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Re: Pity the sad legacy of Barack Obama : Cornel West

sunnubian ·
I don't think it was race alone, because President Obama slacked, or did or said nothing on many occasions when he could/should have. He left ALL of Bush's policies intact; He renewed the government's contract with dirty, murderous "Blackwater"; He held democrats at bay when they had the controlling votes in Congress and negotiated and compromised and "bi-partisaned" away Single-Payer, Affordable and/or capped Insurance Premiums; Racist America's military is all over Africa now with...
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Re: Pity the sad legacy of Barack Obama : Cornel West

DennisKalita ·
ALl good points. Add to that not busting the Trump-=Russian connection earlier.
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Merriam-Webster, Inc. Boycott

sunnubian ·
Features Derogatory Words -- NPR's Margot Adler reports that reference publisher Merriam Webster is reworking its definition of several derogatory words. It wants to make sure that dictionaries accurately reflect the offensive nature and history of...
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Koch Brothers Flout Law Getting Richer With Secret Iran Sales

sunnubian ·
Koch Brothers Flout Law Getting Richer With Secret Iran Sales <cite class="byline">By Asjylyn Loder and David Evans - Oct 3, 2011 1:28 PM ET </cite> Bloomberg Markets Magazine In May 2008, a unit of Koch Industries Inc., one of the world’s largest privately held companies, sent Ludmila Egorova-Farines, its newly hired compliance officer and ethics manager, to investigate the management of a subsidiary in Arles in southern France. In less than a week, she discovered that the...
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Artificial Meat 6 Months Away, Hamburger In A Year, Say Scientists

sunnubian ·
Artificial Meat 6 Months Away, Hamburger In A Year, Say ScientistsThe Huffington Post   Tara Kelly First Posted: 9/2/11 03:44 PM ET Updated: 11/1/11 06:12 AM ET   Vegetarian , Artificial...
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Activists Promise Civil Disobedience in Detroit

EbonyRose ·
Activists Promise Civil Disobedience in Detroit Date: Friday, December 23, 2011, 4:55 am By: Associated Press 9 Rev. Jesse Jackson (far right) speaks during a news conference at Bethany Baptist Church, along with Rep. John Conyers. (AP) DETROIT (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson and U.S. Rep. John Conyers joined religious and civil rights leaders Thursday to promise protests and possible civil disobedience against Michigan's new emergency manager law that could lead to a takeover of Detroit...
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Job banks, Rubber Rooms and Lazy ass people making 64k-100k a year... doing nothing

Faheem ·
Talk about lazy, and getting paid to do nothing! Here we have individuals making 64k to 100k a year doing absolutely nothing. This is worse than welfare, to make matters worse, these lazy or out of work individuals can turn down a job and still...
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The Black Stake In the Internet

HonestBrother ·
Net Neutrality is an African American IssueBruce Dixon, The Black Commentator America's black misleadership class, which is nearly indistinguishable from its black business class, has struck again. In a stunning coup, a mainline African American...
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Torture American Style

HonestBrother ·
Tuesday, May 9th, 2006Chicago's Abu Ghraib: UN Committee Against Torture Hears Report on How Police Tortured Over 135 African-American Men Inside Chicago JailsFor nearly two decades a part of the city's jails known as Area 2 was the epicenter for what...
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Against Ethnic Cleansing In Detroit: ‘Water Is A Human Right’

sunnubian ·
Against Ethnic Cleansing In Detroit: ‘Water Is A Human Right’ July 14, 2014 | Filed under: Featured , Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff Both Democrats and Republican politicians colluded to drive blacks from Detroit AFRICANGLOBE – Water is a human right. The United Nations formally “recognizes the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right that is essential for the full enjoyment of life and all human rights.” A new European Citizens Initiative declares,...
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Criminals, Victims and the Black Men Left Behind

Kocolicious ·
Warning! This is a LONG read. Criminals, Victims and the Black Men Left Behind Jeremy Berry, a homeless 22-year-old on Chicago’s South Side, has been shot twice in the past 15 months. Photo: Carla Murphy by Carla Murphy ShareThis | Print | Comment Monday, August 4 2014, 7:00 AM EST Tags: Chicago , Gun Violence , Life Cycles of Inequity , violent crime 198 528 Editor’s note: Our series “ Life Cycles of Inequity ” explores the ways in which inequity impacts the lives of black men. Each month,...
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This Offensive 'Freedom 2 Twerk' MLK Poster Actually Turned Into Something Great

