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Re: Plan to Honor MLK at Confederate Monument Draws Fire From Both Sides

Norland ·
They'll build that sucker, there'll be red and black paint all over it as soon as it's complete. These folks couldn't stand MLK when he was alive; he's been dead a long while and they still can't stand him. Let him rest in peace. If he was alive, he'd probably tell all living affiliates to kiss his ass, for allowing him to be assassinated. There was no love for him then; don't feign it now.
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Re: Plan to Honor MLK at Confederate Monument Draws Fire From Both Sides

sunnubian ·
I don't think they'll build it there, because there has been all kinds of backlash. I'm sure the person who suggested this had good intentions, but it was a bad idea from the start; I mean, why would African Americans and anyone else who truly believe in Civil Rights [and our Constitution], and Equality, want to see a MLK monument anywhere near racist confederate monuments. Stone Mountain is where the KKK was started, and it is a place where they used to LYNCH Black people. How Black people...
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Re: Plan to Honor MLK at Confederate Monument Draws Fire From Both Sides

Fabulous ·
They should tear the whole thing down…. Since it's public property now and black people pay taxes too, those taxes shouldn't go toward something so foul.
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Re: Plan to Honor MLK at Confederate Monument Draws Fire From Both Sides

RadioRaheem ·
Confederate monument? Did our heroes run out of paint?? Maybe adding Dr. King will keep the 'Painters' from destroying 'their' history. It's just a trick to keep up the hate
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Re: Plan to Honor MLK at Confederate Monument Draws Fire From Both Sides

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Fabulous: They should tear the whole thing down…. Since it's public property now and black people pay taxes too, those taxes shouldn't go toward something so foul. They have been getting away with it all these years by the actual confederate monument's upkeep being privately funded, but if there is an attorney worth the paper his degree and license if printed on, it should be found that the "mountain"[huge rock] is still Public Property, and therefore, that makes Black...
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Re: Walmart to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise

DennisKalita ·
What about the Mississippi State TERRORIST Flag?!
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Re: Walmart to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by DennisKalita: What about the Mississippi State TERRORIST Flag?! Certain politicians and activists are calling on Mississippi to "revisit" removing the flag too.
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Re: Walmart to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise

Norland ·
The Confederate Flag is a symbol of the Slave-Holding South. Mississippi and South Carolina need the flags flying to remind of the days they could brutalize Africans with no repercussions. Just beat the shit out of folks to have them do ANYTHING you wanted them to do. All the White men had to do was count their money and Miss Ann could sit on the swing on the veranda of the plantation have her favorite beverage and not worry about a thing except get an occasional case of the Vapors;...
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Re: Walmart to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise

Cholly ·
Quote by Sunnibian: "What about the Mississippi State TERRORIST Flag?!" MISSISSIPPI NEXT TO DROP? Mississippi House Speaker Says Confederate Symbol Should Be Removed From State Flag. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A top Mississippi lawmaker says the Confederate battle emblem is offensive and needs to be removed from the state flag. Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn said Monday that remembering our past is important, "but that does not mean we must let it define us." Mississippi and Tennessee...
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Re: Walmart to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise

Norland ·
These southern states flying the Confederate flag, means that they miss their slaves doesn't it?? All that free brown-skinned service. The Confederate flag reminds them of what they used to have,black folks waiting on them hand and foot, doing all the hard manual labor, didn't have to pay them a dime and could whip the shit out of them at the drop of a dime with no repercussions. Call 'em Niggres, Niggers, Darkies, Jigs. Reminds 'em of that Slave Holding Insanity their 'cestors were involved...
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Re: Walmart to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise

RadioRaheem ·
that's a good move and must have been a hard decision, esp. since they are headquartered in Arkansas and they run the Southern consumer market, but in any case
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Re: So This Happened: White Man Allegedly Bombs Miss. Walmart Because They Stopped Selling Confederate Flags

