Today marks the 5th Anniversary for the death of Michael Brown Jr., in Ferguson, MO. The act that not only brought awareness to the deeply rooted, systemic racism that plagues the city of St. Louis—but also to Change, and Community. Even though many hearts were bleeding, Mike Brown was the force that caused them to open. From the outside looking in many assume that Ferguson … Continue reading This weekend Ferguson, MO Celebrates Michael Brown Jr.
Lawmakers spent most of Tuesday hashing out whether to condemn President Donald Trump’s racist comment that four congresswomen of color should “go back” to their ancestral countries, but a federal agency has already made the decision for them. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has written specific rules that protect people, mostly immigrants, against employment discrimination on the basis of their national origin. The … Continue reading “Go Back To Where You Came From” now considered Discrimination
Mitch McConnell didn’t think that there is a need for reparations, because he felt that America was past racism. Why? Because we elected Barack Obama. Mitch doesn’t think that people in America today should even have to deal with the issue of slavery and America’s original sin, because all those evil slave owners are dead. Thankfully, he was given a history lesson today by Ta-Nehisi … Continue reading A TIME FOR REPARATIONS
Michael Paul Adams, had reportedly been released from prison for 48 hours when he saw 17-year-old Elijah Al-Amin at a Peoria, Ariz., K-gas station. The 27-year-old, who has a lengthy criminal history, slit the teen’s neck with a pocket knife. His excuse–he was listening to rap music, and he feared for his life. Court records indicate Adams told local law enforcement he felt threatened by … Continue reading Black teen stabbed to death–for simply listening to music.
It’s 2019, and apparently Spirit Airlines, thinks we are still in the Jim Crow Era 🙄. Tiarra Tiarra (unsure of her last name), a paying customer boarding Spirit airlines was asked if she could move, due to a white passenger not wanting to sit beside her. “I had to ask someone to switch seats with me because she didn’t want to sit by a Black … Continue reading It’s 2019, and Black passengers are being asked to move to the back of the plane?
Boosie has called for action against American Airlines, after missing his flight due to what he says was racial discrimination. In a lengthy rant on Instagram, Boosie explains the ordeal after trying to board the plane with his children. To view his original post click here. Boosie warns, “DO NOT RIDE AMERICAN AIRLINES Because u will not get to your destination on time n the … Continue reading Boosie calls for action against American Airlines due to Racial Discrimination
Oregon moved to crack down on racially motivated 911 calls on Monday, responding to a series of publicized incidents across the country where predominantly white civilians called the police on black people going about everyday activities like napping or barbecuing. Victims of those police calls would be able to sue the caller for up to $250, under a measure overwhelmingly approved by the state Senate. … Continue reading Oregon is Moving Closer to Punishing Racist 911 Callers