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Baltimore mother loses home, son's medical equipment in riots; 'They took everything'

The riots and looting which spread through Baltimore after the funeral of Freddie Gray have now been folded under the sanitized hashtag #BaltimoreUprising. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake… 822 more words

US Politics

Martin Luther King, Jr. as Mascot

(I forget now where I saw this connection made between MLK and a mascot — it was on Twitter, obviously, but I forget the attribution. My apologies. 712 more words

Non-fiction Writings

The Colorblind Era

We Are Currently in the Era of Colorblindness.

The previous eras for blacks in America are Slavery and Jim Crow.

“Black Progress”

Now, you can say  585 more words

Black People

Black Sheriff Says if Black Lives Mattered They’d Protest at Abortion Clinics


CNN’s Poppy Harlow interviewed Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke about the recent protests that some in the Black Community have sparked after the police related deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. 466 more words

Daily News

Thanks for nothing MLK.

Let’s begin with setting the scene. We are in 2015. The 21st Century. What a time to be alive aye?! The age where you can see and speak to relatives on the other side of the world via video chat thanks to Skype. 957 more words

Written Life

Beyond Baltimore

Freddie Gray’s fatal injuries were the result of slamming into the back of a Baltimore police van, a Washington TV station reported.

Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. 296 more words