The case of Troy Anthony Davis, Brother Mumia, Javon Dawson, Sean Bell, Amadou Diallo, the so-called SF8 on and on and on and on proves beyond the shadow of a doubt. Meakes me ask the question: Why are we still celebrating every hollowday, especially Hollomas that our slave-master can come up with...we ain't pick'n cotton! Or are we?
Messenger Elijah Muhammad: "THERE IS NO JUSTICE IN AMERICA FOR THE SO-CALLED NEGROS WHO HAVE SHED OUR BLOOD SWEAT AND…Continue
Added by MetroSistah on November 29, 2008 at 4:30pm —
From the Ramparts
Junious Ricardo Stanton Let’s Emulate The Lakota People
“WASHINGTON — The Lakota Indians, who gave the world legendary warriors Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, have withdrawn from treaties with the United States. ‘We are no longer citizens of the United States of America and all those who live in the five-state area that encompasses our country are free to join us,'’ long-time Indian rights activist Russell Means said. A delegation of Lakota…Continue
WE Don't Do Thanksgiving - because until the situation is equalized across the board, in our humble opinion; There Ain't Nothin to Celebrate.Today We Honor and Join with our Native Peoples in their statement for the Truth and Rights about the North American Peoples' Holocaust.
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It's your friendly neighborhood "Digital Drummer" again...smile
The post below came from a good friend of mine and a great Digital Drummer....LaShanda Henry
LaShanda works tirelessly at empowering women on the Internet. She has a number of sites that promote entrepreneurship and people of color but her main website is Multiple Shades of You Online (see www.msoyonline.com). LaShanda is a… Continue
Added by Jim Neusom on November 26, 2008 at 12:06am —
A synopsis of the paper- ‘The experience of Africans under Arab colonialism and its antithesis’, delivered at the International Colloquium at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 11-13 November 2008, on the theme, ‘Teaching and propagating African history and culture to the Diaspora and …’
The key to understanding Afro-Arab relations, past and present and the relevance of South Sudan to the future, is found in the reasons for the conflict in South Sudan of 1955-72… Continue
Here are some suggestions for food, nightlife & music, and daytime hangouts in Salvador, Bahia. For a more complete guide with maps and other details, I highly recommend that you purchase a guidebook such as the Lonely Planet Guide for Brazil. Many people have found their guide to be the only one with real substance on Bahia. Also, here's a tip: If you spend US$40 at the Lonely Planet Shop you'll receive free delivery and a free… Continue
Added by Everydayguy on November 24, 2008 at 2:02am —
From the Ramparts
Junious Ricardo Stanton Not Everyone Is Happy
“Barack Obama’s election as America’s first black president has unleashed a wave of hate crimes across the nation, according to police and monitoring organizations. Far from heralding a new age of tolerance, Mr Obama’s victory in the November 4 poll has highlighted the stubborn racism that lingers within some elements of American society as opponents pour their frustration into vandalism,…Continue
NATIONAL BLACK SURVIVAL COMMEMORATIVE
JOURNAL TO BE INDEPENDENTLY PUBLISHED
By The Newport Newservice
SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA
NOVEMBER 18, 2008 – UBUS Communications Systems, the 33 year old independent publishing company, with offices in Virginia and North Carolina, announce the publication of a Commemorative Journal to “celebrate” the survival of Black people in North America. The NBSCJ is openly asking Black people all over the world to submit their… Continue
Talia James is young and quite naive. The daughter of an alcoholic mother, Talia had to grow up fast and mother to her younger siblings and cousin.
Needless to say, Talia made some bad choices in life where love and men were concerned. After two broken relationships and two sons, she feels as though she has won the lottery when she meets Andre Peters, a very well-to-do sports agent. The fact that he's married takes a backseat to Talia's happiness.
From The Ramparts
Junious Ricardo Stanton The Past As Teacher
“If firms in the private sector cannot use or refuse to hire low-skilled adults who are willing to take minimum-wage or sub-minimum wage jobs then the jobs problem for inner-city workers cannot be adequately addressed without considering a policy of public-sector employment of last resort. Indeed until current changes in the labor market are reversed or until the skills of the next generation can…Continue
GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION -
TROY ANTHONY DAVIS - THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES
"WE FIGHT ON!"
The Georgia Board of Pardon and Paroles denied clemency to Davis. Bishop Desmond Tutu, Jimmy Carter, Al Sharpton, and the Pope are among tens of thousands who have called on Georgia to retry Davis' case. Join them in demanding a halt to the execution
GO to the Amnesty International website:… Continue
Added by HTS on November 12, 2008 at 2:57am —
We will be presenting our tribute to Miriam Makeba on BadGalsRadio on WED 11/12/08; she will be our featured artist in this edition of The RawRootsPodcast Bless Mama Afrika - Miriam Makeba, and bring peace to her family and…
From The Ramparts
Junious Ricardo Stanton In Other News...
“WASHINGTON (AP) -- Regulators shut down Houston-based Franklin Bank and Security Pacific Bank in Los Angeles on Friday, bringing the number of failures of federally insured banks this year to 19. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. was appointed receiver of Franklin Bank, which had $5.1 billion in assets and $3.7 billion in deposits as of Sept. 30, and of Security Pacific Bank, with $561.1 million…Continue
“This nation has had a dismal record on race relations. White America has considered the nation and the world it's own private playground. The nation has finally turned the page. Whatever happens from here is still unknown but it is clear the nation has moved forward. The ideals that have always been more myth than reality are finally now actual reality. Barack Obama may be only half black but he is black enough to…Continue
From The Ramparts
Junious Ricardo Stanton Food For Thought
“Based on indicators like (1) global real estate overvaluation, (2) indebtedness, (3) leverage, (4) outstanding derivatives, (5) global bubbles, and (6) the precariousness of the global monetary system, I would argue that the accumulated imbalances in the current period surpass significantly those preceding the Great Depression. I therefore conclude that the coming U.S. (and possibly) global…Continue
Debt ServitudeJunious Ricardo Stanton “Credit cards are a key element in the banking industry’s profits. At commercial banks, the average interest rate on credit-card plans is 15.1% and the average assessed interest rate is 16.9%, on $1 trillion in…Continue