Racism Unhealed and Revealed: NY Times 1619 Project Leads the Way — Words & Deeds

America, it’s time we had that talk about racism. Specifically, I’m referring to the whitewashed version of history most of us learned in school. We can’t undo what was done, but we can–at a minimum–acknowledge the truth, a truth absent from too many assumptions made about the country we live in.   The veil surrounding the … Continue reading Racism Unhealed and Revealed: NY Times 1619 Project Leads the Way — Words & Deeds

Americans Largely Do Not Want Black Americans to Obtain Cash Reparations, New Poll Shows — Atlanta Black Star

The majority of Americans are not in favor of the Black community getting cash reparations, according to the results of a new poll. The research, which was conducted by Gallup and… 429 more wordsAmericans Largely Do Not Want Black Americans to Obtain Cash Reparations, New Poll Shows — Atlanta Black Star Even the thought of descendants … Continue reading Americans Largely Do Not Want Black Americans to Obtain Cash Reparations, New Poll Shows — Atlanta Black Star

Opinion: Marianne Williamson Upset A Whole Lot of White People at Last Night’s Debate

Are many of Marianne Williamson’s beliefs different from what societal norms say they should be? Probably. For that reason, mainstream white media will do all they can to dismiss and minimize her. Why? Because Williamson, a white woman, believes that American Descendants of Slaves should be paid up to $500 Billion in slavery reparations. On … Continue reading Opinion: Marianne Williamson Upset A Whole Lot of White People at Last Night’s Debate

Census docs uncover Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers owned 14 slaves — theGrio

By now, the world knows exactly how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell feels about the issue of reparations for slavery. The debate about paying the ancestors of enslaved Black Americans was sparked last month when House Democrats held hearings on the issue. McConnell made clear at the time that “none of us currently living are responsible” for what … Continue reading Census docs uncover Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers owned 14 slaves — theGrio

Opinion: Land of the Free Whites, Home of the Brave Blacks

Don’t believe the title of this piece? Let’s take a deeper look to fully understand how the title of this piece is absolutely true. Let’s talk labor. Two-hundred fifty years of free slave labor and another hundred years of Jim Crow created an economy that no other nation on earth could compete with. Let’s talk … Continue reading Opinion: Land of the Free Whites, Home of the Brave Blacks

Biden Doubles Down After Reminding Everyone Democrats Owned Slaves — NATION AND STATE

Joe Biden has an old Democrat problem. After relentless flip-flopping; blowing in the wind on topics from abortion, to Iraq, to immigration, to integrating schools – Biden has finally chosen a hill to die on; bragging about working with segregationist Democrat Senators, James Eastland (D-Miss.) and Herman Talmadge (D-Ga.), in order to “get things done.”  https://nationandstate.com/2019/06/20/biden-doubles-down-after-reminding-everyone-democrats-owned-slaves/

Ta-Nehisi Coates Gives ‘Grim Reaper’ Mitch McConnell Epic Lesson on Reparations – WATCH — EURweb

*Ta-Nehisi Coates sent a line-drive straight at turkey neck Mitch McConnell (R-KY), the Senate Majority Leader, also known as the “Grim Reaper.” Coates’ action directed at McConnell came during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on reparations for slavery. Coates got right down to business from jump when he responded directly to McConnell’s claim that the government should not … Continue reading Ta-Nehisi Coates Gives ‘Grim Reaper’ Mitch McConnell Epic Lesson on Reparations – WATCH — EURweb