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  • Outrage Building as CNN Associates Black Voters with Felons

    08/21/2016 9:11:16 AM PDT · by wrrock · 27 replies
    butasforme ^ | 8/21/16 | butasforme
    Hashtag #racistcnn is trending on Twitter as people express outrage over headline associating black voters with felons.
  • The Culture Of The Smug White Liberal

    08/19/2016 2:55:42 PM PDT · by oblomov · 42 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 17 Aug 2016 | Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.
    I have spent my life as a Democrat which probably isn’t that surprising considering that I am African-American. One of the things that always attracted me to the party were the ideals of equality, fighting for the little guy and our openness to differing opinions, but lately I have seen my party take a turn that makes me uncomfortable. Somewhere along the way we stopped fighting for the little guy and became the party of the smug, educated elites who look down on those with less education and deem them unable or unworthy of being able to make personal decisions...
  • Black College Democrat turns Republican: How one millennial decided to think for himself

    08/19/2016 4:24:53 AM PDT · by Right Wing Assault · 15 replies
    thecollegefix.com ^ | 8/5/16 | William Nardi - Roger Williams University
    Growing up, Jimmie Williams’ family and friends supported the Democrat Party. So naturally, he decided he too was a Democrat. But the older he got, the more he questioned the political path that seemed predetermined for him. He suppressed his doubts, telling The College Fix in an email interview dissenters are branded traitors to the black community. In private, however, his concerns grew — even as he took on leadership roles within the University of Memphis College Democrats and the College Democrats of Tennessee. Then, in 2014, Williams attended a meeting of the College Republicans at the University of Memphis...
  • Schneider: In Milwaukee shooting, consider the officer

    08/18/2016 4:38:21 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 11 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | August 17, 2016 | Christian Schneider
    Schneider: In Milwaukee shooting, consider the officer Christian Schneider, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Close your eyes and imagine yourself as a 24-year old African-American police officer in the City of Milwaukee. On Saturday afternoon, you make a routine traffic stop that results in a young black man fleeing the scene. According to the events laid out by Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn, you turn on your body camera and give chase, eventually cornering the suspect in a fenced in yard. He turns toward you. And then you see he has a gun. You tell him to put the gun down. He...
  • Dems Pouring Millions Into Black Lives Matter

    08/17/2016 7:24:50 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | August 17, 2016 | Trey Sanchez
    Dems Pouring Millions Into Black Lives Matter It’s a full-fledged political and terrorist machine. Trey Sanchez Chants of “black lives matter” have filled the streets since the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. But what once was a grassroots movement has swelled to a full-on political machine and its increasing terrorism has the full financial blessing of several liberal foundations. TruthRevolt previously reported on George Soros’s hefty donation of $33 million to ensure the Ferguson protests stayed in the spotlight for as long as possible. This funding helped bring in protesters by the busloads to Missouri and allowed them...
  • Donald J. Trump Remarks on Creating a New and Better Future for America’s Inner Cities

    08/16/2016 8:39:55 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 82 replies
    DonaldJTrump.com ^ | Aug 16, 2016 | Donald J. Trump
    It’s so great to be here tonight. I am honored to also be joined this evening by Governor Scott Walker, Chairman Reince Priebus, and Mayor Rudy Giuliani. We are at a decisive moment in this election. Last week, I laid out my plan to bring jobs back to our country. Yesterday, I laid out my plan to defeat Radical Islamic Terrorism. Tonight, I am going to talk about how to make our communities safe again from crime and lawlessness. Let me begin by thanking the law enforcement officers here in this city, and across this country, for their service and...
  • Woman, 67, charged with shooting teen in Macon

    08/16/2016 12:08:59 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 47 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 8/15/2016 | Wayne Crenshaw
    A 67-year-old woman was charged Sunday in connection with a shooting that seriously wounded a teenager. Delores Gibson-Council was charged with aggravated assault for allegedly shooting a 14-year-old male Saturday night. She is being held in the Bibb County jail and bond has not been set.The incident happened at about 8:30 p.m. in the 3400 block of Flamingo Drive, according to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office release. According to the release, Gibson-Council stated that she was traveling on Flamingo Drive when she encountered a group of juveniles in the roadway. She said she blew her horn, and the victim came...
  • These nice black pastors want to endorse Trump, so CNN’s host has to smear them