Kocolicious ·
This Offensive 'Freedom 2 Twerk' MLK Poster Actually Turned Into Something Great The Huffington Post | By Kate Abbey-Lambertz Posted: 01/17/2014 5:00 pm EST | Updated: 01/17/2014 5:56 pm EST 13 6 A "Freedom 2 Twerk" party may have been ostensibly planned to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., but naturally, it instead seemed to offend most who saw its flyers. Now, it's been cancelled -- and the venue owner is using it as a chance to honor King, for real. The party planned for Saturday in...
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Coalition Of Black Pastors Speaks Out Against Gay Marriage

Kocolicious ·
Coalition Of Black Pastors Speaks Out Against Gay Marriage Posted: 05/15/2014 3:17 pm EDT Updated: 05/16/2014 5:59 pm EDT A coalition of black pastors have condemned gay marriage, saying it's incorrect to compare the fight for equal marriage rights to the civil rights movement. The Christian, conservative Thomas More Law Center filed an amicus brief in Michigan's gay marriage trial Wednesday on behalf of 110 black pastors from Detroit, elsewhere in Michigan, and Ohio. The state's ban on gay...
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Rallying the vote: The Rev. Al Sharpton preaches impact of minority voices

MBM ·
Rallying the vote: The Rev. Al Sharpton preaches impact of minority voicesMonday, October 18, 2004By Clayton HardimanCHRONICLE STAFF WRITERThe vision that the Rev. Al Sharpton articulated Sunday night for Muskegon begins Nov. 2.It starts not when the...
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Time To Get Crazy

sunnubian ·
Published on Monday, July 2, 2012 by TruthDig.com Time To Get Crazy by Chris Hedges Native Americans’ resistance to the westward expansion of Europeans took two forms. One was violence. The other was accommodation. Neither worked. Their land was stolen, their communities were decimated, their women and children were gunned down and the environment was ravaged. There was no legal recourse. There was no justice. There never is for the oppressed. And as we face similar forces of predatory,...
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Hold Halliburton accountable for losing a radioactive device along a highway in Texas!

sunnubian ·
Hold Halliburton accountable for losing a radioactive device along a highway in Texas!  What will it take for major corporations like Halliburton to stop treating our safety like it was just a speed bump along their way to obscene profits from...
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No Twinkies Please, We’re Dying

sunnubian ·
Published on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by the San Francisco Chronicle No Twinkies Please, We’re Dying by Mark Morford Surely you must see. Surely you must understand. Don’t you know rockets are falling all over Gaza and Israel? Do you not read that more than 100 people have died already in brutal and insidious fighting that’s been going on since God was knee-high to a bogus misconception? Note: Not a real problem. Jesus Christ, quit whining about Twinkies already. Stop anonymous...
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Ask Nigeria’s President What Happened to $4 Million

sunnubian ·
<h6 class="node-title"> Ask Nigeria’s President What Happened to $4 Million </h6> <h6 class="node-subtitle">Join Social Media Campaign to Save Lives</h6> DECEMBER 6, 2012 A young boy sits on a stack of ore sacks in the mining processing site in Bagega village. © 2011 Marcus Bleasdale/VII for Human Rights Watch RELATED MATERIALS: Nigeria: Show Commitment on Child Lead Poisoning Nigeria: Child Lead Poisoning Crisis Lead poisoning in Zamfara State, Nigeria, has taken the...
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Hospital sued for bending to swastika-tatted dad's no-blacks demand

Cholly ·
A Michigan nurse claims she was banned from caring for a newborn child because of her skin color. Tonya Battle is suing her employers at Hurley Medical Center, in Flint, after they ordered her not to look after the baby in the neonatal intensive care unit following a request from its father, WNEM reports . The lawsuit states: "The father told the [nurse in charge] that he did not want and African Americans taking care of his baby." RELATED: FAMILY CHARGES DISNEYLAND WITH RACISM It adds that,...
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Racism, Torture and Impunity in Chicago

sunnubian ·
Racism, Torture and Impunity in Chicago Flint Taylor February 20, 2013 | This article appeared in the March 11-18, 2013 edition of The Nation. Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, stands behind police superintendent Gary McCarthy as they join Chicago area mayors in voicing their support for stricter gun laws during a news conference at City Hall Thursday, December 20, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)   In Chicago, Black History Month is a time when some of us reflect on one of...
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Lives in the Balance - The Human Cost of Environmental Neglect

sunnubian ·
Lives in the Balance The Human Cost of Environmental Neglect by Juliane Kippenberg, Senior Researcher, Children's Rights Division and Jane Cohen, Researcher, Health and Human Rights A child works in the processing site at a gold mine in Bagega, Nigeria. Seven villages in the Zamfara region have been cleaned, but Bagega is still highly contaminated. © 2011 Marcus Bleasdale/VII for Human Rights Watch Every year, environmental crises affect millions of people around the world causing sickness...
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Detroit up for sale

