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Our Political Climate Makes More Sense When You Remember That Most of These People Are Still Alive… And Voting.

In 1955, after allegedly whistling at a white woman, 14 year old Emmett Till was lynched. He was dragged from his relative’s home in Money, Mississippi in the middle of the night by two armed white men, beaten and tortured, … Continue reading

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“Stand Your Ground” Laws Are Simply Legalized Lynchings

That’s what they are… They are laws designed to make it legal for white people to kill black folks when those white people feel threatened… And there are few things more threatening to white people than Blackness. It happened when … Continue reading

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If You’re Black, “Standing Your Ground” Will Get You 20 Years

This will be short, but I’ve got to write it. I’m white. At least that’s the box I have to check when I’m filling out forms. And you know what’s awesome about being white…. Other than just about everything? Being … Continue reading

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