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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[...]

May 30th, 2017 - 11:32 am § in Misc.

Cleveland PD fires Tamir Rice’s killer

The Cleveland Police Department has fired 12-year-old Tamir Rice’s killer for errors in his job application, and suspended his partner for lousy driving. Read story here. Everyone in government knows how these things work. You can’t prosecute cops for shooting kids, and there’s no [...]

May 30th, 2017 - 1:52 am § in Misc.

Burning an Enemy Flag on Memorial Day

Last Memorial Day a Black artist  burned and buried the Confederate flag across the South. Artist John Sims (Facebook) right Confederate flag burning (Fotolia © michaklootwijk) Can you think of a better way for any American to spend Memorial Day than to burn a Confederate flag? John Sims, a Bla[...]

May 27th, 2017 - 3:05 pm § in The Ave Scene

RACISM IN SEATTLE

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May 12th, 2017 - 12:44 am § in America, Donald Trump, Politics, Repugnants

REPUGNANTS: Alt Right

Mike Cernovich is getting his moment in the sun And he deserves every glittering sunbeam. This is Cernovich. He got to appear on 60 Minutes, which has led to more media exposure. Cernovich’s allegiance to the “alt-right,” a self-descriptor for a faction of the white nationalist movement, has b[...]

May 8th, 2017 - 9:40 am § in Misc.

THE-Ave Challenge: What Race Was Pushkin?

A. Black B. White C. Maori D. Jewish E. Chinese[...]