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Re: Why the Debate Over ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘All Lives Matter’ Actually Matters In Reclaiming the Black Narrative

GoodMan ·
My reply to the "All Lives Matter" crowd One hair on a Black person's head is worth more than a non-Black thousand lives... End debate. ------------ Oh and Stephen A. Smith and all these Black moderates, that wanna flip flop back and forth...there needs to be a line in the sand drawn. Can't stand them, they ruin everything. They galvanize Whites.
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Re: Why the Debate Over ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘All Lives Matter’ Actually Matters In Reclaiming the Black Narrative

Momentum ·
"All lives matter" is an attempt to diminish the issue.
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Re: Why the Debate Over ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘All Lives Matter’ Actually Matters In Reclaiming the Black Narrative

DennisKalita ·
Originally Posted by GoodMan: My reply to the "All Lives Matter" crowd One hair on a Black person's head is worth more than a non-Black thousand lives... End debate. ------------ Oh and Stephen A. Smith and all these Black moderates, that wanna flip flop back and forth...there needs to be a line in the sand drawn. Can't stand them, they ruin everything. They galvanized Whites. one eyelash on a beagle is worth 9,000 golden retriever's lives + 2 acres of wheat
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Re: Why the Debate Over ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘All Lives Matter’ Actually Matters In Reclaiming the Black Narrative

DennisKalita ·
Originally Posted by Momentum: "All lives matter" is an attempt to diminish the issue. no doubt
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Former FCC chair: This net neutrality debate is only about Netflix's profits

sunnubian ·
MON JUN 16, 2014 AT 05:10 PM PDT Former FCC chair: This net neutrality debate is only about Netflix's profits by Joan McCarter Email 37 Comments / 37 New Right, we can trust this guy on net neutrality. Former Federal Communciations Chair and current National Cable & Telecommunications Association President and CEO Michael Powell, signals one of the ways the telecoms and cable companies are going to attack on net neutrality: the whole thing boils down just to Netflix, an evil corporation...
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Political writing contest turns focus to US health care debate

sunnubian ·
Political writing contest turns focus to US health care debate Washington : DC : USA | Jul 07, 2012 at 11:59 PM PDT By Punditty People rally as legal arguments over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at the Supreme Court in Washington July 7, 2012 American Pundit Writing Assignment through July 15: Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, how will the health care debate play out in the 2012 presidential campaign? That’s a pretty...
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THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

sunnubian ·
THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE, 2012:    
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Politics Aside, There’s No Debating the Scary Facts of Romney’s Tax Policy

sunnubian ·
Politics Aside, There’s No Debating the Scary Facts of Romney’s Tax Policy Mitt Romney went on the attack during the Oct. 3 domestic policy debate with President Obama in Denver. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images by Imara Jones ShareThis | Print | Comment ( 2 ) Thursday, October 4 2012, 9:48 AM EST Tags: 2012 Elections , Health Reform , Mitt Romney , Taxes 63 436 In his debate with President Obama last night, Mitt Romney took another step in a process begun with his 47 percent comment: a...
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Ryan Got 'Biden'd'

sunnubian ·
Vice Presidential Debate: Joe Biden, Paul Ryan Clash In Kentucky Posted: 10/11/2012 10:36 pm EDT By DAVID ESPO AND MATTHEW DALY, ASSOCIATED PRESS DANVILLE, Ky. — At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more Thursday night in a contentious, interruption-filled debate. "That is a bunch of malarkey," the vice president retorted after a particularly tough Ryan attack on the administration's foreign policy. "Not a single thing he...
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Time to Remove Race From Gun Debate

sunnubian ·
Time to Remove Race From Gun Debate Straight Up: Calling out black-on-black crime diverts attention from taking on the powerful gun lobby. By: Lawrence D. Bobo | Posted: March 30, 2013 at 12:20 AM 147 74 Email Text Size Scott Olson/Getty Images ( The Root ) -- Let's face it, in America today black life is still not valued the same as white life. This is especially true when it comes to how we respond to and even discuss guns and violent crime. This is one of my key frustrations with the...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

sunnubian ·
I watched last night's debate and I was disappointed that President Obama did not take it to Romney just a little bit harder. I was also disappointed that President Obama did not more thoroughly lay out his accomplishments line by line, item by item against Romney's plans line by line, item by item. I am really pissed that the moderator allowed Romney to continuously interrupt President Obama, (a sitting President), and basically allow Romney to run way over, time wise, while actually...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

EbonyRose ·
Well ... I'll see your disappointments and raise you a couple of my own!! Last night was just p-i-t-i-f-u-l!!! The President was reduced to just being a deer in Romney's headlights!! Now, granted .... I don't think anybody would've guessed that Romney would have been as prepared and actually intelligent-sounding as he was last night!! I mean, I've never heard him be able to string that many articulate sentences together before then! So .... who knew he'd be able to pull what sounded like an...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

