Tag: Martin Luther

White Florida Man Wants to Use ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense After Threatening Teens With Gun, Yelling Racial Slurs

G/O Media may get a commission Here is more on the story, per Local 10 News: On MLK Day 2019 in Brickell, a group of teenagers, boys, and girls ― some as young as 11 years old — protested the lack of affordable housing in Miami. The boys rode their bicycles to Brickell as part […]

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4 Florida Teachers Die From COVID-19 in 24 Hours and the Stupid-Ass Governor Is Still Banning Mask Mandates in Schools

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Is Still Banning Mask Mandates in Schools Despite 4 Teachers Dying From COVID In July, DeSantis, the president of the Trump fan club called “Hey, Daddy Am I Doing It Right?,” issued an executive order banning mask mandates for Florida public schools despite cases of COVID-19 rising among children. Advertisement More […]

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‘Mandate’ Is the New Jim Crow: Candace Owens, Rand Paul and the Oppression of the Conservative Death Cult

Advertisement Advertisement People who know things might be smart enough to understand the difference between scientifically proven health policies and Jim Crow. But Owens, self-certified physician Dr. Randy and their conspiracy theory-spewing cohorts might be too dumb to understand the difference between segregation, science, mandates and run-of the mill rules, so here are the facts. […]

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Kevin McCarthy’s Loud and Wrong Take on Martin Luther King Jr. Called Out by People Who Know How Google Works

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) There are many reasons I refuse to discuss racism with white people. They debate race from a place of willful obtuseness; they both figuratively and literally have no skin in the game; their breath smells like hot bologna even through a computer screen, etc. (That last one was petty and […]

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I’m Happy That Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates Are Going to Howard. Now, Howard Folks Get to Be More Insufferable. Yay

Photo: Mike Coppola/Zach Gibson (Getty Images) Yesterday, Academic African America was abuzz with the exciting news that Nikole Hannah-Jones had not only rebuffed the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s last-ditch attempt to save face by granting her tenure, but was taking (or bringing, depending on where you are located) her talents to Howard University in […]

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The Funk Boutique: Self-Representation—How Can It Expand the Boundaries of Black Fashion?

“Enjoy the opulence.” Twitter is a magical thing, and Jeremy O. Harris knows it. In just over a week, the long-awaited Zola—a film based on a viral Twitter thread in 2015 about Aziah “Zola” Wells and her 140+ tweet rant about a weekend Florida—will be available to view, and the playwright turned screenwriter hosted a […]

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5 Historic Black Landmarks for Your Must-See List

Photo: National Museum of African American History and Culture and The Washington Monument in Washington DC, USA on 14 May 2019 (Shutterstock) Travel expands perspectives and open minds beyond what you’re used to in your everyday life. Just the same, there’s nothing like the thrill of seeing your history and heritage reflected during your travels. […]

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