Lynching

 Closed-Door GOP Meeting With Cruz Turned Into 'Lynch Mob'
More details are leaking out about Wednesday's closed-door meeting where TeaPublican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas faced the wrath of his Republican colleagues, with one senator describing what transpired as a "lynch mob." Read more...
Yes, Criticizing AIG Bonuses Is Exactly Like Lynching People
Matt Taibbi responds to recent comments by AIG's CEO. Read more...
Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Monday compared the protests in support of slain African-American teen Trayvon Martin to a "lynch mob." Read more...
With the recent news of occupiers being removed from a Greyhound bus to the arrest of the chalking culprit, martyrdom is knocking on the door of many occupy protestors. On Friday the 13th, I participated in the Occupy LA foreclosure action in Read more...
The "new tone" in politics apparently doesn't apply in Cullman, Alabama. You'll remember that city as the place where an infamous Jim Crow-era sign warned, "N****r Don't Let The Sun Go Down On You In This Town." Brown is the new black; maybe Read more...

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The World Of Civil Rights In 1947
(Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall at the HUAC hearings - the circus was in town) [media id=17545] In 1947 the famous (or infamous) HUAC Hearings wer Read more...