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I Just Read His Name Is George Floyd

Zillah Eisenstein Medium
George Floyd was committed to being a person that mattered. But he was also Black, so he could never catch a break. As he got older the police were always at the ready. The day Chauvin murdered him was not the first time he had met Chauvin.

Brian Flores Sues the NFL. What Took So Long?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Substack
Brian Flores is suing the National Football League and the only question I have is “What took so long?” I’m not referring specifically to Flores’ lawsuit, but to making public the racism inherent in the NFL like a vestigial limb.

Tidbits - Nov. 18, 2021 - Lots of Reader Comments: Kenosha Killer; White Supremacists Attack on Democracy; Bomb Didn’t Beat Japan, Red Army Did; The Harder They Fall; New resource on Black films; Howard Zinn; Announcements; more ....

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Lots of Reader Comments: Kenosha Killer; White Supremacists Attack on Democracy; How Textbooks Taught White Supremacy; Bomb Didn’t Beat Japan, Red Army Did; The Harder They Fall; New resource on Black films; Howard Zinn; Announcements; more ....

Aaron Rodgers Didn't Just Lie

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
What’s especially bothersome is that Aaron Rodgers didn’t just lie and threaten the health of those around him, he also damaged professional sports. I can’t help but think of Colin Kaepernick...

We Demand Bold Action for All Working People

The Movement for Black Lives M4bl The Movement for Black Lives M4bl
The capitalist system doesn’t just drive wealth inequality—it is designed to exploit and undermine the working class and to protect the power and economic interests of the wealthy.
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