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Song Of The Day: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Gil Scott-Heron

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Pieces of a Man (1971)

Music

Ex-Lowes Employee Sues after Racial Slur....

http://www.alternet.org/corporate-accountability-and-workplace/ex-lowes-employee-sues-after-ngga-black-paint-other-racist

On Nov. 15, 2008, Almond-Ward complained to management about being assigned an excessive number of closing shifts. When she asked her manager why she was “being screwed on the schedule,” he told her, “You’re being screwed because you’re black.” 343 more words

Civil Rights

Inclusive Catholics in Vancouver

Thank you to my friend and LGBT ally, Jennifer Carey for inspiring me to write this story. Good news in Vancouver, BC for transgender youth. Catholic Independent Schools of the Vancouver Archdiocese has adopted new policies that honor the gender identity of transgender youths. 244 more words

History

Cop in 'Chokehold' Death Had Civil Suits Filed Against Him

New York Police Department officer Daniel Pantaleo, who allegedly used what has been termed a chokehold on the now deceased 43-year-old Eric Garner in Staten Island last week, previously had civil rights lawsuits brought against him over two separate incidents, the Staten Island… 165 more words