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Blame Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg, Not Obama, for Making Race Relations Worse.

We hear it all the time these days – largely from politicians on the Right – “Obama has made the racial divide in America ‘worse’ than ever.” Indeed, Rudy Giuliani, the former Mayor of New York City, who oversaw a sea change in the City – where crime rates went down as civil rights abuses and police shootings peaked – stated at the Republican National Convention, the following: “What happened to ‘There’s no black America, there’s no white America, there’s just America’ … What happened to it? 1,565 more words

Black Lives Matter

HOT TOPIC: Why We Can't Wait

Truth is: The past couple weeks have been filled with internal wrestling that include pain, hurt, and anger. I haven’t written much because I still don’t quite know what words to say. 1,381 more words

Leadership

If We Were Having Coffee: Just One Thing on My Mind Today

*I originally stumbled across this concept at Part Time Monster, and I love, love, love the idea of having a chatty post once a week. 721 more words

//Weekend Coffee Share//

teachezwell reblogged this on Teachezwell Blog and commented:

On race: Nerd in the Brain's post is full of hope for the next generation, along with some practical suggestions for reform and changed hearts and minds.

Hillary Clinton Says White People Need To Start Listening To African-American Concerns


The tragic killings of black men at the hands of police officers this week is no doubt going to make fodder for politicians during this election year. 205 more words

True Crime

In Fact, We've Been Here Always

What if I told you over the past 20 years violent crime has dropped (except Chicago, more on that later)?

What if I told you that use of… 743 more words

Culture & Politics

5 Justice Strategies (for Blacks) after Police Shootings

Diamond Reynolds, girlfriend of victim Philando Castile, sat in the driver’s seat as Castile was killed by a Minnesota police officer. Their daughter witnessed the killing too, she was in the backseat. 732 more words

Culture & Politics