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5/27/2015- "Northern Trees Bear Strange Fruit"

Hey Mikey,

I’m having a serious issue with my son. He got suspended from school for calling one of his classmates a monkey and then writing on his locker that “Hang all monkeys!” I am mortified by what he has been doing and I’m definitely grounding him for it.

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Hey Mikey

9 months later, and 10 years on

May 2015. Today is Mike Brown’s 19th birthday. This I learned from the political education and relationships that I have benefitted from through the It Starts Today campaign… 570 more words


I Was Hazed In A Frat, Here Is The Experience That Terrifies Me To This Day

In the early 2000s, I tried to join a frat at Georgia State University. No, I won’t say which one. That’s not the point of this story. 3,304 more words

Ida B. Wells -- Part 2

… Go on, thou brave woman leader,
Spread our wrongs from shore unto shore;
Until clothed with his rights is the Negro,
And lynchings are no more…. 1,354 more words

Modern Women

10 American States With the Most Lynchings of Black People From 1882-1968


With well over 581 lynchings, Mississippi tops the list with the most total lynchings during this time, according to statistics provided by the Tuskegee Institute. 1,715 more words


MOVE Bombing-30th Year Commemoration-Philadelphia

On May 13,1985 the Philadelphia Police Dept. dropped a bomb on the MOVE Organization/Africa Family compound on Osage Avenue killing 11 children,women,and men while burning down an entire Black neighborhood intentionally. 220 more words