Black Lives Matter. Still

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If she ever felt like punching a Nazi, it’s only a short walk from 30 Rockerfeller Plaza over to 1211 6th Avenue.

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“Tuck’ems.”

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Ward Sutton has this as a free image download on his website. Note the pupils:

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That likeness, though:

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This is why people have been promoting changes in how slavery, racism, and Black history are covered in US history classes…

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Holy shit. Some of the stuff in those texts. The “slaves loved their masters like family” stuff is very familiar to me, since I grew up in Alabama (though I honestly can recall a couple of my teachers saying that while the sentiment may have been true in some instances, it almost certainly was not reality for most slaves - pretty progressive for a white teacher in the state that styles itself “the heart of dixie”).
It takes a critical eye and a long time to pull away from that kind of thing - a skill and resource seldom provided to American students.

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Thank heaven for Michael Harriot.

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Amazing and hard and full of details I had no idea of:

I learned a lot.

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That’s a great piece… I posted it over in the magical history thread, too. I almost posted it here, but it should be in both.

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Because it is getting buried in all the election news

The Dalian Atkinson case was bad enough before I saw this.

I always put this video up to remind people of who Dalian Atkinson was.

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End the death penalty.

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