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August 6th, 2017 - 4:02 am § in Misc.

Birthday of Judah Benjamin

The dominant Jewish personality of the Confederate South was Judah P. Benjamin, described by one writer as the “most important American-Jewish diplomat before Henry Kissinger, the most eminent lawyer before Brandeis, the leading figure in martial affairs before Hyman Rickover, the greatest America[...]

August 3rd, 2017 - 9:25 am § in Misc.

Origins of racism: Columbus sets sail – Aug 03, 1492

So, we know from modern genetics that people from the Caucuses invaded Europe about 9000 years ago. Those Caucasians are the ancestors of most Europeans … aka “white” folks. However, that migration does not do much to explain skin color. White folks also include Jews, Arabs, Iran[...]

July 27th, 2017 - 10:00 am § in Misc.

Racism .. Chinese Style

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July 17th, 2017 - 4:33 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

While The Seattle Public Schools Drive High Achievers Out, Lakeside Comes to Seattle

» Lakeside School opening The Downtown School on Lower Queen Anne This while the SPS is threatening to cut back on Garfield’s gifted programs and has already cut back on the highly successful IPP program! race to the bottom This is a race to the bottom.  [...]

June 28th, 2017 - 6:59 am § in Misc.

BLEACHING SKIN

·  Imagine my shock when i woke up on New Year day January 1, 2013 to read this. So I chose not to get upset and I embarked on a project to correct the notion – Africa: where black is not really beautiful towww.vimeo.com/ondemand/blackisbeautiful. Some say its quite drastic situations call f[...]

June 20th, 2017 - 8:43 am § in The Ave Scene

Pregnant Woman Killed by Police As They Repond To Her 911 Report of a Theft

AFTER A KILLING BY POLICE, FAMILY AND FRIENDS MOURN THE LOSS OF CHARLEENA LYLES[...]

June 15th, 2017 - 9:38 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Religion

And yet, 6 decades after the Democratic party abandoned the Dixiecrats, and Republican party adopted its “southern strategy” the unholy alliance of the Trump party with holy racism continues.

 Baptist Convention Meeting Refuses to Renounce White Nationalism A few weeks after Jimmy Carter announced his resignation from the Baptist Church. a resolution condemning white supremacy and the growing white nationalist alt-right movement was initially rejected at the Southern Baptist Conventio[...]

June 9th, 2017 - 6:00 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Religion, The Ave Scene

Black and Jew, Then and Now

As we see angst over a Jewish professor caught in the poisonous mix of  white guilt and racism at Evergreen College, it is useful too look back a hundred years when the progressive Jewish newspaper, The Forward, introcuced WEB DuBois to what was then the Jewish left. “When the immigrant from [...]

June 1st, 2017 - 7:21 am § in UW

Does The UW Also Offer Separate Graduation to All Ethnic Groups?

UW Black Graduation Ceremony  Date: June 9, 2017 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Location: University Presbyterian Church (Non-denominational event) Address: 4540 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105 Ethnic graduation is not is unique to the UW.  Harvard has its Black graduation and Latinoes  student[...]

May 31st, 2017 - 7:13 am § in Misc.

Black is Beautiful

Chinazor Onianwah This is a snippet of a documentary in production – Africa: Where black is still beautiful. It was inspired by a BBC news report of January 2013 – Africa: Where black is not really beautiful. I didn’t quarrel with the report dealing with high occurrence of bleachin[...]