Black Politics

New Orleans Is Recovering, But Is The Government Still Failing Its Citizens?

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris President Barack Obama made his 9th return trip to New Orleans, LA, marking the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.  Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States causing an estimated $108 billion in total property damage, at least 1,245 people died in the hurricane and subsequent floods when the levees ...

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Why Is Obama’s Justice Department Not Commuting The Illegal Sentences Of Thousands Of Poor, Black Prisoners?

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April V. Taylor Many critics of the Obama administration consider the Department of Justice to be one of the most brazenly corrupt and hypocritical federal agencies in American history, and Obama’s dismal clemency record that is allowing thousands of federal prisoners to rot in jail under illegal sentences has not improved people’s perception. Although Obama did recently use his clemency ...

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Autopsy Reveals St Louis Police Shot Black Teen In the Back

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Earlier this week St. Louis police went to a residence to serve a search warrant when two black males ran out the back door. According to the officers, one of the men pointed a gun at them and both officers opened fire, shooting a total of four shots and killing him.The autopsy report revealed that the 18 year old black ...

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Prominent #BlackLivesMatter activist turns out to be white?

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download It turns out that prominent #BlackLivesMatter activist Shaun King may have been deceptive about his ethnicity. In this video, Benjamin Dixon and Yvette Carnell analyze the King revelation and determine whether or not this information impacts his reputation. Does this undermine Black Lives Matter? What does it say about the involvement of white ...

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Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Accused Of R@ping 15-Year-Old

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Nelson Mandela is one of the most beloved figures to have graced the planet for his courageous stand against apartheid, but a scandal involving the family of the anti-apartheid leader threatens to sully the famous surname. Mbuso Mandela, 24, is Nelson Mandela’s grandson and he has appeared in court charged with raping a 15-year-old at a ...

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White Militia In Ferguson with Guns and Police do NOTHING

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A group of former military and police officers called the “Oath Keepers” are in Ferguson, MO armed with rifles and bullet proof vests. Missouri law allows individuals with concealed weapon permits to openly display firearms unless it’s done in an “angry or threatening manner.” This group has been called “fiercely anti-government” by the Southern Poverty Law Center and had some ...

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Demetric Muhammad: The mis-education of Yvette Carnell et al

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by Demetric Muhammad Popular social media commentator Yvette Carnell recently took to the World Wide Web to utilize the YouTube platform to make an attempt to stall the growing momentum of the Justice or Else Movement and the increasing appeal and acceptance of the message of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. Brother Demetric Muhammad who serves on the Honorable Minister ...

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University of Cincinnati Off-Campus Police Patrols Terminated, Traffic Stops Suggest Racial Profiling

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris The senseless and tragic shooting death of Samuel Dubose at the hands of former University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing continued to prove to detractors that there is a serious issue with law enforcement and its brutality of people of color. Subsequently, the video released of the incident gives irrefutable evidence of the horrendous account and ...

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Nation of Islam responds to Yvette Carnell’s Farrakhan Critique

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Earlier this week, Yvette Carnell sparked controversy with a heated critique of Min Louis Farrakhan’s call for black retaliation against police violence.  Of course this led to a strong response from members of the Nation of Islam, many of whom felt that Carnell’s critique was both unnecessary and misguided. In the interview below, ...

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Remember the Atlanta School teachers? Here’s what happened to them

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On April 1, 2015 the verdict was read and several Atlanta Public Educators were given actual prison time for ultimately changing student’s test scores. Months has gone by and the issue is no longer in the news but those educators are still fighting for their freedom and all are awaiting the appeal process. We caught up with one of the ...

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