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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...

Brazil’s New President Bolsonaro Gets Blessings From Trump, Netanyahu For Policy of Racial Genocide

Newly elected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has wasted no time in cultivating positive relationships with U.S. president Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, fellow right-wing nationalist leaders who have made popular appeals...
Missouri Primary St Louis County Prosecutor

In Some Major Cities Black DAs Have Arrived, But Will They Help Change the...

The vast majority of elected prosecutors in America are white, particularly white men, which stands as a barrier to equal justice and an engine of mass incarceration. For years, overzealous prosecutors have maintained a...

No Longer Relegated To the Sidelines, Black and Indigenous Mexicans Receive Rights Guarantee From...

The Mexican government has created a national institute to guarantee the rights of indigenous people, including the nation’s 1.4 million Afro-Mexicans. This move by the government — in contrast to a much different situation...

What Were Armed White Men With Rifles, Pistols and Drones Doing In Haiti?

Eight men with an arsenal of weapons and military gear, including U.S. Navy SEALs and military veterans, were arrested in Port-au-Prince, Haiti for roaming around with their guns, reportedly on a “government mission.” Yet,...

University of Glasgow Commits to Pay Reparations for Profiting From African Enslavement, Providing A...

Even as those who oppose reparations argue it is unfeasible or too costly, one British university is proving that it is both possible and necessary to make amends for the enslavement and genocide of...

Report on Police Violence Against Black People in Toronto Reveals Canada Has A Big...

  When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a woman heckler that “your racism has no place here,” it turns out he was wrong. The myth of Canada as a model of multiculturalism, in which...

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