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Top Tweet: Jim Crow States Have Stand Your Ground Laws

Today, almost every state that had Jim Crow laws from 1876 to 1965 now has some form of “shoot first” or stand your ground law. In the history of the United States of America, no practice of law has caused more controversy, grief, injustice, and shame than… 166 more words

Stand Your Ground Law

America can’t heal until Jim Crow finally dies

by Antonio Moore

The deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, while tragic, were markers of larger problems in America. Their murders were signals of a contorted reality shedding light to the economic pillars that so much of white privilege has grounded itself upon. 455 more words

News From The Soul Brother

BOILING FROGS

I’m sure that even the ignorant, selfish, complacent, under-educated millenials have heard the story of how to boil a frog. But for those still not aware, here’s how it goes. 433 more words

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"Make America Racist Again" is Trump's Rallying Cry

When did it become “okay” to be a racist?  I think the date is around 15 June 2015.  That was when Donald J. Trump declared his intention to run for President of the United States with his now iconic speech in which he put down Mexican people, saying… 643 more words

Political Commentary

Tuesday Open Thread | Racist woman bullying little black boy selling candy

Outside of Target, a young black boy was selling candy. A lady went up to this kid and told him she wanted to see his license to sell. 39 more words

Current Events

MEMORIAL DAY 2016

On this Memorial Day weekend 2016, a time when we honor those who sacrificed so that we might run free, we take note that Memorial Day observations are  694 more words

Opinion