I Was Not Amused By The Hashtag #CivilRightsTwitter

I wonder if in 2015, those of Jewish descent, or religion, would ever participate–let alone initiat– a hashtag such as #HolocaustTwitter. Let’s picture it. A social media collective accompanied by memes of slain emaciated bodies on top of each other, as they were in real life concentration camps, with sassy captions like: “I don’t seeContinue reading “I Was Not Amused By The Hashtag #CivilRightsTwitter”

Civil Rights Heroine, Amelia Boynton Robinson, Died Today At The Age of 104

Today, on August 26th, Amelia Boynton Robinson, a heroine of the Civil Rights Movements in the 1960s, died at the age of 104. You may not recall the name but you’ve seen the brutal, telling images of her on Alabama grounds tear-gassed and beaten by racist policemen and state troopers on March 7, 1965, historicallyContinue reading “Civil Rights Heroine, Amelia Boynton Robinson, Died Today At The Age of 104”