YOU Want to be Treated Like Blacks?

Jane Elliot confronting white folks HEAD ON. Because they are the folks that need to do this”

Posted in Birtherism, Black Codes, Black Voter Suppression, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Democracy, discrimination, Empowerment, Hate Crime, Income Inequality, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Lynching, Murder, Police bruality, Police violence, Protests, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, segregation, Slave Auctions, Slave Breeding in America, Slavery, Voter Suppression, Voting Rights Act, White Supremacy | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

ICYMI: Ken Burns’ Documentary on Jackie Robinson

This past week on PBS, they aired the documentary that was done on Jackie Robinson. By showing the context of Jackie Robinson’s life, including many stories about how he grew up, and what happened in his life, it brought out … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, Black History, Civil Rights, Culture, Democracy, First Lady Michelle Obama, History, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Open Thread, Politics, President Obama, Racism, segregation, Voting Rights, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. | Life In Pictures

Posted in African Americans, Current Events, Democracy, Freedom, History, Honor, Human Rights, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Memorial, News, Open Thread, Photos, Police bruality, Police violence, Protests, Racial Bias, Racism, segregation, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , | 27 Comments

Tuesday Open Thread |Brazen in your face segregation at Trump Rally

OMG! Sweet Jesus! I can’t believe what I just saw. Black woman with tickets denied entry. White guy admitted he was a protester allowed in. We’ve witnessed overt racism from Donald Trump, his supporters yelling…”go back to Africa”. The hate … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Elections, African Americans, Current Events, discrimination, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Politics, Racial Bias, Racism, segregation, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 100 Comments

Saturday Open Thread | NPR Interview with Clinton Emerges: ‘My Roots Are Conservative, I’m Proud I Was a Goldwater Girl’

A 1996 NPR interview with Hillary Clinton has recently resurfaced, in which the current Democratic front-runner shockingly embraced conservatism and reiterated how proud she was to support a segregationist presidential candidate. In the interview, Clinton told NPR’s Scott Simon that … Continue reading

Posted in Black Voters, Civil Rights, Current Events, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Politics, Racism, segregation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 49 Comments