    08/08/2016 6:16:34 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 16 replies
    BPR ^ | 08/07/16 | Tom Tillison
    You would be hard pressed to find a more biased anchor on cable news than CNN’s Carol Costello and her liberal leanings could not have been more obvious than in an interview with a pastor of a predominantly black North Carolina church that’s endorsing Donald Trump. Using words scraped from social media, Costello, in effect, likened the black church leader to Judas for holding an event to endorse the GOP nominee. The CNN anchor told Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries Pastor Thomas Rodgers that “some African-Americans are upset that you’re having this event in support of Mr. Trump. She then read...
  • Community activist Joseph Kyle arrested, charged with aggravated assault (preacher, Rainbow Push)

    08/08/2016 6:09:06 AM PDT · by GailA · 11 replies
    WREG TV ^ | 7/07/16 | NA
    She refused to name the suspect over fear of harm, police said, but she told them he was a prominent member of the community and a preacher who played a role in the recent protests in the city. She is pregnant by him. He is among the PROTECTED CLASS...........
  • NFL's Benjamin Watson: Planned Parenthood Was Created to Exterminate Blacks

    08/05/2016 12:44:38 PM PDT · by cdga5for4 · 51 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Bradford Richardson
    In a wide-ranging interview on the racial climate in America, Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson brought up Planned Parenthood’s unscrupulous founding, saying the organization was created to “exterminate blacks.” Mr. Watson said black support for Planned Parenthood is “ironic,” given that the organization was founded by eugenicist Margaret Sanger in order to control “unfit” populations.
  • Prison guards, police warned of possible 'Black August' attacks

    08/05/2016 6:43:21 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 25 replies
    ABC 7 ^ | AUG 4, 2016 | DAN NOYES
    I-TEAM Prison guards, police warned of possible 'Black August' attacks VIDEO AND IMAGE AT ABC7 By Dan Noyes Thursday, August 04, 2016 07:11PM SAN FRANCISCO -- An urgent bulletin is going out to law enforcement Wednesday, warning of a new threat of attacks against officers on the street and in prisons. It has to do with what's called Black August. A reporter for KGO-TV - KABC's sister station in San Francisco - obtained the bulletin from a law enforcement source. The bulletin from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Sacramento Intelligence Unit and the FBI's National Gang Intelligence Center warns of...
  • Donald Trump Campaign To Focus On Black Voter Outreach

    07/31/2016 1:32:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    National Public Radio ^ | July 31, 2016 | Weekend Edition Sunday
    Donald Trump is unpopular with black voters, but Omarosa Manigault is trying to change that. NPR's Elise Hu speaks with Manigault, Trump's director of African-American outreach. Transcript ELISE HU, HOST: Donald Trump's presidential campaign is attempting to appeal to communities of color. But it's going to be a tough road. A recent Washington Post poll shows 94 percent of black voters disapprove of Trump. That's something Omarosa Manigault is trying to change. She worked in the Bill Clinton White House but made her name on Donald Trump's reality show "The Apprentice." Now she's director of African-American outreach for Donald Trump....
  • 'White People to the Back!': Black Lives Matter Segregates Media by Race

    07/27/2016 5:00:23 AM PDT · by cba123 · 74 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 26, 2016 | Jillian Melchior
    On Tuesday, Black Lives Matter activists took to the streets in Philadelphia to protest police-involved shootings of African-Americans. During the demonstrations, protesters attempted to segregate members of the media based on their race. "White media get to the back! Black media come to the front!" one activist shouted into a megaphone. (please see the full article, linked below)
  • Conrad Black and the politics of justice(Fitzgerald BARF Alert!)

    07/15/2007 9:46:15 AM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 1 replies · 506+ views
    www.canadafreepress.com ^ | July 15, 2007 | Beryl Wajsman
    L’audace, encore l’audace et toujours l’audace~ Georges Danton “If you’re going to take liberties and break the law with other people’s money, there are going to be consequences.” That, U.S. federal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald told reporters yesterday, was the message of the verdict in the Conrad Black trial. Those twenty words of Fitzgerald’s are a lie. His words stand as yet another manifestation of the mania and manipulation with which the prosecution prejudiced the judicial wells in this persecution. We got an earlier taste of it when the jury came back hung – a clear statement that the government had...
  • EPIC! Black Trump Supporter BLASTS CNN Crank Who Accuses Trump of Being Racist (VIDEO)

