From an early age, she wrote poetry. Inspired by Tupac Shakur’s album “2Pacalypse Now,” she turned her poems into rap. “He was talking about social issues in his community, telling a story with poetry over a beat,” she said. “And I was sold for the rest of my life.” … [Read more...] about Rapper Genesis Be’s long battle versus the Confederate flag
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Twitter again flagged a tweet from President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate panel seeks documents in probe of DHS whistleblower complaint Susan Collins: Trump 'should have been straightforward' on COVID-19 Longtime House parliamentarian to step down MORE in which he urged voters to show up at polling sites in North Carolina this election cycle to ensure that their mail-in votes are counted. … [Read more...] about Twitter again flags Trump tweet about voting in North Carolina
Later in June, a White graduate, retired Marine Lt. Col. George "Donnie" Hasseltine, wrote a viral essay on Medium proposing that the Jackson statue be moved to another place, such as the campus museum. A "bolder" step, he said, would be to put the Jackson statue at the Lexington cemetery where he is buried, or at the Chancellorsville, Va., battlefield where he was accidentally shot in the left arm and right hand by a soldier or soldiers from a North Carolina regiment. Jackson's left arm was amputated, and after developing pneumonia, he died May 10, 1863. … [Read more...] about At VMI, Black alumni want Stonewall Jackson’s statue removed. The school refuses.
“I can tell you that I got hired in law enforcement under President Clinton in 1997 where he and Biden came out with the cops-hiring grant and put more cops on the streets,” says Thomas. “Now Biden seems to have moved to the other extreme of the law and order issue…. I was a big fan of President Clinton, not so much Mrs. Clinton. I think there is a big difference between those two and I can tell you that I have personally been around Mrs. Clinton on security details. She treats uniform law enforcement like shit. And the way you act around closed doors says a lot about your character. This is why I don’t get to talk much about politics around my wife and mother in-law who love Hillary.” … [Read more...] about Black Lives Matter Activists Court Trump Converts in Crossover Counties
Liz Peek is a Fox News contributor and former partner of major bracket Wall Street firm Wertheim & Company. A former columnist for the Fiscal Times, she writes for The Hill and contributes frequently to Fox News, the New York Sun and other publications. For more visit LizPeek.com. Follow her on Twitter @LizPeek. … [Read more...] about Liz Peek: Left silences silent majority – but watch for this in November