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Amilcar Cabral, the African Engineer and Revolutionary Who Brought Portuguese Colonizers To Their Knees

A new book on Amilcar Cabral by professor Peter Karibe Mendy of Rhode Island College sheds new light on this important 20th century agronomist and pan-Africanist thinker who led an anti-colonial...

Russians Add Digital Warfare to Their ‘Back-to-Africa’ Efforts

Russian President Vladimir Putin convened the first Russia-Africa Summit, signaling his intent to once again make Russia a major player on the African continent. (Photo: shoehorn99; Flickr)

National Voter Registration Day: Why State and Local Elections Matter

September 24 is National Voter Registration Day, a reminder of the importance of state and local elections and ballot initiatives to address racial inequity and injustice. (Photo: Alfred R. Waud, “The...

‘Monkeys, Dogs, and Pigs’: After Years of Racial Abuse, Genocide, West Papuans Continue Fight...

https://twitter.com/ThomasVLinge/status/1167064787114700800 The struggle for independence, freedom and self-determination in West Papua continues. A province of Indonesia and former Dutch colony, West Papua has experienced political protest, violence and...

5 Misconceptions About Sex Trafficking and How It Impacts Black Children

The accusations against R. Kelly and Jeffrey Epstein are shining a light on the issue of human trafficking and child sex trafficking. July 30 is the World Day against Trafficking in...

Red Summer, 100 Years Later: When the White Mob Was Unleashed on Black America

In 1919, white mobs throughout the nation descended upon Black communities, lynched Black people and destroyed homes and businesses in what was known as Red Summer (Photo: Will Brown, victim of...

Mandela Day 2019: The Hard Truths About Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

July 18 is Mandela Day, which is also the birthday of Nelson Mandela, the late South African freedom fighter and political prisoner-turned-president. Mandela, who died in 2013, would have been 101 years...

Why No One Is Discussing the Rise in Africans Migrants Piled at U.S.-Mexico Border

An increasing number of African and Haitian migrants are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and seeking asylum in the United States, traveling thousands of miles and fleeing violence, poverty and...
White Business Man

White ‘Race Shifters’ Steal Hundreds of Millions in Government Contracts By Posing as Native...

The phrase "Kill the Indian, and Save the Man" reflected the white mindset of efforts to “civilize” and “Americanize” Native Americans, forcing them to assimilate and engaging in genocide against them through...

What’s Going On? Black Children Between the Ages of 5 and 11 Are Committing...

(From left) Nigel Shelby, 15, Stormiyah Denson-Jackson, 12, and Rylan Thai Hagan, 11, are recent examples of Black children who have committed suicide. Studies point to an increase in suicides among...

6 Important Things You May Not Know About Juneteenth — But Should

June 19 marks Juneteenth, which Black people in the United States celebrate to mark their emancipation from slavery (Photo: "A group of slaves including men, women and children gathered outside...

African Continental Free Trade Area Will Become the World’s Largest Free Trade Zone

The members of the African Union have formed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which is poised to become a $2.5 trillion zone covering 1.2 billion Africans and the world's...
Andrew Gillum Florida

As Feds Investigate Andrew Gillum, Florida Passes Poll Tax and Ignores Evidence the 2016...

The campaign of former gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum was subpoenaed in connection with the 2018 election. This as Gillum's election opponent, Gov. Ron DeSantis, announces that Russians hacked into two Florida...

Suspensions Don’t Work: Study Says Students Seek School Discipline To Earn Respect and Social...

School violence and student interpersonal conflict are on the minds of the Black community, in light of the recent deaths of at least two children following fights on school grounds. Such incidents...

A Witch Hunt? Black Jewish Activist Jackie Walker Ousted from British Labour Party for...

Jackie Walker, a Black Jewish anti-racism trainer and anti-Zionist activist, was expelled from the British Labour Party for her opposition to the Israeli occupation of Palestine. (Photo: Wikipedia).
Joe Biden

What Biden Gets Wrong About the 1994 Crime Bill

With the 2020 presidential campaign underway and a crowded field of candidates, hopefuls on the Democratic side seek to distinguish themselves from the pack, while others find themselves justifying or explaining their...
Nation of Islam

A Dangerous False Equivalence: Facebook’s Ban of Minister Farrakhan Highlights the Misunderstanding of Black...

The ubiquitous social media giant Facebook has taken steps to purge what they regard as “dangerous” high-profile individuals from their platforms. While the figures banned from Facebook include white supremacists, right-wing extremists...

Australia High Court to Decide if Aboriginals Without Citizenship Can Be Deported

Daniel Love (pictured with his mother) is an Aboriginal Australian born in Papua New Guinea who has lived in Australia since childhood. His parents never completed his Australian citizenship papers. Love...

Democratic Politicians Are Throwing Around the New Buzzword ‘Reparations,’ But Are They Really Serious?

Most of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have expressed support for reparations, but have been vague about specifics. (Image: Wikimedia Commons). The concept of the government paying reparations...
Discipline Disparities

Pew Survey: 67 Percent of Whites Have Never Experienced Racial Discrimination, While 76 Percent...

In light of the rise in hate crimes in America in recent years, and the rise of President Donald Trump through the exploitation of racial divisions and raw appeals to white supremacy,...
Medical Racism

EMS Workers, Paramedics Are Less Likely to Give Black Patients Pain Medication

EMS workers may be undermining the care of Black patients. In a most recent example of racism and unconscious bias in the health profession, a study found that a patient's race may determine whether...

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