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Africa, cnn.com, and Memes: White South African Woman Becomes First To Be Jailed For Hate Speech After Video Of Her Racist Rant Goes Viral; Sentenced To Three Years @balleralert White South African Woman Becomes First To Be Jailed For Hate Speech After Video Of Her Racist Rant Goes Viral; Sentenced To Three Years – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ While racist, hate speech should never be tolerated, it is strictly prohibited in South Africa, as it is specifically excluded from the protection of free speech in the Constitution. In fact, according to the NY Times, back in 2016, the country released a draft law that would criminalize racism, meaning hate speech cases would go to criminal courts instead of civil and would be punishable by up to 10 years in prison. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Since then, the nation has moved to implement the new rules and subsequently make an example of a white South African woman. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to CNN, Vicki Momberg was found guilty in November for crimen injuria, better known as the willful injuring of someone’s dignity in her racist verbal attack on a black police officer. The incident was caught on camera and quickly went viral. Since then, Momberg has been prosecuted and sentenced to three years in prison with one year suspended sentence, as she becomes the first South African to be jailed for the offense. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “We’ve had crimen injuria (cases before), but they have always been coupled by other charges. This is the first for a prison sentence for crimen injuria on its own,” a spokesperson said of the sentencing. “We are pleased with the sentence. This sends a clear message to those who undermine other people’s rights.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In the incident that led to the sentencing, Momberg was caught on video hurling racial slurs at South African police officers after they stopped to help her after her car was broken into in Johannesburg. According to reports, she repeatedly used words that were used to insult black people during the apartheid. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Now, Momberg will have two years behind bars to think about her actions.
Africa, cnn.com, and Memes: White South African Woman Becomes First
 To Be Jailed For Hate Speech After Video Of
 Her Racist Rant Goes Viral; Sentenced To
 Three Years
 @balleralert
White South African Woman Becomes First To Be Jailed For Hate Speech After Video Of Her Racist Rant Goes Viral; Sentenced To Three Years – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ While racist, hate speech should never be tolerated, it is strictly prohibited in South Africa, as it is specifically excluded from the protection of free speech in the Constitution. In fact, according to the NY Times, back in 2016, the country released a draft law that would criminalize racism, meaning hate speech cases would go to criminal courts instead of civil and would be punishable by up to 10 years in prison. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Since then, the nation has moved to implement the new rules and subsequently make an example of a white South African woman. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to CNN, Vicki Momberg was found guilty in November for crimen injuria, better known as the willful injuring of someone’s dignity in her racist verbal attack on a black police officer. The incident was caught on camera and quickly went viral. Since then, Momberg has been prosecuted and sentenced to three years in prison with one year suspended sentence, as she becomes the first South African to be jailed for the offense. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “We’ve had crimen injuria (cases before), but they have always been coupled by other charges. This is the first for a prison sentence for crimen injuria on its own,” a spokesperson said of the sentencing. “We are pleased with the sentence. This sends a clear message to those who undermine other people’s rights.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In the incident that led to the sentencing, Momberg was caught on video hurling racial slurs at South African police officers after they stopped to help her after her car was broken into in Johannesburg. According to reports, she repeatedly used words that were used to insult black people during the apartheid. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Now, Momberg will have two years behind bars to think about her actions.

White South African Woman Becomes First To Be Jailed For Hate Speech After Video Of Her Racist Rant Goes Viral; Sentenced To Three Years – b...

