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Barack Obama Slams Call-Out Culture, Says 'That's Not Activism'
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Barack Obama doesn't want to hear about your outrage -- not if it's just on Twitter -- because he believes a society that's judgmental to the max is one that doesn't make it better.

The former President called out the current "woke" culture -- especially on social media -- while speaking Tuesday at the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago. Obama's big point ... everything is not black and white in this world, and people make mistakes.

He told the audience ... "The world is messy. There are ambiguities. People who do really good stuff have flaws," and said the idea that everyone should be pure and perfect all the time needs to go away.

Barack added a hypothetical example of getting on Twitter and calling someone out for doing or saying something wrong, and then sitting back and feeling satisfied about it.

44 says that's not activism and it's not enough to bring change, or as he puts it ... "If all you’re doing is casting...
Byron Allen. Comcast threatens to roll back civil rights act
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Respect for Byron Allen, we need to support him. It is about black people getting access to constructive information and rewriting the negative narratives concerning our image as a community. Bryon needs to get with Tyler and others like them need to come together as well. As black people we need to start supporting black institutions and black media/entertainment is a good start.
Stephen Curry Breaks Hand
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Stephen Curry has broken his hand, Marcus Thompson of the The Athletic reports. X-rays were performed on the 31-year-old’s hand and wrist after he injured it Wednesday night against the Phoenix Suns.

The Warriors themselves have since confirmed the break in an announcement of their own.

The veteran guard injured the hand after hitting the deck on a driving attempt in the third quarter, he lost balance in the air and came down bracing his fall with his arms.

According to Kerith Burke of NBC Sports, the next step for the Warriors will be to have Curry undergo a CT scan to assess the damage. That Dubs general manager Bob Myers tells them will determine whether or not the guard requires surgery.
When the Slave Traders Were African (Colin-worthy but a must-read for ADOS)
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When the Slave Traders Were African
Those whose ancestors sold slaves to Europeans now struggle to come to terms with a painful legacy

By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
Updated Sept. 20, 2019 11:06 am ET

This August marked 400 years since the first documented enslaved Africans arrived in the U.S. In 1619, a ship reached the Jamestown settlement in the colony of Virginia, carrying “some 20 and odd Negroes” who were kidnapped from their villages in present-day Angola. The anniversary coincides with a controversial debate in the U.S. about whether the country owes reparations to the descendants of slaves as compensation for centuries of injustice and inequality. It is a moment for posing questions of historic guilt and responsibility.

But the American side of the story is not the only one. Africans are now also reckoning with their own complicated legacy in the slave trade, and the infamous “Middle Passage” often looks different from across the...
Falcon's Fan Thoughts on the Season
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No lies told. Shit has been an unmitigated disaster from jump. We have no creativity on offense thanks to Dirk Koetter's play calling. Defense is a whole other clusterfuck of its own. The fact that the head coach is calling the defensive plays is a huge indictment. Vic Beasley needs to be charged with grand larceny for stealing damn near $13 million this season. Dan Quinn needs to go, and I wouldn't be upset if the GM got the boot too.
Charles Barkley never won an NBA championship. Here's what left him empty-handed.
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Richard Dumas got suspended for a yr than again for breaking NBA substance drug policy... Dumas was a rookie scoring threat for the sun's that average 20 points a game in the NBA finals that yr when they lost to the bulls in 6... Kid was a 15-20 point a night scoring threat that was severely missed the following 2 seasons in which Houston rockets instead advance... Also Charles Barkley back started acting up... So key offensive player missing and back spasm stopped the sun's from returning to finals in which they would've most likely beat the Knicks or magic.. That is the real reason.. If you actually watch bball and not a YouTube or google searcher you would know these things
Dred Scott case explained!
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Who is this chick?? Her presentation was fire.. More of her please. I wish BGOL was the type of place people like her could frequent. The amount of knowledge/power we would be infused wit.

But it looks like we're working on it. :)
Inmate badly beats up his public defender (he shot up a church wedding and hit the bride and pastor)
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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man charged with attempted murder in a church shooting attacked his public defender during a jailhouse meeting, sending the man to intensive care with severe head injuries and no memory of the beating, according to documents released Tuesday.

Dale Holloway, 37, of Manchester, assaulted public defender Michael Davidow on Monday morning at the Valley Street jail in Manchester, New Hampshire, the documents said.

No one saw the assault because the two men were in an unmonitored interview room, and the closest officer was at a desk facing away from the room, according to jail officials.

Attorneys generally turn the lights on and off or tap the glass to get the officer’s attention when a meeting ends, officials...
Trump just dug a deeper hole for his self
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Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) on Tuesday schooled President Donald Trump for accusing House Democrats of “lynching” him through their impeachment inquiry.

After CNN host John Berman read Clyburn the president’s tweet and asked him for his opinion, the congressman accused the president of being deliberately inflammatory in order to distract from his own actions.
Roddy Ricch - Hip Hop
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Early life
Rodrick Wayne Moore Jr., was born on October 22, 1998 in Compton, California, where he was also raised.[4] Some of his family is from Louisiana, and he also spent time living in Atlanta, Georgia in his youth.[5] Ricch started rapping as young as 8, but he began making beats in earnest at age 16.[4][6]

In November 2017, he released his first mixtape, Feed Tha Streets, which featured songs like "Chase Tha Bag," "Hoodricch," and "Fucc It Up." The tape...