Politics

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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Will Black Ferguson Voters Show Up To Make Historic Change?

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April V. Taylor After months of upheaval and outrage and for the first time since Michael Browns death, Black residents in Ferguson, Missouri have the opportunity to make historic changes to their city government on April 7th.  Three seats on the six-member city council are up for election, but the big question no one is sure of is, will Black ...

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MO Lawmaker Wants To Make It A Federal Civil Rights Violation For Police To Enforce Laws To Raise Revenue

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April V. Taylor In response to recent events that have revealed just how often laws are enforced simply to generate revenue for police departments and in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Selma, Missouri Representative Emanuel Cleaver introduced The Fair Justice Act. The bill “would make it a federal civil rights violation to enforce criminal or traffic laws for the ...

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Ferguson Mayor Defiant In Face Of Recall Effort, Questions Accuracy of DOJ Report, Shuns Accountability

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April V. Taylor Five Ferguson residents have signed an affidavit at the Ferguson City Hall requesting a recall of Mayor James Knowles. Organizers, who are affiliated with the Organization for Black Struggle St. Louis chapter (OBS), have 60 days to gather and submit signatures of at least 15 percent of voters who voted in the last mayoral election in order ...

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Texas Bill Would Make It Illegal For Everyone But Mainstream Media To Record Police

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April V. Taylor Republican state representative Jason Villalba has introduced House Bill 2918 to the Texas House of Representatives.  The bill would make it illegal for private citizens to record police within 25 feet by making it a misdemeanor offense.  For citizens who are armed, the distance increases to 100 feet. The bill would only give radio, newspaper and magazine ...

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VIDEO: Angry Civil Rights Foot Soldier Diane Nash Refuses To March With Obama For Bloody Sunday 50th Anniversary

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April V. Taylor Civil rights activist and organizer Diane Nash refused to march with President Barack Obama during the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday.  In an exclusive interview with NewsOne Now, Nash stated, “I refused to march because George Bush marched.” Nash played a pivotal role in helping to organize the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches as one of the ...

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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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Cuba to U.S.: Extradition Of Assata Shakur ‘Off The Table’

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April V. Taylor Assata Shakur, now 67-years-old, has spent more than three decades living in Cuba after being granted political asylum by Fidel Castro. Shakur was a member of the Black Liberation Army, and after being involved in a shootout with officers on the New Jersey Turnpike in 1973 in which she was shot with her hands in the air, ...

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LISTEN: Racist Radio Host: ‘Hang’ Black Congressmen ‘From A Noose’ For Boycotting Netanyahu Speech

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April V. Taylor WorldNetDaily commentator and Tea Party fringe radio host Andrea Shea King has stirred up controversy by stating that she wants to see Black elected officials punished for boycotting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial speech to Congress.  The controversy stems from the fact that she believes the lawmakers deserve to be put to death in what can ...

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Supreme Court Case Could End Democracy As We Know It

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April V. Taylor Of all the threats posed to America’s democratic process, gerrymandering has to be one of the most lethal.  Gerrymandering is a highly partisan process where elected officials give themselves the power to re-draw congressional district lines.  The problem with this is that it allows politicians to have control over geographic areas there they can create “safe” seats ...

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