This is vastly different than that Hollyweird fantasy of the ‘Green Book’ .
Many African American families possess a cache of generational travelogues, packed tight and out of sight. These reminiscences, shared sparingly, if at all, do not for a moment romanticize the adventures of the open road. Continue reading
After all the hubbub about the Watchmen series premiere and it’s depiction of the Tulsa Black Wall Street Massacre, I figured folks needed to know it and Rosewood were not isolated events….
Atlanta Race Riot (1906)
When the Civil War ended, African-Americans in Atlanta began entering the realm of politics, establishing businesses and gaining notoriety as a social class. Increasing tensions between Black wage-workers and the white elite began to grow and ill-feelings were further exacerbated when Blacks gained more civil rights, including the right to vote. Continue reading
Law enforcement lying… wow, that’s new… smmfh
After Eric Garner died during a confrontation with New York City police in 2014, one officer involved in the struggle says he wrote up paperwork exaggerating the seriousness of the dead man’s suspected crime.
Officer Justin D’Amico testified Tuesday during the disciplinary trial of officer Daniel Pantaleo. Pantaleo is accused of placing Garner in a banned chokehold during the arrest. Continue reading
Another example of a street organization from Chicago expanding into other things… coincidence? I think not….
Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords was a Chicago street gang-turned-national political and social action organization fighting for the liberation, self-determination and justice of Puerto Ricans, Latinxs and Third World people in the late 1960s to the mid-1970s. The members were largely the children of Puerto Rican migrants, a growing population in barrios across the Northeast who journeyed to the United States mainland in search of economic and housing opportunities. Instead of possibility, they saw poverty, discrimination, and exploitation. Continue reading
This fool had the audacity to say he was sorry… sorry he got caught…. fucking chump….
James Jackson, a 30-year old white supremacist who stabbed and killed 66-year old Timothy Caughman because of his race, has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. He tried to apologize in court, but Caughman’s loved ones were only insulted. Continue reading
Wouldn’t be surprised if this CAC was fucking a black guy and still racist smh
A white middle school teacher is suing New York City after she was fired for forcing her black students to pretend to be slaves during a history class, claiming she is the victim of ‘reverse racism’.
Patricia Cummings allegedly told three students at a predominantly black and Hispanic school in The Bronx to lie down to illustrate conditions on a slave ship, after which she stepped on their backs to show ‘what it’s like to be a slave’. Continue reading
White tears…. and white insecurity are hilarious…
This guy walked around NYC wearing a shirt that says ‘Caucasians,’ as a parody of the offensive Redskins logo — here’s how people reacted
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