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Dr. Samori Swygert: Acidification Of Our Oceans Will Increase by 170% By 2100

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By: Dr. Samori Swygert Marvin Gaye was prophetic in his song, Mercy Me (the Ecology). Marvin broke down the numerous insults we are inflicting on our living habitat, and ultimately damaging our ecology. According to a report from the 2012 Symposium on the Ocean, our oceans are rapidly undergoing the process of acidification. This process is having a staggering deleterious ...

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Dr. Samori Swygert: U.S. Calls for Reparations Now, But Not for Blacks

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By: Dr. Samori Swygert This is lengthy but if you are African American, THIS IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT. The demand for reparations to African Americans starts NOW! I read an article last night in the Washington Post about how Secretary of State John Kerry, his advisers, and other State Department officials are in active negotiations with France to pay out REPARATIONS ...

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On H0m0$exuality, Uganda Tells President Obama To Back Off

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III In the latest aftermath of Uganda’s measure to criminalize homo$exuality, President Barack Obama has threatened that this could affect relations between the African nation and the United States. However, Ugandans have a message for Obama – ‘BACK OFF.’ Uganda already has a law banning $ex between men. This new bill of criminalizing homo$exuality which was ...

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Dr. Sinclair Grey III: Men, It’s Time To Give Back

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Do you know people who are so obsessed with getting ahead in life that they fail to give back? All of their energy is spent on reaching the top of the corporate ladder that they’ve sold their soul to the devil. Too many people are so preoccupied with their own success, riches, and tangibles that ...

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Dr. Samori Swygert: WBLS to KRIZ, Protect Black Radio Communications

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By: Dr. Samori Swygert Being born in Brooklyn in the late 70s and raised in Queens, New York throughout the 80s, I vividly remember the influence of Hip-Hop/ Rap. Hip Hop was truly a culture. Hip Hop was how you dressed, spoke, danced, walked, and yes, it was even in our self condoned art, graffiti. Every culture and movement has ...

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Bus Driver Fired After Fighting Back Teen Who Punched Him in The Face

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By Barry Burch Jr. Teenagers boarding buses should not be under the impression that they can just do whatever they want to bus drivers and get away with it. Even if the bus driver is eventually disciplined for how he initially handled a situation there is nothing stopping people from mistreating the bus driver. Ask the teenager from Tremper High ...

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7 Year Old Girl Walks Out of School to Go K!ll Herself after Being Bullied By Her Teacher

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By Yolanda Spivey For months, 7 year old Samaya Dillard says she tried to please her 2nd grade teacher but to no avail. She would often go home and tell her parents, “My teacher just doesn’t like me.” Her concerned parents Jason and Damia Dillard tried everything in their power to get Ms. Lupe Rodriguez to have a better relationship ...

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Dr. Samori Swygert: African Resources in Crosshairs of Global Capitalism

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By: Dr. Samori Swygert This month’s edition of Worth Magazine, a financial magazine, highlighted potential investments for 2014. I reviewed some of the hotspots and focal points of investment. The magazine highlighted Kenya and Mozambique as potential investment targets because of their untapped oil reserves. I then researched the U.S. Department of the Interior, and the United States Geological Survey ...

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Dr. Samori Swygert: Keystone Pipeline Deal May Strike Oil

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By Dr. Samori Swygert According to an article published by the New York Times, the controversial approval of the Keystone Pipeline may be approaching soon. The pipeline would extend from Canada all the way to the Gulf Coast. The geographical dimensions would account for 1,700 miles of pipeline and has a speculated output of 830,000 barrels of oil a day. ...

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Dr. Samori Swygert: Wall Street Speculates on Kidney Transplant Market

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By Dr. Samori Swygert When people hear about selling your body, their psyche will typically project the image of prostitution or human trafficking. However, the demand for human organs is at a premium, and the healthcare industry is poised to play as an active participant. I had the opportunity to read a brilliant article by Gary Becker, and Julio Elias ...

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