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|2006 FBI Report on White Supremacist Infiltration of Law Enforcement: You Will Be Assimilated
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 ...
|In Defense of Shaun King
Let's begin by being honest. Shaun King is a polarizing figure. He has a very specific point of view when it comes to American police forces and their dealings with African Americans, and he is ...
|Ken Burns Commencement Speech-line On #BlackLivesmatter Gets Huge Applause In One for the Ages
Today in Ferguson 150 years after the Civil War we see "ghastly remnants of our great shame emerging still"/Lincoln warned of "national suicide" if we neglect to be a "nation of freemen"/Mark Twain'...
|thirty three and a third||05/20/2015||45|
|CNN Discussion on Waco "Thugs" yet again shows we may have "Cop Problems" more than "Black Problems"
In the following clip from CNN in a discussion of how different the Police and media response has been to the mass murder spree and shootout by Waco Biker Gangs, contrasted to not just the so-called "
|Frank Vyan Walton||05/20/2015||18|
|New Freddie Gray Video: He Didn't Move When Shackled
According to Baltimore police, Freddie Gray was “irate” in a transport van after his arrest and they had to restrain him. However, that account is being challenged with the release by The ...
|Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile
I still tear up every time I watch this video. But even then, we knew that it was not enough. Far from it. Is "Black Leadership" Enough? Not For These Young Adults by Chitown Kev Like many other ...
|The words of Malcolm X speaking on police brutality are eerily and disappointingly relevant today
Malcolm X speaking in Los Angeles on police brutality On April 27, 1962, the LAPD murdered Brother Ronald Stokes , a friend of ...
|Rev. Barber & The Great American Lawsuit Against NC Voter Suppression - Of/By/For The People
Rev. Dr. William Barber II, former Netroots speaker and founder of Moral Mondays, along with Forward Together and the NC NAACP, released a new date for ...
|Driving while black, brown, or Indian
Most people have heard or read the acronym "DWB," which stands for " Driving While Black ," or in many cases "Brown," derived from DWI—Driving While Intoxicated. In ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/17/2015||218|
|Spotlight on Courage ~ StDDs Week 37
No! Poverty is not to be blamed for the murder of Michael Brown. Lack of opportunities did not take the life of Freddie Gray. The "absent black father" was not responsible for killing Walter Scott. ...
|Shanesha Taylor: No original plea deal exists, so why were charges re-filed during negotiations
I do have much to say before I know the ramifications of today’s sentencing hearing about unprofessional media coverage and distortion of facts that embarrass me as a journalist/editorialist/...
|Black Kos, Week In Review
Commentary: African American Scientists and Inventors by Black Kos Editor, Sephius1 Benjamin T. Montgomery (1819–1877) was an influential African-American inventor, landowner, and freedman. Ben ...
|The Daily Bucket - chocolate lily season in a remnant Indian prairie
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
|Guardian: Chicago filmmaker alleges sexual assault at CPD Homan Square "black site"
The Guardian is reporting that a local Chicago filmmaker, Angel Perez, was interrogated and sexually assaulted at the Chicago Police Department's Homan Square "black site" in October 2012. (Warning:
|B.B. King 1925 - 2015
(photo credit: Annie Leibovitz) From AP , via The Washington Post : VEGAS — ‘King of the Blues’ legend B.B. King dead in Las Vegas at age 89, his attorney says. http://www....
|Indians 101: Kootenai Political Organization
The Kootenai (also spelled Kutenai), whose homeland was in the area west of the Rocky Mountains in what is today western Montana, northern Idaho, and southeastern British Columbia, are generally ...
|The absent black father myth—debunked by CDC
We've been told, quite frequently and repeatedly that the problems in the black community that we've seen in Ferguson and Baltimore recently are not the fault of biased, paramilitary, paranoid and ...
|Frank Vyan Walton||05/13/2015||101|
|Monte Verde: The First Americans?
For decades, archaeologists have concluded that the first humans entered the Americas over the Bering Straits land bridge about 13,000 years ago, when an ice-free corridor opened up in Canada, But ...
|Do Racists Seriously Not Know They’re Racist? (Update)
My apologies in advance for the “old news,” but yes, it’s still bothering me – and I have a question. I haven’t diaried in years, but I saw a clip a couple mornings ago which bothered me ...
|No charges for Madison, WI PO in shooting of Tony Robinson
I am so sick of this shit. Another PO shoots an unarmed black man and gets off. Following an inquiry by Wisconsin’s state division of criminal investigation [DCI], the Dane County district ...
|Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile
Restavek - "One who stays with" is the word for a child slave in Haiti. Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez Ignoring Haiti and its problems is par for the course in the United ...
|North Carolina Gov. McCrory's voter registration meltdown: latest developments
Last Thursday (May 7) here at Daily Kos, I published the first public disclosure of a shocking collapse of the state's voter registration system here in North Carolina under Republican Gov. Pat ...
|This Mothers’ Day, Let’s Reconsider Family Detention
Yesterday, I was grateful to spend time honoring the amazing women in my life for the sometimes thankless – yet always vital – job of being a caring mother. Mother’s Day is a time to honor the ...
|Yo, BU "Why is white america so reluctant to identify white college males as a problem population?"
