Tony Rothert, legal director of the ACLU of Missouri tells Yahoo News that the Ferguson Police Department is breaking the law by refusing to comply with Missouri Sunshine Act law.“I’ve never seen an incident report that didn’t contain a description of the incident, at least on some basic level,” said Don Tittle to Yahoo News, […]

Originally posted on African Diaspora, Ph.D.:
“In 1845, Frederick Douglass, a fugitive from slavery, joined dozens of white passengers on the British ship Cambria in New York harbor. Somewhere out on the Atlantic, the other passengers discovered that the African American activist in their midst had just published a sensational autobiography. They convinced the…

Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
“Scandal” writer Shonda Rhimes | no attribution That particular stereotyping is extremely inaccurate and offensive. How can anyone outside of the Black Community possibly know what makes a strong Black woman (often  wrongly characterized as an “angry Black woman)? TPM LiveWire New York Times television critic Alessandra Stanley opened…

Originally posted on Black History Collection:
This 1907 book The Negro, A Menace to American Civilization, was written by Robert Wilson Shufeldt who was a Major in the Medical Department of the U.S. Army. From the book:“It takes a negro to assault a pretty and winsome little girl less than four years of age….It is scarcely necessary…

Originally posted on Family Inequality:
In today’s New York Times both Michael Eric Dyson and Charles Blow write about spanking. Blow doesn’t mention race and the South, but that’s in the background when we writes: I understand the reasoning that undergirds much of this thinking about spanking: Better to feel the pain of being punished…

Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
attribution: None specified H/t: Ted – I just now checked my mail and found this… Daily Kos The family of Darrien Hunt wanted to know why their son was shot and killed in front of a Panda Express this past Wednesday: After several days of silence Tim Taylor, the…

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Originally posted on Media Diversified:
by Yomi Adegoke Photo from Tumblr Yesterday morning, model Mahaneela Choudhury-Reid fell victim to an unprovoked and racially motivated attack at Regents park Tube station. She described the ordeal via Twitter, recalling how on entering a lift, she was repeatedly pushed by a white, stocky middled aged man. When she…

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a significant number of lynchings occurred in the Southeastern United States, primarily of African Americans in the states of Georgia, Mississippi, and Texas. Between 1890 and 1920, about 3,000 African Americans were killed by lynch mobs, usually after whites were the victims of crimes purportedly committed by […]

It is important to have a common understanding of the three critical terms that will be used repeatedly throughout this essay. These terms include psychological imagination, white people, and whiteness. Psychological imagination is used to describe the formulations and definitions of ideas and ideals that pertain to psychology-in the mainstream-as an academic discipline, and to […]

When Steve Biko galvanized young black intellectuals into an explosive new political awareness, Mac Maharaj called Steve Biko a CIA agent. In his recent biography on Biko, Xolela Mangcu recalls that in Ginsburg in the1980s, “UDF crowds would in their hundreds go and sing in front of Steve Biko’s house: U-Steve Biko, I-CIA – alleging […]

Originally posted on dokumentationsarchiv:
Hakenkreuze, Hetze, Rassismus – der Nazi-Skandal bei der Polizei in Aachen weitet sich aus. Nach der Suspendierung eines 19-jährigen Polizeianwärters wegen rassistisch motivierten Mobbings gegen eine Kollegin wird nun auch gegen weitere angehende Polizeibeamte ermittelt. Nach der Suspendierung eines 19-Jährigen Polizeianwärters aus Aachen wegen rassistisch motivierten Mobbings gegen eine Kollegin wird…

In between talking with my son to both protect him from the same fate as Michael Brown and empower him to walk tall in his skin, I have tweeted and posted on Facebook about this all week to no avail. Some white friends and acquaintances have said their silence is not complicity, or that we […]

Originally posted on Abagond:
? A still photo of Wilson taken from a video found on his father’s Facebook page Darren Wilson (1986- ), a White American police officer, gunned down Michael Brown, an unarmed Black teenager, in Ferguson, Missouri on Augusth 9th 2014. It led to riots, weeks of protest and a hideous show…

Originally posted on menzikulati:
Cornal Hendricks runs in for the Springbok against the Wallabies  Bafana Bafana and Oldham Athletic midfielder Dean Furman Hashim Amla is South Africa’s Test cricket captain and highest single innings run scorer Former world champions South Africa will include seven non-white players in 23-man match squads next year if dramatic transformation…

Originally posted on sachemspeaks:
I do, hope you took pictures? My links at the bottom of this posting. The reason why I am down on Florida Republicans Parramore is/was an old SLAVE TOWN built by freed slaves after the Civil war and their freedom, now being lost to this Florida government. For many, many, many…

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
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