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Nelson Mandela. Memorials, Militancy and the ANC movement

sunnubian ·
TUE DEC 10, 2013 AT 12:59 PM PST Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile by Black Kos 364 Comments / 364 New Anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela raises a clenched fist, arriving to address a mass rally, a few days after his release from jail . Nelson Mandela. Memorials, Militancy and the ANC movement Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez South Africans and supporters world-wide continue to pay tribute to and honor Madiba, Nelson Mandela. You can...
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Why the Right-Wing Media Spent 16 Months Smearing a Dead Teenager

sunnubian ·
Why the Right-Wing Media Spent 16 Months Smearing a Dead Teenager July 22, 2013 | Filed under: Featured , Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 13 Hate preachers have continued to blame Trayvon Martin for his own murder AFRICANGLOBE – Appearing on Fox & Friends in the wake of a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin, Geraldo Rivera’s claim that Martin brought about his own death by dressing in a hooded sweatshirt the night of the killing was shocking,...
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Re: Nelson Mandela. Memorials, Militancy and the ANC movement

Yemaya ·
Yep. If Mandela was so militant, then why did he compromise to let international and national criminals corporate and individual get off and get away with their crimes against South Africans in Africa? I do not include the Europeans in this mix they are illegally there as far as I'm concerned. And what of Winnie Mandela's contribution to the militant struggle while her husband was locked away for 27 years? Some say less because the Boers were holding him in another town for a few years...
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Re: Nelson Mandela. Memorials, Militancy and the ANC movement

Jalil ·
We have to look at all of this story, the good and the bad of it This is hard to do because then we must look at some of the past racism of the Zulus against the Bantu and the Winnie Mandela necklace. Looking at the good and the bad of it, everyone without exception is seriously flawed. Mandela’s reconciliation approach recognizes human flaws. That is hard to do especially when subjected to hundreds of years of oppression in the States. Mandela in his country did it. Now he is honored by...
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Re: Nelson Mandela. Memorials, Militancy and the ANC movement

Jalil ·
We can barely correct the distortions of U.S. history still taught in our classrooms, and it is asking a lot for us to undertake an understanding of a continent as vast as Africa, with a complex and multi-faceted history and present day relationship to global capital and its multiplicity of internal conflicts, but perhaps, with the world's eyes now centered on the passing of Madiba, we can make a start. He would ask that of us . YES!
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RadioRaheem ·
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Re: Nelson Mandela. Memorials, Militancy and the ANC movement

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: Yep. If Mandela was so militant, then why did he compromise to let international and national criminals corporate and individual get off and get away with their crimes against South Africans in Africa? I do not include the Europeans in this mix they are illegally there as far as I'm concerned. And what of Winnie Mandela's contribution to the militant struggle while her husband was locked away for 27 years? Some say less because the Boers were holding him in...
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Re: Gingrich's poverty solution: Pay poor kids to be janitors

Yemaya ·
Newt Gingrich is an ultraconservative, poor people hating, Tea Party Republican. And this fool has obviously never heard of the working poor.... You know also this was code talk for you spics and niggers.
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Re: Gingrich's poverty solution: Pay poor kids to be janitors

Cholly ·
Quote: "The former Speaker then went on to propose that in poor neighborhoods, the "schools ought to get rid of the unionized janitors, have one master janitor and pay local students to take care of the school." Poverty solved."...."he demonstrates a fundamental lack of understanding on the ways in which poverty works". Gingrich does have a lack of understanding about poverty, it's that he doesn't care nothing at all about poverty in this country.....None of the Republican candidates do.
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Re: Gingrich's poverty solution: Pay poor kids to be janitors

sunnubian ·
Newt Gingrich is just a prime example of a Self-Hating White person; the White equivalent to the Self-Hating Black. Gingrich was born to a teen-aged mother who was very very briefly married to his father (probably was a shot-gun wedding) from a poor background. The only thing that saved Newt from the trailer park was the fact that his mother later married a military man after leaving and divorcing Newt's father. So, Newt is just the White version of the many Black people that make it out of...
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Re: Why We Need To Listen To Tavis, Cornel On Poverty

