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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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Rest in Peace Dr. Maya Angelou

Posted in Beauty, Education, Empowerment, Entertainment with tags on May 28, 2014 by Revolverlution

Angelou

February is Black History Month

Posted in Beauty, Education, Empowerment, Entertainment, Equality, Health, Religion, Science, Social Reform with tags , , , , on February 4, 2014 by Revolverlution

People in Black History

February is Black History Month in the United States, so we created this photo in dedication to many of the historic black figures. Many of which may go unrecognized in history books, media, and other teachings; but it is up to each one of us to pass our heritage down. How many of these names do you recognize? How many of them do you know for their accomplishments. Let’s Celebrate our culture, our heritage and our pride over the next 24 days.

True Wealth in America

Posted in Damn Shame, Education, Empowerment, Equality, Finance, Social Reform with tags , , , , , , , , , on March 4, 2013 by Revolverlution

Wealth Inequality in America We keep hearing about this 1% class in America, but who are they really? We have heard in the political campaigns about the distribution of wealth and the unfair balance of the tax code that is geared toward those top 1%. African- Americans can and always have seen the unfair balance of economic power in this country. Continue reading

Students Sport KKK Robes in Class

Posted in Damn Shame, Education, injustice, Media, Racism, Social Reform, WTH with tags , on January 28, 2013 by Revolverlution

Ku-Klux-Klan-public-domain-Library-of-Congress-e1359360718616Students in a Clark County school (Las Vegas, Nevada) have caused a rather uncomfortable situation in the school and county making the school district issue a statement of apology.

A class presentation that highlights the atrocities that were committed by the Klu Klux Klan sparked an outrage as some of the students dressed in similar robes worn by KKK members. The incident got media attention when one of the students was photographed and subsequently the photo published on social media websites Jan 9.
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It’s not Race, It’s about Policy….Really?

Posted in 2012 Elections, Barack Obama, Damn Shame, Discrimination, Education, Empowerment, Equality, Finance, Health, Justice System, Media, Politics, Politricks, Racism, Social Reform with tags , , , , on September 26, 2012 by Revolverlution

There are less than 50 days before Americans head to the polls to vote for their candidate of choice. As the days wind down more and more attacks are coming from both sides, however, many have said this is just all political but is it really? NO it is not just political its about race. At the start of 2012, a RAMF created a bumper sticker (above image) that he was selling on his website that is filled with hatred toward the President not because he disagrees with policy, platform, but because of his race. This is Racial Politics at its best. Continue reading

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