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Statement by MXGM’s People’s Self-Defense Campaign on the Murder of Kimani Gray by the NYPD | Malcolm X Grassroots Movement

Statement by MXGM’s People’s Self-Defense Campaign on the Murder of Kimani Gray by the NYPD | Malcolm X Grassroots Movement   Statement by MXGM’s People’s Self-Defense Campaign on the Murder of Kimani Gray by the NYPD   As we sit here in the aftermath of another senseless tragedy we ask ourselves: why? Why, once again, […]

Ohio Neo-Nazi Busted for Weapons Was Tracking Jewish, Black Leaders | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center

A convicted felon from Ohio with neo-Nazi sympathies and an illegal arsenal of assault rifles, semi-automatic pistols and other weapons was tracking Jewish and African-American community leaders in Detroit before his recent arrest by a federal anti-terrorism task force, according to a report by Michael Isikoff of NBC News. “The FBI averted a catastrophe in […]

Farrakhan and the Lunatic Fringe » Black Skeptics

The Nation of Islam (NOI) has had its fair share of alliances with shady characters, White supremacists, violent theocrats, dictators, and others. It therefore might not come as a surprise to those that have closely examined the group to learn that the bizarre religious sect has now come under the sway of the Church of […]

L.A. Woman Dies After Arrest That Included Kick in Groin – Truthdig

A South Los Angeles woman who had dropped her two children off at a police station later died after an encounter with officers in which one of them kicked her in the groin. Alesia Thomas, a drug addict who feared she could not care for her children, reportedly resisted when officers moved to arrest her. […]

British Grandma Still on Death Row in Texas

“Linda was forced to accept a local court-appointed lawyer, Jerry Guerinot, whose incompetence has already led to 20 of his clients ending up on death row, more than any other defence lawyer in the US. Guerinot’s catalogue of serious failings in Linda’s case includes: • Failure to spot obvious flaws and inconsistencies in the prosecution […]

FBI Investigates Injustices in Livingston, Tx

LIVINGSTON-It was only T’Challa Washington’s second offense. He was convicted of a crime and sent back to prison for the second time in his life. The crime he was convicted of committing was a drug charge involving less than four grams of cocaine. For this offense he was sentenced to 78 years in prison. Yes, […]

“The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” [Paperback] By Michelle Alexander | t r u t h o u t | Members

Publisher’s Weekly bestowed a starred review on “The New Jim Crow”: “Contrary to the rosy picture of race embodied in Barack Obama’s political success and Oprah Winfrey’s financial success, legal scholar Alexander argues vigorously and persuasively that we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it. Jim Crow and legal racial […]

Dr. David J. Leonard: A Lynching Happens Every 40 Hours

Throughout the early part of the twentieth century, African-American activists fought to thwart the systemic scourge of lynching. Faced with a silent and complicit populace, particularly the media and political establishment, African Americans forced the nation to bare witness to the depravity of American racism. Between 1882 and 1968, close to 5,000 lynchings (73% of […]

AIDS Healthcare Foundation: ‘Sad day in battle against AIDS’ as Obama elects to skip AIDS Conference | Facebook

“In the 1980s, ‘Silence Equaled Death.’ Today, President Obama’s Ongoing Silence on AIDS Equals Death for Millions.” — Michael Weinstein, President, AIDS Healthcare Foundation As 20,000 leading AIDS scientists, researchers, medical providers, patients and advocates gather in Washington, many demand the White House ends patient waiting lists for the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP) and […]

Milton S. Hall | Paradise Funeral Home & Chapel

Milton Sherman Hall departed this life suddenly on Sunday, July 1, 2012. Age 49 years. He was born April 25, 1963 in Saginaw, Michigan to Fred J. and Jewel L. Hall. Milton was a resident of Saginaw. He was educated in Saginaw and completed two years of college. Milton had a disability. He enjoyed sports, […]

Saginaw councilman calls for federal investigation of officer-involved shooting : News : miNBCnews.com

Anger at tonight ‘s meeting was driven by media reports that Hall was shot by police 46 times and that police microphones and cameras didn’t work the night of the incident. Saginaw Police and Michigan State Police have refused NBC25 requests for comment pending the outcome of the investigation, which is standard procedure in officer-involved […]

Liane Membis: Intern Fired for False Quotes

An intern at the Wall Street Journal who is Miss Black America – Connecticut, graduated from Yale University and said she wanted to “represent African American women in a positive light,” is no longer at the Journal after the newspaper said she fabricated sources and quotes just three weeks into the internship, according to news […]

Fuck Yeah Marxism-Leninism – June 28, 1942 – Birthday of Comrade Chris Hani,…

  Fuck Yeah Marxism-Leninism – June 28, 1942 – Birthday of Comrade Chris Hani,….

Autopsy Shows African-American Teen Kendrec McDade Was Shot Seven Times By Police | ThinkProgress

It is not yet clear whether McDade was actually involved in the taco truck robbery or if he was merely a bystander. It is clear, however, that the police who shot McDade did so under a cloud of false information. McDade was not armed, and the alleged theft victim later admitted that he lied about […]

Florida nabs white supremacists planning ‘race war’ – Reuters –

“The American Front (AF) is a military-styled, anti-Semitic, white supremacist, skinhead organization and is known as a domestic terrorist organization,” the affidavit said. It said the group’s alleged local ringleader, Marcus Faella, 39, had been “planning and preparing the AF for what he believes to be an inevitable race war” and had stated “his intent […]

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: Why Has Black Media Ignored the Sexuality of FAMU Hazing Victim Robert Champion? – News & Views – EBONY

Pop quiz: Who was James Craig Anderson?If the name sounds vaguely familiar, let’s refresh your memory. Anderson was the 48-year-old Black man who was beaten and robbed by a group of racist, white Mississippi teenagers in June 2011. And the coup de grâce: Anderson was deliberately run down by one teen—shouting the n-word and “white […]

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