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Memorial Day was a tradition inaugurated after the American Civil War by (now) freed black Americans. Black America's history is American history, even while too many of those who are invested in ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 145 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 01:22 PM PDT with 112 Recommends
It appears First Lady Michelle Obama acknowledging ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 61 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 76 Recommends
Overpass Light Brigade, "Unlearn Racism" When the Overpass Light Brigade brought the message of " ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 507 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 224 Recommends
I am going to give in to Denise Oliver Velez's request to turn a comment into a diary. The aversion to length (TL;DR) is a peculiar modern affliction, but I will make it easier for people who ...
by TarheelDem
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 12:01 PM PDT with 106 Recommends
Selfishness or Racism? I’m, for all intents and purposes an old woman. I don’t feel like one, but because I am hurtling towards seventy, most would consider me an old woman. I have/am amazed ...
by allenels
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun May 24, 2015 at 02:12 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
And so it goes. Same as it ever was. And I'm not simply talking about police officers getting away with killing (mostly) young black men but the incessant nitpicking of each and every case ...
by Chitown Kev
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 02:04 PM PDT with 108 Recommends
Glanz and Company The Worst keeps getting Worse (First appeared in [The Tulsa Voice http://www.thetulsavoice.com/May-B-2015/Glanz-and-Company/]) The story of the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office ...
by vuzvilla
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 04:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I am a white son of Ferguson, Mo. I am a son of Dellwood, Castle Point, Moline Acres, Jennings, St. Ann, Riverview Gardens, Northwoods and Normandy and north St. Louis County. I am a St. Louis ...
by RDScally
Comment Count 142 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 02:59 PM PDT with 459 Recommends
In a Columbia office building, one older lawyer discusses and debates the issues of the day with the vigor of a much younger man. You'll have to excuse South Carolina's Tom Turnipseed if it doesn'...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 02:43 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
by Matt Bors
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 92 Recommends
    Daily Kos' own ObamaCare guru, Brainwrap, has recently highlighted the story of Luis Lang in a number of posts here , here , here , ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 04:32 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
by Lucy Montrose
Comment Count 144 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 04:53 PM PDT with 73 Recommends
Earlier today, the Israeli press reported that Palestinian and Israeli passengers on buses to the West Bank would be segregated as part of a "three month trial" starting today. The proposal had been ...
by subir
Comment Count 95 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 08:33 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
We all thought we knew some of the things the first black POTUS and FLOTUS would have to deal with in the very white White House. Most of us cannot wait to read the books that will be written by ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 98 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 06:28 AM PDT with 245 Recommends
Michelle Obama gave the commencement address at Tuskegee ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 154 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 161 Recommends
Look, I don't know what we're supposed to do about our bullshit political system but it seems to me that it must start with facing up to the facts. Believing that this time, someone is actually ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 151 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 09:55 AM PDT with 231 Recommends
By Christine Gutierrez-Boswell It has been awhile since I have authored a column here. Fortunately, the news never gets less interesting, and unfortunately gets worse for women. The top news ...
by cboswell
Comment Count 111 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Imagine for a moment that a man's neck was almost severed, nearly clean cut in the most painful way possible, while in the custody of the people charged with the duty of protecting and serving. ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 454 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:30 AM PDT with 422 Recommends
is the title of this short piece by Eugene Robinson in the Post Partisan section of the Washington Post . Robinson reminds us that the entire incident reeks of racial bias. Gray was on a street ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 83 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 07:02 AM PDT with 219 Recommends
Has anyone visited the comment section of an MSN news story, which involved police brutality of blacks, or just blacks? If you have, you probably noticed an ill feeling in your gut as you read the ...
by TheLovingThinkingFighter
Comment Count 131 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 05:23 AM PDT with 215 Recommends