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Al Sharpton Claims He’s Helping the White House Find Eric Holder’s Replacement: The White House says nothing

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Reported by Nigel Boys According to 59-year-old civil rights activist, television and radio talk show host, and trusted White House adviser Alfred “Al” Sharpton Jr., the resigning Attorney General Eric Holder has been the best in U.S. civil rights history. The man who has become President Obama’s “go-to” black leader, according to “60 Minutes,” went on to say that he ... Read More »

Liberian Newspaper Accuses West of Manufacturing Ebola Virus

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A writer for The Daily Observer in Liberia alleges that the Ebola virus isn’t a creation of Mother Nature, but of the West. Dr. Cyril Broderick, Professor of Plant Pathology, outlined several reasons which, according to him, lead to the conclusion that Ebola is a virus deployed by the West: Reports narrate stories of the US Department of Defense (DoD) ... Read More »

Israeli Interior Minister Calls African Migrants “Illegal Infiltrators” and Vows to Keep Detention Center Open | breakingbrown.com

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Israel’s High Court mandated on Monday that desert detention facilities that house African migrants be closed within three months.In a 7-2 decision, the High Court of Justice ordered authorities to stop detaining African migrants at the Holot detention center in the Negev.Although African migrants who’ve been rounded up and taken to these detention centers without so much as a human ... Read More »

Attorney General Eric Holder says goodbye to Obama

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Attorney General Eric Holder will announce his plans to resign on Thursday, sources say. Mr. Holder will reportedly relieve himself of duty once a suitable replacement is found. Holder, the first African-American AG, will probably be most remembered for his lawsuits against states that sought to undermine voting rights. Part of his legacy will also include his contentious battles with ... Read More »

President Obama mentions Ferguson during speech to the UN

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President Barack Obama has been dogged by criticism that he has avoided racial issues within the United States.  Some of the criticism is merited, as the president seeks to dance the careful line between appealing to his white constituencies and seeking to fulfill the lofty expectations of an oppressed minority. Additionally, the United States has received criticism from around the ... Read More »

Pastor gets rival Chicago gangs on the basketball court together

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Father Michael Pfleger is one of the great heroes of Chicago, often working in the most under-served and dangerous communities to end the violence that is occurring among young black men.  Pfleger has been able to do the impossible by putting on an annual basketball tournament with gang members that has been a huge success. This was the third annual ... Read More »

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