Drugs, Jail, and Memes: ethiopienne Pro-tip: white privilege doesn't mean white people have perfect lives. It means that white people do not have to deal with institutionalized, systemic racism in addition to their everyday problems. It means institutionalized, systemic racism does not cause white people's everyday problems. If your first reaction is to be angry and comment why this is wrong, take a deep breath, slowly read the post again and wait for the words to sink in. Think about what this is saying and try to deeply consider what this means, especially coming from someone who is not white. No one is saying white people have perfect lives, don't have problems, or even that there's no way they can be bullied-discrimanated against because of how they look. The difference is that racism isn't just a feeling or thought, it's INSTITUTIONALIZED and SYSTEMATIC, which means that you have laws (Jim Crow, housing discrimination, voter ID laws-voter discrimination, redlining), history, powerful figures, etc etc etc against you, not just individuals being rude to you. Yes you can be white and poor, you can be white and be bullied, you can be white and have problems. It's just that these problems are NOT reinforced by or due to a historic, systematic, institutional oppression based solely on your race-ethnicity. In the US for example, the country was built by white men with laws for white men. Over time, many of these laws have changed: ex. everyone has the legal right to vote now, slavery is illegal, Jim Crow laws no longer exist. Unfortunately, these laws don't just end; they evolve. All people can vote, yet voter ID laws disproportionately prevent people of color in poor communities from voting. Slavery is illegal, yet black men disproportionately fill jail cells and are exploited for their labor while privatized prisons profit off their incarceration (see: war on drugs, or "13th" on Netflix). I can list examples like those two all day, but the point is that people of color continue to face institutionalized, systematic racism that has legal & political backing and an entire history causing and justifying it. White people do not have to deal with that, hence the term "white privilege." And, again, no one is saying white people don't have problems. That's not what "white privilege" means.
Drugs, Jail, and Memes: ethiopienne
 Pro-tip: white privilege
 doesn't mean white
 people have perfect lives.
 It means that white people do not have to
 deal with institutionalized, systemic racism in
 addition to their everyday problems. It means
 institutionalized, systemic racism does not
 cause white people's everyday problems.
If your first reaction is to be angry and comment why this is wrong, take a deep breath, slowly read the post again and wait for the words to sink in. Think about what this is saying and try to deeply consider what this means, especially coming from someone who is not white. No one is saying white people have perfect lives, don't have problems, or even that there's no way they can be bullied-discrimanated against because of how they look. The difference is that racism isn't just a feeling or thought, it's INSTITUTIONALIZED and SYSTEMATIC, which means that you have laws (Jim Crow, housing discrimination, voter ID laws-voter discrimination, redlining), history, powerful figures, etc etc etc against you, not just individuals being rude to you. Yes you can be white and poor, you can be white and be bullied, you can be white and have problems. It's just that these problems are NOT reinforced by or due to a historic, systematic, institutional oppression based solely on your race-ethnicity. In the US for example, the country was built by white men with laws for white men. Over time, many of these laws have changed: ex. everyone has the legal right to vote now, slavery is illegal, Jim Crow laws no longer exist. Unfortunately, these laws don't just end; they evolve. All people can vote, yet voter ID laws disproportionately prevent people of color in poor communities from voting. Slavery is illegal, yet black men disproportionately fill jail cells and are exploited for their labor while privatized prisons profit off their incarceration (see: war on drugs, or "13th" on Netflix). I can list examples like those two all day, but the point is that people of color continue to face institutionalized, systematic racism that has legal & political backing and an entire history causing and justifying it. White people do not have to deal with that, hence the term "white privilege." And, again, no one is saying white people don't have problems. That's not what "white privilege" means.

If your first reaction is to be angry and comment why this is wrong, take a deep breath, slowly read the post again and wait for the words t...