Kocolicious ·
I'll moved my comments here...unfortunately I cannot remove or edit it from the other post. Oh well... here is most what I said. "Let's not forget this sort of thing happened with Kerry and Bush in their first debate with Kerry winnning the "first" round. But! What was the final outcome? Yes I was disappointed cuz there was no zeal....Obama appeared "tired" and "weary." I know it's not cuz it was his anniversary. And I know that Rowney was gearing up for this day for a long long time-he was...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: But jmore importantly the American people ARE smarter than the media and poll setters give them credit. They know what is truth and what's not. They are not blind to the fact that my President dove right in during our economic crisis and gave a couple of extensions of benefits for those who were unemployed, gave the car industry the oxygen they needed and even gave the banks a bail out they didn't deserve! So folks are watching and understand that the bells...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

sunnubian ·
<dl><dt> George F. Will </dt><dd>Opinion Writer</dd></dl> Can Romney turn this contest around? Text Size Print E-mail Reprints By George F. Will , Published: October 1 In baseball, a game without a clock, each player on a team that is behind by a bunch of runs is advised to “stay within yourself.” That baseball lingo means: Do not try to do too much. Instead, get ’em on, get ’em over, get ’em in. There are no five-run home runs. Small, incremental gains...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

sunnubian ·
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

EbonyRose ·
Well, I'll admit that I haven't watched any news reports since the debate ... actually since before the debate because they ALL were getting on my last nerve with nothing else to talk about for hours and hours of what was supposed to be "news" for days and days on end .... But anyway .... I have been curious, though, about what, if any, affect Romney's "win" might have had on his polling numbers or popularity??? Listening to him trounce the President on economic issues ... he almost had me...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

Kocolicious ·
Well I just HEARD that Romney was cheating during his debate! He HAD a cheat sheet on his podium. Is that ALLOWED? I mean a president is suppose to be able to think on his feet. Right? It MAKES a lotta sense now cuz he has always be a babbler. Not really on it. And he was tooo hot to trot. So...that's why he was soooo up and on it. He was READING from his NOTES. Ooooooooh. Cheater! Cheater! So if he will cheat on this....WHAT else will he cheat on? That's not good. Nope . Cuz when there is a...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

sunnubian ·
Obama Campaign Does Debate Cleanup On Social Security Answer Posted: 10/06/2012 2:50 pm EDT Updated: 10/08/2012 9:07 am EDT Posted: 10/06/2012 2:50 pm EDT Updated: 10/08/2012 9:07 am EDT WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign played a bit of debate cleanup on Friday night with a blog post clarifying that there are, indeed, differences between the president's and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's approaches to Social Security. The post on Obama's reelection campaign site comes on the heels of...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

Cholly ·
Eventhough I am way late for the party, I have a completely different take on the first debate. IMO, after Obama wins re-election, this first debate will reveal pure genius Obama used against Romney. President Obama "Chicago street" hustled Mitt Romney. President Obama allowed a hyped up Romney to talk excessively while thinking he's in complete control of the debate and had a unprepared and uninterested President struggling against the ropes. Beauty of Obama's strategy? He never gave Romney...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

Kocolicious ·
Brotha Cholly! You are sooooooooo smart! I totally agree. I think my president used strategy to allow this man to put his FOOT in his mouth-which he did...28 times! Yay! Hal le lu yer Cuz it did seem my president was weary and a bit tired. But! Psyche! What a poker face. Your observation makes PERFECT sense my brotha....plus you have evidence to back it up, I love it! Love it love it love it. What? You think I wasn't. Although my analogy was the domino hustle theory....yours sound just as...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

sunnubian ·
Thank you Cholly! After I really thought about it, and really during the debate, but I first second guessed myself, I believe that you have nailed it. Now, I'm not from Chicago, but where I do come from, what Romney did amounted to no more than selling 'wolfe' tickets, and from my neck of the woods it's usually not one with the big mouth, hooping and hollering that you concentrate on, it's the one not saying much that you need to worry about. The one with the big mouth that's talking a whole...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

EbonyRose ·
Well .... whether he planned it that way or not .... that's pretty much the way things have turned out!! Here in racist, Republican-stronghold Texas .... we don't get to see MOST of the political TV commercials that are put out. (I saw one by Obama about 4-5 months ago, one by Romney ... and nothing since!!) I mostly only hear them talked about on the news. But ... if those ads are still running about Bain, the 47% or any of Romney's other gaffes ... of which there are many ... then, yeah,...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

sunnubian ·
#1 - That Romney and the Republican Party plan to PROTECTthe money of already filthy, dirty, stinkin' RICH ... at all costs ... if they are elected; and, #2 - They've already said that they will put back in place theEXACT SAME policies that were in place when the economy of the entire GLOBE almost crashed and burned .... and we WILLcrash and burn FOR REAL THIS TIME ... if they are put back in charge of the government. IMO ... that should have been the President's answer to EVERY question he...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

