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Jesse Lava on mass incarceration: 'Fear drives an awful lot of our criminal justice

sunnubian ·
Jesse Lava, campaign director of Beyond Bars, and Preston Shipp, a former prosecutor and a professor at Lipscomb University, join John Fugelsang to discuss the need for mass incarceration reform in the United States. “The United States spends more than $200 billion a year locking people up, once you count cops and courts. If we took a fraction of that money and invested it in prevention programs, rehabilitation programs, community supervision, taxpayers would be a lot better off because...
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Surgeon who once saved MLK’s life dies in NY at 95

sunnubian ·
Surgeon who once saved MLK’s life dies in NY at 95 by David B. Caruso, Associated Press | January 6, 2014 at 10:51 AM Comments 2 This Sept. 28, 2012 photo provided by NYC Health and Hospitals Corp. shows John W.V. Cordice at the Harlem Hospital Center in New York, where he had been an attending surgeon and chief of thoracic surgery. Cordice, the surgeon who was part of the medical team that saved Martin Luther King Jr. from a nearly fatal stab wound in 1958 has died at the age of 95.
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Senator John McCain’s Son, Jack McCain, Weds His Airforce Sweetheart Renee Swift

sunnubian ·
Senator John McCain’s Son, Jack McCain, Weds His Airforce Sweetheart Renee Swift June 3rd, 2013 - By Jazmine Denise Rogers Source: Sen. John McCain It was a love-filled weekend for the McCain family, as 2008 presidential candidate, Senator John McCain celebrated the marriage of his 27-year-old son, John “Jack” McCain IV and his new daughter-in-law, Renee Swift-McCain, 29, People reports. The lovebirds met in Guam, where Jack was stationed, serving as a Navy lieutenant and helicopter pilot.
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Opening Night at the Bowl – Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith – Patti Austin – John Legend

AlliedLive ·
Jun 22  8PMHollywood Bowl Celebrate summer at our glamorous, season-opening event! The annual Hall of Fame concert honors music legends and concludes with spectacular fireworks, in this star-studded benefit for the LA Phil and its education...
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Obamacare manipulators Papa John's, Applebee's see their reputation plummet

sunnubian ·
Watership Down Follow RSS Daily Kos member Profile Diaries (list) Stream Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 08:38 AM PDT Obamacare manipulators Papa John's, Applebee's see their reputation plummet by fiver Follow Email 236 Comments / 236 New Great news: the people trying to hurt their workers instead of providing them health insurance, and using Obamacare as an excuse, have seen drastic drops in their brand's reputation . According to YouGov BrandIndex, a leading marketing survey that measures brand...
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Remembering JFK: A sad story about the death of a king

sunnubian ·
Remembering JFK: A sad story about the death of a king Dallas : TX : USA | Nov 22, 2013 at 1:56 AM PST BY Punditty 8 0 VIEWS: 6,448 1 of 2 President John F. Kennedy speaks at the Rice Hotel in Houston Nov. 21, 1963, the day before he was assassinated. (Image: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, public domain) For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories of the death of kings; How some have been deposed; some slain in war, Some haunted by the ghosts they have deposed… –...
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Re: Protesters Call For The Release Of Surveillance Video Showing Officers Killing John Crawford

Momentum ·
Look at all the old white bigots, God I really do hope there is an eternal hell fire for them bastards!
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Re: Protesters Call For The Release Of Surveillance Video Showing Officers Killing John Crawford

Norland ·
It's too bad and sadder than sad, these man-kind whatevers ever left the Caucasus mountain caves. They're the equivalent to Sasquatch Ebola to Africans in America. All this hatred and murder our sons by them because of fornication and their damn women.
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Re: Protesters Call For The Release Of Surveillance Video Showing Officers Killing John Crawford

Momentum ·
Originally Posted by Norland: It's too bad and sadder than sad, these man-kind whatevers ever left the Caucasus mountain caves. They're the equivalent to Sasquatch Ebola to Africans in America. All this hatred and murder our sons by them because of fornication and their damn women. I worked with so many old bastards who would smile in your face but say shit behind my back. I never had anything to do with them on a social basis. I never laugh with them and was all business with a smile and...
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Re: Protesters Call For The Release Of Surveillance Video Showing Officers Killing John Crawford

sunnubian ·
"White residents gather to show support for the officers who killed an innocent man on sight." ************************************************************** Now, just how sick and mentally twisted do you have to be to support a man that murdered, executed an unarmed teenager in cold blood . How mentally deranged do you have to be to actually support shooting and unarmed human being (6) times , and twice in the head ? i.e. [Ferguson] And, here s upporting police murdering a customer in...
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Re: Protesters Call For The Release Of Surveillance Video Showing Officers Killing John Crawford

