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Sunday Smack: Will Black Lives Matter Movement Wither Under Trump?

This week’s Sunday Smack concerns the Black Lives Matter movement in a Trump world. In September 2015, historian Victor Davis Hanson placed the BLM on death watch, and predicted its end to occur one year later: But like all the other past … Continue reading

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POST-ELECTION MEDITATIONS: WE’LL SURVIVE TRUMP

We lived under the leadership of a Ku Klux Klan-loving President who broadly rejected Japan’s 1919 Treaty of Versailles amendment that would view all races and countries as equals — likely because this President had more colonial ambitions to chase … Continue reading

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7 WAYS COLSON WHITEHEAD’S UNDERGROUND RAILROAD IS PURE DOPENESS

I expect Colson Whitehead’s National Book Award-nominated novel, The Underground Railroad, to win plenty of kudos for its ability to convey a layered story of metaphoric Afro-mysticism surrounding Black slaves, particularly a young woman named Cora, who are pursuing freedom … Continue reading

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BLACK WOMAN TASHALA DANGEL GEYER PAINTS HERSELF WHITE TO AVOID BEING SHOT BY POLICE

Video presented below without comment — except that Facebook took down the original video before a user brought it back. Crazy love to my Sis Maya P. for putting this on my radar …

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A POEM TO SHAQ-FU KOON AND THE STRUGGLE

    shaq-fu koon took his mushmouf flow to hit the very same willie kitsune horn that wished jiyū to the embassy prisoner who we know is all breezy among the fading pallid male nigra haters club these days as long … Continue reading

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KAEPERNICK THOUGHTS

My editorial policy for mentalunrest is simple, if not to a fault: write about events, ideas, truths and creators that others don’t see or attempt to neglect. So — I chose not to write about the Star Spangled Banner sit … Continue reading

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WE STAND WITH KORRYN GAINES TODAY BY LOGGING OFF FACEBOOK

There are fewer of us liking and sharing Facebook posts today in recognition of how the social media giant shut off Korryn Gaines’ access to her Facebook and Instagram accounts — at the Baltimore County police department’s request — just before a SWAT … Continue reading

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DEVELOPING: 3 COPS DEAD IN BATON ROUGE, LA

Update (23:15): Ideological Ho, Anyone? The scramble to piece together Gavin Long’s beliefs are important in the way they can form a picture of motivation, intent and networks. While not confirmed, I’m now hearing that Gavin Long claimed to be … Continue reading

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POLICE REFORM ALONE WON’T SAVE BLACK LIVES

  I’ve been asked for my recommendations regarding police reform so that we won’t have to see African descendants like Alton Sterling and Philando Castile get killed after interactions with police officers. I can rattle off plenty of recommendations, but … Continue reading

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MORE PROOF “ALL LIVES MATTER” FOLKS ARE FOS — CHECK GOOGLE TRENDS

In case numbers, studies and 720p high-definition extrajudicial killings can’t sway some to believe that “All Lives Matter” is too FOS to accept even a drop of social justice, let’s look at a source many of you rely on every … Continue reading

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