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Dr Caligari and Mr Robot September 24, 2015

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Originally posted on Rahma Lama Ding Dong:

Hello Friend.

If Mr Robot made you think of Fight Club more than once. You are most definitely right. The parallel between Mr Robot and Tyler Durden is quite apparent even before the big reveal. So when an instrumental version of “Where is my mind” at the end of the 9th episode started playing, I took it as a confirmation of the link between Fight Club and Mr Robot. (I may or may not have stopped the video, stood up, and started clapping by myself in front of my screen.)

But recently, I have started to see the show under a new light. That of German expressionism.

It all started when I watched The Cabinet of Dr Caligari a few days ago. It’s style and themes somehow reminded of Mr Robot. At first, I found that strange. How can a German expressionist silent movie from 1913 remind me of a 2015 anarchist drama about cyber hacking? But I quickly realized that…

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Tisha Campbell wears apology letter from childhood rapist on her body in new music video | theGrio September 22, 2015

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After Years of Oppression US to Pay Out Nearly $1 Billion to Native Americans | The Free Thought Project September 19, 2015

Albuquerque, NM — In a historic settlement, Native American tribes have been awarded nearly a billion dollars. The U.S. Department of Justice announced this week that a settlement was reached with 645 Native American Tribes for the sum of $940 million dollars. The settlement stems from a 1990 lawsuit, which claimed the U.S. government failed…

Source: After Years of Oppression US to Pay Out Nearly $1 Billion to Native Americans | The Free Thought Project


White kid builds nuclear reactor and Homeland Security offers help September 16, 2015

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No thanks … I think I’ll skip lunch September 13, 2015

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Women sues NYPD for repeatedly trying to arrest her dead husband August 30, 2015

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Originally posted on theGrio:

After years of frustration, a Brooklyn woman has settled a lawsuit with New York City for $10,000.

Karen Fennell says NYPD officers repeatedly came to her Bushwhack home looking to arrest her husband James Jordan Sr., despite the fact that he died in 2006.

Fennell told the New York Post she was so fed up with the harassment – which included ransacking her home – that she decided to tape her husband’s death certificate on her front door.

Jordan Sr., died from diabetes at age 46, and was last arrested in 1996 for turnstile-jumping. Fennell and her son claim they repeatedly told the officers he had passed, even as they flipped over the furniture in the house looking for him.

However, law enforcement continued to show up to the apartment; four times in 2014 alone.

“I can’t hide anyone in my apartment. It’s not big enough for that. But they keep coming and insisting that he’s in…

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A&E casts new Kunta Kinte in Roots remake  August 28, 2015

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Originally posted on theGrio:

When a Roots remake was announced earlier in the year, many wondered who would play the iconic role of Kunta Kinte – now Deadline has finally put speculation to rest.

According to the film site, it’s been confirmed that British actor Malachi Kirby has been cast as Kunta Kinte in A&E Networks’ adaptation.

The updated TV mini-series will follow the lives of Kunta Kinte and his descendants after he is captured from his homeland Gambia and sold into slavery in America. LeVar Burton who famously played the lead role in the 1977 broadcast, is now producing the Alex Haley remake with Will Packer.

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“My career began with Roots, and I am proud to be a part of this new adaptation,” said Burton. “There is a huge audience of contemporary young Americans who do not know the story of Roots or its importance. I believe now is the right time to tell this story so that we can all…

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How Emmett Till’s Murder Changed the World

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Originally posted on TIME:

In 1955, when 14-year-old Emmett Till traveled from his home in Chicago to stay with a great-uncle in Tallahatchie County, Miss., his mother was nervous. Though the world was changing — the Brown v. Board of Education decision had come the year before — the Deep South was still a dangerous place to be black. Till’s mother, Mamie Till Mobley, who had grown up in the rural county (a “snake-infested swamp,” as TIME described it that year), warned him of the risks. She told him “to be very careful… to humble himself to the extent of getting down on his knees,” per TIME.

“Living in Chicago,” she explained at the trial of his murderers, “he didn’t know.”

The teenager was abducted at gunpoint from his great-uncle’s home on this day, Aug. 28, 60 years ago, by two white men who accused him of having whistled at a white woman in…

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