sunnubian ·
Vyan Follow RSS Daily Kos member Profile Diaries (list) Stream WED SEP 10, 2014 AT 08:41 AM PDT So why isn't Ronald Ritchie being charged with manslaughter in police killing of John Crawford? by Frank Vyan Walton Follow 128 Comments / 128 New In March of 2012 a man in Pasadena, California, called 911 and claimed that he'd been robbed at gunpoint. Officers were dispatched and not long afterward 19-year-old college student Kendrec McDade lay dead of police-fired gunshots. Police claimed they...
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Re: Protesters Call For The Release Of Surveillance Video Showing Officers Killing John Crawford

sunnubian ·
Doubts cast on witness's account of black man killed by police in Walmart Alleged to have threatened customers, John Crawford, 22, was having a phone conversation while holding an unloaded BB gun Jon Swaine in New York Students protest outside the office of the Ohio attorney general, Mike DeWine, in Columbus to call for the release of Walmart’s in-store video. Photograph: Jim Otte/AP When Ronald Ritchie called 911 from the aisles of a Walmart in western Ohio last month to report that a black...
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Re: Protesters Call For The Release Of Surveillance Video Showing Officers Killing John Crawford

RadioRaheem ·
the state is fighting hard to keep the video. I think they should have either already released the video or at least not commented on the actions of the cops. According to them, the victim did not put down the gun when asked, but the family. who saw the footage, stated that the guy had the gun pointed down using it like a cane and was on the phone. the police shot him on sight. Release the video!!! and then release any other video evidence that shows a white guy getting the same treatment...
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Norland ·
Oh, Momentum, we don't have to discuss that job crap. I'd pull up on the job parking lot, get out of my car, put feet back in car and drive the hell back home. I'd be: Not today!! Temporarily saved myself from high blood pressure, stress and the urge to kill for 24 hours. There are no words to describe working with white men and women for 8 hours. They bring all their prejudices right along with them to the job. Give ya fuckin' migraines.
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Re: Protesters Call For The Release Of Surveillance Video Showing Officers Killing John Crawford

sunnubian ·
He Lied: ‘Witness’ In John Crawford Shooting Changes Story John Crawford was shot on sight by Ohio police for buying a toy gun in Walmart AFRICANGLOBE – John Crawford III, the African American man shot dead by police in a Beavercreek, Ohio Walmart, may be gone; but revelations about what he was or was not doing before his death continues to unfold . Now, the witness who made the phone call that led to the shooting has changed his story. Ronald Ritchie, the man who called police and said that...
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Re: Protesters Call For The Release Of Surveillance Video Showing Officers Killing John Crawford

Momentum ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: Now, the witness who made the phone call that led to the shooting has changed his story. Ronald Ritchie, the man who called police and said that John Crawford was pointing a gun at shoppers in the store, now says that at no point did the young father of two make any such gesture. John Crawford III was shot dead about a month ago for holding onto a BB gun as he walked through the aisles in Wal-Mart. Ritchie, who claims to have witnessed Crawford, called 911 and...
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

Kocolicious ·
Another testimony of how the world sees black people. And this black dude is the STAR. And he doesn't get any props? And China's head is deep...I mean DEEP in the ass of Africa....stripping the resources like massa and the sand people less than a hundred years ago. And to insult the black race....where they are supposed in partnership with? Now if that's not telling you SLAVERY is still here alive and kicking I dunno what WILL. It like the scramble for Africa to the nth power. China wants...
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

Kocolicious ·
Chen Qiuping, who represents the Beijing Film Association, had the following to say about the backlash: This focking statement is ridiculous. What the fock you mean it's merely a promotion method? It's a racist move motherfocker. We are not talking about chinese audiences...we are talking about your racist association erasing the STAR of the FOCKING show. If you feel that way? Don't use the poster at all. And is not criticism against chinese audiences cuz they haven't SEEN the movie as of...
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

sunnubian ·
See, the Chinese FULLY understand PROPAGANDA and the effects it has on the psyche. Unfortunately, the vase majority of the Black race does not understand Propaganda and its effects or refuse to acknowledge it because its more convenient and less work to keep your head buried in the sand. The Chinese do not want the Black man to be seen as a hero. They do not want Chinese people seeing Black males as heroes, and they do not want Chinese women seeing Black males as sex symbols. China is in the...
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

