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Racist, Homophobic, Lying Murderers: The 6 Most Evil U.S. Presidents

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April V. Taylor Many patriotic Americans would find it hard to believe that any U.S. President makes any list of the most evil rulers in the history of the world, but U.S. leaders make the Wonderslist list thanks to George H.W. Bush and his son George W. Bush. They join the ranks of Robert Mugabe and Bashar Al Assad with ...

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Noam Chomsky: White People’s Fear Of Revenge For Slavery Is ‘Deeply Rooted In American Culture’

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April V. Taylor Renowned linguist and activist Noam Chomsky has been speaking with philosopher George Yancy as part of a feature for the New York Times in which he discusses race and racism in America.  In the most recent installment, Chomsky discusses  the roots of American racism and the legacy of black enslavement and subjugation in America, going into detail ...

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Dr Boyce Watkins: President Obama has nice words in Selma, but his people are among the most tortured on the planet

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by Dr Boyce Watkins People have ranted and raved about the brilliant and inspirational speech given by President Barack Obama in Selma.   I applaud the president’s willingness to speak, and we know that such speeches can serve to inspire those who care about the future of this country. However, it is also important for black people to look beyond words ...

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Yvette Carnell: Al Sharpton’s role in the Comcast debacle reminds us of why he needs to go

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In this video, Yvette Carnell explains why the $20 billion dollar lawsuit against Al Sharpton is yet another reminder that the black community needs to let him go. Sharpton was sued this week by Byron Allen and others who were concerned that Sharpton may have been bribed by Comcast to remain silent about the racial implications of the company’s merge ...

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April V. Taylor: Why Is Assata Shakur A Hero To Black People But A Terrorist To The Government

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April V. Taylor According to the United States government, Assata Shakur, born JoAnne Chesimard, is an escaped convicted cop killer and a domestic terrorist, worthy of being placed on the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” list.  Shakur was the first woman to ever be placed on the list, and the state of New Jersey put a $2 million bounty on her ...

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How Can The World’s Richest Country Deny The Basic Right To Water Just To Make A Profit?

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April V. Taylor Access to clean, safe water was declared a fundamental human right by the United Nations General Assembly on July 28, 2010. While 122 countries voted to support the resolution, more than forty abstained from voting, many of which were industrialized countries that believe that water should be commodified and sold for profit and viewed more as a ...

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Dr. Samori Swygert: 7 Things Black America Can Do RIGHT NOW to Form a Black Hollywood

Dr Samori Swygert discusses 7 things Black America can do right now to create a Black Hollywood www.kulturekritic.com

100 reasons why we need a separate Black Hollywood by Dr. Samori Swygert Fact: In 1998 The American Film Institute published a list of the top 100 Greatest American Movies of all time. The list was a 100 year review, it was updated in 2007. Their introductory quote is presented below: “In 1998, AFI invited more than 1,500 leaders from ...

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Carl Dix: Rock In The New Year With Resistance To Police Murder

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by Carl Dix NO NEW YEAR UNDER THIS OLD SYSTEM! WE CAN’T BREATHE! from Carl Dix On New Year’s Eve, as the clock winds down on 2014, the powers that be will hope to be ringing in a new year that carries forward business as usual. That must not be allowed to go down because business as usual in Amerikkka ...

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Criminologist Chenelle Jones gives the real reason people were rioting in Ferguson

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by Dr. Chenelle A. Jones On Monday, November 24, 2014 a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing unarmed teen, Michael Brown. Reaction to the decision was almost immediate. People of all races rushed to the streets to express their dissatisfaction with the decision. While a majority of the demonstrations were nonviolent, some ...

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Dr. Wilmer Leon asks: What happens if Ferguson officer is not indicted?

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Ferguson – Revolt vs. Revolution – The Fire Next Time By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III “This innocent country set you down in a ghetto in which, in fact, it intended that you should perish…You were born into a society which spelled out with brutal clarity, and in as many ways as possible, that you were a worthless human being. ...

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