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Sarah Kendzior

28

Nov

Video – The latest from the squad… In case you missed it yesterday Sarah Kendzior was on Joy Reid’s show on MSNBC…

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The latest from the squad… In case you missed it yesterday Sarah Kendzior was on Joy Reid’s show on MSNBC discussing “how kleptocracy could happen here plus Donald Trump’s actions so far”

We all have our own areas/arenas/lanes… Follow Sarah for the breakdown on Trump and what is to come, Reynaldo for the scholarly/afrofuturistic view… and y’all already know how I do. #RIPDarrenSeals…

The latest from the squad… In case you missed it yesterday Sarah Kendzior was on Joy Reid’s show on MSNBC discussing “how kleptocracy could happen here plus Donald Trump’s actions so far”

We all have our own areas/arenas/lanes… Follow Sarah for the breakdown on Trump and what is to come, Reynaldo for the scholarly/afrofuturistic view… and y’all already know how I do. #RIPDarrenSeals…


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19

Nov

“By 1837, Elijah Lovejoy knew he was going to be killed. “If the laws of my country fail to protect me,” he wrote shortly before he was murdered, “I appeal to God, and with him I cheerfully rest my cause. I can die at my post, but I cannot desert it.”Those words are carved into the monument for Lovejoy in Alton. The monument sits on a hill with a view of the town, the subsequent history of which bears testament to Lovejoy’s legacy. It was in Alton that Abraham Lincoln, influenced by Lovejoy, debated slavery. It was in Alton where James Earl Ray, the killer of Martin Luther King Jr, was born. It was in Alton that the Underground Railroad thrived, symbolic of a region divided not only between whites and blacks, but between whites who fought for black rights and whites who opposed them.That racial rift remains unresolved today, in Alton and across the river in St. Louis, where I live, as well as throughout the nation as a whole. “A lot of what’s happening in the country is rooted in our region. This is Dred Scott country. The DOJ fell in line with the decision not to charge Darren Wilson for executing Michael Brown as a means to discredit the movement and squash the rebellion. Dylan Roof was radicalized by white supremacists in the area. She’s right, our fate was sealed long before Nov 8…

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Our fate was sealed long before November 8 (and not because the election’s rigged)

I do not know what kind of America I will wake up to November 9. But I know that the future of America does not hinge on Election Day. What happens to the U.S. will be the cumulative effect of a Trump campaign that has mainstreamed bigotry and is now mainstreaming – or at least severely playin...


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