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Political Prisoner Rev. Edward Pinkney Fears for His Life | Black Agenda Report

Political Prisoner Rev. Edward Pinkney Fears for His Life

Submitted by Glen Ford on Tue, 06/07/2016 – 18:02

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by executive editor Glen Ford…

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Gorilla v. Gator: Empathy For White Parents, Blame For Black | YourTango

A gorilla attacks a black boy. An alligator attacks a white one. Who’s investigated?

On May 28th, a 3-year-old told his mother he was going to crawl into the gorilla exhibit at the CInncinnati Zoo. 765 more words

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Why the whiteness of the American media is everyone's problem | Howard W French | Opinion | The Guardian

Why the whiteness of the American media is everyone’s problem

Howard W French

When the world is depicted from a uniquely white perspective, non-white people suffer serious consequences… 538 more words

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Respectability politics are making black Americans sick — Quartz

Pull up your pants. Straighten your hair. Stop using the n-word.


Black Americans have long been told that there is a “right” way to act in order to secure racial equality and individual promotion in the United States. 536 more words

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Against Fortress Liberalism | Jacobin

Against Fortress LiberalismFor forty years, liberals have accepted defeat and called it “incremental progress.” Bernie Sanders offers a different way forward.by Matt KarpBernie Sanders in the South Bronx on March 31, 2016. 738 more words

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