Three Children Attacked a Black Woman. A Sheriff’s Deputy Arrived — and Beat Her More. — ProPublica

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy accused of holding a Black woman by her hair and slamming her head repeatedly into the pavement with such force that a witness to the Sept. 20 incident said it ripped several of Shantel Arnold’s braids from her scalp. A 14-second video captured the incident in the New Orleans suburb where, for decades, Black residents have accused the Sheriff’s Office of targeting them.

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Upon Further REVUE: Positive K – I Got A Man – YouTube

I only roast the ones I love. And I used to love this damn song. I didn’t realize how creepy it was at the time though so I’m partially blaming some of my trash youth ways on this bop (yea, I know. I’m fulla shxt!). This jawn is the anthem of all dudes who holla at gas stations. It’s also the anthem for all men that say, “What? You can’t have a friend?” (Has that line ever worked?)

Upon Further REVUE: Positive K – I Got A Man – YouTube

Nigerian Woman Builds Software for Teaching African Languages | EYEGAMBIA

In what many refer to as an excellent initiative to sustain African languages in the modern era, a young Nigerian-American woman known as Omolabake Adenle has developed a software which teaches about five local African languages with expectations to expand the scope in the near future.

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Black Woman Was Pinned Down and Stripped Naked While Male Officers Watched

 

​Ariel Harrison

After being arrested for allegedly driving drunk, a 31-year-old mother of three was taken to an Illinois jail, where she was held down and forcibly stripped naked in front of male officers, according to recently obtained videos.

Corrections officers say the woman, Ariel Harrison, was uncooperative and that they only removed her clothes because she wouldn’t comply with their orders to undress. But she says she was afraid of being sexually assaulted—and that she shouldn’t have been detained in the first place.

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Secret history: the warrior women who fought their enslavers | Slavery | The Guardian

This is what warrior women look like…

Growing up in New York in the 1970s Rebecca Hall craved heroes she could relate to – powerful women who could take care of themselves and protect others. But pickings were slim. The famed feminists of the time, Charlie’s Angels and The Bionic Woman, didn’t cut it for her.

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How Kansas City, Kansas, Police Ignored Rape, Murder and Terrorism of Black Women

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The Blue Klux Klan up to their usual BS….. lying and preying on the weak

Content Warning: The following article contains graphic details of sexual assault.

What you are about to read is a true story.

This is a story about a law enforcement officer in Kansas City, Kan., who elected officials, private citizens, lawmakers and fellow police officers who have publicly accused of corruption, sexual assault and even murder. But this is not a story about a man. This is not a story about a police officer. This is not a story about Kansas City, a rapist, a serial killer, policing or America. This is a story about us. This story is about the fundamental question of who we are as human beings.

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Police Bodycam Footage Shows Officers Lying, Conspiring, and Tampering With Evidence in the Brittany Chrishawn Williams Case

Police bodycam footage of Brittany Chrishawn Williams case

Brittany Chrishawn Williams, who was brutalized after police trespassed on her property in Jacksonville, Florida, releases bodycam footage that exposes the lies of the officers.

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Why I Can’t Celebrate Kwanzaa

This is pretty much how I feel… even though I ain’t much for celebrations and all that…. we can party when the war is won…

 

I don’t do Kwanzaa. I just don’t. I never have, and the very thought of it evokes some difficult memories and feelings for me.

It’s not the holiday’s religious trappings or its Afro-syncretic fusion of Jewish menorahs, Swahili words, Kemetic, Christian and other rituals. I understand people do have a perfect human right to adopt or make up the cultural and religious practices that suit them. Rastafarianism, Voudon, Santería, and Candomblé all borrow from multiple traditions, as does Islam from Judaism and Christianity, and Christianity from Judaism, Greek and Roman sources, and so on. So I have no quarrel whatsoever with those who celebrate and find value in Kwanzaa.

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