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Know Anyone Who Thinks Racial Profiling Is Exaggerated? Watch This, And Tell Me When Your Jaw Drops.

This video clearly demonstrates how racist America is as a country and how far we have to go to become a country that is civilized and actually values equal justice. We must not rest until this goal is achieved. I do not want my great grandchildren to live in a country like we have today. I wish for them to live in a country where differences of race and culture are not ignored but valued as a part of what makes America great.

Gabby Giffords stars in a new gun control ad

Traumatic Slave Syndrome - The Effects of The Inter-Generational Holocaust In America

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Jon Stewart Fox Has "Most Consistently Misinformed Media Viewers"

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Hank Aaron 'money-bombs' Michelle Nunn

TLANTA -- Less than an hour after Jack Kingston conceded the Republican Senate primary to David Perdue, Michelle Nunn's campaign was pushing to November. "I couldn't be prouder of everything that Michelle and our grassroots team have already accomplished, but with the head-to-head matchup finally here, it's about to kick into overdrive," campaign manager Jeff DiSantis wrote.
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Saturday, July 19, 2014

The large questions plaguing Mideast conflict The MHP table talks about the larger questions plaguing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and why the peace process has always failed in the past.

Could tensions have been eased with Russia? | MSNBC

US in a ‘dangerous moment’ with Russia? The MHP table discusses America’s foreign policy relations with Russia in light of the downing of Flight MH17.

Melissa Harris-Perry on msnbc

Who’s responsible for shooting down MH17? NBC’s Jim Miklaszewski, Bobby Ghosh, Hillary Mann Leverett, Earl Catagnus and Nina Khrushcheva discuss the investigation into who fired the surface-to-air missile at Malaysia Flight 17

Melissa Harris-Perry on msnbc

Man's death after apparent chokehold by NYPD officer to be probed - LA Times

Man's death after apparent chokehold by NYPD officer to be probed - LA Times

Staten Island man dies after NYPD cop puts him in an illegal chokehold — SEE THE VIDEO - NY Daily News

These are the kind of cops where I grew up on Staten Island. I hated them. They were the enemy of all that was decent and good.

Staten Island man dies after NYPD cop puts him in chokehold — SEE THE VIDEO - NY Daily News

Making the Case The U.S. is compiling evidence it says suggests that Russian-backed separatists, possibly with the help of RU trainers, might have brought down MH 17.

All In with Chris Hayes on msnbc

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Culture of Self-hatred Still Present Among Some Black Folk - Higher Educationb

" by Dr. Elwood Watson
Anyone who has been meticulously perusing prominent Black websites over the past week or so has probably come across Why I Hate Being a Black Man, an article written by Canadian journalist Orville Douglas. He has made national and international headlines with the column discussing the self-hatred he has internalized and consumed due to the fact that he is Black. Yes, indeed, the Black bloggersphere (and all other avenues of social media) have been dutifully dissecting, critiquing, discussing and certainly reacting and responding to Douglas’ article. Douglas has engaged in a stroke of public relations genius.
Mild sarcasm aside, no one can deny from his piece that this young Black man is grappling with a vehement level of hate, disgust and resentment, both toward himself and those who share his racial heritage."

Tears for the Border Children -

"This is not the best face of a great nation. This is the underside of a great stone, which when lifted sends creepy things slithering in all directions. We are better than this. We are more compassionate than this. We are more honorable than this.

This is not the time to give in to our lesser angels, but the time to rise with our better ones."

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Science of Why We Don't Believe Science | Mother Jones

"Reasoning is actually suffused with emotion (or what researchers often call "affect"). Not only are the two inseparable, but our positive or negative feelings about people, things, and ideas arise much more rapidly than our conscious thoughts, in a matter of milliseconds—fast enough to detect with an EEG device, but long before we're aware of it. That shouldn't be surprising: Evolution required us to react very quickly to stimuli in our environment. It's a "basic human survival skill," explains political scientist Arthur Lupia of the University of Michigan. We push threatening information away; we pull friendly information close. We apply fight-or-flight reflexes not only to predators, but to data itself."

Scientists Are Beginning to Figure Out Why Conservatives Are…Conservative | Mother Jones

"Hibbing and his colleagues make an intriguing argument in their latest paper, but what's truly fascinating is what happened next. Twenty-six different scholars or groups of scholars then got an opportunity to tee off on the paper, firing off a variety of responses. But as Hibbing and colleagues note in their final reply, out of those responses, "22 or 23 accept the general idea" of a conservative negativity bias, and simply add commentary to aid in the process of "modifying it, expanding on it, specifying where it does and does not work," and so on. Only about three scholars or groups of scholars seem to reject the idea entirely.

That's pretty extraordinary, when you think about it. After all, one of the teams of commenters includes New York University social psychologist John Jost, who drew considerable political ire in 2003 when he and his colleagues published a synthesis of existing psychological studies on ideology, suggesting that conservatives are characterized by traits such as a need for certainty and an intolerance of ambiguity. Now, writing in Behavioral and Brain Sciences in response to Hibbing roughly a decade later, Jost and fellow scholars note that

There is by now evidence from a variety of laboratories around the world using a variety of methodological techniques leading to the virtually inescapable conclusion that the cognitive-motivational styles of leftists and rightists are quite different. This research consistently finds that conservatism is positively associated with heightened epistemic concerns for order, structure, closure, certainty, consistency, simplicity, and familiarity, as well as existential concerns such as perceptions of danger, sensitivity to threat, and death anxiety. [Italics added]"

KKK Capitalizing on Border Crisis to Recruit New Members - NBC

A hate-group watchdog says attempts by the Ku Klux Klan to capitalize on anti-immigration sentiment amid an influx of undocumented people at the border won’t likely result in any significant uptick in membership.
The Ku Klux Klan said it has been recruiting in the South in recent months, and over the weekend left fliers on cars in two Atlanta neighborhoods with the message: “Save the land. Join the Klan.” A vice president with the Klan chapter that handed out fliers in Atlanta’s Cabbagetown and Candler Park neighborhoods said they received 25 applications from their drive, and that the “immigration crisis is recruiting members for us.”

At Dinner Tables, a Restless Obama Finds an Intellectual Escape -

"As Mr. Obama once said about the Senate Republican leader from Kentucky: “Some folks still don’t think I spend enough time with Congress. ‘Why don’t you get a drink with Mitch McConnell?’ they ask. Really? Why don’t you get a drink with Mitch McConnell?”

Valerie Jarrett, the White House senior adviser, who has been asked by the president to organize some of the dinners, was more diplomatic. The president, she told reporters recently, “could talk to the same people all day long, every day, and so he has to make a deliberate effort to expand that.”

“It keeps life interesting,” she added. “It keeps him fresh. It gives him new ideas to think about.”

Sunday, July 13, 2014

How One College Handled a Sexual Assault Complaint -

"In the early-morning hours on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges in central New York, the friend said, he found her — bent over a pool table as a football player appeared to be sexually assaulting her from behind in a darkened dance hall with six or seven people watching and laughing. Some had their cellphones out, apparently taking pictures, he said."...

How One College Handled a Sexual Assault Complaint -