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November 13, 2015

Samuel L. Jackson: More Than Just An Actor!

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Did you know that actor Samuel L. Jackson was active in the civil rights movement?

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Click here to learn more about his involvement with the civil rights movement

Jacqueline Berrien, Former EEOC Chair, Dies at 53

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Former EEOC Chair – Jacqueline Berrien dead at 53.  Berrien died of cancer.  President Obama shared, “she has spent her entire career fighting to give voice to under represented communities and protect our most basic rights.”  A focus of her tenure as EEOC Chair was combating workplace discrimination.  During her term as Chair, the EEOC won the largest award under the American With Disabilities Act (ADA) $240 million for intellectually disabled men in EEOC VS. Hill Country Farms. The payout was later reduced to $1.6 million due to statutory caps.

She was also instrumental in the passage of regulations concerning the Genetic Non Discrimination Act of 2008.  A leader by example, during federal sequestration, when staff were furloughed without pay, Berrien donated her pay to a federal employee assistance fund. Prior to joining the EEOC, she worked for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.   Click the link below to read more about this phenomenal woman!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/jacqueline-berrien-former-eeoc-chairwoman-dies-at-53/2015/11/12/1ecc41da-8956-11e5-9a07-453018f9a0ec_story.html

Quote: “When A Well Packaged Web of Lies Has Been Sold Gradually To The Masses Over Generations, The Truth Will Seem Utterly Preposterous And Its Speaker A Raving Lunatic.” -Dresden James

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“When A Well Packaged Web of Lies Has Been Sold Gradually To The Masses Over Generations, The Truth Will Seem Utterly Preposterous And Its Speaker A Raving Lunatic.” -Dresden James

Black Mail Readers, We’d love to hear your thoughts on this powerful quote!

Quote: I’m Not Going to Censor Myself To Comfort Your Ignorance. -Unknown

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I’m Not Going to Censor Myself To Comfort Your Ignorance. -Unknown

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Did you miss yesterday’s post?  Click here to view a powerful rendition of, “Hey Black Child” by Unesi Eugene Perkins.

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