    07/22/2016 6:21:51 AM PDT · by orchestra · 24 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/21/2016 | Jim Hoft
    CNN REPORTER AMBUSHES BLACK TRUMP SUPPORTER— GETS SCHOOLED! A CNN reporter ambushed black Trump supporter “Kenneth” outside the RNC in Cleveland. The CNN crank accused Trump of racism because some white supremacists who he disavowed support him. Kenneth let him have it! Kenneth the Trump supporter: I’m out here making sure I express my support for Mr. Donald J. Trump. And I’m fighting back against people like Black Lives Matter which CNN supports along with the Hillary Clinton foundation and Bill Clinton foundation, the traitors to this country. CNN reporter: What do you think of the fact that the white...
  • Police shoot unarmed black therapist

    07/21/2016 4:40:55 AM PDT · by brwnsuga · 129 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 20July2016 | Pedro Olivera
    An unarmed Florida therapist was shot by police while trying to calm down his autistic patient, authorities said. Police in North Miami were responding to a report of a man with what appeared to be a gun when they came across Charles Kinsey and his patient, who had run away from a group home.
  • "My Own People Hate Me!" - Black Brooklyn Cop Slams "False Narrative Of Black Lives Matter"

    07/20/2016 9:33:49 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | July 20, 2016 | Jay Stalien
    I have come to realize something that is still hard for me to understand to this day. The following may be a shock to some coming from an African American, but the mere fact that it may be shocking to some is prima facie evidence of the sad state of affairs that we are in as Humans. I used to be so torn inside growing up. Here I am, a young African-American born and raised in Brooklyn, NY wanting to be a cop. I watched and lived through the crime that took place in the hood. My own black people...
  • Baltimore police lieutenant cleared in Freddie Gray death

    07/18/2016 8:35:41 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 33 replies
    NY Post ^ | Jul 18, 2016 | By David K. Li
    Baltimore police lieutenant cleared in Freddie Gray death By David K. Li July 18, 2016 | 10:42am Baltimore police lieutenant cleared in Freddie Gray death A Baltimore judge on Monday cleared the highest-ranking cop tied to Freddie Gray’s death. Lt. Brian Rice was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in a bench trial before Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams. Prosecutors had blamed Rice for Gray’s death because he did not put a seat belt on the prisoner when Gray was loaded into the back of a police van. Gray, 25, died from spinal cord injuries he...
  • Former DOJ Prosecutor Sues Obama, Black Lives Matter And Eric Holder For Inciting Race War

    07/13/2016 3:56:59 PM PDT · by blam · 12 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 7-13-2016 | Tylwr Durden
    Tyler DurdenJuly 13,2016 In a lawsuit filed in Texas, Larry Klayman - a former prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice and founder of the conservative watchdog organizations Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch - has accused President Obama, Black Lives Matter founders and former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder among others, of fueling a race war that led to the murder of police in Dallas last week. The lawsuit seeks “to redress the incitement, threats and killings provoked by the defendants." In his lawsuit, Klayman also named Al Sharpton and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan in the suit. The...
  • "Helpless" Missouri cop shot in neck in ambush identified

    07/12/2016 5:05:00 PM PDT · by Paladin2 · 27 replies
    CBS Interactive Inc. ^ | Jul 10, 2016 | None Listed
    A suburban St. Louis police officer who was shot and critically injured during a traffic stop has been identified ..... Flamion was shot from behind Friday while walking to his patrol car. He was hospitalized in critical but stable condition.... Flamion is white, and the suspect, 31-year-old parolee Antonio Taylor, is black. Flamion was shot while walking back to his car to process paperwork during what appeared to be a routine traffic stop for speeding. Police say Flamion and the suspect had a conversation. While the officer was turned around, the suspect "advanced quickly," and fired at least three shots,...
  • Black Lives Matter - Obama’s Race War Is No Accident

    07/12/2016 10:49:23 AM PDT · by blam · 20 replies
    TMO ^ | 7-12-2016 | BATR
    Jul 12, 2016 By: BATR What will it take for citizens to face up to the nature of the state of terror against the American people? All the attention about Islamic suicide fanatics provides ample cover to ignore the pathetic condition of race relations that has been a hallmark of the Obama administration. If a POTUS person of color was accused of festering discontent, the fable disinformation media would pay no attention to or paint the charges as racist. The liberal sociopaths that project the progressive culture are obsessed with smearing all dissent from their authoritarian oppression as based upon...
  • CNN’s Marc Lamont Hill: Black People Are Incapable of Racism

