Members of the advocacy group also confronted her outside the church. They chanted “Gay rights Portia. Protect Jamaica’s gays” as she entered the building. “We pretty much interrupted her speech,” Michael Forbes, a member of Jamaica Anti-Homophobia Stand who protested Simpson-Miller, told the Washington Blade on Friday during a telephone interview from New York. Forbes […]

We witness to ourselves, by ourselves. For, we are the Haitians. From the womb to the tomb, our lives is about struggle. Free Haiti understand a US-European war is declared and waged daily against our lives, our lands, our resources, our culture, religion, our future, our very soul. But for over “five hundred years in […]

Niet iedereen wijst het besluit af om de huidskleur willekeurig te veranderen. ‘Als we onszelf konden veranderen, zouden we allemaal gespierd witte mannen zijn met waarschijnlijk indrukwekkende baarden’, merkt een speler met het pseudoniem DerDuderich op. ‘Ik kan niet wachten op meer huid- en haartonen. En vrouwen.’ Volgens een Amerikaanse studie uit 2014 spelen blanke […]

Nugent, who is a conservative columnist and spokesperson for the Outdoor Channel, previously caused widespread controversy after calling President Obama a “subhuman mongrel.” Nugent’s racially charged attack on Sharpton comes weeks before he is scheduled to appear at the NRA’s annual meeting, which will be held April 10 through 12 in Nashville, Tennessee. On April […]

In March 2014, after prosecutors and Ford’s attorneys filed motions to vacate his conviction, the state district court ordered his release. However, more than a year later, Ford is still fighting the state for compensation. He’s also facing an advanced cancer diagnosis. Stroud knows all of this. He says he knows now that Ford was […]

Ignorance frequently excuses in moral cases, but only if the ignorance itself is not blameworthy. On Gideon Rosen’s account of ‘culpable ignorance’, agents can avoid blameworthiness for their beliefs by satisfying ‘procedural epistemic obligations’. Individuals are therefore not required to hold any particular beliefs, but must rather manage the process of their belief formation, such […]

But, as is the case with any sea change, the pendulum might have swung a bit too far in the opposite direction. Instead of opening the field for actors of any race to compete for any role in a color-blind manner, there has been a significant number of parts designated as ethnic this year, making them off-limits for Caucasian […]

Originally posted on WEHNAM:
Perm Their Natural Kinky Hair, And Have “Pointed Nose” Operations?   Africans’ early encounters with Arabs and Europeans were mostly catastrophic; these foreigners colonized and enslaved millions of African people. They deemed African aesthetics as ugly. African contributions to world civilization: medicine, traditional religions, arts, science, fashion, etc were labelled inferior.…

Shortly after Stretch arrived at Columbia University, the then Dean of the School of General Studies, Clifford Lord, received a visit from two FBI agents who asked him to get rid of Stretch, saying that he was a former communist and a trouble maker. The dean escorted the agents to the door, saying “Mr. Johnson […]

Anyone unable to attend the meeting has three other options for participating and submitting Scoping comments, starting with the BOEM PEIS website: www.boemoceaninfo.com. This site includes a web-based mapping tool that allows the user to visualize the program areas and resource information, and create maps identifying specific areas or resources of concern. The maps and comments may be submitted […]

In response to requests from citizens, organizations and elected officials in Georgia, North Carolina and New Jersey, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) added three public Scoping meetings for the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) BOEM is preparing in support of the OCS oil and gas leasing program for 2017-2022. As part of […]

Originally posted on junglejournalist:
A World Health Organisation report on the danger of mercury in skin lightening soaps and creams has revealed that over 77 per cent of Nigerians use such products on a regular basis. The report, published this month by the organisation on its website, further shows that it is followed by Togo…

The pantsula queen also stupendously told Sunday Sun the following: “I love the fact that I look younger and my skin is clear. I want to be like Michael Jackson. I know that black is beautiful. I don’t hate being black. I’m just enhancing my beauty. I loved myself when I was dark, and I […]

Originally posted on dokumentationsarchiv:
The daubing of a Nazi swastika cross symbol on the headstone of a boy partisan killed in combat at age 12, Ugo Forno, is an “outrage to our city,” the Democratic Party said Monday. PD chief whip Fabrizio Panecaldo said it is even more offensive that the swastika was daubed on…

Originally posted on dokumentationsarchiv:
Am 21. März veranstaltete die Neonazi-Partei „Der III. Weg“ im rheinland-pfälzischen Limburgerhof einen Infostand. Anlass dafür ist der Plan des Gemeinderates von Limburgerhof (Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis) am Ortsrand ein Containerlager für 18-25 Flüchtlinge zu errichten. Weitere Flüchtlinge sollen dezentral in dem Ort untergebracht werden. Der Infostand war nicht die erste und auch nicht…

Originally posted on Turtle Talk:
Stephen Cornell has published “‘Wolves Have A Constitution:’ Continuities in Indigenous Self-Government” (PDF). The abstract: This article is about constitutionalism as an Indigenous tradition. The political idea of constitutionalism is the idea that the process of governing is itself governed by a set of foundational laws or rules. There is…

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