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David J. Leonard
Professor. Father. Writer about racism, sports, popular culture, video games. Author of After Artest (Suny Press, 2012), Beyond Hate (Ashgate 2015)
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David J. Leonard 50m
Yep ... history books are lined with evidence that citizenship and the purported rights afforded are not available to all
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BlackFreedomProject 54m
Yes! An examination of the historical lineage behind this idea would be revealing for many. It's been a prevailing theme.
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Yes, speaks to who is viewed as a citizen, who is deserved of rights and protection
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White privilege is outrage at a black athlete sittin during national anthem, while white America SITS in silence about racism & inequality
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Colin Kaepernick did something controversial, but it was not un-American - NFL
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So ground rules r clear: when protests ag racial justice comes from athletes who make league minimum & R successful, people will listen
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The Silencing of Carlos Delgado | The Nation
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Star-Spangled Bigotry: The Hidden Racist History of the National Anthem via
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The Star Spangled Banner: a slave-owner's anthem? - Baltimore Sun
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Los Angeles Times 3h
: Native Americans occupy the prairie to block pipeline
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Chuck D 11h
Greg TATE is a beast.
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#SaveKevinCooper 11h
And Native genocide.
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Dee 22h
Dear white people: You do NOT have the authority to dictate our reactions to the racism we see and experience.
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David J. Leonard 11h
Kaep sat in protest against oppression and violence yet we sit in silence, cashin in our privilege. Tine to get off the sidelines & stand up
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So many are mad at Kaep for sittin. Ironic given our silence at white america's refusal to stand up 4 justice. We have sit too long
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- I am sure if we sent a list of books, reports, documentary... None would meet his approval since they challenge his worldview
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- here are "15 Charts That Show The U.S. Isn't Over Racism" # via
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Tracie Thoms 12h
It never ceases to amaze me how protesting racism causes racists to do racist shit in response, thus proving the fucking point.
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Mark Anthony Neal Aug 27
Trump sees black America as a dystopian hellhole. So do most white people by
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BlackFreedomProject 12h
...and never having that privilege called out and questioned. POC are expected to just be grateful to here.
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