Archive for June, 2014

Get Those Blacks Off The School Board

Posted in Damn Shame, Discrimination, Education, Equality, Politricks, Racism, Racism in America, WTH with tags , , , , on June 12, 2014 by Revolverlution

Councilwoman Connie Trude“Get those blacks off the school board” are words spoken by La Marque, TX City Councilwoman Connie Trude. It seems like every other day a case of racism rears its ugly head, this time it is in Texas. Connie Trude has been called to resign her seat as councilwoman of La Marque after making racist comments that were captured on audio. Continue reading

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Call Me Master: Iowa Teacher Tells Black Student

Posted in Damn Shame, Discrimination, Education, Equality, Racism, Religion, WTH with tags , , , on June 11, 2014 by Revolverlution

Jabre White a senior at Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa was told by his teacher Shawn McCurtain to say “Yes Sir, Massa.” Mr. McCurtain ( a white teacher at Roosevelt) was having the class move to another classroom to take senior finals when the incident occurred. According to Jabre White (a black student), he responded to the teachers request with Yes Sir, the teacher turned and said “say yes, massa.”

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Who’s the Racist?:Mother calls man N word in front of Kids

Posted in Damn Shame, Discrimination, Empowerment, Equality, Media, Racism, WTH with tags , , , , on June 5, 2014 by Revolverlution

Take a good look people. Take a real good hard look of racism in it’s true raw form.
Janelle Ambrosia

On May 30, 2014, Ms. Janelle Ambrosia ( a stripper) with her two children had a verbal altercation with an unknown driver who videotaped the exchange outside a Cheektowaga, NY Dollar General. What we don’t see is what took place before the blatant spewing of ignorance being shouted in front of the children. Continue reading

Bring Back Jim Crow: Cotten Gin Workers File Federal Suit

Posted in Damn Shame, Discrimination, Empowerment, Equality, injustice, Injustus, Racism, Social Reform with tags , , , , , on June 4, 2014 by Revolverlution

Antonion Harris - Atkinson Cotton Warehouse

We all use or wear cotton, but for blacks in the south when we pass fields of cotton memories come flooding back to the days of slavery. The hot, harsh conditions picking cotton by hand from sun up to sun down with very little break and not meeting a quota meant being whipped or no food. Though they may not have happened directly to us, these stories have been passed down and the vision is ever so real. Continue reading

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