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63% of Americans Believe Blacks Are Mostly Responsible for Their Own Condition

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Blacks were property during slavery, then there was Jim Crow, and blacks weren’t initially even included in the New Deal. We could go on to list the ways in which blacks have been systematically disenfranchised in America, including redlining, but somehow, a majority of Americans still believe that blacks who can’t get ahead are mostly responsible for their own condition. A Pew Research poll found that most Americans believe that…

“We Hang Blacks for Drinking White People Only Water,” Says Cotton Gin Supervisor

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During slavery and even as sharecroppers, many blacks spent their lives picking cotton. Those workers were often faced with brυtal beαtings and repulsive work conditions, but even though it’s now 2014, workers at a Tennessee cotton gin are alleging that they encountered racism on the job. African-American employees at Atkinson Cotton Warehouse allege that the way they are treated brings to mind how cotton pickers were treated during Jim Crow…

Ann Coulter- ‘We Only Owe Black People Not Gays, Women or Immigrants Civil Rights”

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  Conservative columnist Ann Coulter asserted on Sunday that Democrats were making a mistake by “dropping the blacks” in favor of Hispanics because rights for LGBT people and immigrants are not true civil rights. ABC’s George Stephanopoulos asked Coulter what she meant in her lasted book, “Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama,” when she wrote that feminists, LGBT activists and immigrants rights groups had “commandeered the blacks’ civil…

New Study Suggests That Gun Owners and Advocates Are More Likely to Be Racist

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris It is no secret that gun control is a major issue in America.  Whether one points out the staggering murder rates in cities like Chicago, referred to by many residents as Chi-raq, or the growing number of mass shootings, gun ownership and gun rights advocacy has been at the center of the debate. The gun control problem has been given a ‘blackface’, so to speak, as…

Wow: Clarence Thomas Compares Affirmative Action to Jim Crow Laws

Wow: Clarence Thomas Compares Affirmative Action to Jim Crow Laws

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Black Folk and Clarence Thomas have a rough relationship. I remember being a middle school student listening to the conversation between two African American teachers, and I overheard one of my teachers call Clarence Thomas an ‘Uncle Tom’.  At that time I had no idea what exactly that meant, but over time I learned what that meant. It’s very odd to hear, or witness Clarence Thomas compare Affirmative Action to…

Lionsgate Aquires Screen Rights to Put Thurgood Marshall on Screen

Lionsgate Aquires Screen Rights to Put Thurgood Marshall on Screen

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  Thurgood Marshall is a legend of all legends when it comes to attorneys who fight for civil rights.  Lionsgate, the same company that pays Tyler Perry so well, has acquired the screen rights to “Devil In The Grove: Thurgood Marshall, The Groveland Boys, And The Dawn Of A New America.” The book won a Pulitzer prize and was written by Gilbert King.  The book studies how Marshall helped to save…

Are Alabama’s Immigration Laws Comparable to Jim Crow?

Are Alabama’s Immigration Laws Comparable to Jim Crow?

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    It is one of the painful ironies of our time that in the same season Martin Luther King Jr.’s memory is finally honored with a memorial in our nation’s capital, the state where he began to lead the civil rights movement is once more the center of an ugly conflict over racial injustice. The passage of Alabama’s anti-immigrant legislation, HB 56, invokes inhumanity reminiscent of the Jim Crow…