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The Racism of Jim Crow Followed Black Soldiers to England in WW II

The Racism of Jim Crow Followed Black Soldiers to England in WW II

The racism instilled in white American soldiers during WWII was not left behind when Black soldiers were readily and happily accepted by British civilians. In one long-buried incident, this tension resulted in a pitched battle between Black soldiers and white MPs.

It Is Time for Me to Talk About Racism

It Is Time for Me to Talk About Racism

Racism is rooted in fear, and fear is rooted in what we don’t know and can’t see. It’s not even so much a thought or personal policy. Racism is an involuntary REACTION. And it must, for it’s true power and volition, descend from one who holds the power to one who does not.

Honoring His Name and Legacy: Emmett Till

Honoring His Name and Legacy: Emmett Till

Sunday would have been the 80th birthday of Emmett Till, who at 14 was kidnapped, whipped, mutilated and murdered by white supremacist thugs in Mississippi in an act so savage it helped spark the civil rights movement.

The Demise of the Fairness Doctrine and the Rise of Hate and Racism

The Demise of the Fairness Doctrine and the Rise of Hate and Racism

Once the Fairness Doctrine was repealed in 1987 we saw the flood gates of “hate” broadcasting open, with Rush Limbaugh in 1988. And with the advent of the Internet and the ability to “broadcast” over the net, many more crackpots took to spouting all manner of insanity for profit.

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