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Media Blackout: Movements In Chicago

I’m going to repeat what I stated in a previous post; Fox news and other so called news networks are liars when it comes to most issues pertaining to Black Americans.  178 more words

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'Anything US touches turns into Libya or Iraq': Top Putin quotes at youth forum

Vladimir Putin has criticized Washington’s unilateral actions on the international arena, saying that whatever it touches seems to be turning into Libya or Iraq. Below are the top 10 quotes from the Russian President’s speech at the Seliger youth forum. 1,259 more words

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Jon Stewart: Face Off, Ferguson

He nails it, this mantra that Black Americans aren’t paying attention to the situation in Chicago is a lie. Fox news and others choose not to cover it and they also choose to deny the racial implications of their ignorance. 452 more words

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Help Stop Police Brutality

I was impressed with the meeting at the Urban League, Plymouth MN; people brought up great solutions, started their own organizations and were serious about this. 282 more words

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Systematic Racism: Sundown

I made a previous post on Black towns and cities in the U.S; successful places that mostly disappeared, because of racism and other factors sadly. 53 more words

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Alan Grayson's Bill Shot Down: The Police Get New Toys & The Fight For America

There is no Democracy, there is no Republic; we have buffoons within our congress and that includes Republicans and Democrats. The Republicans aren’t slightly better, nor are the Democrats. 1,498 more words

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Ferguson, Tulsa, trauma and systematic genocide: An open letter to America, By Dane Edidi

WASHINGTON, August 15, 2014 — Dear America,

Yesterday I cried, yesterday, I cried like I have not cried in a very long time. I cried not only for Mike Brown and Trayvon Martin, but also for Kandy Hall, Islan Nettles, Mia Henderson and any African American whose killers have not yet been brought to justice.

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