Miami security guard blames George Zimmerman for arrest in killing of unarmed man | Miami Herald – On Tuesday, Miami-Dade prosecutor Gary Winston laid out the state’s case. Byrd and Smathers, longtime friends, had been barbecuing after work on June 1, 2012. Later that night, they went in Smathers’ Ford F-150 to Club Lexx, 12001 […]

Miami security guard blames George Zimmerman for arrest in killing of unarmed man | Miami Herald – “The reason the evidence was fabricated is because I’m white,” the pony-tailed, pointy-goateed Kendle said to jurors during the start of his murder trial on Tuesday. Seconds later, Kendle went where the judge had warned him not to […]

These killings of white people are tragic and inexcusable. That should be said without equivocation. But after I affirmed this same fact to my old friend, I asked him, “What would make you think I think otherwise?” That same night on CNN, I watched Dr. Marc Lamont Hill debate the Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke, also […]

The biggest takeaway from the PPP poll is that a majority of the Republican Party’s base is living in a right-wing bubble where facts don’t matter—and it has become increasingly acceptable to publicly voice racist positions because the leading presidential candidate is modeling that behavior. Not only did PPP find that a majority of Republicans believe […]

What did Mahatma Gandhi think of black people? – The Washington Post – During his stay in South Africa, Gandhi routinely expressed “disdain for Africans,” says S. Anand, founder of Navayana, the publisher of the book titled “The South African Gandhi: Stretcher-Bearer of Empire.” According to the book, Gandhi described black Africans as “savage,” “raw” […]

Bin Wahad was surrounded and severely beaten by a large group of men after he and another activist rose from the audience during the presentation and casually walked toward the stage to address the speaker during a question and answer session. During the attack, Bin Wahad was choked from behind, pulled to the floor and savagely […]

As the fact checkers over at Snopes were quick to point out, however, this is not the case for a variety of easily discernible reasons. Citizens of Kenya do not speak “Kenyan” because such a language does not exist. Instead, they either speak English or Swahili — the country’s two official languages. As for Kenya’s other 66 languages, […]

The so called “New” Black Panther Party is a HATE GROUP and in no way affiliated with the Original Party which dissolved in 1982. See for yourself: http://blackpanther.org/FAQs.html — New Black Panther Party | Southern Poverty Law Center – The New Black Panther Party is a virulently racist and anti-Semitic organization whose leaders have encouraged […]

Introduction – The FBI’s Covert Program To Destroy the Black Panther Party, Page 1, Hands Off Assata Campaign In August 1967, the FBI initiated a covert action program — COINTELPRO — to disrupt and “neutralize” organizations which the Bureau characterized as “Black Nationalist Hate Groups.” 1 The FBI memorandum expanding the program described its goals […]

Whites Quit Working With Black Mississippi Judge, Then He Got Sacked – The Daily Beast – “It came to the point where they couldn’t beat me at the ballot, so they had to find another direction,” he said. Thompson said the sheriff quit sending him suspects and fellow judges quit sending the accused to his […]

Netherlands Must Stop Holiday Blackface Tradition, UN Body Says – World – Haaretz – The comments from the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will stoke an already heated debate on the custom, described as a harmless piece of fun by defenders, but condemned by other groups as an offensive stereotype. Prime Minister Mark […]

Support Grows for a National Commission on Reparatory Justice | Indiĝenaj Inteligenteco [http://uhurunews.com] – The call was contained in a June 24th letter to the president from the National African-American Reparations Commission (NAARC), a group of prominent Black leaders in the legal, academic, health and faith-based communities across the country. To date, 10 national African-American […]

Prisonerz speak out about the assassination of Hugo Pinell | Moorbey’z Blog – Guards seemed to be in a celebratory frame of mind by Paul Sangu Jones Written “B.A. (Black August) 12, 2015” – By now the world should know that Hugo “Yogi” Pinell was stabbed to death in New Folsom. The guards seemed to […]

An Interactive Guide To Police Killings And The System That Excuses Them | ThinkProgress – Shocking video footage was often the reason these deaths were vaulted into the national media’s awareness. When an encounter was caught on video, it sometimes helped result in charges against the officer. For instance, body camera footage of the shooting […]

COINTELPRO warrior Dhoruba bin Wahad attacked by New Black Panther Party – National Cointelpro | Examiner.com — Many consider Dhoruba an elder statesman of the Black Power movement and he has continued his activism after release from prison. Dhoruba was interviewed by Examiner.com last year on his views: “The pitfalls of opportunism and reactionary politics […]

Cable News Largely Ignores Spike In Murders Of Transgender Women Of Color | Blog | Media Matters for America – 2015 has seen a disturbing spike in the number of recorded murders of transgender people, and especially transgender women of color, in the U.S. Though the trans community has historically been disproportionately targeted by violence, […]

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