Cholly ·
Quote by ER: "To me ... there's only TWO things - two and NOTHING more - that the Democrats need to be saying ... in unison ... over and over and over and over ... and then over and over again!! #1 - That Romney and the Republican Party plan to PROTECT the money of already filthy, dirty, stinkin' RICH ... at all costs ... if they are elected; and, #2 - They've already said that they will put back in place the EXACT SAME policies that were in place when the economy of the entire GLOBE almost...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

RadioRaheem ·
it's very hard to debate a person lying to you. It makes it difficult to establish integrity and a connection to the audience. Obama needs to bring a big bag of lies to the next battle. Maybe he can jump in the gutter and battles R-Money and Lyin' Ryan on their home turf.
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

nuggyt ·
You people have lost your collective mind.
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

Kocolicious ·
Brotha Cholly wrote: I think there was blood. Not the external gushing kind, but severe internal bleeding. I agree !
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by Cholly: President Obama told America for months Mitt Romney is a serial liar and constant flip flopper who will say and do anything to get elected and Romney himself proved that point for all to America to see and hear. ER, I think there was blood. Not the external gushing kind, but severe internal bleeding. Yeah .... you make a helluva good point, Cholly!! Indeed ... I can't dispute ANY of what you just said ,,, 'cause that's pretty much the way it DID go down!! And, in...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by nuggyt: You people have lost your collective mind. Sometimes it's what you have to do when dealing with the already brainless!!
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

sunnubian ·
Can Joe Biden deliver a gaffe-free debate against Paul Ryan? October 8, 2012 1 Comment <label class="main" for="on_off">Play more videos after this?</label> <input id="on_off" type="checkbox" /><label class="iPhoneCheckLabelOff"> NO </label><label class="iPhoneCheckLabelOn"> YES </label> Zerlina Maxwell, Democratic strategist, and Ryan Grim, Washington bureau chief for The Huffington Post, join “Viewpoint” host Eliot Spitzer to discuss how Vice...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

EbonyRose ·
Oooooh ... I cannot stand Elliot Spitzer!! But, to answer the question .... I don't think I'd put too much money on that one!! I love Joe!! He's about the closest thing to an "honest" politician I think you'll ever find in Washington! He speaks from the heart. And he tells the truth as he sees it. Problem with brutal honesty, though, is that the media rends to rip it apart and ridicule it ... (since they don't know the first thing about how to tell it, themselves!! ) Plus, a lot of people...
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Re: Time to Remove Race From Gun Debate

EbonyRose ·
Good lord. That was a whole lot of words that I can't quite decipher .... but made my head hurt in the process of trying. First, he entitled this with talk about "taking race out of the discussion" .... but then ends with something about "challenges of not bringing race into the discussion." So .... I admit that I am confused. However ... to me ... the bottom line of this whole discussion of "gun control" and (political) "gun reform" and anything else anybody is talking about when it comes...
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Re: Time to Remove Race From Gun Debate

TheRealDeal ·
http://www.policymic.com/artic...ot-down-by-democrats ......and criminal, subversive, or terrorist individuals or organizations will find a means to acquire any weapon, from A to Z, no matter how many laws are passed. The only individuals truly hampered by such gun control legislation would be law abiding U.S. citizens and legal immigrants. Criminals, subversive individuals will always find a way or means to buy, acquire, or manufacture any weapon and it's ammunition, including military...
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Re: Time to Remove Race From Gun Debate

TheRealDeal ·
http://www.policymic.com/artic...ot-down-by-democrats ......and criminal, subversive, or terrorist individuals or organizations will find a means to acquire any weapon, from A to Z, no matter how many laws are passed. The only individuals truly hampered by such gun control legislation would be law abiding U.S. citizens and legal immigrants. Criminals, subversive individuals will always find a way or means to buy, acquire, or manufacture any weapon and it's ammunition, including military...
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Re: Time to Remove Race From Gun Debate

sunnubian ·
The NRA and gun lobby control the gun laws. Period. And NOTHING meaningful in the way of controlling gun violence is, can or will happen .... as long as that is true. Period. ANY talk of "gun reform/control" has to begin with the serious contemplation of breaking the NRA's hold on our government and the elected officials whose re-election campaigns prominently depend on NRA campaign contribution support!! ********************************************************************************* This...
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Re: Time to Remove Race From Gun Debate

TheRealDeal ·
https://www.africanamerica.org/topic/time-to-remove-race-from-gun-debate?reply=321894581587619832&rl=true#321894581587619832 RE: "Time to Remove Race From Gun Debate" sunnubian and/or anyone else of anti NRA/Gun lobbyist expression I support the NRA and unlike you I have no beef with the NRA and the Gun Lobbyists. As a matter of fact, I'm on the side of the NRA, the gun lobbyists, and/or the gun owners. I'm not against any American owning an assault weapon or any other weapon.
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