So Fox News tries to gin up their base with the usual suspects prompted by BU's need to assure their alums that they too are shocked, shocked that Americans have speech rights, even for innocuous ...
|The sound of handbags being tightly clutched.
Listening to Michelle Obama's wonderful speech reminds me of the little things that also grate. My partner is Martiniquaise of Malian descent, it's interesting and sometimes shocking standing a ...
|Michelle Obama's Powerful Speech on being the First Black FLOTUS
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 ...
|Ayn Randed Part 5: Justifying Theft and Genocide
I originally believed that I could crystallize and share my thoughts about the limits of Ayn Rand's philosophy in four brief segments, each one focused on one particular aspect of its shortcomings, ...
|Ancient America: Coastal Oregon, 13,000 to 7,500 years Ago
The Oregon coast is a part of the larger Northwest Coast culture area which stretches from the Tlingit homelands in Alaska to the Tolowa homelands in northern California. The cultures along this ...
|Racist laws restrict over 4 million U.S. citizens from voting
Flags of U.S. colonial territories The right to vote in the United States does not include every U.S. citizen of voting age. I'm not talking ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/10/2015||203|
|Black Man calls cops to report home invasion. What happened?
Yep: The cops shot him. A white police officer in a small South Carolina town shot and gravely wounded a black homeowner who had called 911 during an attempted home invasion. The officers apparently ...
|This Week in the War on Women||officebss||05/09/2015||25|
|Maybe not the best way to start your career teaching about race in America
Do tweets get TOS and First Amendment protections, much less academic freedom protection at John Silber's and Bill Bennett's old haunts And the next school year will begin with the usual population ...
|South Dakota board votes to restore a Lakota name to the highest peak in the Black Hills
The stones used to build the fire lookout tower atop Harney Peak were hauled up by mule when it was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1935-1938. Harney Peak, the highest point in the ...
|Wyoming Governor finally caved to our FOIA requests. STDDs promote Medicaid Expansion, Week 36
Governor of Wyoming, Matt Mead. The Support the Dream Defenders group at Daily Kos has sent Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") requests to 21 Red State governors or legislators on the ...
|Black Kos, Week In Review
Remembering Mya Commentary by Black Kos Editor JoanMar Mya Hall. Have you heard the name before? If you haven't, you are not alone. While Freddie Gray is now a household name, two weeks before ...
- No! Poverty is not to be blamed for the murder of Michael Brown. Lack of opportunities did not take the life of Freddie Gray. The "absent black father" was not responsible for killing Walter Scott. ...37 comments 44 Recs
- The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......86 comments 44 Recs
- The Kootenai (also spelled Kutenai), whose homeland was in the area west of the Rocky Mountains in what is today western Montana, northern Idaho, and southeastern British Columbia, are generally ...5 comments 19 Recs
- For decades, archaeologists have concluded that the first humans entered the Americas over the Bering Straits land bridge about 13,000 years ago, when an ice-free corridor opened up in Canada, But ...42 comments 31 Recs
- I originally believed that I could crystallize and share my thoughts about the limits of Ayn Rand's philosophy in four brief segments, each one focused on one particular aspect of its shortcomings, ...5 comments 5 Recs
- The Oregon coast is a part of the larger Northwest Coast culture area which stretches from the Tlingit homelands in Alaska to the Tolowa homelands in northern California. The cultures along this ...20 comments 82 Recs
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- The stones used to build the fire lookout tower atop Harney Peak were hauled up by mule when it was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1935-1938. Harney Peak, the highest point in the ...22 comments 112 Recs
- Governor of Wyoming, Matt Mead. The Support the Dream Defenders group at Daily Kos has sent Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") requests to 21 Red State governors or legislators on the ...56 comments 65 Recs
- The Ute Indians, for whom the state of Utah is named, had an aboriginal homeland which included much of the present-day states of Colorado and Utah as well as portions of New Mexico and Arizona. The ...4 comments 28 Recs
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