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Authentic #blackconservatism has always had the fundamental and explicit goal of opposing white supremacy. — Kareim Oliphant #BlackConservative
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14 Apr
“Operation Eagle Eye“

"In the 1960s, William Rehnquist and friends launched “Operation Eagle Eye“ in“Operation Eagle Eye“ the Southwest where they would send “poll watchers“ to threaten and intimidate Native American, Hispanic and Black voters.''

From @froomkin

"Goes back decades, past Voter ID in politics, SCOTUS Chief John Robert’s & his mentor William “Operation Eagle Eye” Rhenquist".

politico.com/magazine/story…
"The Republican Party engaged in “Operation Eagle Eye,” a national effort ostensibly aimed at reducing voter fraud that included monitoring polling places, photographing voters, and challenging voters suspected of breaking voting laws. Many of these activities occurred in heavily
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14 Apr
"I said Georgia
Ooh Georgia, no peace I find
Just an old sweet song
Keeps #Georgia on my mind"

— Ray Charles

Until you understand why #AfricanAmericans left the Republican Party, you will never understand the Republican Party.

#OperationEagleEye
When they found America lynched from a Georgia tree; they asked how -- why? And, a weeping black child shouted from the mountains, “I saw them. I watched them. I saw it. They killed her. They said, she kept dancing with the Africans and the Mexicans."

"Please try to remember that what they believe, as well as what they do and cause you to endure does not testify to your inferiority but to their inhumanity."

--- James Baldwin

The Fire Next Time
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14 Apr
Black People and the Holocaust

First they came for Africa, Namibians, and, I said nothing because I was not an African nor a Namibian.

And, then they came for the Jews.

#HolocaustRemembranceDay
The African Holocaust

“Decades before the Nazis turned to the Jews, German colonialists in Southwest Africa - now #Namibia - slaughtered tens of thousands of tribespeople in a systematic genocide.”

“... [During] the Second Reich, rapid multimillion-person population loss and the tearfully destitute conditions propelling the outflow, were devastating to the German national identity. A concept arose: Volk ohne Raum, that is, “a people without space.”

timesofisrael.com/in-germanys-ex…
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7 Apr
🐲 #GodzillaVsCashier

Only in #Merica ...

Giant alligator climbing the wall of a grocery store.

Correction: This was in Thailand 🇹🇭 — not America.

msn.com/en-gb/news/wor…
Only in Thailand 🇹🇭 ...
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3 Apr
@CoachFelecia From time-to-time, ethnic personalities similar to that of #AndyNgo have appeared in right-wing movements ..

You just have to look for them.

These "ethnic" individuals aren't there to discover the truth!
@CoachFelecia They are their to provide a service. That is their value.

What is the service? They are weaponized to confuse the public while empowering "lily-white" delusions about black people.
@CoachFelecia These individuals...

Never thought their life could be
Anything but catastrophe

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2 Apr
"I said Georgia
Ooh Georgia, no peace I find
Just an old sweet song
Keeps #Georgia on my mind"

—Ray Charles

Until you understand why #AfricanAmericans left the Republican Party, you will never understand the Republican Party.

#TheLilyWhiteMovement
"Father characterized the promoters of the warfare as THIEVES."

"Father asked no quarter in the coming struggle and would give none. The White Republicans, angered, attempted to influence the colored delegates to split on the color question."

25 years AFTER the Civil War.
132 years ago ...

"However, in 1888, the struggle was begun by the organization of "white Republican clubs," for the purpose of controlling the county conventions"

blackconservative360.blogspot.com/2020/02/maud-c…
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2 Apr
#Yasuke – The Real Story of an African Samurai!

Coming to #Netflix ...

(弥助 or 弥介, 彌助 or 彌介)

He was a Samurai of African origin who served under the Japanese hegemon and warlord Oda Nobunaga in 1581 and 1582.

