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African-American Superstar Actress And Singer Lena Horne Dies At 92…

May 10, 2010

LENA HORNE (Jun. 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was a ground-breaking singer, actress, and civil rights activist. In 1942, she became the first African-American performer to be put under contract by a major studio. Horne died on Sunday,Mothers Day May 9, at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York. Her son Kevin Buckley […]

Civil Rights Hero,Pioneer,And Much-Loved Leader,Dr. Benjamin Hooks,85, Dies

April 15, 2010

Civil Rights leader Dr. Benjamin Hooks has died today in his Nashville,Tennessee home,at the age of 85, after battling a long illness. Dr. Hooks served a 15-year tenure atop the NAACP,which was 1 million dollars in debt and its membership was down to 200,000 – less than half its total from a decade earlier,when he took […]

KKK Hold Rally Againts Ole Miss,Stirring Them To Defeat L.S.U.

November 22, 2009

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=kkk+rally&iid=2394287″ src=”5/7/b/7/2f.jpg?adImageId=7736227&imageId=2394287″ width=”234″ height=”135″ /] The KKK is sure doing a lot of protesting and marching this past week.  For a racist organization who routinely mocks the marches,protest, and boycotts organized by the Reverend Jessie Jackson and Al Sharpton that they pattern after the Civil Rights protest organized by the late Rev.Martin […]

The KKK and Wal-Mart in Memphis join forces and support a 15 year sentence for cutting in line down in Dixieland…

November 19, 2009

http://www.theheatherelliscase.com/ Another year in America, and another slew of racially motivated, manipulated and biased application of the laws.Why am I not surprised that a small southern town in the South could over prosecute a crime that generally only garners a slap on the wrist, and a stern talking to. Our ugly American tradition of prosecuting […]

Dixieland Racist Judge Vows Not To Resign,and Stands By Promise To Never Marry Inter-Racial Couples.The GOP, Led By Michael Steele,Shows Support for Racist Judge

October 18, 2009

[picapp src=”4/f/b/f/Redneck_Games_Kick_af3c.jpg?adImageId=6134064&imageId=1146048″ width=”234″ height=”342″ /] Keith Bardwell is a justice of peace for Tangipahoa Parish’s 8th Ward and has served in the position for 34 years. He is scheduled to hold the office until 2014.  He vows not to ever marry inter-racial couples, and is committed to stay in office. “Everybody hates me,” he tells reporters. […]