emancipation Archives

Police Shoot Black, Pregnant Mother to Death At Home, in Front of Children

June 19, 2017

“They shot my mom.” According to the Washington Post, this is the tragic remark made by the son of a mentally ill black woman shot dead by two white police officers yesterday morning in Seattle, WA. The Seattle Times reports that…

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Virginia Finally Dealing With Archaic Child Marriage Laws

July 8, 2016

Child marriage is Now banned in Virginia The state of Virginia had, until now, no minimum age requirement to get married. hen speaking of child marriage, we think of developing countries, poor societies, or cultural and religious traditions which, for most…

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Shit Republicans Say About Martin Luther King (VIDEOS)

January 18, 2016

7 examples of how right-wing Republicans claim to embrace Martin Luther King while attacking everything he fought and died for. Back in the 1960’s, conservatives fought the Civil Rights movement tooth and nail. Now that Martin Luther King has been whitewashed and…

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Confederate Flag Placed On Black Civil War Monument. Bigots, DON’T Mess With Boston!

June 29, 2015

On Sunday, June 28th, Melissa Carino was walking past the Boston memorial to the Black 54th Massachusetts regiment, the first Northern black regiment to serve in the American Civil War which led to the 13th amendment and freedom for all…

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