Release Date: April 29, 2021 on @netflix
400 years ago in Japan, on March 23, 1581, foreigners in large black ships came from a far-off land, seeking to convert the Japanese natives to their religion, along with them was a black page in their employ.
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2 Apr
Behind the hate: Who is committing hate crimes against #AsianAmericans?
nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-edi…
"The rash of bias crimes against #AsianAmerican New Yorkers, politicians say and we affirm, is driven by hate. But stating this fact can obscure as much as it can reveal."
"It’s equally important to understand who is making the mischief: hardened criminals and emotionally disturbed individuals."
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31 Mar
They call it "The Dark Enlightenment"

When Nazism, Fascism & Silicon Valley merge

"Learn about an obscure neo-fascist philosophy started by a British academic in the 1990s.”

qz.com/1007144/the-ne…
@Ye Kanye?

Why is your little gay friend Peter funding individuals affiliated with White Nationalism?

buzzfeed.com/josephbernstei…
This article, it seems to imply that some wealthy individuals are employing diversity to sabotage diversity, employing diversity inorder to create new (and misleading) narratives about diversity — even question its value.

boingboing.net/2017/06/05/you…
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28 Mar
How Discrimination in Judaism led to the growth of Christianity

A story about an African Queen, and her treasurer, a black (Jewish) Cushite ✡ eunuch (a sexual minority) convert to a new Jewish sect called, The Way — today, it's called Christianity.

The Black Queen in The New Testament

“Toward the end of Acts, Philip converts an #Ethiopian eunuch to Christianity. He's described as “a court official of “Candace” queen of the Ethiopians” and as being “in charge of all her treasure”.
“Interestingly, the eunuch is also said to have traveled to Jerusalem in order to worship there. While there are plenty of questions raised by the eunuch’s presence in the text, I felt more intrigued by those concerning the queen he served.”

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28 Mar
Chag sameach, y'all. Happy Passover! #Passover2021
Dr. Neiman is an intellectual Jewish beast!

If you're interested n the historical roots of Passover check him out!

#Passover2021 #ChagPesachSameach

He's an excellent source 👏!
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24 Mar
“If you have a Black church, why can't I have a White church?”

The Equalitarian Racist Are The Worst Type of Racist.
A clever devil if ever there was one!
"While I agree with this in principle, and I genuinely hope we get beyond this, I also understand how Christendom came to have a "black church." Its inception is tied intimately to the "white church," and by that, I mean "whites only" church. Essentially the black believers said,
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23 Mar
It's #Nowruz --- the Persian New Year!

What a wonderful time to talk about Africa in Iran: Momma Africa's babies are in Iran: The Afro-Persians

'We are Iranians'.

Rediscovering the history of African slavery in Iran 🇮🇷 .

#PersianNewYear
Ali ibn al- Hassan Shirazi, the Black Persian Ethiopian prince who founded the Kilwa Sultanate in East Africa.

Ali ibn al-Hassan Shirazi was one of seven sons of the Emir Al-Hassan of Shiraz, Persia, his mother an Abyssinian (Ethiopian) slave.

"Upon his father's death, Ali was driven out of his inheritance by his warring brothers. Setting sail out of Hormuz, Ali ibn al-Hassan, his household and a small group of followers first made their way to Mogadishu, a commercial port on the East African coast.:
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22 Mar
A History of #Racism

The Colonial Roots of Racism

"The history of #racism in the Western world is broadly associated with slavery as an early form of colonialism, and it is in that context, that something called race is created."

"Give us, us free!"

The History of Racialism: Why Europeans Invented Racial Slavery

Reaching back across the centuries, this program sheds light on historical attitudes toward human differences.

Anthony Bogues, Brown University: What is Racial Slavery?

What is racial slavery and how is it different from other forms of slavery?



#RacialSlavery
#WhiteSupremacy
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21 Mar
"Racist policy disguised as race-neutral policy is still racist if it affects minorities disproportionally. EVEN IF THAT WASN'T THE INTENT."