EbonyRose ·
Interesting. Just a couple of days ago, I received an email from 'Smiley & West' touting a new, upcoming "membership" program of their radio show ... where they are asking for $39.00/year or $3.99/month ... which would entitle the 'member' to be able to listen to additional discussion (not aired to the non-paying public), a mug, a T-shirt (I think) .... and a portion of the payment would go as a donation to a poverty organization called "Feeding America" ... whose mission it is to feed...
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Re: Why We Need To Listen To Tavis, Cornel On Poverty

Xumbrarchist ·
What a crock! In 1975 Sylvia Porter mentioned DEPRECIATION 5 times in the index of her MONEY BOOK and 4 of them were about depreciation of automobiles. In 2007 I checked FIVE of Suze Orman's books and not one of them mentioned depreciation. There have been 200,000,000+ cars in the US since 1995. At $1,500 lost in depreciation per car per year that is $300,000,000,000 every year. That is FOUR TRILLION DOLLARS since 1995! What has Suze Orman or the economics profession said about that? Now...
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Re: Why We Need To Listen To Tavis, Cornel On Poverty

sunnubian ·
I would rather give my money directly to Feeding America than to fatten the pockets of either one of them! If their "mission" is so altruistic and selfless .... they why don't they spend some of theirOWN millions to get the word out and bring attention (and maybe a lot of donation money once people find out and want to help!) to the plight of Black kids suffering from hunger? ==================================================================== It would seem that they would spend their own...
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Re: Why We Need To Listen To Tavis, Cornel On Poverty

sunnubian ·
My take on Suzy Orman is that she really does know what she is talking about when it comes to finance, personal finance, etc., but, I just personally have a problem with her because of the fact that she is so damn rich by now, promoting all her books, etc., and her rounds on the talk show circuit, PBS, finance advice shows, etc., that it would SEEM that a woman who comes from the background she claims to come from (a struggling waitress), would have free information and/or tools on her...
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Re: Why We Need To Listen To Tavis, Cornel On Poverty

Yemaya ·
You know, who else is addressing these issues nationally? They have valid points. Some people need to stop looking so much at the issue they have with them and President Obama and look at what they are saying about the conditions in this country especially with African Americans. Because truth be told, the President AND democratic majority congress could've done something more than extending unemployment benefits. That's the truth of the matter. They could've put a CCC type program into...
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Re: Why We Need To Listen To Tavis, Cornel On Poverty

Raptor ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: You know, who else is addressing these issues nationally? They have valid points. Some people need to stop looking so much at the issue they have with them and President Obama and look at what they are saying about the conditions in this country especially with African Americans. Because truth be told, the President AND democratic majority congress could've done something more than extending unemployment benefits. That's the truth of the matter. They could've put...
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Re: Why We Need To Listen To Tavis, Cornel On Poverty

Xumbrarchist ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: My take on Suzy Orman is that she really does know what she is talking about when it comes to finance, personal finance, etc., but, I just personally have a problem with her because of the fact that she is so damn rich by now, promoting all her books, etc., and her rounds on the talk show circuit, PBS, I am not saying she doesn't know the stuff that she talks about. The problem is what she does not talk about. That is the trick that goes on throughout this...
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Re: Why We Need To Listen To Tavis, Cornel On Poverty

EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: Yet some want to beef about Tavis correctly holding President Obama accountable for not showing up to State of Black America when he knew damn well we were going to vote for him in MASS?? No I think those people are barking up the wrong tree on this issue. ========================================== In a way I kinda agree with this!! I had no problem with Tavis correctly holding President Obama accountable for not showing up to the SOBU!!! But, it was the way he...
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Re: Why We Need To Listen To Tavis, Cornel On Poverty