Norland ·
Well, we're trying to deal with white people's bullshit, here comes the yellow people; the brown people don't like us too much, the red people are dealing with those damn reservations, the in-between colors don't care for us too much either. What's a black person supposed to do? If we were as mean and hateful as the white people, there'd be no life on this planet, nothing.
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

GoodMan ·
The East Asian is more racist/colorist than White people are... Facts.
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

sunnubian ·
Any Asians of any persuasion that hate Black people are no more that just more of your run-of-the-mill White boot-lickers. They don't know any Black people. No Black person has ever did anything to them. They have no reason whatsoever for being racist against Black people. Their racism against Black people is purely White ass kissing. They conjure up some hatred or dislike for or racism against Black people to appease the racist White people whose ass they are trying hard as hell to kiss and...
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

GoodMan ·
Asians hate Blacks and etc just because they think they are better than us and where they come from they shun dark skin. Asia is full of colorism, matter of fact, you only really see "yellow" Asians in the West, most of them back in Asia are Whiter than White people. Asians and Mestizos are 100 times more racist than Europeans because their justification is often off of skin color alone.
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

Kocolicious ·
Those Asians who hate black person are like Europeans who hate black people. Asians especially north Asians feel superiority for their white skins because tat is what Europeans incorporated to them in trade and engagement. China like the Romans, Greeks, Japanese were busy poking the butts of enunchs and little boys to feed their pedophile thirst than to be anybody's focking hero. Folks needed a hero from their savage behavior. And the one thing they did believe in...is the buddha. And the...
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

sunnubian ·
Yeah, like I said, their racism is purely out of White ass kissing. I know about the color-caste system of India, etc., [however, it is more complex than just merely color], but, no matter how you chop it up, it all boils down to European conquest spreading White supremacy mythology in the first place. It's just like how religions spread Sexism in order to take over humanity, and centuries/thousand of years later, even as many people of any religious faith are not necessarily sexist, there...
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

sunnubian ·
"So. They have the same RESENTMENT that Massa has with the black madonna and child. And the buddha just like Mary and Jesus' color transformed by the places conquered by massa or exploited by massa." ************************************************ When you steal another man's legacy, [religious philosophy, discoveries, sciences, ect.] or when your own historical research tells you that it belongs to him and not you, and you are determined to make the WORLD believe that it belongs to you and...
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

Kocolicious ·
Sista Sunnubian wrote: When you steal another man's legacy, [religious philosophy, discoveries, sciences, ect.] or when your own historical research tells you that it belongs to him and not you, and you are determined to make the WORLD believe that it belongs to you and not him, you have to first make the world believe that it could not have possibly ever have belonged to him in the first place. And you make the world believe it by putting those things in your white image. Bingo! It's called...
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Norland ·
White folks have defaced and replaced the Greatest Country of Their Mind. Shoutout to the Original Natives of "America"!!!!!
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Momentum ·
Wow, they can't put the main character on an advertisement because he is black. Just shows how badly Black people are marginalized around the world. We must somehow pull together a working and self sustaining diaspora.
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

Norland ·
All those diamonds and gold in Africa, every black man should be wealthier than Bill Gates. They hate our guts, call us niggers, then they're crawling all over Africa like ants, making the mega bucks at our expense. We never as a "race" get tired of folks lambasting our asses in every way possible.
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

Norland ·
All those little African/Chinese babies will be called Chiggers I guess. Every race in the world becomes white on our asses. What are the Africans going to do when they're all thrown off the continent; out of their 57 countries when the Chinese get jiggy on their black behinds. One billion African refugees; whatcha gonna do? America can't handle the ones she kidnapped in 1619. I believe she's plotting to kill us all. She'll be using us for body parts and whatever else she uses dead Africans...
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Re: Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

sunnubian ·
With the Great Wall of Denial the Black psyche has been conditioned and programmed with, there's only about a 50/50 chance of the Black diaspora ever 'pulling together'. And, really, with Africans being the most prolific Deniers, in the grand scheme of things , does even still matter? At this point in our history, it's going to not only take collaboration of the Black diaspora alone, but also with Africa, as well as the unification of Africa, and all under the primary banner or umbrella of...
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Sweet Auburn Avenue Atlanta, Georgia USA A History from 1880-1960