    07/11/2016 10:14:14 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 109 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 11 Jul 2016 | Alex Griswold
    CNN political commentator and HuffPo Live host Marc Lamont Hill opined Monday that black people cannot be racist because they lack the “institutional power” required to “deploy racism.” Hill was asked to respond to comments made by former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani calling the Black Lives Matter movement racist. “First of all, by the way, Black Lives Matter and the movement for black lives this morning issued a pledge which I tweeted out today calling for justice, calling for peace, and calling for togetherness in a moment where we’re attempting to be divided,” Hill said. vlcsnap-2016-07-11-12h38m43s587CNN political commentator and...
  • Black Lives Matter Activist SHOT DEAD After Breaking Into St. Louis Police Officer’s Home

    07/10/2016 7:11:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/10/16 | Black Lives Matter Activist SHOT DEAD After Breaking Into St. Louis Police Officer’s Home Jim Hoft
    Tyler Gebhard was killed Saturday in St. Louis after trying to break into a police officer’s home. Gebhard had argued with the cop about Black Lives Matter on Facebook. The unidentified cop and Gebhard knew each other through church. Tyler Gebhard was 20 years old. He was shot after he threatened the officer’s wife after she wouldn’t let him in the home and threw a planter through the window. StL Today reported: A former Affton High School football standout forced his way into a South County home and was shot and killed by an off-duty officer inside after a Facebook...
  • Guess how many black organizations

    07/10/2016 4:32:02 PM PDT · by conservativesister · 20 replies
    Just googled "Black Organizations" Here's the list minus a few that I thought were duplicates. Imagine if there were as many named "White.....Assoc"
  • Hamas-linked CAIR’s Nihad Awad to Muslims: “Black Lives Matter is our campaign”

    07/09/2016 11:55:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 7/9/16 | Robert Spencer
    An alliance of terrorist organizations. Five police officers murdered in Dallas, and more is coming. Video thanks to Understanding the Threat.
  • Leftist pastor behind Dallas Black Lives Matter protest wrote of becoming Muslim

    07/09/2016 11:51:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 7/9/16 | Robert Spencer
    The hard-Left Islamochristian “Rev.” Jeff Hood wrote this in November 2015: When Jesus bound his body and ultimately became the stranger in Matthew 25:35, he left no doubt that he was calling us to do the same. Since the Paris attacks, Muslims have been strangerized over and over. From calls for registration to violent language around refugees, the rhetoric has grown worse and worse with every day. Jesus is bound to the stranger. Jesus becomes the stranger. In our Islamophobic society, I have no question that Jesus is so intimately incarnated with and connected to our Muslim friends that he...
  • VANITY: MY DAUGHTER WAS A THIEF

    07/09/2016 9:08:41 PM PDT · by MFOSGO · 105 replies
    My daughter was a thief. And what she stole was cold, hard cash. It began with money from a parent’s wallet. Then, from another parent’s wallet. It moved on to a twenty from her big brother’s desk drawer. And then singles from the babysitter’s purse. This happened a dozen times over. It was a pattern. It was serious, not incidental or of opportunity. The piece de resistance was pinching thirty dollars from a school mate’s back pack – she got wind that the wad was in there for a donation. Oh, and my daughter is seven. I freaked out. Explained...
  • Officers Start Arresting I-94 Protesters (BLM MN)

    07/09/2016 7:56:37 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 143 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 7/9/16 | Ellie Herman
    Police started arresting protesters who shut down parts of Interstate 94 following the death of Philando Castile. Hundreds of protesters marched from the Governor's residence and crossed I-94, blocking off the freeway in both directions. State Patrol officers redirected motor traffic as they cut off I-94 entrances at Dale Street. Protesters are throwing objects at officers and one officer was injured from a thrown firework, according to SPPD. One protester was using a laser sight and pointing it at officers. St. Paul Police Department officers are using glass balls with smoke, not tear gas, on I-94. Police officers on I-94...
  • L.A. Gang Firebombed Black Neighbors to Get Them ‘Out of the Neighborhood’

