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Affirmative Action: Death of the American Dream

Nineteen-sixty-four was a tumultuous year in America. Though the Nifty Fifties had passed on but a mere five years before, the idyllic American life was spinning out of control. 599 more words

History

I'm White, But I'm Not Privileged

Some say the racial tension in the U.S. is reverting back to pre-Civil Rights days. I don’t know about that, but I do know it’s pretty bad right now. 1,414 more words

Freedom Riders (2010)

Award winning PBS documentary which tells the story of a courageous band of civil rights activists calling themselves Freedom Riders, who challenged racial segregation in the American South in 1961. 13 more words

Videos

dray0308 reblogged this on Dream Big, Dream Often and commented:

Here is a link to the Freedom Riders (2010).

An Analysis of Racial Tension

In light of the recent protests in Ferguson, it prompted me to analyze the situations again. I’m not saying I am anywhere near a medical expert or have formal law training, I am just observing what I see in video and what I read in news articles. 1,376 more words

General

Another Black Man Killed, Tonight on "Conversations Of A Sistah"

On July 19, 2015 Samuel DuBose was shot in the head point blank range by a University of Cincinnati police officer during a routine traffic stop. 123 more words

Conversations Of A Sistah

"He Gave Me No Choice" Officer Says Who Killed 12 Year Old Tamir Rice

12 year old Tamir Rice was shot dead by a Cleveland officer in November. The footage if the shooting shows the officer shooting Rice within seconds of pulling up on him in the police car. 156 more words

NEWS

How Many Times Can One Soul Cry? My Reaction to the Sam Dubose Video.

I said I wouldn’t do it. I wouldn’t watch one more video of a black person being murdered by the police, but today while I was reading an article the video was embedded in the article and of course I clicked on it. 747 more words

My Thoughts On Paper.