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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

BANNED From the NBA

Posted in Damn Shame, Discrimination, Equality, injustice, Injustus, Justice System, Media, Racism, WTH with tags on April 29, 2014 by Revolverlution

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Mistrial: Dunn found Guilty

Posted in Damn Shame, Discrimination, injustice, Justice System, Racism, Social Reform with tags , on February 15, 2014 by Revolverlution

Michael Dunn

In the case of the State v Dunn, the jury found Michael Dunn guilty on four of the five charges: three counts of second-degree attempted murder and one count of shooting or throwing a deadly missile. However, the jury could not agree on the first degree murder count. Dunn faces up to 60 years for the three attempted murder charges.
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State v Michael Dunn: Defense Rests

Posted in Damn Shame, Discrimination, Equality, injustice, Justice System, Media, Social Reform, Stop the Killing with tags , , , , , , on February 13, 2014 by Revolverlution

Michael Dunn testifies in his First degree Murder trial in the shooting of Jordan Davis

Michael Dunn testifies in his First degree Murder trial in the shooting of Jordan Davis

February 12, 2014 the defense in trial of Michael Dunn (who shot and killed Jordan Davis) rested. Will justice finally be served You may remember this story, we hope it stays in the front of your mind. We did a piece on the tragic shooting on December 2, 2012 (Crank it up for Jordan Davis) that outlined the account of the shooting. Michael Dunn who entered a plea of not guilty argued that it was self-defense. He shot in fear of his life after the teens in the SUV brandished a gun. Continue reading

Zimmerman:Not Guilty!??

Posted in Damn Shame, Empowerment, Equality, injustice, Injustus, Justice System, Politricks, Racism, Social Reform, Stop the Killing on July 13, 2013 by Revolverlution

not_guilty

WAKE THE HELL UP AMERICA … WTH. It’s now legal to kill an unarmed person (Especially if they are black) if you claim self defense.

FIGHT THE POWER

Brutal Jasper: What’s Going wrong In Jasper, Texas?

Posted in Damn Shame, Discrimination, Empowerment, injustice, Injustus, Justice System, Racism, Social Reform, WTH with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 4, 2013 by Revolverlution

Can anything good come from Jasper?

A few months ago we reported about this small town in Texas named Jasper that ousted its first black elected Police Chief: Rodney Pearson. Jasper is also the scene of the brutal hate crime of James Bryd Jr. 15 years ago. Sadly a new report comes out of the same town where ex chief of police Rodney Pearson was ousted last year as well as many of it elected black council members. 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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