Community, Emoji, and Friends: Nikolas Cruz Is a Member of a White Supremacist Group and Shared Hateful Messages In Instagram Group Chat: "l Hate Jews, N****rs, Immigrants" @balleralert Nikolas Cruz Is a Member of a White Supremacist Group and Shared Hateful Messages In Instagram Group Chat: “I Hate Jews, N****rs, Immigrants” - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The 19-year-old man that took the lives of 17 students at the Parkland, Florida high school, also had a hatred for Black people, Jews, Mexicans and the LGBT community. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In the direct messages of his Instagram group chat titled "Murica [American flag emoji] [eagle emoji],” Cruz shared with six of his friends how he wanted to kill Mexicans and homosexuals, keep Black people in chains and he accused Jews of trying to destroy the world. In one of his messages, he wrote that he hates “jews, n****rs, immigrants.” Along with his hateful messages, he supported his bigoted views with racist and offensive memes and videos. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Some media outlets portrayed Cruz as a “lone wolf” which is contrary to the fact that he was an active member of, and trained by white supremacist group, Republic of Florida, according to the Anti-Defamation League. ROF is a Florida-based hate group that works with young, white males to promote racism and violent acts like knife fighting and gun violence. The ROF also wants to succeed from the U.S. and establish a white-only state. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Cruz is facing 17 counts of premeditated murder after his terror attack last Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Cruz is now responsible for the deadliest shooting ever at a U.S. high school. Cruz returned to court on Monday for a status hearing.
Community, Emoji, and Friends: Nikolas Cruz Is a Member of a White
 Supremacist Group and Shared Hateful
 Messages In Instagram Group Chat: "l
 Hate Jews, N****rs, Immigrants"
 @balleralert
Nikolas Cruz Is a Member of a White Supremacist Group and Shared Hateful Messages In Instagram Group Chat: “I Hate Jews, N****rs, Immigrants” - Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The 19-year-old man that took the lives of 17 students at the Parkland, Florida high school, also had a hatred for Black people, Jews, Mexicans and the LGBT community. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In the direct messages of his Instagram group chat titled "Murica [American flag emoji] [eagle emoji],” Cruz shared with six of his friends how he wanted to kill Mexicans and homosexuals, keep Black people in chains and he accused Jews of trying to destroy the world. In one of his messages, he wrote that he hates “jews, n****rs, immigrants.” Along with his hateful messages, he supported his bigoted views with racist and offensive memes and videos. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Some media outlets portrayed Cruz as a “lone wolf” which is contrary to the fact that he was an active member of, and trained by white supremacist group, Republic of Florida, according to the Anti-Defamation League. ROF is a Florida-based hate group that works with young, white males to promote racism and violent acts like knife fighting and gun violence. The ROF also wants to succeed from the U.S. and establish a white-only state. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Cruz is facing 17 counts of premeditated murder after his terror attack last Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Cruz is now responsible for the deadliest shooting ever at a U.S. high school. Cruz returned to court on Monday for a status hearing.

Nikolas Cruz Is a Member of a White Supremacist Group and Shared Hateful Messages In Instagram Group Chat: “I Hate Jews, N****rs, Immigrants...

America, Family, and Growing Up: LeBron James Talks The Political Climate And Racism: "They Will Always Try To Figure Out A Way To Let You Know You're Still Beneath Them." @balleralert Read More: www.balleralert.com LeBron James Talks The Political Climate And Racism: “They Will Always Try To Figure Out A Way To Let You Know You’re Still Beneath Them.” - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In a recent interview with Cari Champion for her show, “Rolling With The Champion,” LeBron James and Kevin Durant spoke on their success straight out of high school. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As the three drove around Akron, Ohio, James’ hometown, the three discussed their lives and careers, including the negativity that comes along with being the greatest in the world. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In particular, James discussed the 2017 incident, when his old Brentwood home was defaced and spray painted with the n-word while his family was away. Despite the money and fame, James divulged about the climate, as an athlete, to discuss politics and racial injustices in the world. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “We cannot deny that we are very divided especially in the political arena,” Champion said. “The warriors said, ‘If we had an invite we’re not going to the White House,’ LeBron, you called them a ‘bum,’ - prompting James and Durant to both interject, saying “straight up,” as Champion continued, asking, “How do you describe the climate for an athlete with a platform, nowadays, that want to talk about what’s happening in our world?” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Well, the climate is hot,” James responded. “The number one job in America, the point of person, is someone who doesn’t understand the people and really don’t give a f*ck about the people.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “When I was growing up,” he continued, “there were like three jobs that you look for inspiration or you feel like these were the people that can give me life. It was the President of the United States, it was whoever was the best in sports and then it was like the greatest musician at the time. You never thought you could be them, but you could grab inspiration from them…. And this time right now, with the President of the United States, it’s ......to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)
America, Family, and Growing Up: LeBron James Talks The Political Climate And
 Racism: "They Will Always Try To Figure Out A Way
 To Let You Know You're Still Beneath Them."
 @balleralert
 Read More: www.balleralert.com
LeBron James Talks The Political Climate And Racism: “They Will Always Try To Figure Out A Way To Let You Know You’re Still Beneath Them.” - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In a recent interview with Cari Champion for her show, “Rolling With The Champion,” LeBron James and Kevin Durant spoke on their success straight out of high school. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As the three drove around Akron, Ohio, James’ hometown, the three discussed their lives and careers, including the negativity that comes along with being the greatest in the world. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In particular, James discussed the 2017 incident, when his old Brentwood home was defaced and spray painted with the n-word while his family was away. Despite the money and fame, James divulged about the climate, as an athlete, to discuss politics and racial injustices in the world. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “We cannot deny that we are very divided especially in the political arena,” Champion said. “The warriors said, ‘If we had an invite we’re not going to the White House,’ LeBron, you called them a ‘bum,’ - prompting James and Durant to both interject, saying “straight up,” as Champion continued, asking, “How do you describe the climate for an athlete with a platform, nowadays, that want to talk about what’s happening in our world?” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Well, the climate is hot,” James responded. “The number one job in America, the point of person, is someone who doesn’t understand the people and really don’t give a f*ck about the people.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “When I was growing up,” he continued, “there were like three jobs that you look for inspiration or you feel like these were the people that can give me life. It was the President of the United States, it was whoever was the best in sports and then it was like the greatest musician at the time. You never thought you could be them, but you could grab inspiration from them…. And this time right now, with the President of the United States, it’s ......to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)