Yemaya ·
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Re: Why older Latinos matter in election

sunnubian ·
What they are leaving out in this article is the fact that most older Latinos in America that are not recent immigrants, know the deal, and are not likely to be conned by republican false political rhetoric. Older Latinos in America know that the republican party is made up of primarily anti-minority anything, and that they are just as racist against Latinos/Hispanics/Mexicans as they are against Black people, and that their only objective in "reaching out" to Latinos is so that they can use...
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Norland ·
What is a Latino and an Hispanic? The Hatfield & McCoys of Europe have more names for human beings than they do their damn dogs. Syrians, Jews, Native Americans, etc., etc. All we are are our parents children. Don't you have a belly button? Whoops, there it is!!!!!!!
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Re: Why older Latinos matter in election

EbonyRose ·
I thought this was kinda interesting!! It shows how we're getting (politically) smoked by the numbers as the now-#2 racial "minority" in America. Also the "racial and ethnic breakdown by state" link at the bottom gives a great accounting of the states where we DO have even slight political clout (mostly Southern states, of course!) ... and where we have little-to-none. By the numbers: Latino voters By Amy Roberts , CNN Library updated 5:25 PM EDT, Mon June 4, 2012 (CNN) -- Because of their...
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Re: Occupy Protesters Vow to Shut Down Obama Office

Yemaya ·
If it were Bush, as he did this same thing in his second Administration, there would be no OWS. The so-called99% would make excuses all day long, buckle down and just generally shut up.
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Re: Occupy Protesters Vow to Shut Down Obama Office

EbonyRose ·
It was Bush's stupidity and presidency that CREATED the widening of the gap between the 1% and the 99%. We had a SURPLUS of funds when he took office ... and it was his idiocy (plus the starting of 2 wars and billions of tax cuts to the rich with no offsetting ways to fund them except by using taxpayer (i.e. OUR ) money. By the time "the 99%" figured out that there WAS a need to "protest/occupy" because Bush and his Republican cohorts had bankrupted our economy .... he was on his way out,...
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Re: Occupy Protesters Vow to Shut Down Obama Office

Dissident ·
Originally Posted by EbonyRose: It was Bush's stupidity and presidency that CREATED the widening of the gap between the 1% and the 99%. We had a SURPLUS of funds when he took office ... and it was his idiocy (plus the starting of 2 wars and billions of tax cuts to the rich with no offsetting ways to fund them except by using taxpayer (i.e. OUR ) money. By the time "the 99%" figured out that there WAS a need to "protest/occupy" because Bush and his Republican cohorts had bankrupted our...
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Re: Occupy Protesters Vow to Shut Down Obama Office

EbonyRose ·
What I understand is that this problem NEVER SHOULD HAVE BEEN CREATED in the first place. And that whoever DID CAUSE IT , should be the one blamed for doing so. Interestingly .... some people just can't handle THAT truth, though.
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‘Make America Native Again’ Is The Ultimate Clapback Against Trump’s Campaign Slogan An artist takes a swipe at Trump's campaign slogan.

sunnubian ·
‘Make America Native Again’ Is The Ultimate Clapback Against Trump’s Campaign Slogan An artist takes a swipe at Trump's campaign slogan. Written By Charise Frazier 6 hours ago F olks are back at it again with hats lampooning presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump . Remember this one? View image on Twitter Follow New York Daily News ✔ @NYDailyNews Staten Island Home Depot staffer wears "America Was Never Great" hat http:// nydn.us/22gElCt 9:27 PM - 18 May 2016 Well, there’s...
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Code Black Alert: Vonderrit Myers “Shot in Back” – Slave Patrol Officials Continue Disinformation Campaign

sunnubian ·
Code Black Alert: Vonderrit Myers “Shot in Back” – Slave Patrol Officials Continue Disinformation Campaign by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo “There’s no evidence that there was a gun battle going on.” In “ Code Black Alert: Slave Patrols Alive and Well Across America, Part I – the Killing of Vonderrit Myer s,” we stated: “…we will never know what happened in the ten minutes after Vonderrit Myers Jr., 18, carried his turkey sandwich out of frame and into the last ten...
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Meet the Six Big Banks Keeping Private Prisons in Business

