On 15th October 2002, between 9 pm and 10 pm, five Dalits – Dayachand, Virender, Totaram, Raju and Kailash – were lynched in Duleena village, Jajjar district, Haryana, by a frenzied mob for the “speculated crime” of cow-slaughter, while the police and administrative officials – DSP, SHO Sadar, Jajjar, and three executive magistrates: the City Magistrate, BDO, Naib Tehsildar – stood by and watched. 8,861 more words
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In America, nothing is ever about race, except when it’s about race. You see, Americans have this little problem about race and historical perspective: since day-one, we’ve been wrestling over the so obvious-it’s-not-obvious paradox that stems from one of our most cherished documents proclaiming that “All Men are Created Equal” in a society where this has patently not been the case. 1,873 more words
59 years ago today, Emmett Till (1941-1955) was murdered in Money, Mississippi. From Chicago, Till was visiting family in the area. His supposed crime was that he had “flirted” with a white woman, Carolyn Bryant, the wife of the owner of Bryant’s Grocery Store where Till and his friends were purchasing candy. 268 more words
I am still tripping on ignorant reactionary assumption making, conclusion jumping white american abysmal blatant and arrogant interpretation of black culture, community and institutions.
Capt Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol is not in a GANG. 184 more words