LeBron James Talks The Political Climate And Racism: “They Will Always Try To Figure Out A Way To Let You Know You’re Still Beneath Them.” -...

Albert Einstein, America, and Blackhistory: Albert Einstein teaching a physics class at Lincoln University (HBCU in Pennsylvania) in 1946. The Nobel prize winning scientist said: "The separation of the races is not a disease of colored people. It is a disease of white people. I do not intend to be quiet about it." Repost @theblaquelioness - Six Ways Albert Einstein Fought for Civil Rights. ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 1. Shortly before moving to America, Einstein backed a campaign to defend the Scottsboro Boys, nine Alabama teenagers who were falsely accused of rape in 1931. ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 2. When Princeton's Nassau Inn refused to rent a room to contralto opera star Marian Anderson because of her skin color, Einstein invited the singer home as his guest. Their friendship lasted from 1937 until his death in 1955, and Anderson stayed with the Einsteins whenever she visited Princeton. ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 3. In 1946, Einstein gave a rare speech at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, a historically black university, where he also accepted an honorary degree. The appearance was significant because Einstein made a habit of turning down all requests to speak at universities. During his speech, he called racism "a disease of white people." ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 4. Einstein was a friend and supporter of African-American actor and singer Paul Robeson, who was blacklisted because of his civil rights work. The pair worked together in 1946 on an anti-lynching petition campaign. In 1952, when Robeson's career had bottomed out because of the blacklisting, Einstein invited Robeson to Princeton as a rebuke to the performer's public castigation. ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 5. For decades, Einstein offered public encouragement to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and its founder, W. E. B. Du Bois. And in 1951, when the federal government indicted the 83-year-old Du Bois as a "foreign agent," Einstein offered to appear as a character witness during the trial. The potential publicity convinced the judge to drop the case. ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 6. In January 1946, Einstein published an essay, "The Negro Question," in Pageant magazine in which he called racism America's "worst disease." . AlbertEinstein BlackHistory BlackHistoryMonth BlackBoyJoy BlackGirlMagic physics einstein science history pennsylvania
Albert Einstein, America, and Blackhistory: Albert Einstein teaching a physics class at
 Lincoln University (HBCU in Pennsylvania)
 in 1946. The Nobel prize winning scientist
 said: "The separation of the races is not a
 disease of colored people. It is a disease of
 white people. I do not intend to be quiet
 about it."
Repost @theblaquelioness - Six Ways Albert Einstein Fought for Civil Rights. ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 1. Shortly before moving to America, Einstein backed a campaign to defend the Scottsboro Boys, nine Alabama teenagers who were falsely accused of rape in 1931. ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 2. When Princeton's Nassau Inn refused to rent a room to contralto opera star Marian Anderson because of her skin color, Einstein invited the singer home as his guest. Their friendship lasted from 1937 until his death in 1955, and Anderson stayed with the Einsteins whenever she visited Princeton. ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 3. In 1946, Einstein gave a rare speech at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, a historically black university, where he also accepted an honorary degree. The appearance was significant because Einstein made a habit of turning down all requests to speak at universities. During his speech, he called racism "a disease of white people." ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 4. Einstein was a friend and supporter of African-American actor and singer Paul Robeson, who was blacklisted because of his civil rights work. The pair worked together in 1946 on an anti-lynching petition campaign. In 1952, when Robeson's career had bottomed out because of the blacklisting, Einstein invited Robeson to Princeton as a rebuke to the performer's public castigation. ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 5. For decades, Einstein offered public encouragement to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and its founder, W. E. B. Du Bois. And in 1951, when the federal government indicted the 83-year-old Du Bois as a "foreign agent," Einstein offered to appear as a character witness during the trial. The potential publicity convinced the judge to drop the case. ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 6. In January 1946, Einstein published an essay, "The Negro Question," in Pageant magazine in which he called racism America's "worst disease." . AlbertEinstein BlackHistory BlackHistoryMonth BlackBoyJoy BlackGirlMagic physics einstein science history pennsylvania

Repost @theblaquelioness - Six Ways Albert Einstein Fought for Civil Rights. ┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈┈ 1. Shortly before moving to America, Eins...

