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Fannie Lou Hamer’s Powerful Testimony | Freedom Summer

November 9, 2019 at 6:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

The testimony before the Credentials Committee, the FDP had a line up of very different people. They had Rita Schwerner, the widow of Mickey, who had been killed in Neshoba County. They had Martin Luther King. Everybody knew King. The seating of the delegation from the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, has political and moral significance

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“Fannie Lou Hamer’s Powerful Testimony | Freedom Summer”

Black Politics — State vs. Nation Centered Power, Part 2: Strategy Implications on Black Politics

October 7, 2019 at 4:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

National-Centered Power gives greater authority and responsibility to the federal government. Generally speaking, nation centered powers are limited to those specified in the Constitution. As it relates to black politics, the so-called “Reconstruction Amendments” that were introduced into the Constitution after the Civil War are probably the most significant. These are the thirteenth, fourteenth and

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“Black Politics — State vs. Nation Centered Power, Part 2: Strategy Implications on Black Politics”

Foreign Policy Explained, Ep. 1: Government Surveillance: We’re Being Watched – Learn Liberty

September 8, 2019 at 6:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Did you know that in the 1960s, the FBI was using its most advanced technologies to spy on a dangerous American dissident named Martin Luther King? Under the surveillance program COINTELPRO, the NSA and FBI spied extensively on King. Why? Because he spoke out often against the ongoing Vietnam War and was subversive in his

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“Foreign Policy Explained, Ep. 1: Government Surveillance: We’re Being Watched – Learn Liberty”

The KKK vs. the Crips vs. Memphis City Council (Full Length)

August 23, 2019 at 7:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

-Klansmen, salute the cross! -White power! -White power! -White power! -White power! -Who is Nathan Bedford Forrest? -He was the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, and he was a freedom fighter for the southern colonies, the colonies of southern independence. The Confederate States of America. -Nathan Bedford Forrest was a racist. It’s

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“The KKK vs. the Crips vs. Memphis City Council (Full Length)”

Why Cities Are Still So Segregated | Let’s Talk | NPR

August 17, 2019 at 11:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Chris Rock: You know what’s so sad, man? You know what’s wild? Martin Luther King stood for nonviolence. Now what’s Martin Luther King? A street. And I don’t give a f*** where you at in America, If you on Martin Luther King Boulevard there’s some violence going down. Gene: That, of course, is Chris Rock’s

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“Why Cities Are Still So Segregated | Let’s Talk | NPR”

Civil Rights and the 1950s: Crash Course US History #39

August 9, 2019 at 2:26 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Episode 39: Consensus and Protest: Civil Rights LOCKED Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course U.S. history and today we’re going to look at one of the most important periods of American social history, the 1950s. Why is it so important? Well, first because it saw the advent of the greatest invention in human

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“Civil Rights and the 1950s: Crash Course US History #39”

Slavoj Žižek on Political Correctness: Why “Tolerance” Is Patronizing

August 7, 2019 at 8:27 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

I know that there is a lot of sexual harassment, racism and so on in our lives and I don’t doubt that the majority of people who promote political correctness mean it sincerely. I’m not saying that. I’m not saying in the way of right wing paranoia that they are evil people who want to

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“Slavoj Žižek on Political Correctness: Why “Tolerance” Is Patronizing”