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Quote of the Day: Booker T Washington

There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public.

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Politics

The Brown People's Party

THIS IS A real hoot. A dangerous hoot, but a hoot nonetheless.

Here in Mexico we have who has become, like Harold Stassen decades ago in the United States, a perennial presidential candidate. 304 more words

Fact

Weird Libertarianism

Militarization?

The bullet that claimed Michael Brown’s life wasn’t from a sub-machine gun.  He wasn’t run over by a tank, disabled by a percussion grenade or levelled by an LRAD sonic blast.   249 more words

Short Thoughts

Justice For What's-his-name

From Newsweak:

Hundreds of protesters gathered at a suburban St. Louis police station on Monday demanding murder charges against an officer who shot to death an unarmed black teenager over the weekend.

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Racism

"Did Somebody Say Mulatto?" Watch the Full Dear White People Trailer Here!

If you haven’t been living under a rock, you know about Dear White People, a satire about the experiences of black students at predominantly-white institutions (or PWIs). 268 more words

Movies

Symphony No.3: Coloured Musicians in White spaces Appreciation Post

 

POC = People Of Color (non-whites)

People of color are constantly criticized for their choices,especially when they are not conforming to stereotypes of their race.There is little representation of colored people in the media,therefore this leads people to believe that there is a cookie cutter image that all POC to follow.In music,the cookie cutter image for black consumers is “listens rap/reggae/r&b” and for a black musician,there is always space for them in  the “urban” category. 576 more words

Music