Tag Archives: Open Thread

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Dead at the age of 84

RIP😪🙏🏽 This hits hard. BREAKING Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies from COVID complications.His family said he was fully vaccinated against the disease: @RebeccaShabad, @NBCNews #ColinPowellhttps://t.co/p5vgf3ij5l https://t.co/47bE85B4zS pic.twitter.com/5zNmnnbKCy — Shomari Stone (@shomaristone) October 18, 2021 General Colin Powell understood … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So, Manchin and Sinema Are THE Problem

Standing in the way of the Democrats passing sweeping legislation that will transform the lives of millions of Americans. 😠😠 This is the basis of the platform that Democrats should be able to run on in 2022.😠 1. Manchin always … Continue reading

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Open Thread | COVID Update

As this goes on, the rage of the VACCINATED GROWS. We are beyond tired of the trifling, lying unvaccinated. Look at this and sense the growing rage😠😠 It's impossible to look at this and not think, "we had this thing … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Black Historian of Chicago, Timuel Black, Dead At 102

He was THE Historian for Black Chicago. I could listen to him for hours on end. He was a fountain of knowledge. RIP for a life well lived in service to the community.😢🙏🏽😢🙏🏽 #BREAKING: Timuel Black, a political and civil … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Jailing Black Children in Rutherford County, Tennessee

Read about this abomination on Friday. Absolutely outrageous.😠😠😠😠 Three police officers went to an *elementary* school in Tennessee & arrested four Black girls. One girl fell to her knees. Another threw up. Police handcuffed the youngest, an 8 yo with … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Dropping Some Wisdom…Respect and Protect the Children

This man is thoughtful and wise..please follow him. He has such a kind heart. Last night I was at my peoples house with a few friends and my homegirl with her daugther, 5, who I haven't seen her since she … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More COVID News

Well, I got my booster last week. If it’s your time, get that booster. If you got Moderna, can you boost with Pfizer? Apparently, there's all sorts of vaccine anarchy going on https://t.co/NfhnUKn1VB — delthia ricks 🔬 (@DelthiaRicks) September 30, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Getting Those Shots, One at a Time

Loved this story. Getting those shots, one at a time. 1/Grady Lobby I was sitting at the #NoJudgmentZone table and notice a Grady elder quickly moving toward me on a walker. Her: "'Scuse me, baby. You know where this at?" … Continue reading

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Open Thread | They Broke Ground on the President Obama Presidential Library

I can’t wait to visit it. Today, we officially broke ground on the Obama Presidential Center on the South Side of Chicago. Michelle and I can’t imagine a better investment in the city we love, and generations of young leaders … Continue reading

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Open Thread | R. Kelly Found GUILTY

Good! May he spend the rest of his life behind bars. For all the children’s lives that he destroyed. May he burn in Hell. Breaking News: R. Kelly was found guilty of being the ringleader of a decades-long scheme to … Continue reading

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