Tag Archives: human rights

Julian Castro on Reparations: ‘Why Wouldn’t You Compensate People Who Actually Were Property?’

Julian Castro clocked the shyt outta Bernie Sanders. Bernie just got uncovered for his bigoted racism about reparations. Notice when folks bring up reparations for black people, Bernie says that would be divisive,  what about poor white people? Poor white … Continue reading

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House Foreign Affairs hearing: Rep Ilhan Omar asked Elliott Abrams if he’d back genocide in Venezuela like ‘you did in Guatemala’

Rep Ilhan Omar tweeted: Peace. Justice. Human Rights. Those are the values I hold dearest and I will not apologize for them. Rep Ilhan Omar didn’t come to play. This is why republicans want her off the Foreign Affairs Committee.  Get use … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Foreign policy, genocide, GOP, Human Rights, human rights abuse, News, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

#ParklandSchoolShooting | When the children rise up…..

The Soweto Uprising led by children changed the course of history for South Africa against apartheid. So will #NeverAgainMSD movement led by children will change the course of history for #GunControl in America. Cameron Kasky confronting Marco Rubio about accepting … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Repealing Obamacare could violate international law

We’ve already seen that repealing Obamacare is politically perilous. Now there’s a new complication: It may also violate international law. The United Nations has contacted the Trump administration as part of an investigation into whether repealing the Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | ICE Agents forcibly removed a woman awaiting emergency surgery to a detention center.

BARBARIC! How inhumane can ICE Agents get? Sick & in pain be DAMNED! If anyone walked into a Veterinary Clinic and forcibly removed a wounded dog awaiting surgery there would be OUTRAGE across the country & the person would be … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Foreign policy, Human Rights, ICEgov, Immigration, Institutional Racism, News, Open Thread, Politics, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , | 65 Comments

Charlotte girl weeps over police shootings at city council meeting

(CNN) — A young girl climbed up a step ladder to stand at the podium before a tense Charlotte City Council meeting. Petite in size, with braids in her hair and hearts on her t-shirt, Zianna Oliphant collected herself and … Continue reading

Posted in African Americans, crime, Current Events, Domestic Terrorism, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, JusticeForKeithLamontScott, Nigeria, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Protests, Racial Oppression, Racism, Terrorism, Violence, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

U.N. Human Rights Council will debate whether police killings of black men are modern day lynchings

Police killings of Black people in the United States are reminiscent of lynchings and the government must do far more to protect them, a United Nations working group says in a report that will be debated at the U.N. Human … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Department of Justice, Domestic violence, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, racial hate, Racial Oppression, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments