“We are human beings. We deserve to be buried by our children not the other way around. No matter how u felt about black people look at this mother and look at this father and tell me as a human being how u cannot feel empathy for them. How can u not feel sympathy for their pain and loss. These are not ‘THOTS, niggas/niggers, hoes, Ballers, Divas.’ These two people are parents. They are humans that produced a child and loved that child and that child was slaughtered like Game and left face down as public spectacle while his blood drained down the street.” Read more.
Democrats Pay Black Staffers 30 Percent Less
If you’re a person of color hoping to get hired by a political campaign, here’s the ugly truth: You’ll probably get paid less than your white counterparts, if you’re even hired at all. On both sides of the aisle, there is a racial pay gap in campaign politics. Asian, Black and Latino staffers are paid less than their white counterparts, according to an analysis by the New Organizing Institute. For example, African-American staffers on Democratic campaigns were paid 70 cents for each dollar their white counterparts made. For Hispanic staffers in Democratic campaigns, the figure was 68 cents on the dollar. Read more.
FICO Changes Scoring System for Your Benefit
Changes are coming to the FICO credit-scoring system, potentially allowing millions of people to take out loans. The Wall Street Journal reports that Fair Isaac (FICO), which produces the FICO score, will no longer include failures to pay bills when calculating a score if the issue has since been resolved. The tabulation also will take unpaid medical bills less into account, according to the Journal. Read more.
Dawn Porter’s Anti-Civil Rights Espionage Doc ‘Spies Of Mississippi’
In Dawn Porter’s “Spies of Mississippi,” the height of racist delusion is reflected in the history of Mississippi’s Sovereignty Commission, an entity created In 1956 to enable the state government to “maintain a successful fight to preserve the separation of the races,” using “any and all powers.” Those powers, it is revealed throughout the course of the film, involved the construction of a clandestine spy organization which investigated, infiltrated, and sabotaged civil rights organizations throughout Mississippi. Read more.
Young Mother Commits Suicide By Walking Into Oncoming Traffic After Son’s Mysterious Death
A distraught young mother ended her life by walking into oncoming traffic just hours after the mysterious death of her 14-month-old son, Omoyele Gonzales. According to the Canton Repository, police were called on Thursday around 7:30 pm to Kayelisa Martin’s Ohio residence after relatives said that she was suicidal. At the same time, investigators say that a relative of the 20-year-old mother showed up at a nearby Canton fire station to report that a toddler was dead. By the time officers arrived at the home, Martin was gone. Read more.