Charles Chamberlain, Democracy for America As TIME magazine reported on Friday, Democracy for America is making some big, important changes to our endorsement process. In a piece highlighting DFA’s decision to evaluate how candidates — local, state, and federal — are addressing structural racism, TIME reporter Sam Frizell wrote: […]
I was all in for Bernie Sanders as my vote getter for President in 2016. Then I discovered some not so favorable comments and ideas form him on Palestine. With me there is no wiggle room when it comes to oppression of a human being and Israel is […]
Chris Rock Says Independence Day Is For White People Chris Rock seems to have tweeted up a bit of controversy over the July 4th, 2012 holiday. The comedian, whose latest project is executive producing Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell for FX, ruffled more than a few feathers […]
From The Huffington Post: The Incredible Ways Art Is Helping Charleston Unite After Church Massacre Kate Abbey-Lambertz Kate.Abbey-Lambertz@huffingtonpost.com Early last week, a few artists painted murals on the walls of a warehouse around a vacant lot in Charleston, South Carolina, preparing for a celebration intended to fill the […]
DYLANN ROOF’S MANIFESTO Published on Jun 20, 2015 A website registered to Dylann Roof, the accused Charleston church shooter was found by two users on twitter. The manifesto is the author’s racist worldview and seems to have started with the Trayvon Martin killing.
I try my best not to discuss religion because I am not religious or into organized religion. I can be spiritual or even cosmic when the mood hits, but religious is not me. I have many many many faults, but one I don’t have is pushing my beliefs […]
From The Huffington Post: Rachel Dolezal Steps Down As President Of Spokane NAACP Chapter The Huffington Post | By Lilly Workneh Rachel Dolezal has stepped down from her position as president of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, Washington. Dolezal announced the news in a statement published to the […]
Get ready for some strange and very different shit. From The Inlander: A WOMAN’S WORTH The #BlackLivesMatter campaign has focused on the lives of men, so how do black women fit into this dialogue? By Rachel Dolezal From the moment black women arrived on the shores of North […]
Corporal Eric Casebolt, a 40-year-old Navy veteran who has been an officer in McKinney for nearly 10 years. Brandon Brooks caught the #McKinneyPolice violating human rights on video said this…Ironic a caucasian kid taped it and was never threatened to stop taping. What is this was YOUR little […]
On May 20, 2015 the African American Policy Forum, the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies at Columbia University and Andrea Ritchie, Soros Justice Fellow and expert on policing of women and LGBT people of color released #SayHerName: Resisting Police Brutality Against Black Women, a document highlighting […]
In New York, almost 120,000 black men between the ages of 25 and 54 are missing from everyday life. In Chicago, 45,000 are, and more than 30,000 are missing in Philadelphia. Across the South — from North Charleston, S.C., through Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi and up into […]
Hands Down. Don’t Shoot. Yes Sir Massa. Be civil and don’t disrespect the police. Yes Sir Massa. Have “The Talk” with your children and teach them to be respectful. Yes Sir Massa. I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired of ME having to be respectful. Of […]
Hat Tip/Shout Out to Pjcoul @paulcoulonjr For Guiding Me To This Injustice. From Identities.Mic: This Unarmed Black Woman Was Shot by the Police, So Why Aren’t We Marching for Her? By Darnell L. Moore April 21, 2015 On March 21, 2012, 22-year-old Rekia Boyd was fatally shot in the back of the head. […]
From The Washington Post & By Abby Ohlheiser. Dated April 8th, 2015 White officer now faces felony charge for fatally shooting a black man in his driveway. A white public safety officer in South Carolina who fatally shot a black man after a 2014 car chase has been arrested on a […]
In NO particular order…whatsoever. Witness says Scott was Tased while on the ground Was Officer Michael Slager trying to plant evidence? Officer Michael Slager’s mother speaks out Police report: Passenger with Walter Scott was detained Walter Scott’s brother reacts to video of cop shooting Walter Scott Police Shooting […]
Walter Scott Shooting: Video Analysis | NBC News Published on Apr 9, 2015 Take a frame by frame look at the video showing the death of Walter Scott at the hands of South Carolina Police Officer Michael Slager. Does it match Slager’s incident report and what is the […]
Full Video of Walter Scott shooting by Michael Thomas Slager Published on Apr 7, 2015 The following contains unedited, graphic footage of the April 4, 2015, shooting of Walter Scott by North Charleston Patrolman 1st Class Michael Thomas Slager taken by an anonymous bystander. Walter Scott Shooting: […]
Gil Scott-Heron POET ABOUT: American jazz poet, musician, and spoken-word performer who is remembered for works such as The Last Holiday and Winter in America. He released his first studio album, Small Talk at 125th and Lenox, in 1970. BEFORE FAME: He attended Lincoln University because it was the alma mater […]
The Black Wall Street may refer to: Greenwood, Tulsa, Oklahoma, (aka “Black Wall Street”), home to many prominent black businessmen and location of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot of Whites against Blacks, “one of the most devastating massacres in the history of US race relations” Jackson Ward, a […]
From AtlantaBlackStar: 8 Black Panther Party Programs That Were More Empowering Than Federal Government Programs March 26, 2015 | Posted by Nick Chiles The Breakfast Program The free breakfast for schoolchildren program was set up in Berkeley, California, in 1968 by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton. It was […]
From The Grio: The inspiring story behind the ‘New Age of Slavery’ painting capturing the movement by Luvvie Ajayi Bodies hanging in the red stripes of the American flag and cracked stars. Never has a piece of art gripped me so hard and made me gasp. It was like someone […]
Gun Show Vendor Defends Their ‘Running Nigger’ Targets: ‘There Are Black People, Then There Are Negroes’.
