April V. Taylor: Is The Black Church Failing To Uphold Martin Luther King’s Legacy?

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaks to the press outside of Ri

April V. Taylor As an organizer/activist, who also happens to be the daughter of a Black Baptist minister, I have personally struggled with the absence of the Black church in the movement that has unfolded against the racial oppression of police brutality and mass incarceration. I have struggled to give voice to exactly what it is I feel, except to ...

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3 Slain Civil Rights Workers To Receive Presidential Medal of Honor

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James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner were 3 civil rights workers who were killed by the KKK during a drive to register Black voters in Mississippi, known as Freedom Summer.  This year marks the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, which saw college students from all over the country join the push to help Black people be able to vote.  ...

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Dion Waiters Is Muslim, Not Un-American

NBA: New York Knicks at Cleveland Cavaliers

Dion Waiters, a guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers, has had to explain his absence from pre-game activities during a recent NBA game.  Waiters idd not to take the court during a recent Cavaliers game against the Utah Jazz during the national anthem and the introduction of the starting lineups.  Some people thought that Waiters was being rebellious about being removed ...

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Farrakhan Blasts Unjust, Racist Judicial System


By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said blacks in America have never been treated justly and the time has come for a new, separate court system based on the Quran or the Bible to be created. Farrakhan said local African-American communities should set up their own court, the Marshfield News Herald reported. “We want equal justice ...

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Dr King’s Daughter Wants Nothing to do with Her Brothers

By April Taylor News recently broke of Martin Luther King’s sons, Dexter King and Martin Luther King III, wanting to sell King’s Nobel Peace Prize as well as his traveling Bible which was used by President Barack Obama at his swearing in ceremony.  The two have legal control of King’s estate and filed a complaint in Atlanta with Fulton County ...

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Dr. Lachin Hatemi: How Hajj Created a Better, Stronger Version of Malcolm X

by Dr. Lachin Hatemi In the Islamic faith, all Muslims are required to make pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in their life if their health and finances permit. This pilgrimage is called “Hajj,” during which millions of Muslims flock to Saudi Arabia to visit Mecca. Hajj is a religious requirement for every Muslim for more than 1400 years and ...

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Pakistani Girl Faces Life in Prison for Allegedly Burning Pages of the Quran


A judge in Pakistan has granted bail to a mentally-challenged girl who’s been accused of blasphemy.  The girl burned pages of the Muslim holy book, and was arrested for her actions. Activists were glad to see the girl released by the judge.  Some say that blasphemy laws of Pakistan are often used to punish minorities and to settle personal vendettas. ...

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In Hollywood, Why Is Every Black Mother Either Screwed Up or Dysfunctional?


Hollywood’s depiction of Black women typically leaves much to be desired, and its portrayal of black mothers is no exception. Taking a glance at recent movies gives a clear indication of what little regard the movie industry has for African American mothers. In “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” the closest representation of a black mother was J-Lo. To add ...

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Pastor Holds a Hanging of President Obama


Pastor Terry Jones holds a hanging of President Obama. The text on the pastor’s video is below: The controversial Terry Jones says “Hang ‘Em High”! Get Obama out of office as he is killing America! Obama’s support of killing babies(abortion), supporting radical Islam(financial support to Muslim Brotherhood), support of the Homosexual agenda(same-sex marriage), and doing his utmost to bankrupt America ...

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Teen Radio Host Says that Obama is “Making Kids Turn Gay”


An anti-gay teen radio show host claims that President Obama is “making kids gay.”  Caiden Cowger of West Virginia hosts a show called “Caiden Cowger” on the Internet.   He is obviously a conservative. The boy got attention this week when he said that he is “sickened” by seeing his friends at school “turn to homosexuality,” which he believes is being ...

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