Tyson writes that Carolyn Bryant Donham — who was married to one of the men who killed Till in — admitted in that the black teen never verbally or physically abused her. That lie led to Till being beaten beyond recognition, shot in the head, having his eyes gouged out and a pound cotton gin fan tied to his neck with barbed wire before being thrown in the nearby Tallahatchie River. The murder — and the gruesome images of his open-casket funeral published in Jet magazine — catalyzed the civil rights movement in the s. In each instance, the initial story was believable because of the troubling belief that a black man is capable of such a thing. The original The Birth of a Nation — a movie that was screened at the White House — depicts the heroism of the Ku Klux Klan after a white woman chooses death over the threat of rape by a black man. In , the notorious Willie Horton ad by the George H.
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Bush fatally shot two African-American customers at a Kroger grocery store Wednesday and was swiftly arrested as he tried to flee, authorities said Thursday. Maurice Stallard, 69, was at a Kroger supermarket when Gregory Bush, a year-old white man, walked in and shot him multiple times. Bush then exited the store and shot Vickie Lee Jones, 67, in the parking lot before an armed bystander reportedly fired back, prompting him to flee. Police were unable to confirm accounts that Bush encountered a second armed man, who engaged him in a brief standoff where no shots were fired, according to the New York Times. Bush had no known connection to either of his victims. Any doubt of a racial motive seemed quelled when surveillance footage showed the shooter forcibly tried to enter a black church minutes before moving on to the supermarket.
A dose of reality: dating a white women when you’re black
Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Sports fans and families dug into a menu of chili cheese fries and hot chicken chunks. Servers offered Guinness and Caramel Apple bushwackers. Some people were wearing Halloween costumes.
Via Jezebel , Jill Scott relays the pain : My new friend is handsome, African-American, intelligent and seemingly wealthy. He is an athlete, loves his momma, and is happily married to a White woman. I admit when I saw his wedding ring, I privately hoped. But something in me just knew he didn't marry a sister. Although my guess hit the mark, when my friend told me his wife was indeed Caucasian, I felt my spirit
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Kit 4 months ago
Holy fuck this bitch is bad at acting
Mezibei 4 months ago
Hot video but you guys really gotta change that intro animation in the future if you haven't already. It's gonna give somebody seizures.