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Virtually the entire country stood horrified yesterday as the extent of the depravity of the Charleston church shooter’s heinous crimes was revealed. While most Americans tried to wrap their heads around the terrible atrocity, the usual suspects in the media and the White House immediately jumped at the opportunity to further perpetuate their anti-gun agenda,…

"Non black people of color contribute and perpetuate anti-blackness too." [follow this link to find a short video and analysis of racial formation theory and an explanation of what racial projects look like: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2011/10/racial-projects-and-the-wizardry-of-oz.html]

from The Atlantic

'I Am Still Called by the God I Serve to Walk This Out'

'I Am Still Called by the God I Serve to Walk This Out' - Ta-Nehisi Coates - The Atlantic

In the last 15 months, the U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously rejected 6 instances where the Obama administration argued for increased federal power.

I'm saving this because it's true. But about the bottom part. Seriously? I have a heart whether I saved this or not

I'm saving this because it's true. But about the bottom part. Seriously? I have a heart whether I saved this or not

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These three girls were part of a group of 8 former slaves sent to the North on a publicity tour to raise sympathy against slavery. One of the major reasons for the great success of this campaign was that four of the children were of mixed race.....but looked white. So much so that the Harper's Weekly ran a story on them titled" "Emancipated Slaves: White and Colored