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Is Arizona filled with Racists?

Posted in 2012 Elections, Barack Obama, Damn Shame, Discrimination, Education, Empowerment, Media, Politics, Politricks, Racism, Social Reform with tags , , , , on June 19, 2012 by Revolverlution

Barbara Espinosa calls POTUS a MonkeyOut of Arizona, the state that refused to acknowledge the Martin Luther King Jr holiday that the other 49 states and territories honor, comes yet another racial attack. However, this does not come from those of non-color but from a hispanic woman named Barbara Espinosa. Oh her talk show in Arizona, Ms. Espinosa says she calls President Obama the “The First Monkey President.” Yeah you read it correctly, Monkey, the same racial slur used in all parts of this country decades ago to describe blacks (and apparently still used today).
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Out of Darkenss: Comes Light

Posted in Education, Empowerment, Social Reform with tags , , , on June 4, 2012 by Revolverlution

Here is a bit of news that we are proud to share in spite of all the bad that goes on in society here is a truly positive story that we should all be proud to know. David Boone who has attended Cleveland’s specialized MC2STEM High School while homeless has been accepted to Harvard. Yes, your read it. HOMELESS. This young man beat every odd that was thrown at him and has excelled beyond those who have had everything. This fall He will enter Harvard on a full scholarship that will cover everything. David will graduate this month as the salutatorian of his class.
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Young Black Thugs: Put Em Down Like Dogs

Posted in Damn Shame, Discrimination, Education, Empowerment, Equality, injustice, Injustus, Justice System, Media, Racism, Social Reform, Stop the Killing with tags , , , , , on May 23, 2012 by Revolverlution

School psychologist Mark A Traina, the other day, Tweeted the above statements talking about the incarceration rate of black youth in the Jefferson Parish area of Louisiana. Mr. Traina is also the same person that believes Zimmerman was the actual victim in the Trayvon Martin Murder.

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UCLA Discrimination

Posted in Damn Shame, Discrimination, Education, Empowerment, Health, injustice, Racism, Social Reform with tags , , , , , on May 14, 2012 by Revolverlution

Universities are hailed as institutions of higher learning, intellectual establishments and a place of acceptance where young adults seek to find their identities. The blending of different cultures and nationalities are one of the experiences that students are exposed to during their college lives. All colleges and universities are made up of board of regents, student affairs and a wide array of diversity programs. However, one university seems to turn a blind eye to on campus racism and discrimination.
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One April Fool’s Too Many?!?!

Posted in Barack Obama, Damn Shame, Education, Empowerment, Media, Politics, Racism with tags , , , on April 26, 2012 by Revolverlution

And it keeps happening over and over in Georgia. Maybe they should change the state flag to the Confederate flag as it seems they seem to show “who they really are” in the peach state. In Cobb County Georgia, a local high school published a “Top 20 Reasons why President Obama should not be re-elected” in their April Fools edition of the school newspaper. However, the joke is on them this time as the article has incited some backlash from the students and community.

School Newspaper April Fool Joke gone bad.Students at Sprayberry High’s newspaper issued an apology about the article stating that it was intended to be a satirical piece on that made fun of what was being said in the media. However, many found it offensive. The school newspaper, The Zinger issued an apology in this mornings student body video broadcast.

“Response to Stinger Newspaper Article

Recently, the Sprayberry newspaper The Stinger published an article trying to humorously comment on the President. In regards to the Obama article, we would like to say that the article was meant as a piece of satire. The article was published in our April Fool’s section, The Zinger, of the newspaper and was meant to be a comedic take on the media’s comments on the President. Satire is the use of humor, irony or exaggeration to poke fun at certain parts of society. We realize that this did not come off as we intended, and we sincerely apologize for offending anyone.”

The New Segregation

Posted in Damn Shame, Discrimination, Education, Empowerment, Equality, Finance, Justice System, Politics, Racism, Social Reform, WTH with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 25, 2012 by Revolverlution

Brown v. Board of Education, Rubie BridgesIn 1954, the U.S. supreme Court overturned the 1896 Plessy v. Fergusson decision in the Brown v. Board of Education which paved the way of the desegregation of public schools. Black children were escorted to school under armed guard in the southern states as violence and threats from outraged white citizens swept through states such as Mississippi to North Carolina. Today black children and white children walk to school side by side, eat lunch, learn and socialize in our schools.
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