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The 1974 Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Mother | Dillsnap Cogitations

During arraignment on murder charges, Chenault referred to himself in an alter personality, a “Hebrew”, and gave the name of the alter to the court as “Servant JACOB”. In court, Chenault was observed to be biting and licking his lips, and clasping his hands, repetitively. When asked about the shooting, Wayne responded, “I’m a Hebrew […]

Black Folks, It’s Time To Stop Taking Care Of White Peopl | Shadow and Act

When are we going to have a ‘town hall on racism’ that addresses how a jury of women, predominantly white women (and mothers!), don’t identify with a black child? I need to know how that happened. I need to understand that. And I want white people to explain it to me. Before someone starts railing […]

Why is America celebrating the beating of a black child? – The Washington Post

The kind of violent discipline Graham unleashed on her son did not originate with her, or with my adoptive mother who publicly beat me when I was a child, or with the legions of black parents who equate pain with protection and love. The beatings originated with white supremacy, a history of cultural and physical […]

FBI confirms black activist Ray Robinson was killed during 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee – CBS News

Desiree Marks, who’s held out hope for 40 years that she’d see her father again, said she was crushed by the FBI’s confirmation of his death. “I’ve always thought that might not be the case. He may come home. He may be alive. He may, he may, he may,” Marks told The Associated Press on […]

SCLC director calls on black families to arm themselves | www.ajc.com

The remarks came one week after 23-year-old Goodyear employee Nicholas Thomas was fatally shot by Smyrna police serving an arrest warrant on a probation violation. Police say Thomas tried to run them over in a customer’s Maserati, though lawyers hired by the dead man’s family have challenged the official account. Earlier this month 27-year-old Anthony […]

Gamers boos op spel dat huidskleur avatar verandert | Tech | de Volkskrant

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 […]

Lawyers for CIA Leaker Cite Selective Prosecution After Petraeus Plea Deal – The Intercept

In January, Sterling was convicted by a jury on nine criminal counts, including violations of the Espionage Act, for leaking classified information to Times reporter James Risen about a CIA effort to undermine Iran’s nuclear program. Sterling is to be sentenced in April and faces a maximum sentence of decades in jail. In a statement […]