Category Archives: Black Lives Matter

To #Kneel or Not to Kneel

stadiums “are now having a very hard time filling up, Continue reading

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#FreeSpeech #Kaepernick

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government … Continue reading

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Ben Carson – Slaves and the Carnival Cruise Ship Filled with Hot Dying Men/Women and Children with Dreams and Aspiration of a Better Africa

              The Dialectical Fluidity of Race — Between self-definition and other-definition, between an individual’s chosen racial identity versus society’s imposed racial identity — facilitates an understanding of race as a social construction Ben Carson … Continue reading

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Black men in #Chicago

43% of young Black men in Chicago 20- to 24-years old are not in school and not working. Continue reading

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President Obama Signs ‘Emmett Till Bill’ To Reopen Civil Rights Cold Cases

President re-opens Emmett Till Continue reading

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The Mountain Top – Fear of Falling

Martin spoke of the chains that were never loosed such as segregation and discrimination. Surely we are no longer residing on Poverty Island (at least not in the large numbers of the late sixties. Have we remained crippled by that aid of the Government under the commonly known programs as Medicaid and Food Stamps? Continue reading

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Closing Schools In Hartford’s North End Would Violate Civil Rights

“We are deeply concerned and disturbed by the actions of the Hartford Board of Education, for systematically divesting in schools located in the north-end; leaving our students and families ill-equipped to compete educationally,” Ansari wrote. Continue reading

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Cosby vs. Trump

Two men, one African American one White; One distinguished, one tarnished, both have allegedly abused, raped and degraded women – yet one is running for the #2016PresidentialElection ticket and one is running to save his life.Thousands of people gave their … Continue reading

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No refuge could save the hireling and slave

when #office and #wealth become the gods of a people, and the most unworthy and unfit most aspire to the former, and fraud becomes the highway to the latter, the land will reek with falsehood and sweat #lies and chicane. (Albert Pike) Continue reading

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We Live in a World…”I have consistently preached that nonviolence demands that the means we use must be as pure as the ends we seek”

This is best sign I have seen so far. Notice race isn’t brought up. We bring up the pressure of being a police officer, but don’t address what goes through a persons mind when a gun is put in their … Continue reading

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