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January 21st, 2020 - 9:05 am § in America, Racism

Maya Angelou Offers Help to Meghan and Harry

An amazing poem. [...]

December 19th, 2019 - 5:57 pm § in America, Racism

“We are our ancestors’ wildest dreams”

“Just thinking about being a black doctor in America,” one of 14 African-American medical students said as they posed outside the former slave quarters of a Louisiana plantation. Read story here. (Click on image to enlarge)  [...]

December 7th, 2019 - 6:00 pm § in Hypocrisy, Racism

Ohso poor Julián and Kamala set a poor example!

IN TODAY’S EMAIL: Stephen, I’m putting the DNC on notice. I’m not interested in a handout for the debate stage. I’m not asking for anybody to change the rules of the game in the middle of it. But it’s time for our party to make some big changes. It’s time for the DNC to[...]

October 12th, 2019 - 7:44 pm § in Misc., Racism

It’s happened again.

In Fort Worth, Texas, another white cop shot another black person dead inside her own home. This is a developing story. Read details here and here. Update: Fort Worth Interim Police Chief Ed Kraus announced Monday morning that the cop who shot Ms. Jefferson, who he identified as Aaron Dean, would ha[...]

October 10th, 2019 - 7:59 am § in Racism, The Ave Scene

Seattle’s Great Southern Chef

“When you think other careers like an engineer, no one says, ‘I’m a great black engineer.’ No. Just, ‘I’m a great engineer.’ My fear was that people would recognize me as a black chef instead of just a great chef.” – EDUARDO JORDAN (Huff Post by ByTamara Gane, G[...]

August 19th, 2019 - 10:02 am § in Racism

NYPD fires Eric Garner chokehold cop

  The NYPD commissioner has fired the cop who used a prohibited chokehold on Eric Garner, who died 5 years ago in an encounter with police over selling cigarettes on a street corner. The commissioner followed the recommendation of a civil service judge. Previously, a grand jury had refused to i[...]

August 3rd, 2019 - 5:26 pm § in Racism

16 hours, 2 angry young white men, 2 assault rifles, 2 states: 31 dead, 51 wounded

In El Paso, Texas, a 21-year-old white male aggrieved by “race mixing” opened fire with an AK-47 at a Walmart popular with Mexican tourists Saturday morning, killing 20 people and injuring 26 more, 9 of whom reportedly were in critical condition at area hospitals (2 of whom subsequently [...]

June 20th, 2019 - 7:23 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Misc., Racism

Concentration Camps: an America First Phenomenon

Rep. Alexandria Occasio-Cortez (D-NY) reference to “concentration camps” at the border led to a social and broadcast media frenzy. Denials that they are actually concentration camps, because they are not as bad as those which killed six million Jews, neglect crucial facts. Most significa[...]

June 11th, 2019 - 8:43 am § in Racism

Fox’s Answer to Racism

Watch the latest video at foxnews.com[...]

June 8th, 2019 - 9:10 am § in Racism

Dead and Black

Veteran’s body came back from prison missing throat, heart, brain “This entire case smacks of a cover-up,” civil rights attorney Lee Merritt told CNN by phone. (6/8/19 CNN) Two days before he died, Everett Palmer Jr. called his brother, Dwayne, to tell him he was on his way from De[...]