    07/08/2016 5:27:45 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | July 7, 2016 | M.L. Nestel
    Two years after seven do-or-die loyals of one of L.A.’s original Latino gangs allegedly tossed Molotov cocktails into their neighbors’ homes to “get the n—-ers out of the neighborhood,” the law finally caught up with them. On Thursday, the feds unsealed what is being called the one of “largest civil rights indictments in local history,” alleging that the gang members ruthlessly waged a race-fueled campaign against innocent African American families—all with young children—to get them off their prized turf.
  • Some Silicon Valley tech workers are calling in 'black' to work

    07/07/2016 4:51:48 PM PDT · by PAR35 · 43 replies
    CNN ^ | July 7, 2016 | Sara Ashley O'Brien
    Calling in black is essentially an excuse for a day of self care, wrote Slack engineer Erica Baker in a Medium post called "Processing." ... "Sometimes, I don't want to deal with the emotional weight of having to explain my feelings to someone who couldn't possibly understand them, no matter how hard they tried," she wrote. ... The phrase "calling in black" has been around for at least a year, when "Evelyn from the Internets" posted a video on YouTube advocating the need for a mental health day. ...
  • Marvel’s New Iron Man Is a Black Woman

    07/06/2016 9:01:59 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 69 replies
    Time ^ | 07/06/16 | Eliana Dockterman
    Marvel writer Brian Michael Bendis talks the creation of Riri Williams, who will take over for Tony Stark There’s a new Iron Man. Well, Iron Man for now. She’s still working on the name. The events at the end of the comic book event series Civil War II will result in Tony Stark stepping out of the Iron Man suit and a new character, Riri Williams, taking over, Marvel tells TIME. (Note: Tony’s departure doesn’t mean you know the end to Civil War II yet.) Riri is a science genius who enrolls in MIT at the age of 15....
  • Former D.C. Congressman Fauntroy arrested, jailed on return to U.S. from Dubai

    06/28/2016 2:43:10 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 24 replies
    Former D.C. Congressman Walter Fauntroy, 83, is back in the U.S. after several years absence and, according to his attorney, he is in jail in Loudoun County, Va. Attorney Johnny Barnes said Fauntroy was arrested at Dulles Airport in Loudoun County Monday morning on his return from Dubai on an "unexpected" warrant from Prince George's County, Md. It involved Fauntroy's failure to appear in a court case in 2011 on allegations of fraud involving a 2009 Obama inauguration party that never took place.
  • Hillary Supporter to Black Trump Supporter: “He Said He’s Going To Send You Back To Africa”

    06/15/2016 12:14:08 PM PDT · by orchestra · 29 replies
    NewsNinja2012 ^ | 6/15/2016
    (Great Video at link).
  • African Woman Destroys Black/Liberal Praise Of Muhammad Ali With 1 Question

    06/11/2016 9:23:45 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 37 replies
    Mad World News ^ | 11 June 16 | Mona Walter
    https://youtu.be/jnScuchi_SU
  • Black Outrage Over Gorilla Shot To Protect ‘White Privilege’. Just One Problem . . .

    05/30/2016 10:17:38 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 98 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 30 May 2016 | James Delingpole
    Do you feel strongly about Harambe, the hapless gorilla executed by Cincinnati zoo to protect the life of the four-year old child Isaiah whose stupid, irresponsible parents allowed him to crawl into the gorilla’s pen?Well I do too. Especially when you realise – at least by some accounts – that the gorilla was actually trying to protect the child not kill it. But I don’t think in the outrage stakes any of us can quite compete with the angry black people in social media forums who have been blaming the incident on entrenched white privilege.
  • Video of possible "knockout game" attack leads to arrest

    05/12/2016 6:14:05 PM PDT · by ealgeone · 18 replies
    cbsnews ^ | 05/12/2016 | crimesiderstaff
    HARTFORD, Conn. -- A teenage boy in Hartford, Connecticut, has been arrested after a video circulated around his high school, appearing to show the teen attacking a 66-year-old man from behind, reports CBS affiliate WFSB.
  • Hawking at Harvard ... tackles the contradictory qualities of black holes

    05/10/2016 1:00:09 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 15 replies
    Harvard.edu ^ | 4/18/16 | Peter Reuell
    Hawking at Harvard At packed Sanders Theatre, theoretical physicist and cosmologist tackles the contradictory qualities of black holes April 18, 2016 | Editor's Pick Popular Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer"If determinism — the predictability of the universe — breaks down in black holes, it could break down in other situations. Even worse, if determinism breaks down, we can’t be sure of our past history either. The history books and our memories could just be illusions. It is the past that tells us who we are. Without it, we lose our identity," said Stephen Hawking. By Peter Reuell, Harvard Staff Writer Twitter...
  • Police More Reluctant To Shoot Blacks Than Whites