sunnubian ·
Sweet Auburn Avenue Atlanta, Georgia USA A History from 1880-1960 1940- Peachtree and Auburn Avenue Sweet Auburn Avenue Atlanta, Georgia USA A History from 1880-1960 Prolog More financial institutions, professionals, educators, entertainers and politicians were on this one mile of street than any other African American street in the South. The street was "paved in gold" observed John Wesley Dobbs. Today the buildings on Auburn Avenue honor the determination and tenacity of Black Americans...
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STEALING AMERICAN ELECTIONS, U.S. CORPORATIONS STEALING AFRICAN RESOURCES, COMMITTING GENOCIDE AGAINST AFRICANS

sunnubian ·
John Kerry Did It Ann Garrison, BAR Contributing Editor 08 Jan 2020 John Kerry Did It The “it” being: put Republicans in power by allowing George Bush to steal the presidency for the second time, in 2004, with no assistance from Russians, Wikileaks or Jill Stein. “Greens did it, Russia did it, Wikileaks did it, and we’re all going to do it again.” The Democratic National Committee’s scapegoating began early in 2016, months before pussy grabbing, wall building, climate change denying, health...
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How Can I Protect Myself (and Others) from the New Coronavirus and COVID-19? - FROM JOHN HOPKINS MEDICINE.ORG

sunnubian ·
How Can I Protect Myself (and Others) from the New Coronavirus and COVID-19? Facebook Twitter Linkedin Pinterest Print Infectious Diseases Reviewed By: Lisa Lockerd Maragakis, M.D., M.P.H. To help lessen the spread of the new coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease it causes, here are important steps that can help protect you, your family and others. Lisa Maragakis , senior director of infection prevention at Johns Hopkins Medicine, shares these guidelines: Avoid close contact with others.
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A Growing Number of Black Athletes Are Leaving Pro Sports To Tackle Racism

sunnubian ·
A Growing Number of Black Athletes Are Leaving Pro Sports To Tackle Racism By Gus T. Renegade - September 16, 2017 Anquan Boldin, who won a Super Bowl ring with the Baltimore Ravens in 2013, abruptly retired this summer after signing with the Buffalo Bills. Boldin’s cousin Corey Jones was killed in 2015 by a plainclothes cop who later was charged for the slaying. All-Pro NFL wide receiver Anquan Boldin inked a new contract with the Buffalo Bills this summer worth nearly $3 million for one...
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Rapper Diddy Wants To Buy The NFL

sunnubian ·
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS Home > Entertainment News Rapper Diddy Wants To Buy The NFL Diannah Watson, BlackAmericaWeb.com Leave a comment 291 39 The NFL this season has proven to be an ongoing battle after President Donald Trump fired shots against NFL players for taking a knee in peaceful protest against police brutality. Colin Kaepernick started the protest last year when he took a knee during a San Fransisco 49ers game. For that Kaepernick was kicked off of his team and has been unable to get...
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Trump Ends Temporary Protective Status for Haitians, Forcing 58,000 to Leave the Country

sunnubian ·
Trump Ends Temporary Protective Status for Haitians, Forcing 58,000 to Leave the Country By D. Amari Jackson - November 21, 2017 0 108 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – MAY 21: Francois Alexandre and others protest in front of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Broward county to urge the Department of Homeland Security to extend Temporary Protected Status for Haitian immigrants on May 21, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Haitians have been eligible for TPS and now the...
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Guns for Hire: How The CIA & US Army Recruit Mercenaries For White Rhodesia

sunnubian ·
Guns for Hire: How The CIA & US Army Recruit Mercenaries For White Rhodesia Pamphlet – April 4, 2005 by John Dough (Editor) A collectors item from the anti-colonial struggles of the seventies. This text details how the US military and CIA colluded with Solider of Fortune magazine and others to send white mercenaries to fight for the Ian Smith regime in Rhodesia. While the nitty gritty details are mainly of historical significance, given the heavy reliance on "contractors" in Iraq and...
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FDA Approved Vaccine with Autism and SIDS Listed as Adverse Events, Vaccine Safety Website Removes Information

sunnubian ·
FDA Approved Vaccine with Autism and SIDS Listed as Adverse Events, Vaccine Safety Website Removes Information Some very disturbing news recently came across my desk from a fellow activist. The Tripedia vaccine product insert was removed from the Johns Hopkins Institute for Vaccine Safety website. [1] I also discovered that it is now missing from the Centers for Disease Control Vaccine Price List. The “official” reason is likely Sanofi Pasteur’s discontinuing the production of the vaccine.
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Navy Ship Named After Georgia Congressman John Lewis

sunnubian ·
Navy Ship Named After Georgia Congressman John Lewis Comments: 0 | Leave A Comment Jan 8, 2016 By Krystal Franklin, BlackAmericaWeb.com Georgia congressman and civil rights legend, John Lewis will be the first of the many civil rights heroes named after new navy ship. NBCNews.com reports: Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, made the announcement Wednesday afternoon in Washington, D.C. Lewis cried when Mabus stopped by his office a few months ago to share what was then an idea, he told NBCBLK.
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Numbers Don’t Lie, but Statistics Lie All of the Time

