February 4th is the birthday of Ms. Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, so I am doing todays Black History post on the mother of the Civil Rights Movement. Without Ms. Parks bravery, we would not know whom Martin Luther King was, nor would the movement have existed. Happy 92nd Birthday Ms. Rosa […]
In AmeriKKKa Get Caught In School Cheating Scandal, You Face 35 Years In Prison. Kill A Black Man, You Go Free.
From Reuters, The Atlantic, USA TODAY, The L A Times & CNN: Plea deals could limit prison time for Atlanta educators in cheating scandal ATLANTA | BY DAVID BEASLEY, Reuters (Reuters) – Ten former Atlanta public school educators, convicted earlier this month of racketeering in one of the largest […]
VICE Media: The Revolutionary Gun Clubs Patrolling The Black Neighborhoods Of Dallas, Huey P. Newton Gun Club.
From VICE Media: The Revolutionary Gun Clubs Patrolling the Black Neighborhoods of Dallas by Aaron Lake Smith On a warm fall day in South Dallas, ten revolutionaries dressed in kaffiyehs and ski masks jog the perimeter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park bellowing “No more pigs in […]
Black History Moment: 59 Years Ago Today, Ms. Rosa Parks Refused To Surrender Her Seat On A Montgomery, Alabama Bus. Sparked A Nation.
Rosa Parks Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the United States Congress called “the first lady of civil rights” and “the mother of the freedom movement”. Her birthday, February 4, and the day she was arrested, December 1, have […]
By Jueseppi B. Selma to Montgomery marches The Selma to Montgomery marches, also known as Bloody Sunday and the two marches that followed, were marches and protests held in 1965, that marked the political and emotional peak of the American civil rights movement. All […]
By Jueseppi B. Rosa Parks stamp unveiled Published on Feb 4, 2013 A stamp honoring Rosa Parks has been unveiled on what would have been her 100th birthday. Rosa Parks Stamp Issued on Her 100th Birthday […]
By Jueseppi B. TPMMuckraker Kansas Birther Drops Complaint About Obama Eligibility By RYAN J. REILLY SEPTEMBER 14, 2012, 5:11 PM A Kansas man dropped his complaint on Friday that could have led to President Barack Obama being removed from the November ballot […]
By Jueseppi B. Voting rights. I was under the impression we fought this fight 47 years ago. And won. I was wrong. On “Bloody Sunday,” March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma on U.S. Route […]