America, Community, and Crime: The Newest Purge Film Is Taking You Back To How lt All Began With "The First Purge" @balleralert THE FIRST PURGE JULY 4 The Newest Purge Film Is Taking You Back To How It All Began With "The First Purge"- Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For all you horror film fans, specifically of the ThePurge franchise, get ready because its fourth project is coming soon and it’s taking you back to the beginning. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The newest “Purge” film will be a prequel and will tell the story of the “first Purge night,” announced Universal-Comcast Corp. The film will be titled, “The First Purge” and will still be produced by Blumhouse and Platinum Dunes. Writer-director James DeMonaco, the original writer of the series, will be coming back and will work alongside Gerard McMurray, who will be directing. 'The First Purge' will follow the same release date as its predecessor, 'The Purge: Election Year', and will debut the weekend of 4th of July. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If you’ve never seen any of the films, you might think it’s just like any other horror film. However, unlike any other scary movie 'The Purge' has continuously taken steps to highlight the injustices and greed of America, tackling issues like homelessness, racism and institutional and political oppression. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Here is the synopsis of 'The First Purge': “To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the marginalized, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This time the film’s creators may just take a few jabs at Trump and his followers by the looks of their poster. Will you be watching?
America, Community, and Crime: The Newest Purge Film Is Taking You Back
 To How lt All Began With "The First Purge"
 @balleralert
 THE FIRST
 PURGE
 JULY 4
The Newest Purge Film Is Taking You Back To How It All Began With "The First Purge"- Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For all you horror film fans, specifically of the ThePurge franchise, get ready because its fourth project is coming soon and it’s taking you back to the beginning. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The newest “Purge” film will be a prequel and will tell the story of the “first Purge night,” announced Universal-Comcast Corp. The film will be titled, “The First Purge” and will still be produced by Blumhouse and Platinum Dunes. Writer-director James DeMonaco, the original writer of the series, will be coming back and will work alongside Gerard McMurray, who will be directing. 'The First Purge' will follow the same release date as its predecessor, 'The Purge: Election Year', and will debut the weekend of 4th of July. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If you’ve never seen any of the films, you might think it’s just like any other horror film. However, unlike any other scary movie 'The Purge' has continuously taken steps to highlight the injustices and greed of America, tackling issues like homelessness, racism and institutional and political oppression. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Here is the synopsis of 'The First Purge': “To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the marginalized, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This time the film’s creators may just take a few jabs at Trump and his followers by the looks of their poster. Will you be watching?

The Newest Purge Film Is Taking You Back To How It All Began With "The First Purge"- Blogged by: @RaquelHarrisTV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For all...

