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The Safe End of the Rope: The Alvitre/Brown Affair of 1855

Looking for an alternative to the traditional lecture and for a way to involve visitors directly in the action, the Homestead has created Curious Cases, a series of programs that will focus on interesting and important criminal events in early Los Angeles. 405 more words

Programs

Two Ohio Cops Suspended With Pay Over ‘I Hate N***ers, I’ll Stab A Coon’ Texts

WHIO-TV reports that it was NAACP Dayton President Derrick Forward who brought the racist texts to light. He would not reveal how he got them or the names of anyone who may have provided them. 74 more words

Americas

Grapefruit (modification/cover of "The Hanging Tree - James Newton Howard ft. Jennifer Lawrence")

Are you are you

Coming to the tree

Why spend a dime

Just watch me swing for free

Feet have no savior

But it’s quite a breeze… 115 more words

Poetry

Liberals' Use of Black People

This is by Walter E. Williams in Town Hall.

Liberals have blacks living on the Democrat Plantation and want them to stay there.

Liberals will do everything they can to destroy any blacks that leave the plantation.. 684 more words

The Work Of These Hands

Bleeding knuckles swollen, the textures and grooves
Bent in forced praise of a bad religion
These broken nails sacrificed for obligations and industry
Which profit me nothing… 104 more words

My Poetry

The Black Man and the White Feminist

Rebecca Latima Felton – possibly one the most outstanding figures in the history of US politics. Living in a staunchly patriarchal society in the late 19th Century and early 20th Century, the Georgia-born woman spent most of her life as a tenacious campaigner for the rights of women in America. 1,933 more words

Black

Modern Cannibalism: Lynching Photography and the Politics of Sight 

By Efe I 

In thinking about the recent proliferation of videos and photographs of police brutality against black men, I would like to discuss the spectacle of black suffering. 942 more words

Politics & Culture