Ready for real talk and real history? George Washington's Mount Vernon was the home of a sociopath.
“If history has taught us anything, it is that no real progress is possible without the presence of black people.”
"Why was it so easy to support the Parkland youths while the youths in the Movement for Black Lives were repudiated and disregarded?
Black people can...not be treated as if the issues that impact us are ours alone when they are connected to the entire structuring of the Western world. If history has taught us anything, it is that no real progress is possible without the presence of black people. True progress begins when we show up for black youths who have the courage to fight for a world better than the one they inherited."
It should actually count as extra credit.
Even Warren Buffet said that his company didn't do anything to earn this windfall. Meanwhile, the teachers of West Virginia are striking to stop a pay cut. How does that make you feel?
Rich people like him are why we can't have nice things—like a freakin' beach.
Happening now in NYC: A Working People's Day of Action
Thousands of working people and our allies are standing up nationwide to demand an end to a system that’s rigged against us. We are fighting for the freedom for... strong unions, equitable pay, affordable health care, quality schools—a secure future for all of us. We are live from NYC and DC.
We will rise up and fight. When we join forces and stick together, we are unstoppable. #UnrigtheSystem
Corporate America will always support mass murder—until people make them stop.
The trouble with NPR.
If a measles epidemic were sweeping the nation, with a mounting death toll of children, it’s unlikely that NPR News would respond by bringing on Jenny McCarthy ...to explain why vaccination wouldn’t save lives. And if they did feature her or other anti-vaccination voices, you can be fairly sure that NPR would follow up with experts expressing the scientific consensus that vaccines do in fact limit the spread of infectious diseases.
But when it came to reporting on the epidemic of mass shootings, All Things Considered gave a platform to the gun debate’s equivalents of anti-vaxxers, in a segment that gave no scrutiny to their claim that more guns are the solution to gun violence.
"If the police who are supposed to be professionally trained in these matters, can’t tell the difference between a toy gun and a real one, how am I supposed to trust a teacher?
Is this just another step in the prison to pipeline mission? Seriously, what is the real agenda?
I will not allow my Black child to stare at a gun on their teacher’s hip during math.
You will not use my child as a guinea pig for a new police state, so IF you arm white teachers, I’m pulling my Black son out of school. If this is the ONLY solution that you can come up with to aid in keeping children safe, I’m sure I can do a much better job with not only his education but his safety as well."
- Danielle, Mamademics