Yemaya ·
From Africanamerica.ning.com: Another missed opportunity to build wealthFor almost a year now, I've been discussing the situation of Detroit with African American people I know who are in the real estate industry. Detroit is a prime location to build...
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What doesn't come out in the wash...

ocatchings ·
comes out in the rinse.Seems like the hero of many the pure, lily white virgin wasn't so goody goody after all. From what I hear Larry Flint has some pictures of our girl in some compromising actions. I can't wait to hear how they get out of this....
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Creating a nation of zombies

Xumbrarchist ·
This country is just amazing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xq2FdNElL9U Xum
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Father of 14 Jailed; Owed more than half million in child support

Khalliqa ·
Thomas Frazier, father of 14 children, jailed for owing more than half-million in child supporthttp://www.mlive.com/news/flin...father_of_14_ch.htmlby Bryn Mickle | The Flint JournalSaturday April 11, 2009, 8:00 AMFLINT, Michigan -- Fourteen children...
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Black Coalition to Target Drug Policies

EbonyRose ·
Black coalition to target drug policies Date: Friday, October 22, 2004By: Associated PressBALTIMORE - For years, many of the nation's leading black legislators, attorneys and social scientists complained that the nation's war on drugs was both...
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Affirmative action proposal loses support: Poll shows ban faces challenge

MBM ·
Affirmative action proposal loses supportPoll shows ban faces challengeBY DAWSON BELLFREE PRESS STAFF WRITERJuly 18, 2006Michigan voters' disdain for race and gender-based affirmative action appears to have softened in the three years since the U.S....
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Processed Meats Declared Too Dangerous for Human Consumption May 16, 2013

sunnubian ·
Processed Meats Declared Too Dangerous for Human Consumption May 16, 2013 Posted by Dreamhealer in Animals , Diet , Dreamhealer , Government , Health , Longevity , Research . trackback The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has just completed a detailed review of more than 7,000 clinical studies covering links between diet and cancer . Its conclusion is rocking the health world with startling bluntness: Processed meats are too dangerous for human consumption. Consumers should stop buying and...
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“We Will Not Despair”: Open Letter from Detroit Public School Board Member

sunnubian ·
“We Will Not Despair”: Open Letter from Detroit Public School Board Member I am writing to let you know that the terrorists are here in Detroit. They have taken over our schools and our city. Their appetizers were Benton Harbor, Flint and their caviar was Allen Park, but they spit it out because it was too white. I watched ” Slavery by Another Name,” and was amazed that one of the people, Dr. Malone is married to Holder. She is a historian and understands so well the impact for generations...
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Michigan Hospital Allegedly Bars Black Nurse From Touching White Patient

Kocolicious ·
 Michigan Hospital Allegedly Bars Black Nurse From Touching White PatientBy Claire Gordon  | Posted Jul 26th 2013 @ 5:53AM  An east Michigan nurse sparked an uproar in February, when she claimed that she had been barred...
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The Continuing Miseducation of the Negro

Sweetwuzzy ·
The Continuing Miseducation of the Negroby: Dr. Edward Rhymes"There can be no great disappointment, where there is no great love." – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.I am disappointed, I am a bit dismayed and I am somewhat disturbed. Why, you may ask?...
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Riot starter #5 an article from Essence mag: 8/05 money can't buy love

RadioRaheem ·
http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1264/is_4_36/ai_n15340950Essence, August, 2005 by Robin D. StoneBlack love has always been under siege, but our men and women came together anyway. When White folks denied us marriage, we jumped the broom. We...
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GM to Ax 30,000 Jobs, Close 12 Sites

EbonyRose ·
GM to Ax 30,000 Jobs, Close 12 SitesDate: Monday, November 21, 2005By: Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto WriterDETROIT (AP) - General Motors Corp., pounded by declining sales and rising health care costs, said Monday it will cut more than a quarter of its North...
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Sad beat continues

Noah The African ·
When it became knowlege that there was a serial killer in Flint (Michigan), targeting black men (as it seemed at the time) there were no murders in the City of Flint for about two weeks. It appears that black folks stop killing black folks when its...
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Koch Brothers “Prank” No Laughing Matter

sunnubian ·
Published on Thursday, February 24, 2011 by PR Watch Koch Brothers “Prank” No Laughing Matter by Mary Bottari Embattled Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker came under fire today after news broke about statements he made in a 20-minute phone call from a Buffalo, NY-area alternative news reporter posing as David Koch , a billionaire whose PAC directly supported Walker and who has given millions to groups that have run ads to aid Walker's rise to the state's highest office. (Listen to the call...
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Serial Killer in Michigan Targeting African American Men

