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  • Global Voter Suppression Efforts Against Black Americans Are Confirmed In New Report 18 Dec 2018 01:20 Chicago Defender A new report detailed how the Russians specifically targeted African-American voters in the 2016 election to help President Donald Trump win—adding to domestic efforts to suppress the Black vote. See Also: Expect More ‘Dark Posts’ Targeting Blacks From …
  • Rev. Pfleger, White Minister, Tells White America: Stop Fearing and Killing Black People 12 Dec 2018 21:29 Black Star News Rev. Pfleger joined with other ministers to demand arrest of cop who killed Roberson. Photo: CBS screenshot. We need more White people like Rev. Michael Pfleger who speaks plain and doesn't dance around the bush. In the wake of the killing of Jemel …
  • Why Reparations For African-Americans Is Long 12 Dec 2018 07:34 Black Star News Fanon broke it down.... In his classic work, “The Wretched of The Earth,” Frantz Fanon stated that “the governments of the various European nations called for reparations (against Nazi Germany) and demanded the restitution in kind and money of the wealth …
  • Antwon Rose Execution: Let's Hold Democ 11 Dec 2018 18:52 Black Star News Antwon Rose. Screenshot: NBC TV [Police Murder Chronicles] The murder of a Black teen, as he was running away, from police in Pittsburgh, has led to several nights of protests against police for yet another unjustified killing of an unarmed African- …
  • CNN and Officer Casuccio: Are Cops Also Tell 09 Dec 2018 15:02 Black Star News Casuccio on TV. Photo: Screenshot CNN. Last week, some press pundits, in commercial media, were praising the actions of Ohio Officer Peter Casuccio, for as CNN put it, showing “restraint”—because he didn’t shoot two Black kids who were playing with a BB …
  • Why Black People Should Fear The Pro-Cops Can Do Anything Judge Kavanaugh 06 Dec 2018 23:20 Black Star News Payback? Kavanaugh--the angry judge is now on the bench. Photo: local10.com On Saturday, the Republican Party “rammed through,” as promised by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, amid …
  • Indictments and Trials Finally Come in Police Shootings of Blacks, Minorities 06 Dec 2018 15:05 L.A. Watts Times Published on Thursday, 06 December 2018 15:05 Written by Stacy M. Brown December 06, 2018  By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire    Recent indictments and convictions suggest a swinging pendulum, and at least some cracks in the “Blue Wall” that all too often …
  • Rev. Pfleger, White Minister, Tells White America: Stop Fearing and Killing Black People 04 Dec 2018 20:36 Black Star News Rev. Pfleger joined with other ministers to demand arrest of cop who killed Roberson. Photo: CBS screenshot. We need more White people like Rev. Michael Pfleger who speaks plain and doesn't dance around the bush. In the wake of the killing of Jemel …
  • Beyond Michael Brown's Execution: Resist 01 Dec 2018 11:19 Black Star News Darren Wilson -- executed Michael Brown in broad daylight On May, 29, 1964, Malcolm X—in a speech at the Militant Labor Forum—said:  “If we’re going to talk about police brutality, it’s because police brutality exists. Why does it exist? Because our people …
  • Antwon Rose Execution: Let's Hold Democ 27 Nov 2018 13:30 Black Star News Antwon Rose. Screenshot: NBC TV [Police Murder Chronicles] The murder of a Black teen, as he was running away, from police in Pittsburgh, has led to several nights of protests against police for yet another unjustified killing of an unarmed African- …
  • On Murdoch’s New ‘Fox Nation’, Same Old Rogue’s Gallery 26 Nov 2018 13:22 National Memo Reprinted with permission from MediaMatters.   On November 27, Fox News launches Fox Nation, a 24/7 streaming service for the “Fox News superfan.” In addition to historical specials and apolitical cooking shows, the streaming service — which shares a …
  • The bigotry and lies behind Fox Nation, Fox News' streaming service 25 Nov 2018 17:00 Media Matters For America Melissa Joskow / Media Matters On November 27, Fox News launches Fox Nation, a 24/7 streaming service for the “Fox News superfan.” In addition to historical specials and apolitical cooking shows, the streaming service -- which shares a name with a …

Current Events Cont….

  • Probe berates Zimbabwe army over post-election killings 18 Dec 2018 19:43 Modern Ghana Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa read out parts of the 1,290-page report. By Jekesai NJIKIZANA (AFP/File) An inquest into the fatal shooting of six people in post-election violence in Zimbabwe squarely blamed the military and police on Tuesday, …
  • Teen caught on video attacking girl wearing hijab in school 18 Dec 2018 18:17 CBS News Updated on: December 18, 2018 / 11:30 AM / CBS News A suburban Pittsburgh school district is investigating a potentially bias-fueled fight between two students in a high school bathroom, reports CBS Pittsburgh. The incident was caught on video, …
  • Its Official, Report Says Police And Military Killed Six People On August 1 18 Dec 2018 17:50 Zim Eye Correspondent|ZIMBABWE’S military and police were responsible for killing six people when they intervened to stop post-election protests in the capital in August, according to a report by a commission of inquiry released Tuesday. President Emmerson …
  • Correction: Hate Crime Arrests story 18 Dec 2018 17:36 Beaumont Enterprise Updated 9:28 am CST, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 WEST MONROE, La. (AP) — In a story Dec. 17 about hate crime arrests, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Naaz Modan is the spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations. She is the …
  • Zimbabwe inquiry finds army, police killed 6 protesters 18 Dec 2018 17:08 Beaumont Enterprise Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press Updated 11:00 am CST, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's military and police were responsible for killing six people when they intervened to stop post-election protests in the capital in August …
  • German Gov't Draws Flak for Funding 'Anti-Israel' School Curriculum in Palestine 18 Dec 2018 16:53 Sputnik International Middle East 19:27 18.12.2018(updated 19:29 18.12.2018) Get short URL While Angela Merkel's government dished out hefty amounts of cash to the Palestinian Authority for school education, a new report has suggested that Palestinian schoolbooks were found …
  • 'To Kill a Mockingbird' gets a modern facelift f... 18 Dec 2018 15:16 The Economic Times NEW YORK: It's a story of racial injustice that is seared into the US psyche and required reading for millions of American students. Now, Harper Lee's seminal novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' is a Broadway smash hit, after a modern facelift …
  • Kashmiri leaders send “SOS to humanity” after massacre of civilians 18 Dec 2018 13:45 Voice of the Cape Kashmiri political leaders sent out an SOS to the entire ‘humanity’ after Indian occupation forces massacred seven innocent civilians following a gunfight that left three freedom fighters and one soldier dead in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir on …
  • More than 100 women killed by men in 2017 18 Dec 2018 13:23 Itv.com One hundred and thirty-nine women were killed by men in 2017, with 105 of those (76%) knew their killer, a report has found. The Femicide Census which is drawn up by Women’s Aid and the campaigner Karen Ingala Smith, found 58 of the deaths featured " …
  • New York Times obtains video showing Nigerian Army killing unarmed Shiites 18 Dec 2018 13:15 Punch Newspapers Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja American-based newspaper, New York Times, says it has obtained a new video showing soldiers killing unarmed Shiites protesting the prolonged detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky. The Nigerian Army had admitted …