Margaret Collins

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Overtown’s past meets Overtown’s future

In Overtown, a battle over the neighborhood’s future has been brewing since the Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) …

Note to self: White people taking part in #BlackLivesMatter protests

<i>I am a white person who recently participated in #millionsmarchnyc as part of #BlackLivesMatter. As a queer, gender-queer person, I know about some</i> …

Black Lives Matter

Yes, you’re a racist… and a traitor.

While I was out jogging this morning, I passed a neighbor’s house that I have passed every day for almost three years. Usually I stroll right on by …

War

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I am Racist and (If You’re White) You Probably Are, Too

I am a white man.<p>I am racist.<p>But that’s kind of redundant.<p>It’s like saying, “I am a fish, and I am soaking wet.”<p>In some ways, I can’t help it. I …

5'7'' Black Male on Twitter: "As one who had to fight SIX YEARS to get a legitimate ID because the gov't misspelled my name... ID ain't easy @GeorgeEliseo @jsavite"

New conversation

Does Not Compute: How The Mainstream Media's Twin Peaks Coverage Dropped The Ball

Why We Need to End Mountaintop Removal Now

A short video released this week has stunningly detailed drone footage providing a rare view of mountaintop removal coal mining and the increasing …

RT @StreetHymns: True story... http://t.co/YAcPTMGcbC

Jesse Benn on Twitter: "Reacting violently to someone who puts your back against the wall is different from using violence to put someone's back against it."

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Jesse Benn on Twitter: "We can't judge powerless & oppressed groups by the same measure as powerful & oppressive groups. There is no moral equivalency."

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Does the government really 'steal' from Social Security? - Encore - MarketWatch

When people discuss the federal government’s fiscal issues, frequently heard complaints include “Social Security would be fine if the government …

Riley on Twitter: "Those in the Black community have died for EVERYTHING. They have died for EVERYONE. They CANNOT continue to die for NOTHING."

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Headlines for May 19, 2015

U.S. Vows to Help Iraqis Retake Ramadi from ISIL<p>The self-proclaimed Islamic State has reportedly solidified its hold on the key Iraqi city of Ramadi …

Miami Beach

The Wolf of peachtree on Twitter: "“White people get to be mediocre while we have to work extra hard" RT @MariyaChanel: Just gonna leave this here. http://t.co/YEDb67aIKE"

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May 18 1955: Death of Mary McLeod Bethune, educator & founder of National Council of Negro Women #todayinblackhistory http://t.co/VJijJJtJj5

40 Acres and a Mule Would Be at Least $6.4 Trillion Today—What the U.S. Really Owes Black America

Download a PDF of this infographic:<p>Sources:<p><b>Introduction</b><p><b>1.</b><p>1.5 million pounds in 1790 and 2.25 billion pounds in 1859, based on Empire of Cotton, by …

James Baldwin and Margaret Mead on Reimagining Democracy for a Post-Consumerist Culture

“Democracy should not mean the leveling of everyone to the lowest common denominator. It should mean the possibility of everyone being able to raise himself to a certain level of excellence.”<p><i>NOTE: This is the third installment in a multi-part series celebrating Mead and Baldwin’s historic yet</i> …

Jesse Benn on Twitter: "Whites who hate Black ppl just for being Black are racist. Black ppl who hate white ppl just for being white are logical. #ContextMatters"

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Institutional racism by the numbers

Across America, riots and protests are taking place in reaction to news of police violence against the black community. Among other things, it has …

White supremacists accused of planning for 'race war' in Florida

Members of a white supremacist skinhead group called American Front trained with AK-47s, shotguns and explosives at a fortified compound in central Florida to prepare for what its reputed leader believed to be an “inevitable race war,” prosecutors said Tuesday.<p>According to court documents, members …

'Fuzzy thinking' in depression and bipolar disorder: New research finds effect is real

People with depression or bipolar disorder often feel their thinking ability has gotten "fuzzy", or less sharp than before their symptoms began. Now, …

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A Man On His Path on Twitter: "When it comes to achieving goals, let your dedication be stubborn like a rock in the wind, but let your methods be flexible like water"

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& Bessie Coleman was the 1st AMERICAN w/ an International Pilot License. @ubeempress @Karnythia #DiversifyAgentCarter http://t.co/PSOtnzinc6

Opinion: Countdown to the stock-market Crash of 2016 is ticking louder

Warning bells just keep getting louder and louder as the countdown to the Crash of 2016 keeps ticking. Wall Street’s in denial, but the Washington …

Sister Outsider on Twitter: "like i always say, liberals with their paternalistic white savior complexes are more of a detriment & enemy of POC than the GOP."

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