Tag Archives: Tennessee

Open Thread | More News From Tennessee

So, this happened. BREAKING: Justin Pearson has been reappointed to the Tennessee House of Representatives. He joins Justin Jones, who has already been reappointed. The Tennessee Three will be reunited. pic.twitter.com/Ef6MeK4hoS — Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) April 12, 2023 “They tried … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Update From Tennessee

Yess👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Nashville Council votes to reinstate Justin Jones 36-0 pic.twitter.com/cOueZkbtmy — Acyn (@Acyn) April 10, 2023 WOW. Rep. Justin Jones is leading a march with thousands of people back to the Tennessee Capitol building right now. This is what democracy … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More From Tennessee

More about those two expelled lawmakers. NASHVILLE, Monday… pic.twitter.com/5goUWKJQX4 — The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) April 9, 2023 Proof @VP Kamala Harris made the decision herself to go to Nashville the day after Justin Jones and Justin Pearson were expelled. The … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Tennessee’s Racist Legislature Expels Two Black Legislators

It is obvious- their pure, unadulterated racism. These two young Black Male Legislators were amazing. We are seeing them grow in front of our eyes. Wow: Tennessee state Rep. Justin Jones, one of the Dems that the GOP is trying … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | A wave of African American women elected in Tennessee

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Video | William Sewell TN State Investigator Loses Job Over Lynching Story Intimidates & Threatens Shun Mullins

YOUTUBE BITCHES! APPARENTLY ALL is not GOOD in ALGOOD! Imagine being told a GRAPHIC  lynching story by a white man, while you are being inteviewed for complaints about your black mother’s death due to racism. William Sewell Shun Mullins reports … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama Delivers Commencement Address At Booker T. Washington High School

  **At 1:00 pm EST/12:00 pm CT, the President Delivers the Commencement Address at Booker T. Washington High School, the Winner of the 2011 Race to the Top Commencement Challenge, Memphis, TN. You can watch live streaming of the graduation ceremony here. … Continue reading

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