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A Noose was found in the Smithsonian's African American History Museum

By: Aric Jenkins, Time Magazine

NMAAHC in Washington, near Washington monument

A noose was found on the floor of an exhibition in the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. 254 more words

General News

Chris Hedges and Mumia Abu-Jamal: 32nd Anniversary of MOVE Bombing

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on May 13, 2017

This week, imprisoned writer and activist Mumia Abu Jamal joins On Contact by phone from prison to discuss the new-slave narrative and state persecution.

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Politics

Robert Smalls and Freedom

Robert Smalls 

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

I am going to be busy the next couple of days working on some things for my literary agent that hopefully will help my book… 764 more words

History

#MAGA - Take Back the Night Version

MAGA is a thing.  It’s an alt-acronym.  M.A.G.A..

Make America Great Again.  That dog-whistle phrase that calls on a return to Jim Crow-era Klan-sharia laws ( 144 more words

Donald Trump

Snake panic, friend panic

Tanner finally stops. He looks around but doesn’t see me. He settles on a hefty rock and lights a cigarette. “Tanner,” I say quietly so I don’t scare him out of his railroad pants. 584 more words

Daily Prompt

How U.S. Race Laws Inspired Nazis by David Swanson

by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Let’s Try Democracy, April 21, 2017
April 23, 2017

James Q. Whitman’s new book is called Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law. 1,458 more words

Politics

Claudette Colvin Who?

Claudette Colvin

We are all familiar with Rosa Parks, famous for refusing to give up her seat on a bus for a white rider.

Chances are, you’ve never heard about another woman who disobeyed Jim Crow laws in Montgomery, Alabama. 842 more words