Running Nigger’ Targets Post Racial AmeriKKKlan you say…. From The Raw Story: Gun show vendor defends ‘Running N****r’ targets: ‘There are black people, then there are Negroes’ By DAVID EDWARDS A gun show in South Dakota has banned a vendor after it was reported that he was selling racist […]
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Dinner Out – Chapter Four Just a taste of my newly published book. Tell me what you think. Available exclusively from Redmund Productions. Our morning has exhausted us. I have explored boundaries, and both of us are in need of showers and a…
The Employment Situation in February Posted by Jason Furman With another strong employment report, we have now seen twelve straight months of private-sector job gains above 200,000 — the first time that has happened since 1977. Moreover, 2014 was the best year for job growth since the late […]
Key grand jury witness resigns over black abortion joke: Darren Wilson’s supervisor exposed in DOJ report
From The St. Louis American: Key grand jury witness resigns over black abortion joke: Darren Wilson’s supervisor exposed in DOJ report By Chris King Of The St. Louis American The U.S. Department of Justice investigative report on the Ferguson Police Department released on March 4 put into new […]
#BlackOutDay: Trending Twitter Hashtag Celebrates Black People, Fights Negative Stereotypes By AVIANNE TAN via GOOD MORNING AMERICA If you’ve been on Twitter or other social media today, you’ve probably seen the hashtag #BlackOutDay trending. But what is it? #BlackOutDay is a social media campaign today celebrating black beauty […]
The latest quote from Newt Grinch: “I will go to the NAACP convention and explain to the African-American community why they should demand paychecks instead of food stamps,” said Newt Gingrich at a town hall meeting in New Hampshire. The latest quote from Mr. Rick Santorum: “I don’t want to […]
The Oreo Black History Series 2015: Representative Ludmya Bourdeau “Mia” Love (born December 6, 1975).
This is the month we celebrate Black History. I have decided to do something a bit different. Each day this month I will publish an “Oreo Black History Series 2015″ as well as “The Black History Month Series 2015″ post. The difference being the Oreo Black History Series will […]
Rashad Robinson, ColorOfChange.org; President Obama: This MLK Day, Enforce Laws That Stop Black Genocide.
There is an epidemic of racial bias, police violence, and a lack of accountability in our country’s police forces. Thousands have been killed.1 Millions more have been sucked into the criminal justice system by racially-biased practices — stripped of their rights and unable to gain employment because of […]
Ezell Ford Autopsy Report Shows He Was Shot 3 Times (once in the right side, once in the right back and once in the right arm).
From KTLA 5: Ezell Ford Autopsy Report Shows He Was Shot 3 Times BY JOHN A. MORENO AND MELISSA PAMER An autopsy report for 25-year-old Ezell Ford, a mentally ill man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles Police Department officers in South L.A. in August, was […]
Shout-Out/Hat-Tip to Ms. Nolwandle Ntshiza @NoliNtshiza for bringing this to my attention. Charles Barkley responds to Kenny Smith’s open letter on Ferguson By: NATE SCOTT & USA TODAY SPORTS: TNT analyst Charles Barkley responded to his colleague Kenny Smith’s open letter to him on Ferguson, Mo. first on […]
These images are important to me, and are listed in no particular order whatsoever. These are images that speak volumes of a year rife with injustice and an overwhelming brutality toward people of color, women, children and the poor. The very people great nations are judged, […]
From Counter Current News: The ‘Female Eric Garner’ Who Suffocated To Death In Police Custody A new petition is circulating in response to death of an African American citizens at the hands of police officers who many are calling the “female Eric Garner.” The petition demands is demanding […]