It blows my mind that a state can wrongfully imprison a person, make them work as though they were a slave during that imprisonment (profit from that enslavement), then release them, acknowledging that they were wrong in the imprisonment, and THEN offer to pay them way LESS than what they are entitled to for their […]
https://abc7news.com/our-america-living-while-black-racism-racial-inequality/6684870 I haven’t had an opportunity to watch this series yet because I’m presently engrossed in my studies of how to EFFECTIVELY teach children how to read. But this looks like one that I will be thoroughly engrossed in when I have the time.
Black couple lowballed by $500K in home appraisal, showing legacy of discrimination and racism on California home ownership – ABC7 San Francisco (abc7news.com) This story provides proof that this country STILL blocks growth for black families. What other areas of growth are actively blocked for black families attempting to leave something for their children? How […]
https://www.facebook.com/marjorie.tabb/videos/10211009498312738/ There were key words that I heard in this excerpt from an interview with Dr Eddie Glaude, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. I’ve listened to the interview more than three times now. Is this who we are? It is one of the questions posed to […]
Martin Luther King Jr: New documentary on FBI surveillance – BBC News
Is it the birth of a new America or a rally around white fragility? https://www.facebook.com/NowThisPolitics/videos/1116759298768936
NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an executive producer of the new History Channel documentary “Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution.” The documentary highlights African Americans who stood up to British rule and helped establish the United States of America. Abdul-Jabbar joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the documentary.
Public officials lament the way that the coronavirus is engulfing black communities. The question is, what are they prepared to do about it? The old African-American aphorism “When white America catches a cold, black America gets pneumonia” has a new, morbid twist: when white America catches the novel coronavirus, black Americans die. This is the […]