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The Establishment's Blog – June 2016 Archive (4)

OP-ED: This video of a young Black Trump supporter leaves us with serious questions about how to deal with Black Republicans

You’ll hear me say regularly, “I don’t trust a black Republican.” Although I have unwavering respect for them, I’ll laugh and shake my head at the Ben Carson’s and the Colin Powell’s and the Condoleezza Rice’s of the world. Through socialization, history lessons, and family rants during the evening news, I knew that black and Republican just didn’t go together. There’s cats and dogs, oil and water, and black people and the Republican party.



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Added by The Establishment on June 21, 2016 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

FEATURE: South Africa Youth Day 2016 remembers the Soweto youth uprising of 1976 and looks towards the future

South Africa’s Youth Day 2016 is commemorating the Soweto youth uprising of June 16, 1976, where thousands of school children in Johannesburg protested the then Apartheid government’s decision to educate South Africans in the foreign language of Afrikaans. In the middle of early winter, the children squared off with the South African…

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Added by The Establishment on June 16, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

FEATURE: 17-year-old powerhouse activist Taylor Amari Little founds LGBTQIA+Muslim visibility project Queer Ummah

We’ve written about 17-year-old rockstar activist Taylor Amari Little a Detroit high school student who is working hard to push for social justice at her high school and around the Detroit area. One of her projects, The Temple Project, severs homeless locals by providing them…

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Added by The Establishment on June 13, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Texas congressman to Trump: "take your border wall and shove it up your ass"

As push-back against the possibility of a Trump Presidency intensifies and grows more urgent, politicians like South Texas congressman Filemon Vela Jr. [D] are getting quite brazen in their call-outs of the presumptive Republican nominee. In a recent letter to the racist, xenophobic bully, Vela Jr. told…

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Added by The Establishment on June 7, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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