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Current Events

  • Memo To Lt. Ryan Baltimore Police Union Chi 09 Dec 2017 14:24 Black Star News News reports that May was the worst month of violence in 15 years in Baltimore has police unions and apologists pointing to the arrests of six Baltimore Police officers in the Freddie Gray killing as the main culprit for violence. Somehow these people …
  • Man With "Shitbag" Sues Cops Who Dragged him from Car And Nearly Shot Him 05 Dec 2017 00:16 Black Star News Image from body-cam. The thugs have Wright on the ground and a gun aimed at him. A Cleveland man has filed a lawsuit against two police officers from the Euclid Police Department, in Ohio, for allegedly forcibly arresting and “maliciously” filing bogus …
  • Freddie Gray's Brutal Death: How Did 28 Nov 2017 06:15 Black Star News Gray's parents and supporters show some rage [Speaking Truth To Power] The protests against Baltimore Police for the callous killing of Freddie Gray is representative of the reactions people are forced to take when those in political power refuse to …
  • Executed: How Deborah Danner Predicted Her De 26 Nov 2017 17:52 Black Star News As far as Ed Mullins is concerned no Black person has ever been wrongfully killed by police Last week’s killing of Deborah Danner, in the Bronx, is one more example of an unnecessary shooting by a cop with an itchy trigger finger, those who adopt the “ …
  • Militarized Police Forces And The War Agains 26 Nov 2017 03:45 Black Star News The new police state in Ferguson Michael Brown has now been laid to rest, over two weeks after his August 9 execution-style killing by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, which sparked mass protests where we witnessed ever increasingly militarized …
  • Browning Nation: What’s Really Behind White A 25 Nov 2017 16:08 Black Star News Racism has increased since the election of Obama nation's first president [Endangered Species] In light of the epidemic killing of Black men, by White police officers nationwide, epitomized by what happened to Michael Brown and Eric Garner, the …
  • African Americans Should Ditch Black Super At 16 Nov 2017 16:58 Black Star News LeBron James -- the beginning of something new? In the 20 Century, the African-American athlete’s emergence in professional sports was connected to a time of activism and the ongoing fight against Jim Crow segregation and racism. During Jim Crow …
  • Inconvenient Truths: New York Policing And Th 04 Nov 2017 09:43 Black Star News City Hall meeting: Bratton, de Blasio, Sharpton. How long can mayor avoid speaking truth about racism on the police force? [Speaking Truth To Power] Should Black New Yorkers Trust Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner Bratton to Protect Them? Part of the …
  • Inconvenient Truths: New York Policing And Th 18 Oct 2017 22:00 Black Star News City Hall meeting: Bratton, de Blasio, Sharpton. How long can mayor avoid speaking truth about racism on the police force? [Speaking Truth To Power] Should Black New Yorkers Trust Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner Bratton to Protect Them? Part of the …
  • Would Pantaleo Be on the NYPD if he'd K 17 Oct 2017 15:38 Black Star News Cowardly Pantaleo applies the death squeeze This week marks three years since Eric Garner was choked to death, in a lynch-hold, on a Staten Island street by NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, for allegedly selling “loosie” cigarettes, a claim that ultimately …
  • Do facts matter in anthem protests? 05 Oct 2017 15:51 Odessa American Where was the angry left when Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the national anthem protests “dumb and disrespectful”? Let’s focus on the “dumb” part. NFL player Colin Kaepernick, who started the protests, did so over the supposed …
  • The national anthem protests -- do facts matter? 01 Oct 2017 21:25 TorontoSun.com Where was the angry left when Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the national anthem protests "dumb and disrespectful"? Let's focus on the "dumb" part. NFL player Colin Kaepernick, who started the protests, did so …

Current Events Cont….

  • Honduran president declared winner of disputed poll 18 Dec 2017 01:08 The Malay Mail Online Opposition supporters gesture during a demonstration over a disputed presidential election in Tegucigalpa, Honduras December 15, 2017. — Reuters pic TEGUCIGALPA, Dec 18 — Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared yesterday the winner of a …
  • SeattlePI's 2017 Photos of the Year 18 Dec 2017 00:57 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Photo: GENNA MARTIN/SEATTLEPI Renton police officer Robert McGruder salutes, and Sandi and Ed Johnson, of Port Angeles, hold their hands over their hearts as the national anthem is sung during an opening ceremony for for the new Ikea store in Renton …
  • Ethiopia: Displaced Ethiopians: Escaped but Trapped in a Bleak Prospect 18 Dec 2017 00:33 Ethiopia Forums By Etenesh Abera Addis Abeba — September 2017, the start of the Ethiopian New Year of 2010, had a devastating beginning, the level of which was previously unseen for at least two and a half decades. More than half a million innocent Ethiopians (mostly …
  • Refugee advocates blockade Melbourne port in protest at offshore detention 17 Dec 2017 23:43 The Guardian Protesters have blockaded Melbourne’s container port in opposition to Australia’s offshore immigration detention regime. The port – Australia’s busiest – was blockaded at three entrances on Monday morning, with protesters blocking road entrances and …
  • Trump's Jerusalem policy is causing plenty of unrest, but one place is staying calm: Jerusalem 17 Dec 2017 23:42 Los Angeles Times American flags fluttered on Jerusalem streets this weekend. The YMCA Christmas tree, across the street from the King David Hotel, where Vice President Mike Pence had been expected to arrive, glittered in unusually warm, sunny weather. Children played on …
  • Four killed in renewed clash in Benue 17 Dec 2017 23:15 Punch John Charles, Makurdi The Benue Police Command on Sunday confirmed the killings of four persons in a renewed  clash in Ogobia, Ugboju community, in the Otukpo Local Government Area of the state. The area was in August engulfed in a bloody crisis ignited …
  • Saudi Arabian Sisters Risk “Honor” Violence If Forced to Return Home 17 Dec 2017 22:59 altmuslim Two Saudi Arabian sisters may be forced to return to the country they escaped due to abuse from their male family members, a punishment that puts them at risk of death or severe mutilation via so-called “honor” violence. 30-year-old Ashwaq Hamoud and her …
  • 435 people reacting 17 Dec 2017 22:47 Yahoo News For two months now, as accusations of sexual misconduct have piled up against Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced mogul has responded over and over again: "Any allegations of nonconsensual sex are unequivocally denied." Consent is a concept central …
  • Can the International Criminal Court Be Saved From Itself? 17 Dec 2017 20:37 International Herald Tribune In November, the prosecutor also disclosed that she has opened an investigation into crimes committed in Burundi since April 2015 by state agents and the ruling party’s youth wing. Two days after the I.C.C. judges allowed the investigation, Burundi became …
  • How white nationalists supersized racism 17 Dec 2017 20:10 The Age Washington: This summer's seemingly overnight arrival of the self-described "alt-right" and white nationalist groups -- marked most prominently by a deadly car attack at the August "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, …