DennisKalita ·
Our land must be swept clean of radical terrorists. America will never be great as long as we do not hunt down these white terrorists who live in the 1800s. We need to let our prisoners arrested for petty drug charges free and replace them with millions of evil-doer white terrorists who are on the loose!
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Re: So This Happened: White Man Allegedly Bombs Miss. Walmart Because They Stopped Selling Confederate Flags

Norland ·
After the cleanse of the radical white terrorists, how many Whites will be left in America, 2 on a good day?
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Re: Black Confederate Flag Supporter Gets Shock of His Life When Confronted by KKK Members

Kocolicious ·
Shocked to see this with ALL the black killings going on. What in the HELL is he thinking? I'm stunned. But!
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Re: Black Confederate Flag Supporter Gets Shock of His Life When Confronted by KKK Members

sunnubian ·
What the hell was he EVER thinking, being a Black man running around with a damn confederate flag. STOCKHOLM SYNDROME
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Re: Black Confederate Flag Supporter Gets Shock of His Life When Confronted by KKK Members

Norland ·
There was help killing Emmitt Till by a Black man. Black men are capable of doing the unbelievable when it comes to anything assisting what a white man does. They're in every organization WHITE in America. They're part of the Alphabet Brothers, the KKKops, the Kilitary. No matter how bad the white/how bad the slaughter, there's black accommodation. After they're done, they'll still be the NIGGERS before they joined whatever/whomever. Look closely, you might find a few homeless on the street;...
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Re: Arizona High School Allowed Confederate Flag Shirts but Banned Teen from Wearing BLM Shirt

Norland ·
Go to school with no shirt on, you'll get a 3 term lifetime prison sentence. Whites do what they do because they can. There are absolutely no REPERCUSSIONS whatever they do to us. NONE!!!!!
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Re: Arizona High School Allowed Confederate Flag Shirts but Banned Teen from Wearing BLM Shirt

Kocolicious ·
But, those students received no punishment. Of course they didn't....and wouldn't especially if the faculty and staff are mostly WHITE. Why would they punish theirs and their friend's children? However, once the dust has settled and especially if HIllary wins...they won't be able to undo all the racist compromise they have allowed to spew during this election. Trump keeps putting his foot in his mouth...and quite frankly have disgusted many in his own party...this will the FIRST in history...
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Re: “Go Back to Africa!” Confederate Flag Supporters Scream When Challenged in Danville, VA

Norland ·
They want us to go back to Africa. How are we going to go back to a place we've never been? The time to have yelled that loud and clear was when that first slave ship hit these shores. Throw a couple billion our way we'll be more than happy to accommodate cha!!!!!! Problem is, I come from the hospital down the street a piece. What's a Nigra sposed to do?????? Send the money anyway, I'll happily find a place to go where we'll never have to see each other EVER AGAIN!!!!!! Send it now!!! Thanka...
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Re: “Go Back to Africa!” Confederate Flag Supporters Scream When Challenged in Danville, VA

GoodMan ·
I will GLADLY to Africa. (Can't really go back to a place I never been). I don't wanna stay here with Europeans anyway. If somebody tell my to go back to Africa...I would smile and say "What makes you think I wanna stay here and look at your pale asses every damn day? You make me sick."
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Re: “Go Back to Africa!” Confederate Flag Supporters Scream When Challenged in Danville, VA

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by GoodMan: "(Can't really go back to a place I never been)." Which, goes to show the intelligence level of those who are always trying at shout that phrase to African Americans. And, really, most of them are not wanted in any decent parts of Europe.
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Re: “Go Back to Africa!” Confederate Flag Supporters Scream When Challenged in Danville, VA

Xeon ·
“They want us to go back to Africa. How are we going to go back to a place we've never been?” Good point. I’ve never understood that. When I was a kid growing up in Ohio, there were white kids who always called me “niggers” and “go back to Africa” . The irony is these kids were the children of Slovaks and Italians. Their grandparents couldn’t even speak English! They were descendents of European immigrants and second generation Americans. Yet my parents, grandparents, great grandparents and...
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Re: “Go Back to Africa!” Confederate Flag Supporters Scream When Challenged in Danville, VA