    05/06/2016 6:14:35 PM PDT · by TheTimeOfMan · 22 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 5/2/2016 | Valerie Richardson/
    In the most sweeping study of its kind, police were more reluctant to shoot black suspects than their white counterparts, contradicting the widely accepted “racist cop” narrative driving movements such as Black Lives Matter.
  • Christians urged to embrace 'powerful' Black Lives Matter movement [The New Christianity]

    04/02/2016 7:04:39 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 56 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 4/2/2016 | Leo Hohmann
    A speaker at an evangelical Christian college urged students to accept the views of Black Lives Matter and consider themselves as having benefited from white privilege while looking to the Palestinians for inspiration in how to get along with one’s adversaries. The Rev. Christena Cleveland, a social psychologist who teaches at Duke University School of Divinity and authored the book "Disunity in Christ," brought a message of reconciliation and "love without exception" to Biola University in Los Angeles last week. At a conference titled "Love No Matter What: Politics, Sex, Race and the Way of the Cross," Cleveland touted the...
  • Lesson in hate for high schooler who criticized Black Lives Matter

    03/29/2016 3:24:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    fox news ^ | 3/29/16 | Perry Chiarmonte
    A Philadelphia high school journalist who took on Black Lives Matter in a column for the school paper, only to be driven into home-schooling, says his torment didn't end when he withdrew. It was just before Christmas break when 17-year-old University of Pennsylvania-bound Michael Moroz wrote an opinion piece for the Central High school paper, the Centralizer. In it, he criticized the racially charged University of Missouri protests at the time and suggested that Michael Brown, the black teenager killed in 2014 by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., was "a delinquent" who was "at worst, justifiably killed, and...
  • The appearance of disappearance: the CIA’s secret black sites

    03/18/2016 7:11:38 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    FT Magazine ^ | 3/18/16 | Edmund Clark and Crofton Black
    Twelve years ago, in a village on the edge of a pine forest not far from Lithuania’s elegant capital Vilnius, workmen constructed an unusual warehouse. It was the size of an Olympic swimming pool with no windows, many air vents and no stated purpose. The site had formerly been a riding stables and a paddock. It had also served as a local watering hole — a welcome one since the village lacked a bar or restaurant. The new building was shiny and modern, incongruous amid the tumbledown farm buildings and Soviet-era housing blocks. The convivial atmosphere of the riding club...
  • Cosmic rays fired at Earth – now we know where from

    03/17/2016 9:55:45 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 33 replies
    Cosmos ^ | 3/17/16 | Bill Condie
    Cosmic rays fired at Earth - now we know where from The violent region at the centre of our galaxy is the prime candidate, after gamma ray analysis, Bill Condie reports. Photo montage of gamma-rays as measured by the HESS array on the night sky over Namibia, with one of the small HESS telescopes in the foreground. Credit: H.E.S.S. Collaboration, Fabio Acero and Henning Gast Astronomers believe they may have identified the source of the stream of cosmic rays that rain down on Earth from outer space. Cosmic rays are extremely high-energy particles such as protons and atomic nuclei....
  • CONSERVATIVE BLACKS ARE UNITING BEHIND TED CRUZ

    03/09/2016 10:00:40 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 76 replies
    Black Conservatives Fund ^ | March 9, 2016 | BCF Staff
    BCF News CONSERVATIVE BLACKS ARE UNITING BEHIND TED CRUZ March 09, 2016 Baton Rouge, La. -- Ahead of the winner-take-all portion of the republican presidential primary, the most successful conservative black engagement organization is endorsing Ted Cruz for President. Previously, Black Conservatives Fund PAC endorsed, contributed to, and made independent expenditures for Dr. Ben Carson. BCF has been recognized by outlets like The National Review as having been one of the most efficient grassroots PACs. Black Conservatives Fund PAC released the following statement: “Once every four years the black community is courted then subsequently abandoned by Hillary Clinton Democrats. Amid...
  • Harlem For Donald Trump