Family, Kkk, and Memes: Pvramid of White Supremac Genocide In a pyramid, every brick depends on the ones below it for Murdor Violence Police Shootings support. If the bricks at the Lynching Hate Crimes bottom are removed, the whole Calls for Violence Polce Brutalitystructure comes tumbling down. Neo-Nazis KKK The N Word Confoderato Flags Burning Crosses Discrimination Mass Incarceration Swastkoa Racial Profling School-to-prison P polino Hring Dison stop and Frisk Redlining Anti-Immigration Policies Foaring Pooplo of Color Racial Slurs Funding Schools Locally Victim Blaming Predatory L Racist Jokes Veiled Racism Paternalism English-only Initiatives Euro-Centric Curriculum Bootstrap Theory Racist Mascots Tokonism Claiming Reverse Racism Cultural Appropriation Colorblindnoss Tone Policing Minimization We all belong to the human race Donial of Whito Privlogo Whito Savior Complox Post-Racial Society "Why can't we all just get along? it doesnt matter who you voto for White Ally Speaking over Poc False Equivocation ts just a joke! Get over slavery Not all whito pooplo.. But my Black friend said.. Not Bolioving Exporionces of POC Prioritizing Intontions over Impact Racist Jokes Indifference Two Sides to Every Story Avoilding Confrontation with Racist Family Mombors doosn't affoct mo Not Challenging Remaining Apolitical Adapted from Elien Tuzzolo and Ssfehouse Progressive Ariance for Nonvio ence's diagram 厘thesociologicalcinema Pyramid of White Supremacy In a pyramid, every brick depends on the ones below it for support. If the bricks at the bottom are removed, the whole structure comes tumbling down. SmashWhiteSupremacy 👊🏾✊🏽 . Via @feministastic
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 School-to-prison P polino
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 Redlining
 Anti-Immigration Policies
 Foaring Pooplo of Color
 Racial Slurs
 Funding Schools Locally
 Victim Blaming
 Predatory L
 Racist Jokes
 Veiled Racism
 Paternalism
 English-only Initiatives Euro-Centric Curriculum
 Bootstrap Theory
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 Tone Policing
 Minimization We all belong to the human race Donial of Whito Privlogo
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SmashWhiteSupremacy 👊🏾✊🏽 . Via @feministastic

SmashWhiteSupremacy 👊🏾✊🏽 . Via @feministastic

Drugs, Memes, and Music: The Black Eyed Peas Say Music Today Does Not Address Important lssues @balleralert The Black Eyed Peas Say Music Today Does Not Address Important Issues- Blogged By @tktrinidad ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It has been eight years since TheBlackEyedPeas released an album, but now they’re back with a new single called “Street Livin’” which focuses on social justice and change. The Black Eyed Peas have been very vocal in saying that music of today needs a message, especially with topics like racism and sexism being at the forefront. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ During an interview with Variety, the group talked about sexism in the music industry and how music currently lacks a sense of activism, especially surrounding the MeToo movement. Will.i.am said, “Music is probably … it does a really good job at diminishing the power of a woman. And that’s really sad. Especially Hip Hop, rock — sex, drugs and rock and roll. A woman is a resource in that sentence. It’s sad.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Taboo then went on to say that music doesn’t have a call to action anymore. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “It’s sad that, in this day and age of music, we don’t have a huge support for activism as we used to.In the ’60s, everybody was trying to make a statement with their music. It seems like more athletes are making a statement, standing up for causes, than actually in the music industry.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What are your thoughts?
Drugs, Memes, and Music: The Black Eyed Peas Say Music
 Today Does Not Address Important
 lssues
 @balleralert
The Black Eyed Peas Say Music Today Does Not Address Important Issues- Blogged By @tktrinidad ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It has been eight years since TheBlackEyedPeas released an album, but now they’re back with a new single called “Street Livin’” which focuses on social justice and change. The Black Eyed Peas have been very vocal in saying that music of today needs a message, especially with topics like racism and sexism being at the forefront. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ During an interview with Variety, the group talked about sexism in the music industry and how music currently lacks a sense of activism, especially surrounding the MeToo movement. Will.i.am said, “Music is probably … it does a really good job at diminishing the power of a woman. And that’s really sad. Especially Hip Hop, rock — sex, drugs and rock and roll. A woman is a resource in that sentence. It’s sad.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Taboo then went on to say that music doesn’t have a call to action anymore. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “It’s sad that, in this day and age of music, we don’t have a huge support for activism as we used to.In the ’60s, everybody was trying to make a statement with their music. It seems like more athletes are making a statement, standing up for causes, than actually in the music industry.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What are your thoughts?

The Black Eyed Peas Say Music Today Does Not Address Important Issues- Blogged By @tktrinidad ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It has been eight years since ...

