Category World Issues

Carlos the Jackal on trial for 1974 Paris attack

Carlos the Jackal on trial for 1974 Paris attack – EUROPE – [hurriyetdailynews] – Carlos, a Venezuelan whose real name is Ilyich Ramirez Sanchez, was dubbed “Carlos the Jackal” by the press when he was giving international security services the slip while on the run. The nickname came from a fictional terrorist in the 1971 […]

PressTV-For 35 yrs in prison without conviction

PressTV-For 35 yrs in prison without conviction – A mentally ill African American man has spent more than three decades in the US state of Texas without conviction, a defense attorney says. Jerry Hartfield, 59, has been jailed for over 35 years despite his original murder conviction being thrown out from being found guilty, defense […]

Zanj Rebellion – Wikipedia

Zanj Rebellion – The Zanj Rebellion or the Negro Rebellion was the culmination of series of small revolts. It took place near the city of Basra, located in present-day southern Iraq, over a period of fifteen years (AD 869–883). The insurrection is believed to have involved enslaved Bantus (Zanj) that had originally been captured from […]

Cecil the Lion, White Supremacy, and Speciesism | The Greanville Post • Vol. IX

In response to this apparent double standard Roxanne Grey joked that “I’m personally going to start wearing a lion costume when I leave my house so if I get shot, people will care.” There is some truth to her statements as the white American public seems much more concerned in bringing the dentist to justice […]

European Racism : Nigger, are you crazy? Hoe vernietig je de zwarte identiteit? – NRC Handelsblad

Nigger, are you crazy? Hoe vernietig je de zwarte identiteit? – NRC Handelsblad van vrijdag 31 juli 2015 — Amerika, vooral blank Amerika, leefde een paar jaar in een droom. Een nieuwe tijd was aangebroken, waarin de oude problematische rassenverhoudingen er niet meer toe deden. Het aantreden van Barack Obama, de eerste zwarte president, onderstreepte […]

Ida B. Wells: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Heavy.com

Ida B. Wells-Barnett would have turned 153 on July 16. She was a writer and editor, a suffragist and an early leader in the civil rights movement.“We salute Ida B. Wells with a Doodle that commemorates her journalistic mettle and her unequivocal commitment to the advancement of civil liberties,” Google says.Wells-Barnett is also known for […]

Black Time Travel | Civil Rights historians ignore this group because they actually defended themselves

The Deacons are a segment of the larger tradition of Black Power in the United States. This tradition began with the inception of African slavery in the U.S. and with the use of Africans as chattel slaves in the Western Hemisphere. Stokely Carmichael defines Black Power as: “The goal of black self-determination and black self-identity—Black […]