sunnubian ·
Meet the Six Big Banks Keeping Private Prisons in Business NOV 17, 2016 · 3 MIN READ · 21 COMMENTS Rebecca McCray is a staff writer covering social justice. She is based in New York. Without these institutions, The GEO Group and Core Civic would be in trouble—which is what advocates for divestment want. A Wells Fargo bank branch in Miami. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) NNOV 17, 2016 · 3 MIN READ · 21 COMMENTS As the advent of a Donald Trump presidency looms, speculation about what his...
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MEANWHILE, IN AFRICA: [EXPANSION OF IMPERIALIST U.S. "WAR on TERROR" IN AFRICA

sunnubian ·
MEANWHILE, IN AFRICA: [EXPANSION OF IMPERIALIST U.S. "WAR on TERROR" IN AFRICA MEANWHILE IN AFRICA U.S. MANUFACTURED TERRORISTS IN AFRICA U.S. IMPERIALISM IN AFRICA AFRICOM TO DESTABILIZE AFRICAN CONTINENT U.S. DESTABILIZATION CAMPAIGN IN AFRICA AFRICA U.S TERROR WAR EXPANSION WESTERN EXPANSIONISM IN AFRICA U.S. RACIST POLICIES FOR AFRICA LIBYA TO KILL ALL BLACK PEOPLE IMPERIALIST LIBYA TO KILL ALL BLACK PEOPLE IMPERIALIST WESTERN RACE WAR ON THE BLACK RACE THE WAR ON AFRICA THE GLOBAL WAR...
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COLOR OF CHANGE CAMPAIGNS

sunnubian ·
FEATURED CAMPAIGN Justice for Philando & Alton Our nation has woken up to yet another video of a Black man dying at the hands of police autoplaying in our social media feeds - and it feels like we're in a never-ending nightmare. More... Products made by companies that support hate legislation have no place in any store. Whole Foods continues to carry products from Bolthouse Farms, a known support of conservative causes, despite outcry from customers and communities Whole Foods needs to...
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Campaign Zero 2015 Year-End Police Violence Report: 59 of 60 Largest Cities in U.S. Disproportionately Kill Black People

sunnubian ·
Campaign Zero 2015 Year-End Police Violence Report: 59 of 60 Largest Cities in U.S. Disproportionately Kill Black People December 22, 2015 | Posted by David Love Tagged With: #BlackLivesMatter , #blacklivesmatter movement , #BlackLivesMatter Protesters , blacklivesmatter debate , campaign zero , Christie Anti Blacklivesmatter , combating police brutality , Ferguson Effect , fighting police brutality , implicit bias in law enforcement , law enforcement of black communities , lethal force by...
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Julieka Dhu, Australian Aboriginal Woman Was Dragged Like a ‘Dead Kangaroo’ and Killed in Police Custody

sunnubian ·
Julieka Dhu, Australian Aboriginal Woman Was Dragged Like a ‘Dead Kangaroo’ and Killed in Police Custody By David Love - August 29, 2016 In February, Carol Roe, grandmother of Julieka Dhu, organized a rally outside the parliament in Perth, four months after the government pledged to reduce the number of Indigenous people in custody. AAPImage Black Lives Matter in Australia. As attention has been paid to Black women who have lost their lives while in police custody and in encounters with law...
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The Truth About Dr. King and Economic Empowerment

sunnubian ·
The Truth About Dr. King and Economic Empowerment By Cliff Albright - January 16, 2017 “For we know now that it isn’t enough to integrate lunch counters. What does it profit a man to be able to eat at an integrated lunch counter if he doesn’t have enough money to buy a hamburger?” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is recognized throughout the world as a civil rights champion. However, many of us underestimate Dr. King’s increasing focus on economic rights — and more...
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SOMETHING ALL AFRICAN AMERICANS CAN UNIFY AROUND: DONATE TO CAMPAIGNS OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN PREDOMINATELY BLACK CITIES LIKE DETROIT

sunnubian ·
Bio Garlin Gilchrist II's passion for advocacy, technology and policy guide his actions as a professional and a public servant. Connecting technology, new media, and grassroots organizing is the cornerstone of Mr. Gilchrist's work. Garlin is the City of Detroit's first ever Deputy Technology Director for Civic Community Engagement. My job is to open up the city's public data and information for the consumption and benefit of all Detroiters. I currently live in Detroit, my hometown, with my...
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They’ll have to leave their guns at home: Secret Service says Republican National Convention will not be open-carry utopia