TheKing_65 ·
(The below is a post that I made on my blog .) You don’t have to be a professor to know that there’s clear racial bias as it pertains to us. White people may be shot more, but they are the majority. However, usually, when they get shot and killed, it’s because there was no other choice. We get shot and killed for being Black. Numbers don’t lie, but statistics lie all of the time. Furthermore, for the people that choose to ignore all of the videos of Black people getting killed for being...
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From Hanrahan to Daley to Alvarez, Protecting Killer Cops is a Chicago Prosecutorial Tradition

sunnubian ·
From Hanrahan to Daley to Alvarez, Protecting Killer Cops is a Chicago Prosecutorial Tradition Submitted by Bruce A. Dixon on Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:56 by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon If there's any justice the political career of Cook County States Attorney Anita Alvarez will end with the November 2016 election . But we should remember that Chicagoans threw Cook County States Attorney Edward V. Hanrahan out of office over the 1969 assassination of Fred Hampton, and not much else...
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Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster [But China Is All Up In Africa]

sunnubian ·
Chinese State Media Fights Claims of Racism After Changing ‘Star Wars’ Poster December 9, 2015 | Posted by Ricky Riley Tagged With: diversity in sci fi , John Boyega , John Boyega Star Wars , star wars , The Force Awakens , twitter racism Actor John Boyega ‘s presence in the next Star Wars film has been met with racist fans, fake boycotts and now racist advertising from China. Earlier this month, fans took notice of the placement of John Boyega’s character Finn in Chinese advertisements. He...
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THE SECRET COUNTRY AGAIN WAGES WAR ON ITS OWN PEOPLE

sunnubian ·
THE SECRET COUNTRY AGAIN WAGES WAR ON ITS OWN PEOPLE In a major article for the Guardian, John Pilger follows the release of his film 'Utopia' with an investigation into a new attack on Australia's indigenous people, which has been called 'cultural genocide'. ************************************************************* Apartheid Is Alive And Well In Australia TOPICS: Aboriginal Apartheid Australia Colonial Nations Racial Attitudes White Supremacy John Pilger POSTED BY: DAN ROODT DECEMBER...
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Trump trashes John Lewis' district: Things to know about 5th Congressional District

sunnubian ·
Trump trashes John Lewis' district: Things to know about 5th Congressional District Jennifer Peebles 11:51 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 AJC HOMEPAGE U.S. Rep. John Lewis speaks as Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard (foreground) sits next him during a town hall discussion about the impact of gun violence at the Martin Luther King Sr. Community Resources Complex in Atlanta on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM If President-Elect Donald Trump believes Georgia’s Fifth...
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How an Ex-Black Panther Waged a Successful, Four-Decade Revolution In Publishing Without Planning To

sunnubian ·
How an Ex-Black Panther Waged a Successful, Four-Decade Revolution In Publishing Without Planning To By D. Amari Jackson - February 22, 2017 0 1463 Paul Coates never planned to become a member of the Black Panther Party. Recently returned from a three-year military stint in Vietnam, the Philadelphia native and avid reader relocated to Baltimore in 1968, where he subsequently began “hanging around” the Party, not as a member, but as a community worker. “At that time,” Coates clarifies, “you...
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DR JOHN HENRIK CLARKE: "BLACK PEOPLE HAVE NO FRIENDS"

sunnubian ·
DR JOHN HENRIK CLARKE: "BLACK PEOPLE HAVE NO FRIENDS"
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Re: From Niggerhead to Negrohead to Ballard, a Mountain Finally Gets A Decent Name

EbonyRose ·
Name change halts longtime racial slur Ballard Mountain no longer called ‘Negrohead’ By Stephanie Bertholdo bertholdo@theacorn.com NAME-CALLING—John Ballard as he appeared in the 1880s. A mountain peak in Lobo Canyon, listed on government documents as “Negrohead Mountain,” has been officially changed to Ballard Mountain in honor of John Ballard, who is said to have been the first African American to settle in the Santa Monica Mountains. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted...
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