Norland ·
and some of those "white" people you mentioned were considered niggers themselves until they moved here and were light enough to lie and meld with the Cave Man. Bottom line: It's been noted that every human on the planet originated from the Black man; consequently every damn body is a fuckin' NIGGER. Place everyone on the planet in a completely darkened area to accommodate, start to gropin' not a soul there would be able to tell what the hell COLOR anyone was. All body parts are the same,...
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Re: Cops bought Dylann Roof Burger King after his calm arrest: report

Philippe ·
They should have fed him rat poison
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Re: Cops bought Dylann Roof Burger King after his calm arrest: report

Norland ·
He also had on a bullet proof vest. I've never seen a young brother in one of those things. This Storm Roof dude at the age 21, barely an adult, 3,650 days from age 11, has screwed his life up forever. If he has to spend his life in prison for 40 to 50 years, that's not going to be a piece of cake. His hatred's going to be the death of him. It's a damn shame that hatred eats up these Caucasians to make them do stuff to us that makes Satan shake his feverish head. That's the reason the...
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Re: Cops bought Dylann Roof Burger King after his calm arrest: report

Cholly ·
They went to Burger King. Burger King! The most highly sought after and dangerous man in America and the cops took him to Burger King. WTF? You hungry? Take this tasty burger of a good ole' fashioned police knuckle sandwich beat down and then wash it all down with plenty of ice cold mace spray. You also want something from the dollar menu? Another punch to the face. This White racist terrorist killer gets to examine the Burger King menu but if it were a Black man who killed 9 innocent White...
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Re: Cops bought Dylann Roof Burger King after his calm arrest: report

sunnubian ·
The main reason this really ticks me off, is the fact that there are so many cops out there that won't even render aid to innocent Black people, let alone a suspected criminal, and that will not give medical attention to a hurt or bleeding or dying Black person, and that, as we have witnessed with Eric Garner, will hold EMS at bay until the Black person actually dies, and as has been done with many other Black people, wait to call EMS or hold EMS at bay until the Black person bleeds to death.
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Re: Cops bought Dylann Roof Burger King after his calm arrest: report

RadioRaheem ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: The main reason this really ticks me off, is the fact that there are so many cops out there that won't even render aid to innocent Black people, let alone a suspected criminal, and that will not give medical attention to a hurt or bleeding or dying Black person, and that, as we have witnessed with Eric Garner, will hold EMS at bay until the Black person actually dies, and as has been done with many other Black people, wait to call EMS or hold EMS at bay until...
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Re: Cops bought Dylann Roof Burger King after his calm arrest: report

Norland ·
All this explicitly shows, is that a white "man" killing black people and black people killing black people are in separate leagues, although the results are identical. A white person killing black people is not determined to be wrong. They've been killing black people since 1619. It really does not PHASE THEM!!!!
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Re: Bree Newsome: In Her Own Words

Kocolicious ·
Excellent commentary! But!
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Re: Bree Newsome: In Her Own Words

Fabulous ·
Well said Bree
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Re: Douglas County was created originally to honor Frederick Douglass

Kocolicious ·
Wow! Another secret kept from me and a few other folks. Wonder how many are out there we don't know about? But!
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"Confederate" College of Charleston

sunnubian ·
Battle Cry of Academic Freedom 542 84 270 Does it send the wrong message to make a Confederate hobbyist the president of your college? By Ry Rivard Glenn McConnell, lieutenant governor of South Carolina. Photo courtesy sc.gov This article originally appeared in Inside Higher Ed . Trustees at the College of Charleston are facing heat from faculty and students for picking South Carolina’s lieutenant governor as the college’s next president . In the process, critics say, the trustees brushed...
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Were Confederate soldiers terrorists?

