Black Politics

Yvette Carnell: Farrakhan needs to stop trying to start a race war

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Yvette Carnell has some pretty harsh words for Min Louis Farrakhan. Carnell, in the video below, says that Farrakhan’s call for a race war isn’t legitimate because she feels that the Nation of Islam should be on the front lines of the war. Watch the video or download the podcast and tell us, ...

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Four confederate flags found around Historic Black Church: Your Black World News

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Police say that two men were caught on surveillance video putting four confederate flags around Ebenezer Baptist Church. Georgia civil rights leaders launched an effort to remove the confederate flag from state lands including Stone Mountain. This act is assumed to be one out of hate to send a message to the civil ...

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Africans to Obama: “Our Brothers and Sisters Are Suffering in the U.S.”


by Yvette Carnell During President Obama’s visit to East Africa, he pushed for gay rights and gave the same “tough love” speech he routinely reserves for African-Americans. And although most East Africans were excited at Obama’s visit, many young people couldn’t help but notice the hypocrisy in the president’s comments. In Nairobi, Obama compared the gay rights struggle to the ...

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Jon Stewart Secretly Colluded With Obama to Attack Enemies, Report Claims

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by Yvette Carnell After George W. Bush exited the White House, some media observers felt Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show” would go downhill since the liberal comedian wouldn’t have anyone to roast. Stewart, however, began mocking President Obama with the same zeal with which he went after “Dubya”, prompting many to view Stewart as a fair comic who took shots ...

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The feds have been monitoring #BlackLivesMatter Protests, and it’s eery

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The #BlackLivesMatter movement has shaken up race relations in America, putting a spotlight on police brutality in ways that haven’t been seen in American history.  As in the past, such movements become a focus of concern for the govenment, which has been accused of undermining movements within the African American community in the past. According to Daily Kos, the sabotage continues ...

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Dr Boyce Watkins: Sandra Bland is not the only one, there are thousands


Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is a conversation about the late Sandra Bland, the 28-year old woman who died while in police custody in Texas. While many of us have a great deal of sympathy for police brutality cases that are reported in media, we often forget about the thousands of cases that never see the light ...

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Dave Chappelle: Artists Have A Responsibility To Be Activists

April V. Taylor At a time when America could use his comedy to confront taboo issues that white America does not want to discuss, Dave Chappelle has announced he is returning to the comedy stage. Chappelle previously used his show on Comedy Central to confront issues that white America would rather ignore, and he managed to gain popularity across all ...

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The Columbian government says US soldiers have been molesting young girls and filming it

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Here’s a shocking news story you probably haven’t heard about: American soldiers and contractors based in Colombia are alleged to have sexually assaulted dozens of young girls between 2003 and 2007, with some of the attacks being taped and sold as adult films. In the article titled “Blind to Latin America,” nationally syndicated columnist Esther Cepeda brings attention to this ...

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#BlackLivesMatter Activists Warn Presidential Candidates They “Will Shut Down Every Single Debate”

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April V. Taylor As news of the protest during the Netroots Nation progressive conference that saw both Senator Bernie Sanders and ex-Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley fail to give the concrete policy initiatives #BlackLivesMatter protesters wanted, Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors is promising that protesters will shut down every single presidential debate until candidates refuse to stop “skirting around the ...

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Man Freed By Obama Speaks Out About The War On Drugs

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April V. Taylor President Obama recently did something than no other sitting president in history has done; he visited a federal prison. Obama toured the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in Oklahoma where he visited Cell Block B, a section that houses prisoners who participate in a drug rehabilitation and prevention program. He also spent just under an hour meeting ...

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