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PressTV – ‘US laws allow police to discriminate against minorities’

Amnesty International has condemned the US for its immigration laws, accusing it of discrimination against minorities including Hispanics and Native Americans.The rights group accuses the federal, state and local authorities of systematic failures to enforce immigration laws without discrimination. The group says that Latinos and indigenous communities are disproportionately affected by a range of immigration […]

George Zimmerman, the Man Who Shot Trayvon Martin, Profiled by Family and Neighbors – The Daily Beast

George Zimmerman wasn’t a cop, but he wanted to be. The 28-year-old man who shot Trayvon Martin inside a gated Florida community Feb. 26 is in hiding now, as the media and the nation direct their attention to the town of Sanford, near Orlando. The neighborhood watch captain has not yet been charged in the […]

APNS Editorial: America Needs Social Justice, Not ‘Soul Searching’

How the Obama Administration ‘s Apathy Concerning Institutional Racism Passively Allows the African in America to be Mistreated by the Far-Right TheAngryindian 03.26.2012 ‘Other races were engaged in seeing their cause through — the Jews through their Zionist movement and the Irish through their Irish movement — and I decided that, cost what it might, […]

Is Obama Black? | Al Akhbar English

By Asad AbuKhalil – Mon, 2012-03-26 14:47- Angry CornerThere is no question that United States President Barack Obama has been trying desperately for the last three years to avoid bringing attention to a fact that few Americans miss: the fact that he is an African-American.Obama is aware of the widespread racism in the United States […]

Trayvon Martin gunned down for ‘carrying Skittles while black’ | Pams House Blend

The two allegedly engaged in a physical altercation. There was yelling, and then a gunshot.When police arrived, Trayvon was face down in the grass with a fatal bullet wound to the chest. Zimmerman was standing with blood on his face and the back of his head and grass stains on his back, according to The […]

On Revolution: A Conversation Between Grace Lee Boggs and Angela Davis | Center For Race Gender | CRG

On Revolution: A Conversation Between Grace Lee Boggs and Angela Davis | Center For Race Gender | CRG. Friday, March 2, 2012 Pauley Ballroom UC Berkeley Admission free; open to the general public For the first time in history, iconic activists Grace Lee Boggs and Angela Davis will share the stage for a conversation entitled […]

Federal Judges Racist Email May Have Violated US Ethics Code | Mother Jones

A racist email sent around by Richard Cebull, the chief US district court judge in Montana, not only showed blatant disrespect for the president of the United States but also may have broken federal ethics rules. Cebull, who was appointed to the court by George W. Bush in 2001 and became chief judge in 2008, […]

Human Rights at Home: The Chicago Police Torture Archive | APNS Int.

Human Rights at Home: The Chicago Police Torture Archive – FACTS AT A GLANCE Between the years of 1972 and 1991, approximately 135 African-American men and women were arrested and tortured at the hands of former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge and officers under his command at Area 2 police headquarters. Some of these victims […]

Prensa Latina News Agency – Gipsies in Socio-Sanitary Strain in France

Hounded and stigmatized, the Gipsies in France are living in precarious sanitary, social and labor environments, said socilogist Laurent Maucchielli in his blog for the French daily Le Monde.Maucchielli refered to statistics from the Regional Health Observatory of Ile-de-France on the local Romani community (of Bulgaria and Romania), some 5,000 of whom live here, in […]

Hair Relaxer Use and Risk of Uterine Leiomyomata in African-American Women

Abstract Hair relaxers are used by millions of black women, possibly exposing them to various chemicals through scalp lesions and burns. In the Black Women’s Health Study, the authors assessed hair relaxer use in relation to uterine leiomyomata incidence. In 1997, participants reported on hair relaxer use age at first use, frequency, duration, number of […]

Cassandra Wilson cancels Holon concert, joining artistic boycott of Israel – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

“Her first explanation was that she read recently about Israel’s intention to attack Iran and she feared for her safety and the safety of her people,” said Telem. He recommended she speak with official agencies in Israel and the United States to inquire about whether there were any official travel warnings, rather than relying on […]

Why Mass Incarceration Really is the New Jim Crow

This system of racial profiling and using prison as a one-size-fits-all solution is one of the reasons Black communities are and will remain economically worse off than the rest of the America. More Black men are imprisoned by this country than were ever enslaved. Its bad enough that the Great Recession has affected Black men […]

NYPD Built Secret Files On NJ, Long Island Mosques

NEWARK, N.J. — Americans living and working in New Jerseys largest city were subjected to surveillance as part of the New York Police Departments effort to build databases of where Muslims work, shop and pray. The operation in Newark was so secretive even the citys mayor says he was kept in the dark.For months in […]

Susana Martinez, New Mexico Governor, Loses A Hairstylist Over Gay Marriage Stance

WASHINGTON — The frontiers of the gay marriage debate keep on expanding. On Tuesday, Governor Susana Martinez R-N.M. lost a hairstylist who refused to clip her locks out of disgust with her opposition to marriage equality. Antonio Darden, who had cut Martinezs hair on three occasions and runs Antonios Hair Studio in Santa Fe, N.M., […]

Rick Santorum: Prenatal testing encourages abortions VIDEO – Election 2012 – The Washington Post

[Editor’s Note: The fact that politics in the US have consciously included religion as an electable factor is a direct violation of the Constitutional law that guarantees a ‘Separation of Church and State’ in order to avoid the development of a theocratic government and captive social structure. Despite what Mr. Santorum and the other neoconservative candidates argue, […]

The Prison Industrial Retirement Complex, by the Numbers – COLORLINES

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