California passes ban on Confederate flag | theGrio

Great, the Confederate flag will be banned in California. I look on it as the American swastika-it was the symbol of the oppression of African-American, just as the Nazi swastika was the symbol of the opporession of Jews in Germany. Of course someone will whine about losing their free-speech right to fly that rag-too damn bad!

California passes ban on Confederate flag | theGrio

via California passes ban on Confederate flag | theGrio.

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Tea Party Miltia Group Threats to Arrest Democrats at Polls! | Americans Against the Tea Party

The milities are not even discreate about trying to intimidate people from voting. How disgusting! And they think we’re just going to sit back and TAKE it. NEVER! People, BLED and DIED for the right of others to vote, and we WILL NOT give it up!

Tea Party Miltia Group Threats to Arrest Democrats at Polls! | Americans Against the Tea Party

via Tea Party Miltia Group Threats to Arrest Democrats at Polls! | Americans Against the Tea Party.

Lawyer and Two Teachers—All Black—Say Staff at Exclusive NYC Hotel Accused Them of Being Hookers | Alternet

What is going ON here?

Lawyer and Two Teachers—All Black—Say Staff at Exclusive NYC Hotel Accused Them of Being Hookers | Alternet

via Lawyer and Two Teachers—All Black—Say Staff at Exclusive NYC Hotel Accused Them of Being Hookers | Alternet.

Heavily Armed Officials Raid Voter Registration Group At Direction Of GOP Gubernatorial Candidate | Liberals Unite

This is a disgrace, using thug tactics for purely political purposes, two-bit Gestapo tactics. Are we going to put up with this? I hope there are other groups to take up where Houston Votes leaves off.

Heavily Armed Officials Raid Voter Registration Group At Direction Of GOP Gubernatorial Candidate | Liberals Unite

via Heavily Armed Officials Raid Voter Registration Group At Direction Of GOP Gubernatorial Candidate | Liberals Unite.

Republicans Continue To Revive the Jim Crow Rhetoric and Tactics They Say Don’t Exist Anymore

Welcome to America, kids, Land of the Free-except if you have to register to vote, in which case the forces of the State pile up on you. The Republicans are so SHAMEless about repressing voting rights, including Gestapo tactics and lies. Which means Abbott and the rest of the Republicreeps are leading us towwards Fascism, in which case we’ll fight for our rights.

Republicans Continue To Revive the Jim Crow Rhetoric and Tactics They Say Don’t Exist Anymore.

▶ Part 3 – Mary Chestnut & Governor George Wallace – YouTube

Here is my performance as George Wallace on Conversations Across Time.

 

▶ Part 3 – Mary Chestnut & Governor George Wallace – YouTube

via ▶ Part 3 – Mary Chestnut & Governor George Wallace – YouTube.

▶ Conversations25 – YouTube

Here is my performance as Lyndon Johnson on the show “Conversations Across Time,” with my friend Vivienne Crawford and Babette Josephs, on PhillyCAM.

 

▶ Conversations25 – YouTube

via ▶ Conversations25 – YouTube.

Police Arrest Young Black Politician For Distributing Voting Rights Leaflets | ThinkProgress

How’s THIS for terrible? The young man was exercising his rights-how DARE he? And the “law” he was arrested under, it’s one the cops usually don’t enforce. Odd how the cops are choosy about the laws they enforce.

Police Arrest Young Black Politician For Distributing Voting Rights Leaflets | ThinkProgress

via Police Arrest Young Black Politician For Distributing Voting Rights Leaflets | ThinkProgress.

Exclusive: Lee Atwater’s Infamous 1981 Interview on the Southern Strategy | The Nation

Republicans played it both ways, upfront appeals to the changes in the South after the Civil Rights movement, and subterranean appeals to racist attitudes that had not gone away. This is not true statecraft, this is “take any vote you can scrounge up.”

 

Exclusive: Lee Atwater’s Infamous 1981 Interview on the Southern Strategy | The Nation

via Exclusive: Lee Atwater’s Infamous 1981 Interview on the Southern Strategy | The Nation.