Comedian and Civil Rights Dick Gregory gives his take on journalism today, and weighs in on the confederate flag debate that the recent South Carolina shooting sparked. 9 more words
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Grandpa: It’s just simple. See, everybody wanna tell you. Remember, 82% of everybody married in America ends up in divorce, so don’t get into that love stuff.
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Subjectivity has been stripped of any meaning, reduced to the gaze of public relations industries that feed the dispossession by extraction machine. Capitalism has reached its endpoint, blind to its death march.
Emilie Raymond’s Stars for Freedom turns our understanding of the civil rights movement on its head. Though popular narratives emphasize the movement’s grassroots origins, it’s equally important not to overlook the role that a handful of African American celebrities played in not only helping to fund the movement, but also in serving as ambassadors, liaisons, cheerleaders, and even foot soldiers for the cause. 2,224 more words