EbonyRose ·
Obama on debate with Romney: 'I was just too polite' President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast on Wednesday that he was "just too polite" in his first debate with Mitt Romney—a new explanation for the incumbent's widely panned performance in that prime-time political bout. "What happened in the debate? Everybody wants to know," radio host Tom Joyner asked Obama . "Was that some kind of genius strategy to rope-a-dope him in?" The president ducked the Muhammad Ali comparison but...
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Re: Ryan Got 'Biden'd'

EbonyRose ·
Now that's what I'm talkin' about!! I'd say over all it was a very good debate!! And both of them made a pretty good showing. Unfortunately ... nothing he could say could tell the majority of the American population that he was not going to dog them out by taking away important, everyday benefits and services (like Medicare, the Earned Income Credit and Pre-K education for their children) ... or that, if elected, Gov. Romney would not make it a priority to give $800 Billion (with a "B")...
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Re: Ryan Got 'Biden'd'

sunnubian ·
They can say what they want, but Biden won this debate hands down. Biden cut down every lie and slick gloss over that Ryan tried to pull. Biden schooled Ryan and the American people as to the facts and what was a lie. Biden schooled the American people on why Romney and Ryan's plans won't work the way they are trying to fool the American people into thinking they would, and on the fact that Ryan was not being honest and what Ryan and Romney was leaving ou t in their snake-oil sells pitch to...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

EbonyRose ·
All this fanatical "fact checking" by the media is starting to get on my nerves!! It's not like anybody is "right" - or even accurate - about every single little thing they ever say every second of their entire lifetime!! And that's damn sure not going to be true of a politician!! The media has now taken this practice to a whole new obsessive level!!! When the fact is that ... campaigning politicians are, have always and are always going to say they're gonna do things that they CAN'T do ....
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

sunnubian ·
" All this fanatical "fact checking" by the media is starting to get on my nerves!! " ***************************************************** Of course all this started, at least, to this degree, after we elected our first Black President. Also, notice how mum the media is about Romney's "faith", after the rake President Obama over the coals about his "faith", "religious beliefs/ideology". And, notice how mum the media is regarding the Mormon religion and polygamy and the role of women in...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

Kocolicious ·
Uh huh I agree with both of yall sistas And is why I tipped in for a few minutes to review the debate then quietly tipped out, They ]i.e. media] are dissecting my President with a different set of rules....but! I knew they would. I knew they wouldn't give him a break while they slubbering all over Rowney hoping he'd say something "brilliant" to justify their need to have him for president...or to be blunt to have a WHITE president take the office back. But no matter how you clean him...
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

Cholly ·
My initial response on this thread: " IMO, after Obama wins re-election, this first debate will reveal pure genius Obama used against Romney. President Obama "Chicago street" hustled Mitt Romney. President Obama allowed a hyped up Romney to talk excessively while thinking he's in complete control of the debate and had a unprepared and uninterested President struggling against the ropes. Beauty of Obama's strategy? He never gave Romney what he painfully debate prepped for months: A fight.
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Re: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2012

Kocolicious ·
Excellent analysis my brotha! Absolutely ex...so...lent The way you were talkin' I wanted to HEAR more. Your perspective is good. Very very Good. But!
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Why the Debate Over ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘All Lives Matter’ Actually Matters In Reclaiming the Black Narrative

sunnubian ·
Why the Debate Over ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘All Lives Matter’ Actually Matters In Reclaiming the Black Narrative The debate over whether #BlackLivesMatter and #AllLivesMatter has reignited once again in a significant way, providing an opportunity for a nascent Black movement to place their self-worth at center stage. It started at the Netroots Nation presidential candidates’ forum in Phoenix on July 19, when former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and Sen. Bernie Sanders stumbled and fumbled...
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‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the Criminal’: Why Is America Still Debating the ‘Ferguson Effect’?

sunnubian ·
‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the Criminal’: Why Is America Still Debating the ‘Ferguson Effect’? November 21, 2015 | Posted by David Love Why is America still discussing the “Ferguson Effect?” The term refers to the misguided and fallacious notion that, in light of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson and the Black protest against police violence that followed, police are not doing their job due to increased scrutiny, and crime is increasing as a result. We need to unpack this concept...
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Re: ‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the Criminal’: Why Is America Still Debating the ‘Ferguson Effect’?

Norland ·
Black people have driven white people OFF THE FUCKIN' CHARTS WITH HATRED. They've lost their minds forever on that shit.
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Re: ‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the Criminal’: Why Is America Still Debating the ‘Ferguson Effect’?

RadioRaheem ·
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RadioRaheem ·
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