Tag Archives: Jim Crow

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

Black History | #AMERIKKKA

I have no words…

Posted in Black Codes, Black History, Black Lives Matter, discrimination, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Open Thread, Racial Oppression, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 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

Donald Trump: I love this country. We’re going to make our country great again.It’s payback time! It’s payback time!

Donald Trump is a dangerous racist sob. How can he be allowed to continue his campaign? It’s payback time? Who is he going to pay back? And for what? The country electing a black Potus? This is scary. It will … Continue reading

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White Terrorism in America

White men’s belief in their superiority, discrimination and racism is what drives these men to go out and massacre innocent people or walk into a place of worship and gun down other black Americans. But notice these white men who … Continue reading

Posted in Ametia's Rant, Current Events, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism, Rikyrah's Rant, SG2's Rant, Terrorism, White Supremacy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Selma 50th Anniversary

Legislation removed barriers that had prevented black people from voting. Millions joined voting rolls across the country, and thousands went on to win elections to offices in city halls, state legislatures, Congress, and, eventually, the White House. Rep. John Lewis, … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Celebrations, Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, History, Human Rights, Jim Crow laws, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Politics, Racism, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , , , , | 157 Comments

Why Brown v. Board of Education Is STILL the Most Important Court Decision of the 20th Century

This week has been the Anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The First Lady went to Topeka, Kansas to deliver a speech about the Anniversary. On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v … Continue reading

Posted in discrimination, Dreams, Education, History, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Open Thread, Politics, Rikyrah's Rant | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments