Black Mississippians Response Statement to the ICE Raids

Black Mississippians Respond to the ICE Raids Conducted in Mississippi on August 7, 2019 A coalition of organizations representing Black People in the state of Mississippi respond to the ICE Raids Conducted in our state on August 7, 2019 We, as descendants of enslaved African people, stand here today in solidarity, in determination, and in righteous outrage at the unwarranted and heavy-handed actions of the federal government. On August 7th, 2019, hundreds of ICE agents descended upon four cities in our state, where they arrested nearly 700 workers because they…

Anna Julia Cooper…Educator, Scholar, Activist

August 10, 1858? is the birthdate of Anna Julia Cooper. Anna J. Cooper was one of the most prominent African-American scholars in the 19th and 20thcenturies. She worked tirelessly to give a voice to African-Americans, from the end of slavery to the Civil Rights Movement. Dr. Cooper published her first book, A Voice from the South by a Black Woman of the South, in 1892. In addition to calling for equal education for women, A Voice from the South advanced Dr. Cooper’s assertion that educated African American women were necessary for uplifting the entire black…

IN SPITE OF OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF MASS SHOOTINGS BY WHITE MALES FBI RANKS ‘BLACK IDENTITY EXTREMISTS’ BIGGER THREAT THAN WHITE DOMESTIC TERRORISTS and AL QAEDA: LEAKED DOCUMENTS

Leaked documents first shared by The Young Turks – revealed that the FBI under Donald Trump has identified and prioritized “Black Identity Extremists” and “animal rights activists” as more dangerous threats to the U.S. than White domestic terrorists (like the two that shot up El Paso and Dayton this week and the bulk of the other 250 mass shootings this year). The Term BIE was coined in a document released by the FBI in 2017 interestingly in August 2017 – the same month as the White Domestic Terrorist Rally in…