Cholly ·
(CNN) -- Based on the hundreds of e-mails, Facebook comments and Tweets I've read in response to my denunciation of Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's decision to honor Confederates for their involvement in the Civil War -- which was based on the desire to...
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Ta-Nehisi Coates: Honoring Confederate History Month: One Drop

NSpirit ·
http://www.theatlantic.com/nat...-chm-one-drop/38952/ In honor of Confederate History Month, I present a group of emancipated Louisiana slaves. The following letter was written by Colonel George Hanks, who commanded a Union Corps composed entirely of...
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Bree Newsome: In Her Own Words

sunnubian ·
Bree Newsome: In Her Own Words Now is the time for true courage. I realized that now is the time for true courage the morning after the Charleston Massacre shook me to the core of my being. I couldn’t sleep. I sat awake in the dead of night. All the ghosts of the past seemed to be rising. Not long ago, I had watched the beginning of Selma , the reenactment of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing and had shuddered at the horrors of history. But this was neither a scene from a movie nor was...
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“Go Back to Africa!” Confederate Flag Supporters Scream When Challenged in Danville, VA

sunnubian ·
“Go Back to Africa!” Confederate Flag Supporters Scream When Challenged in Danville, VA November 4, 2014 | Posted by Christina Montford Controversy raged at a news conference outside of a Virginia museum yesterday when the director of the Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History asked the City Council to remove a confederate flag from a monument outside the museum and move it indoors as part of an exhibit. Supporters of the flag claimed that it is a part of their heritage and they have a...
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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Speech on Terrorist, Genocidal Confederate Symbolism Is One for the History Books

sunnubian ·
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Speech on Terrorist, Genocidal Confederate Symbolism Is One for the History Books Kirsten West Savali Yesterday 6:43am Filed to: NEWS 10.0K 37 37 New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (screenshot) With the weight of history bearing down on his shoulders, a resolute calm in his gaze and a slight tremble in his voice that spoke not of nervousness but of a deep awareness that the words he was about to speak would be recited by generations to come, New Orleans Mayor...
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Plan to Honor MLK at Confederate Monument Draws Fire From Both Sides

sunnubian ·
Plan to Honor MLK at Confederate Monument Draws Fire From Both Sides October 13, 2015 | Posted by Manny Otiko A new plan to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. at Stone Mountain, Ga. has sparked controversy on both sides. Stone Mountain is a large granite formation 15 miles east of Atlanta. It is also home to a huge monument honoring Confederate heroes Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. Stone Mountain was also the site of the rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan in 1915. The revival was...
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Arizona High School Allowed Confederate Flag Shirts but Banned Teen from Wearing BLM Shirt

sunnubian ·
Arizona High School Allowed Confederate Flag Shirts but Banned Teen from Wearing BLM Shirt By Ricky Riley - August 26, 2016 On Aug. 23, a 15-year-old Buckeye, Arizona high school student was On Aug. 23, a 15-year-old Buckeye, Arizona high school student was banned from wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt on picture day. According to KPNX, Buckeye High School sophomore Mariah Havard was banned from wearing the shirt after administrators received an anonymous complaint. “I wasn’t able to wear...
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So This Happened: White Man Allegedly Bombs Miss. Walmart Because They Stopped Selling Confederate Flags

sunnubian ·
Comments: 1 | Leave A Comment Nov 3, 2015 By Christina Coleman Flag flap leads to Walmart attack A 61-year-old Mississippi man was arrested and charged with detonating an explosive after he threw a bomb at a Walmart store because the chain stopped selling Confederate flags. Tupelo police say Marshall Leonard tossed a small package at the front door of the 24-hour Walmart around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. The explosive did not injure employees standing nearby, but Police Chief Bart Aguirre told CBS...
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Black Confederate Flag Supporter Gets Shock of His Life When Confronted by KKK Members

