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Movie Commemorating Mother Emmanuel Terrorist Attack Debuts Today

On the evening of June 17, 2015, 21-year-old white supremacist Dylann Roof marched into what was typically thought to be the purest form of sanctuary—a church—and terrorized a group of black worshippers. Nine people, including senior pastor and South Carolina State Senator Clementa C. Pinckney, Cynthia Marie Graham Hurd, Susie Jackson, Ethel Lee Lance, Depayne Middleton-Doctor, Tywanza Sanders, Daniel L. Simmons, Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, and Myra Thompson were murdered that evening.

Ilhan Omar and Jan Schakowsy Pen Op-Ed on the Dangers Posed by White Supremacists

Ilham Omara and Jackie Schakowsky, two members of the House co-authored an Op-Ed warning of the dangers of white supremacists.

https://thehill.com/homenews/house/443602-ilhan-omar-and-illinois-dem-co...

The group that represents a clear and present danger to the United States of America. There is no organized effort to fight this treat.

White supremacists have infiltrated police departments 

Proposition Joe

Proposition Joe was one of the characters of the HBO series “The Wire”. Proposition Joe would always try to appease  the opposition. Proposition Joe predictably took a dirt nap when he was no longer useful to his rivals.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proposition_Joe

Proposition Joe came to mind when I heard Joe Biden tell us how Republicans would come to their senses and work across the aisle once Trump was out of office. Did Biden not take notice of what Republicans did before Trump was in office?

The Central Park Five on Stage and Screen

The story of the Central Park Five is coming to the stage at the Long Beach Opera.

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Even before he became president, Donald J. Trump was a character in the opera Anthony Davis was writing about racism and injustice, “The Central Park Five.” But the role grew as the piece was reworked for its premiere in June at Long Beach Opera.

On Disagreeing With Conservatives

A recent episode of Seth Meyer’s show featured Meghan McCain as a guest. Myers challenged McCain’s view that Representative Omar was anti-Semitic. Myers pointed out that Omar apologized for her insensitive comments about Israel. McCain maintained her position and asked Myers if he was Omar’s publicist.

McCain’s husband who runs the Conservative website took to attack Meyers

Mark Meadows’ Black Friend

One of the low points of Michael Cohen’s open testimony to the House was when Mark Meadows trotted out Black Republican Lynn Patton as proof that Trump could not be racist because a lack woman would not work for a racist. Patton stood mute. Rep. Rashida Tlaib was outspoken about calling Meadow’s use of a black woman as a prop was a racist act. The WaPo notes that because Meadow’s went into his wounded white boy “How dare you call me a racist” act, people of color on the committee had to placate his feelings.

here’s what happened:

Returning Appropriated Art to Africa, the French Debate

A recent report commissioned by Macron advises that art pilfered from the African continent and placed in French museums be returned to their home countries. Obviously, this view does not sit well with many French museum curators. To get a different perspective, the New York Times interviewed three Africans in the arts about the possible impact of the report.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/03/arts/design/african-art-france-museums-restitution.html

Wakanda Mess is This

Forever 21 is marketing a new sweater with the Black Panther logo.

This is the model, presented via Twitter.

Social media responded bringing holiday cheer. The tweet rapidly disappeared.

https://www.essence.com/news/forever-21-wakanda-white-man-sweater/

 

 

 

Mississippi Lord Mississippi

Mike Espy is now in a runoff in the Mississippi Senate race. The fact that Espy is in a tight race in Mississippi is just as amazing as the Governor’s races in Florida and Georgia. The white Republican candidate exposed the GOP, once again, as the political party that remains entrenched in what it considers the good old days. The Republican Senatorial candidate referred to lynching

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Fascists Attack Protestors in NYC After Republican Sponsored Event

A leader of the Facist, misogynist Proud Boys spoke at a Republican Club in Manhattan. They were invited by Republican members of the club. When they exited the building, they attacked a group of protesters 

https://www.thedailybeast.com/far-right-proud-boys-kick-punch-people-in-new-york

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