Cholly ·
There are reports of a serial killer in Flint, Michigan allegedly targeting black men in the area. To date, he has murdered five people and wounded eight others, and only one of the victims is non-black. He is described as a muscular young white male,...
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Economics: The McMansion Era is Over

NSpirit ·
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/...-1051033821.html?x=0 They've been called McMansions, Starter Castles, Garage Mahals and Faux Chateaus but here's the latest thing you can call them - History. In the past few years, there have been an increasing number...
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Groups Prep for 'Reclaim the Dream' March in DC

EbonyRose ·
Date: Monday, August 23, 2010 By: Denise Stewart, BlackAmericaWeb.com Forty-seven years after thousands of people converged on the Washington Mall to stand together to protest the inhumane challenges blacks in America faced in 1963, organizers of the "Reclaim the Dream" march are looking to ignite change again on Saturday, Aug. 28 with another mass gathering in Washington. "In 1963, they had a dream, and they did something about it," said the Rev. Al Sharpton, founder and president of the...
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Georgia mayor to sign baggy pants ban

EbonyRose ·
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- The mayor of Dublin, Georgia, is expected to sign an ordinance Tuesday that prohibits the wearing of saggy pants. Violators face fines up to $200.The amendment to the municipality's indecent exposure ordinance will be...
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Ex-Chicago Cop Guilty of Lying about Torture

EbonyRose ·
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 By: Karen Hawkins, Associated Press CHICAGO — A decorated former Chicago police lieutenant accused of suffocating, shocking and beating confessions out of scores of suspects was convicted Monday of federal perjury and obstruction of justice charges for lying about the torture. Former Lt. Jon Burge, whose name has become synonymous with police brutality and abuse of power in the country's third-largest city, did not react as the guilty verdicts were read. But...
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Flint, Michigan record homicides (and more police layoffs)

Noah The African ·
Flint broke its previous homicide total this week....surpasing the 62 murders recorded in 1986(during the crack street wars and with about 40 thousand more residents than today). The city now stands at 64 homicides...and the police force just laid off...
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Second Graders Caught Engaging in Oral Sex in Class with Teacher Present

Kocolicious ·
Second Graders Caught Engaging in Oral Sex in Class with Teacher PresentBy Boyce Watkins, PhD on Jan 21st 2011 6:44PM Two second-graders in an Oakland elementary school shocked the country when they were disciplined for performing oral sex on each...
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Two Families Named McCain. Candidate's Kin Share a History With Descendants of Slaves.

Cholly ·
COMMON GROUND: Lillie McCain's great-great-grandparents were two slaves on a plantation owned by Sen. McCain's great-great-grandfather.TEOC, Miss. -- Lillie McCain is watching the presidential campaign from a singular perspective.A 56-year-old...
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African Americans in Michigan: Lose your house, lose your vote

Cholly ·
Michigan Republicans plan to foreclose African American voters.The chairman of the Republican Party in Macomb County Michigan, a key swing county in a key swing state, is planning to use a list of foreclosed homes to block people from voting in the...
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Father Told to Pay for Child's Birth or Wed Mother

EbonyRose ·
What's wrong with this picture?? Father Told to Pay for Child's Birth or Wed MotherDate: Monday, January 19, 2009, 12:45 pmBy: Associated Press FLINT, Mich. - The state of Michigan is giving a father a choice: pay the medical cost of his daughter's...
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Typical Misguided Individuals in the Black community, who Prefer to Bite the Hand that Feeds Them While Giving Praise to Poison!

ML ·
For All the U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, President Bush, Corporate America, Republican Party, bashing individuals.Contrary to the nonsense presented by the bashers to condemn President George Bush, and U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza...
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America's Most Dangerous Cities... and their Mayors...

Nmaginate ·
quote:"If white Americans were to leave the country tomorrow, in ten years America would be a ghetto" writes Reverend Peterson.Ouch! But one look at major cities run by black mayors, police chiefs and black-dominated city councils provides ample...
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Detroit Named America's Most Dangerous City

EbonyRose ·
Detroit Named America's Most Dangerous CityDate: Sunday, November 18, 2007By: David N. Goodman, Associated Press DETROIT - (AP) In another blow to the Motor City's tarnished image, Detroit pushed past St. Louis to become the nation's most dangerous...
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Moore's 'Fahrenheit' Un-fahrenheited

JanesT ·
Fahrenheit 9/11 makes the following points about Bin Laden and about Afghanistan, and makes them in this order:1) The Bin Laden family (if not exactly Osama himself) had a close if convoluted business relationship with the Bush family, through the...
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The way whites should really think.

peopleofcolor ·
(This was wrote my a white male btw)I don't know what it is, but every time I see a white guy walking towards me, I tense up. My heart starts racing, and I immediately begin to look for an escape route and a means to defend myself. I kick myself for...
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