The young man indicated that he was attempting to ask President Obama a hypothetical question.“If Africa becomes United States of Africa. And you get the chance to meet the first president of the first United States of Africa,” he said. “It’s clear?”It still wasn’t clear, but Obama answered the question anyway.“Regardless of the resources a […]

Today’s depressing news that some 10,000 joined a “New York Stands with Israel” rally at the UN (overseen by Chuck Schumer, of course) was compounded for me by a demoralizing encounter outside St. Mark’s Church. I was biking down Second Ave., and saw the “FREE PALESTINE” banner outside the church, and stopped to check it […]

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Originally posted on victorjara42's Blog:
It was July 4, 1910 when Jack Johnson fought James J Jeffries in a Heavyweight Championship Title Fight in Reno, NV. A special outdoor arena was built for this fight called, The Fight of the Century. The fight was scheduled for 45 3 minute rounds! Yes, 45 ROUNDS! Here…

Historically, segregationists approve of segregationists. I wish I could find a picture of Marcus Garvey’s meeting with a head of the Ku Klux Klan. Garvey said, “I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the Negro is concerned, as better friends of the race than all other groups of […]

Originally posted on Decolonization:
by Maile Arvin I confess: I avoided watching the 2011 Oscar award-winning movie The Descendants (directed by the acclaimed Alexander Payne of Sideways and Nebraska, starring George Clooney) for a long time. I had read the book of the same name, by Kaui Hart Hemmings, on which the movie is based.…

Nobody knows precisely how or where it started, but on a steamy Saturday night, July 19, 1919, the word began to spread among the saloons and pool halls of downtown Washington, where crowds of soldiers, sailors and Marines freshly home from the Great War were taking weekend liberty.A black suspect, questioned in an attempted sexual […]

There’s still the shadow of his widely quoted smoking gun interview with the Louisville Courier Journal in 2010 in which he blew off the 1964 Civil Rights Act as a slap against private businesses’ right to racially discriminate. When asked to explain, he did the obligatory disavowal of racism, but did not back away from […]

According to the New York Daily News, at least five New York Police Department officers took 43-year-old Eric Garner, a Staten Island father of six, to the ground in an attempted arrest on Staten Island. One put Garner in a chokehold that caused Garner – who suffered from asthma – to lose consciousness and reportedly […]

Originally posted on Black Women of Brazil:
? Note from BW of Brazil: The recognition and recovery of the history of the black Brazilian has been a long, hard struggle over the period of a maximum of nearly five centuries but at least since 1888 when slavery was abolished in the country. Since the 1970s,…

(Read the complete original text — with notes — in PDF form, here) — By Abiyomi Kofi – aka – TheAngryindian   The Mismeasures of Radical Afrocentrism: Indigenist Thoughts on African Fascism and the Failure of Master Race Narratives 07.24.2014 ‘I denounce European colonialism…but I respect the learning and profound discoveries of Western civilisation‘. – […]

Originally posted on italkyoubored:
(The following contains language that may well be considered offensive. This post is an attempt to make clear what was written in past Ron Paul newsletters. More information can be found here) Blast ‘Em? If you live in a major city, you’ve probably already heard about the newest threat to your…

Originally posted on APNS Public Radyo:
On this Dispatch: TheAngryindian speaks on the present state of Black radicalism and the racist ridiculousness of neoconservative theories circulating within the Afrocentrism movement. Afrocentrism, especially in North America, is ridiculed by the Europocentric academic establishment as a joke. Chiefly because of institutional racism against Africans by Europeans, but…

No, there’s nothing wrong when persons of different races and cultures enjoy cultures of other groups. The problem is when the new consumer of the style wants to claim their new found love of another culture as their own and completely erase the people associated with its origins. Of course non-blacks can practice the Afro-Brazilian […]

Open Carry Texas, a gun rights advocacy group, announced that they have scheduled their march through the Fifth Ward in Houston. The march, which was initially scheduled for Juneteenth but postponed at the last minute, will feature open-carry enthusiasts marching through the streets of the predominantly black Houston neighborhood carrying long assault rifles.Open Carry Texas […]

APNS /North America [07.09.2014] — The Aboriginal News Group with deep regret wishes to announce that our dear Brother and ANG co-founder and African Bureau-chief, Dr. Ridwan Laher Nytagodien Ph.D. has transitioned and joined with his ancestors on Wednesday, the 2nd of July, 2014. The late Dr. Laher – a citizen of the Republic of…

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