sunnubian ·
MONDAY, MAR 28, 2016 02:06 PM EDT They’ll have to leave their guns at home: Secret Service says Republican National Convention will not be open-carry utopia BRENDAN GAUTHIER A "Come and Take It" banner at a rally in support of open carry gun laws at the Capitol, in Austin, Texas in 2015 (Credit: AP Photo/Eric Gay, File) In response to a 44,500-signature petition to allow firearms at the Republican National Convention, the Secret Service announced Monday that it would be putting the kibosh on...
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Georgia Passes Law Ending Special Privileges for Officers Involved in Deadly Shootings, Transcripts Will Also be Available to Public

sunnubian ·
Georgia Passes Law Ending Special Privileges for Officers Involved in Deadly Shootings, Transcripts Will Also be Available to Public April 27, 2016 | Posted by David Love Tagged With: #BlackLivesMatter , georgia gov. nathan deal , police prosecutions , police shooting black men , Special Prosecutor As the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported, current state law allows police officers who face possible indictment to sit in the grand jury room for the duration of the proceedings, and hear all...
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Re: Anti-Abortion Billboards geared towards African Americans in Atlanta

sunnubian ·
African American women are just he last frontier in their attempts to influence how people/women feel about abortion.
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Re: Anti-Abortion Billboards geared towards African Americans in Atlanta

Yemaya ·
well yeah, I did want to go off on the founders, just a little bit! They truly come off patronizing. This bi-racial man and his white wife who founded this organization.
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Re: MEANWHILE, IN AFRICA: [EXPANSION OF IMPERIALIST U.S. "WAR on TERROR" IN AFRICA

Kocolicious ·
This bothers me. Not too much is said about what's going on there. They never caught that guy who stole those girls in Nigeria. We don't really know what's happening in Somalia or Ethiopia. Not to mention, Chad, Niger, Rwanda, The Congo Republic. It appears to be all a secret. However, it sounds crazy but I sense a shift...however subtle. I still sense it and somethin' big is getting ready to go down in Africa. Watch. But!
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Re: Meet the Six Big Banks Keeping Private Prisons in Business

Kocolicious ·
Wow! I heard about those fraud cases...I didn't know Wells Fargo was involved. Advocates have been screaming about mass incarceration for a few years. Now it is appears to be a reality. And we're talking top rate banks i.e. Bank of America? Chase? These are main stream banks a lot of people use. I can't believe they're openly support/invest in social politics that's clearly against humanity. Yet...it is. Wonder what their mission statement is now? Will this be an acceptable "business" trend?
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Re: Meet the Six Big Banks Keeping Private Prisons in Business

sunnubian ·
You know, when you look at the ENTIRE picture, it truly seems that the wealth of Western nations, has always been derived from the oppression, exploitation and destruction of the Black race.
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Re: Campaign Zero 2015 Year-End Police Violence Report: 59 of 60 Largest Cities in U.S. Disproportionately Kill Black People

Norland ·
They've been killing us ever since we stepped off the boat. There's something wrong with these fucks; sorry, folks.
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Re: Campaign Zero 2015 Year-End Police Violence Report: 59 of 60 Largest Cities in U.S. Disproportionately Kill Black People

sunnubian ·
That is literally a true statement. African Americans as a formally projected to be approximately 50% of the population in this country by now, is now only around 12%.
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Re: Campaign Zero 2015 Year-End Police Violence Report: 59 of 60 Largest Cities in U.S. Disproportionately Kill Black People

Norland ·
If black people treated white people the way white people treat black people, there'd be no black people anywhere on this land. They'd have killed us all and it wouldn't have taken 500 years and counting. It would have taken place in much less time than that, maybe 100 years, maybe much less. White people have Ph.D's and Doctorates in killing all over this world. Eventually, they won't be in existence anymore; unfortunately, neither will anyone else. There will be a finality to allllllll...
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