There Once Was A Troll Who Hated Fat Women – Origins of the Manosphere – YouTube

Once upon a time, there was a place called Usenet. Fast forward 20 years, and now armies of millions of online personas can be launched to promote or harass anyone their handlers are paid to. This is important history for anyone doing anything important that might trigger someone’s fragility online.

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5th Annual African Yoga Fest – September 24, 2022

For the 5th year in a row, we will gather on the beautiful grounds of H.E.R. Living Campus with yogis and energy workers from various disciplines to share our love for yoga in a natural setting. This… Source: 5th Annual African Yoga Fest

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How 1 family coped after the Birmingham church bombing, and reckoned with racism : NPR

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The 16th Street Baptist Church is an iconic landmark with its blue neon sign, dramatic stained-glass windows, and imposing twin bell towers. It was here on Sept. 15, 1963 that a Ku Klux Klan bomb killed four Black girls.Near the back corner of the building is a…

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Los Angeles Sheriffs Raid the People Legally Tasked With Investigating Police Corruption

Really dangerous moment in Los Angeles that we should all be paying attention to. After lengthy investigations in to Sheriffs gangs, which have a long history of violence and corruption, the Sheriffs have searched the homes of the people charged with overseeing them. https://t.co/GQH7OsH0A5 — Thomas B. Harvey (@tbh4justice) September…

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Beyond “Bridgerton”: Facing Up to Slavery in Europe – YES! Magazine

Otele, vice-president of Britain’s Royal Historical Society, meticulously reconstructs the lives of forgotten African Europeans, tracing the intercontinental thread of anti-Blackness from Greco-Roman times to the present. African Europeans is arranged more or less chronologically, but I found myself reflecting on how place shapes anti-Blackness, an ideological virus that mutates…

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Donovan Lewis’s Mother Speaks For the First Time Since Deadly Columbus Police Shooting

No mother should have to bury their child. Especially considering the horrific way Rebecca Duran, mother of Donovan Lewis, found out that her son had been killed. The 20-year-old was shot in his apartment by Columbus police during an arrest warrant attempt. Duran, who says she first heard of the…

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Why we’re leaving our beloved Texas home in search of freedom from anti-LGBTQ attacks

In late February, the Texas governor issued a directive ordering the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate parents for child abuse who provide medically necessary gender-affirming care to their transgender children.Officials already have vowed to introduce a bill in the upcoming session that, like Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay…

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The National Black Nurses Association Holds its 50th Annual Conference in Support of Black Healthcare Professionals  – Ebony

Earlier this summer, the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) held its 50th annual conference in Chicago, along with a free health fair for the local community. Founded in 1971, the non-profit organization was formed as a collective to represent and advocate for Black nurses, fighting unequal pay and systemic racist…

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