-- Adam Savage

#JimCrow
#ColorblindRacism

"Might not be in the back of the bus
But it sho' feel just the same

— Prince, "Dear Mr. Man"
Colorblind Injustice | J. Morgan Kousser | University of North Carolina Press uncpress.org/book/978080784…
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19 Mar
☘️☘️☘️ - A Friendly Reminder on #StPatricksDay

“Unlike chattel slavery, Irish indentured servitude was neither hereditary nor lifelong; unlike black slaves, Irish servants had rights; unlike black slaves, indentured servants weren't property.”

@Black_andirish
NO, THE IRISH WERE NOT SLAVES TOO

Historian Liam Hogan has spent the last six years debunking the Irish slave myth.

#StPatricksDay

psmag.com/social-justice…
"So, if these people were free men and not Irish slaves, why do so many people online repeat the nonsense that they were slaves? The answer is that it is based on a misinterpretation of one of the main texts in the development of the Irish slaves meme, ....
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18 Mar
#Covid19 drove hundreds of Africans out of Guangzhou. A generation of mixed-race children is their legacy

""Now it is very, very quiet," Dieng says of Little Africa, a nook of #Guangzhou."

#BlackLivesMatter—China #Biracial #racism #ChinaAfrica

cnn.com/2021/03/17/chi…
""China wants to be the middleman and not have Africans (in its borders)," says Mathews, author of "The World in Guangzhou." "So it would make much more sense for the Chinese merchants to move to Africa, rather than having the Africans go to China."

@ayittey
Article continues...
Jenni Marsh, CNN, says that

'Africans also brought with them value systems that did not easily fit in with China's political environment.

"Many were deeply religious, founding underground Christian churches, which sometimes attracted Chinese congregations
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14 Mar
The War on Drugs: How Race-Neutral Policies Have Racist Consequences

"Racist policy disguised as race-neutral policy is still racist if it affects minorities disproportionally. EVEN IF THAT WASN'T THE INTENT."

— Adam Savage

#BlackLivesMatter #13th

You want to know what this was really all about?

“The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people. You understand what I’m saying? We knew we couldn’t make it illegal to be either against the war or black, .
... but by getting the public to associate the hippies with marijuana and blacks with heroin, and then criminalizing both heavily, we could disrupt those communities. We could arrest their leaders, raid their homes, break up their meetings, and vilify them night after night."
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12 Mar
Need a job? NYC is hiring 2,000 to fill positions at coronavirus vaccination sites.

silive.com/news/2021/03/n…
.....TEMPORARY NIGHT WORK....

If you know of anyone looking for work, the Javits center is DESPERATE for people to help (data entry) as they administer the vaccine. It pays $27/hr, but it's pretty menial work and there's lots of OT (12 hour shifts).
You also get vaccinated in the first couple of days! If you're interested, send a resume and cover letter to Jared Mendonsa from the Temp Agency:
jmendonsa@tempositions.com

25 people is needed for Data Entry starting THIS FRIDAY.
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12 Mar
The Badass of the Week: St. Moses the Black

badassoftheweek.com/stmoses.html
"St Moses the Black" with Fr Jerome Sanderson Part 1 of 7 Parts

In his 5th century AD Ecclesiastical History, written about 70 years after Moses's death, Hermias Sozomen sums up Moses's legacy as follows:

"So sudden a conversion from vice to virtue was never before witnessed, nor such rapid attainments in monastical philosophy. ..
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7 Mar
A Breif History of African American Conservatism

"Authentic black conservatism has always had a fundamental and explicit goal of opposing white supremacy."

— Kareim Oliphant

#BlackConservatism
Black Conservatism is NOT White Conservatism

#BlackConservatives
The LARGEST long-distance, coerced migration in human history — The Atlantic slave trade is the backdrop, for the dissimilar attitudes, values, unique differences, between, Anglo conservatism, and what is referred to as African or "black conservatism".

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