KEPT THE FAITH, BABY! SI SE PUEDE!
#OnThisDay IT'S MY BIRTHDAY! I'm 61 years old today, a day I share with Michael Jordan, Huey P. Newton and footballer Jim Brown.Thanks to my Dad and Mother for being
THREADWhen you lose a titan, a hero, someone who taught you what moral courage looks like? It is a loss like no other.For me, that would be the Executive Director
#OnThisDay 1898 Melvin B. Tolson, author of Rendevous with America and Libretto for the Republic of Liberia, was born. He was also the famed coach of the Wiley College Forensic
#OnThisDay 1994 Byron de la Beckwith was finally convicted of the murder of the NAACP's first Field Secretary, Medgar Evers. Evers was murdered in front of his Jackson, MS home.Who
#OnThisDay 1999 NYPD officers fatally shoot unarmed Amadou Diallo 41 times in front of his home - while reaching for his wallet.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shooting_of_Amadou_Diallo ". . . Diallo was standing near his
#OnThisDay 1963 US Senate candidate and Mayor of Charlotte, NC Harvey Gantt enrolled at Clemson University in South Carolina, the LAST state in the south to integrate.Of course there's more!
THREADAs we celebrate #BidenHarrisInauguration, some appreciation and love.To all the people who registered others to vote. It is an often thankless task, but is perhaps the bulwark of our democracy.
"Every case of police brutality against a Negro follows the same pattern. They put their club upside your head, and then accuse you of attacking them."Malcolm X, 1963 "They attack
THREADWe are hearing about "white supremacy," "white nationalism" and "racism." What are these? What do they mean? Am I a racist?Again, your boys Jules and Vincent on board to help
THREADLook, the victories of Sens.-elect Warnock and Ossoff didn't happen overnight. It took YEARS of canvassing, registering voters, getting them to the polls, and educating voters about ballot issues and
#OnThisDay 1923 the affluent town of Rosewood, FL was destroyed when Black people were attacked by white mobs. An estimated eight to 80 people were killed. Source: https://www.history.com/topics/early-20th-century-us/rosewood-massacre Like
THREADHold up, wait a minute! I thought Nancy Pelosi is already Speaker of the House. What's this election about tomorrow?Don't worry, your boys Vincent and Jules here to the rescue
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