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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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One would think that a country that considers itself a leader in the protection of human rights would wholeheartedly agree that something as necessary for life as water should be a fundamental human right. However, the United States and dozens of other countries passively objected to the UN resolution because they wanted to retain the ability to charge for water ...

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

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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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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: College Athletes Are Being Exploited, Should Be Paid

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NBA legend and basketball icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has joined the growing number of people who feel that college athletes are exploited and should be paid.  Abdul-Jabbar penned an online essay published by Time.  In it, he uses several statistics to show that the majority of players support having their rights and contributions protected by a union as well as feeling ...

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Carl Dix on the injustice in the death of John Crawford

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by Carl Dix It’s been more than two months since the police murder of Eric Garner, and none of the cops who choked him to death have yet been charged for this crime! More than six weeks since the police murder of Michael Brown, and the killer cop has still not been indicted! Now the grand jury reviewing the evidence ...

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Veteran on TV calls Obama a “Puppet War Criminal” just like Bush

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Ken O’Keefe is a veteran and political analyst who has a growing following.  O’Keefe has been highly criticial of US and British foreign policy, stating that countries in the west have found ways to make war profitable at the expense of people around the world.  According to O’Keefe, many of the wars that the US has embarked upon have had ...

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President Obama: My enemy’s enemy is not my friend

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By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III “The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it…Through violence you may murder the hater, but you do not murder hate. In fact, violence merely increases hate.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On September 10th President ...

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Bill Maher’s horribly ignorant remarks about black people

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by Dr Boyce Watkins Aparently Bill Maher, the ultra-liberal talk show host who both entertains and annoys me, doesn’t understand what it means to be a black man. During a recent episode of his popular show, Real Time with Bill Maher, the host criticized President Barack Obama for not being a “real black president,” (whatever that means) in his response ...

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