Black Lives Matter, Memes, and Protest: DEAR WHTE WOMEN OVARE WE GONG TO FIX WHAT WE HAVE DONE DEAR WHITE WOMEN ☝🏻☝🏻☝🏻☝🏻 Repost @kidd.bell: “Standing in a sea of pink pussy hats for the second year in a row I’m struck by how many well-intentioned women are still missing the mark. We have to start using our voices and our outrage to protest more than just misogyny. Whether you voted for trump or not, you benefit from white supremacy on the daily. So ask yourself, what are you doing to actively dismantle it? Do you show up for Black Lives Matter the way you do for the Women’s March? Do you defend the rights of immigrants as much as you do your pussy? Do you call out racism with the same fervor that you proclaimed MeToo? White women are oppressed, but we are also oppressors. And if we truly want to dismantle this system, we must first hold ourselves accountable. ✊🏼” . . (update by @kidd.bell: to all those feeling massive outrage against this post - ask yourself why. Why does me acknowledging our privilege, and asking you to think about ways you can better serve WOC, upset you so much? If you are doing tons to help the marginalized then why aren’t you supporting this post, and demanding the same of others? Sitting in discomfort is how we grow. If this makes you feel attacked, then it probably means that you are the one who needs to hear it the most. And if you don’t want to listen to my words then, listen to Angela Davis. Read Women, Race + Class to learn more about accountability and how all oppression is connected.)
Black Lives Matter, Memes, and Protest: DEAR WHTE WOMEN
 OVARE WE GONG
 TO FIX WHAT
 WE HAVE DONE
DEAR WHITE WOMEN ☝🏻☝🏻☝🏻☝🏻 Repost @kidd.bell: “Standing in a sea of pink pussy hats for the second year in a row I’m struck by how many well-intentioned women are still missing the mark. We have to start using our voices and our outrage to protest more than just misogyny. Whether you voted for trump or not, you benefit from white supremacy on the daily. So ask yourself, what are you doing to actively dismantle it? Do you show up for Black Lives Matter the way you do for the Women’s March? Do you defend the rights of immigrants as much as you do your pussy? Do you call out racism with the same fervor that you proclaimed MeToo? White women are oppressed, but we are also oppressors. And if we truly want to dismantle this system, we must first hold ourselves accountable. ✊🏼” . . (update by @kidd.bell: to all those feeling massive outrage against this post - ask yourself why. Why does me acknowledging our privilege, and asking you to think about ways you can better serve WOC, upset you so much? If you are doing tons to help the marginalized then why aren’t you supporting this post, and demanding the same of others? Sitting in discomfort is how we grow. If this makes you feel attacked, then it probably means that you are the one who needs to hear it the most. And if you don’t want to listen to my words then, listen to Angela Davis. Read Women, Race + Class to learn more about accountability and how all oppression is connected.)

DEAR WHITE WOMEN ☝🏻☝🏻☝🏻☝🏻 Repost @kidd.bell: “Standing in a sea of pink pussy hats for the second year in a row I’m struck by how many well-...

cnn.com, Friends, and Memes: "The President Of The United States Is Racist," But We Already Knew @balleralert “The President Of The United States Is Racist,” But We Already Knew - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The President Of The United States is racist,” said Don Lemon in the opening of his show, just hours after reports surfaced of Trump’s disparaging comments about immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although Lemon’s declaration was something most Americans were aware of, the surprise came from Lemon’s decision to put it out on the table. According to reports, Broadcast journalist usually tread lightly on topics such as racism, as it can be seen differently to different people. But, Lemon, as well as Anderson Cooper, who doubled down on the declaration, used the CNN platform to let Americans know that “We told you so.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The powerful statement by Lemon, propelled a Trumpisracist hashtag on Twitter. While many Americans used the tag to denounce Trump’s racist remarks, Trump supporters and Twitter bots, used the hashtag to defend the Celebrity-in-Chief. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although Trump has denied making comments that have reportedly been blown out of proportion by the media, lawmakers who were in attendance did not deny the “shithole” remark. In fact, some of Trump’s Fox News friends defended the statement, questing the need for immigration if the countries that immigrants are leaving aren’t “shithole” countries. What are your thoughts?
cnn.com, Friends, and Memes: "The President Of The United States
 Is Racist," But We Already Knew
 @balleralert
“The President Of The United States Is Racist,” But We Already Knew - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The President Of The United States is racist,” said Don Lemon in the opening of his show, just hours after reports surfaced of Trump’s disparaging comments about immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although Lemon’s declaration was something most Americans were aware of, the surprise came from Lemon’s decision to put it out on the table. According to reports, Broadcast journalist usually tread lightly on topics such as racism, as it can be seen differently to different people. But, Lemon, as well as Anderson Cooper, who doubled down on the declaration, used the CNN platform to let Americans know that “We told you so.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The powerful statement by Lemon, propelled a Trumpisracist hashtag on Twitter. While many Americans used the tag to denounce Trump’s racist remarks, Trump supporters and Twitter bots, used the hashtag to defend the Celebrity-in-Chief. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although Trump has denied making comments that have reportedly been blown out of proportion by the media, lawmakers who were in attendance did not deny the “shithole” remark. In fact, some of Trump’s Fox News friends defended the statement, questing the need for immigration if the countries that immigrants are leaving aren’t “shithole” countries. What are your thoughts?