sunnubian ·
Black Confederate Flag Supporter Gets Shock of His Life When Confronted by KKK Members BY TOBIAS SALINGER NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 4:45 PM H.K. Edgerton, a longtime pro-Confederate activist, appears in a video on YouTube. Ku Klux Klan members confronted him Monday in Florida, according to reports. (PROUDREBEL.COM/YOUTUBE) Real life is even stranger than “Chappelle’s Show.” A black pro-Confederate activist faced protests from the Ku Klux Klan when he showed up at a...
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Neo-Confederate Group Asks 'Able-Bodied, Traditionalist Southern Men' to Join Vigilante Defense Force

sunnubian ·
Neo-Confederate Group Asks 'Able-Bodied, Traditionalist Southern Men' to Join Vigilante Defense Force Monique Judge Yesterday 9:24pm Filed to: NEWS 5.9K 32 6 Supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump listen to him during a campaign rally at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center November 3, 2016 in Jacksonville (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) The neo- Confederate group League of the South announced last week that it is forming a force called the Southern Defense Force to combat...
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Douglas County was created originally to honor Frederick Douglass

sunnubian ·
Douglas County was created originally to honor Frederick Douglass By: Aungelique Proctor POSTED: FEB 28 2017 09:36PM EST UPDATED: MAR 01 2017 01:06AM EST DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - Many people do not know Douglas County in Georgia was originally named for abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The county, 30 miles west of Atlanta, is exploding with growth and its demographics are changing. In fact, the county's 140,000 residents just elected its first ever African-American commission chair. Dr. Ramona...
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Walmart to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise

sunnubian ·
First on CNN: Walmart to stop selling Confederate flag merchandise By  MJ Lee , CNN Politics and Finance Reporter   Updated 8:19 PM ET, Mon June 22, 2015       First on CNN: Walmart to stop selling Confederate flag...
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Cops bought Dylann Roof Burger King after his calm arrest: report

sunnubian ·
Cops bought Dylann Roof Burger King after his calm arrest: report BY JASON SILVERSTEIN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 3:45 AM Updated: Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 10:25 AM Cops Bought Dylann Roof Burger King After His Calm Arrest: Report NY Daily News Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof got a free meal from police on his way to jail. They went to Burger King. After about 16 hours on the run, the admitted mass murderer complained to cops arresting him in Shelby,...
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Re: Were Confederate soldiers terrorists?

Yemaya ·
I can understand Roland Martin's sentiment here. However, I don't think he quite hit the mark with his explanation which in my opinion shows some lack of research on this issue before presenting his argument. What I agree with: The Confederacy was in fact not only a terrorist organization but committed sedition and used the arguement of states rights over the Constitution and the Federal government. Putting this into context of today, we know that the Tea Party and their ranks use many of...
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Re: Were Confederate soldiers terrorists?

kresge ·
CONFEDERATE HISTORY IS SUPREMACY HISTORY BY JULIANNE MALVEAUX Last week, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell proclaimed April Confederate History Month in his state. In fact he proclaimed the date on April 7, which is the same day in 1865 that Confederate general Robert E. Lee began to negotiate the terms of surrender with United States General Ulysses S. Grant. In some states, this day is considered Confederate Memorial Day, and Virginia is not alone is celebrating “Confederate History Month”.
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Re: Were Confederate soldiers terrorists?

Yemaya ·
I did forget one thing. The comparison to the Middle East and the U.S. putting troops on their sovreign territory is a horrible example. The nations of Iraq, Iran, and Saudi Arabia are indeed sovreign lands with their own culture, history and heritage and are not a part of the United States. They have every right to consider U.S. military as foreign invaders, although Americans may not like it for 'political' reasons. The South did not. They agreed to be a part of the United States, signed...
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Re: Were Confederate soldiers terrorists?

EbonyRose ·
I think Roland Martin should consider taking Valium or some other sedative to calm himself down.
 
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