    03/01/2016 5:05:41 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 10 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12/02/15
    Dr. Manning supports Donald Trump. (1 Dec. 2015) "ATLAH: THAT'S WHAT GOD SAID." Anointed to establish families, churches and businesses, unlike any the world hath seen. Indeed the final product of the land, ATLAH, will boast of being the seat of the world's banking, business, and education centers.
  • Black actors ready for Chris Rock to shake up Oscar show

    02/22/2016 2:42:53 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 38 replies
    AP ^ | 22 Feb 16 | MORGAN EVANS
    Guests at the first American Black Film Festival Honors are ready for Chris Rock to shake up the Oscars. Don Cheadle, Ice Cube, Adina Porter and Michelle Mitchenor are among the entertainers eager to hear the comedian's take on Hollywood's diversity crisis when he hosts Sunday's Academy Awards. "I think this could be a watershed moment for what he does, and there's nobody better suited to do it, so I hope he goes in," Cheadle said Sunday at the inaugural ABFF awards ceremony, where he accepted the Excellence in the Arts award. "I hope he skewers everybody, which is what...
  • Damning study finds a 'whitewashed' Hollywood

    02/22/2016 5:59:28 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 29 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | February 22, 2016 | JAKE COYLE
    In one of the most exhaustive and damning reports on diversity in Hollywood, a new study finds that the films and television produced by major media companies are "whitewashed," and that an "epidemic of invisibility" runs top to bottom through the industry for women, minorities and LGBT people.
  • ASTRONOMERS JUST SNAPPED PHOTOS OF THE MOST MASSIVE BLACK HOLE WE’VE EVER OBSERVED

    02/18/2016 10:44:57 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 53 replies
    Digital Trends ^ | 2/17/16 | Chloe Olewitz
    A new photograph of galaxy NGC 4889 may look peaceful from such a great distance, but it’s actually home to one of the biggest black holes that astronomers have ever identified. The Hubble Space Telescope allowed scientists to capture photos of the galaxy, located in the Coma Cluster about 300 million light-years away. The supermassive black hole hidden away in NGC 4889 breaks all kinds of records, even though it is currently classified as dormant. So how big is it, exactly? Well, according to our best estimates, the supermassive black hole is roughly 21 billion times the size of the...
  • Honor Black History Month by Honoring Our Communities

    02/17/2016 1:00:20 PM PST · by View Out West · 18 replies
    Houston Online Newspapers ^ | 2/3/16 | Kelvin Hampton
    It seems not a week goes by without hearing about the death of an African-American at the hands of law enforcement. Tamir Rice, Eric Harris, Walter Scott, Jonathan Ferrell, Sandra Bland, Samuel DuBose, Freddie Gray -- the names would be a blur except they represent real people whose lives have ended needlessly. As a 51-year-old African-American male who was born and raised in Houston Gardens, I’ve seen more than my share of violence in our communities. Actually, I’ve seen more than my share because I’m a bail bond agent and run the family business founded by my father 27 years...
  • Black state lawmaker shares deep frustrations with her own party

    02/16/2016 11:38:30 AM PST · by simpson96 · 7 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Feb. 11, 2016 | Laura Vozzella
    RICHMOND - The Democratic state senator who almost helped Republicans win a bitter judicial-nomination battle this week said she rebelled against Gov. Terry McAuliffe and his allies because she believes that leaders of her party have ignored black lawmakers' concerns.Sen. L. Louise Lucas (Portsmouth) said her short-lived alliance with the GOP had little to do with who sits on the bench.Instead, she said, her move grew out of long-simmering grievances with fellow Senate Democrats, who she said have passed over black senators for key committee slots, taken their votes for granted, and left them to fend for themselves in partisan...
  • Pondering Gravitational Waves

    02/13/2016 5:52:10 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 25 replies
    Centauri Dreams ^ | 2/11/16 | Paul Gilster
    Pondering Gravitational Wavesby Paul Gilster on February 11, 2016 "Einstein would be beaming," said National Science Foundation director France CĂłrdova as she began this morning's news conference announcing the discovery of gravitational waves. I can hardly disagree, because we have in this discovery yet another confirmation of the reality of General Relativity. Caltech's Kip Thorne, who discussed black hole mergers way back in 1994 in his book Black Holes and Time Warps, said at the same news conference that Einstein must have been frustrated by the lack of available technologies to detect the gravitational waves his theory predicted, a lack...