“The President Of The United States Is Racist,” But We Already Knew - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The President Of The United Stat...

America, Bad, and Bad Jokes: HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! 2017 brought us many things...... Like snowflakes, safe spaces, multiple gender identities, protests, trigger words, etc Worries over President Trump starting World War 3, Deporting 11 million people in the country illegally, Eliminating guarantees of equal status for women, And, fears of him plunging the country into recession. It also brought us conversations about patriotism and racism and how monuments and words hurt feelings.... It brought MORE kneeling during OUR COUNTRIES ANTHEM, MORE sexual assault scandals by the lowest forms of men than you can possibly count, VIRAL videos of bullied children, child hangings, live kidnappings, and pretty much anything that has to do with bad jokes lol Soooooo in saying that I thought I would start off 2018 with a BANG and HURT a few feelings👍🏻 To ALL the Haters of Pride in Country and Patriotism in General.... REAL Americans know why you don’t like us....We really do. We represent everything that you can’t stand. The love of Freedom.....REAL Freedom not Entitlement that you sometimes get confused✔️ The love of Country.....REAL love that doesn’t waiver just because America may not get it right ALL the time✔️ The characteristic of saying what We Feel....REALLY what We Feel and not worry about your “Political Correctness” that you claim We don’t have✔️ To be honest, We couldn’t be happier that We don’t......because the only reason we have “Poltical Correctness” is to protect others from hearing what we actually think because it may hurt their “feelings”👍🏻 We say what we say and We feel how We feel....We have never and will never expect everyone to agree with us on everything, but that’s the whole point and the REAL idea of actual discussion.....people having different views! So here is wishing for an even BIGGER and BETTER 2018 where REAL AMERICANS bring back pride in our country and love of Freedom and everything that America is SUPPOSED to represent!! And to everyone that is offended by everything..... THIS ONE’S FOR YOU😉 Happy New Year!!! -Graham🇺🇸 happynewyear 2018 freedom usa 2a veteran
America, Bad, and Bad Jokes: HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! 2017 brought us many things...... Like snowflakes, safe spaces, multiple gender identities, protests, trigger words, etc Worries over President Trump starting World War 3, Deporting 11 million people in the country illegally, Eliminating guarantees of equal status for women, And, fears of him plunging the country into recession. It also brought us conversations about patriotism and racism and how monuments and words hurt feelings.... It brought MORE kneeling during OUR COUNTRIES ANTHEM, MORE sexual assault scandals by the lowest forms of men than you can possibly count, VIRAL videos of bullied children, child hangings, live kidnappings, and pretty much anything that has to do with bad jokes lol Soooooo in saying that I thought I would start off 2018 with a BANG and HURT a few feelings👍🏻 To ALL the Haters of Pride in Country and Patriotism in General.... REAL Americans know why you don’t like us....We really do. We represent everything that you can’t stand. The love of Freedom.....REAL Freedom not Entitlement that you sometimes get confused✔️ The love of Country.....REAL love that doesn’t waiver just because America may not get it right ALL the time✔️ The characteristic of saying what We Feel....REALLY what We Feel and not worry about your “Political Correctness” that you claim We don’t have✔️ To be honest, We couldn’t be happier that We don’t......because the only reason we have “Poltical Correctness” is to protect others from hearing what we actually think because it may hurt their “feelings”👍🏻 We say what we say and We feel how We feel....We have never and will never expect everyone to agree with us on everything, but that’s the whole point and the REAL idea of actual discussion.....people having different views! So here is wishing for an even BIGGER and BETTER 2018 where REAL AMERICANS bring back pride in our country and love of Freedom and everything that America is SUPPOSED to represent!! And to everyone that is offended by everything..... THIS ONE’S FOR YOU😉 Happy New Year!!! -Graham🇺🇸 happynewyear 2018 freedom usa 2a veteran

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! 2017 brought us many things...... Like snowflakes, safe spaces, multiple gender identities, protests, trigger words, etc W...