Racism

Ernest and Mollie Burkhart married in 1917. Unbeknownst to Mollie, a member of the Osage tribe, the marriage was part of a larger plot to steal her family’s oil wealth. Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoman Collection/Courtesy of Doubleday Generations ago, the American Indian Osage tribe was compelled to move. Not for the first time, white settlers […]

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York on Sept. 21, 2017. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS NEW YORK THE CANADIAN PRESS SEPTEMBER 24, 2017SEPTEMBER 24, 2017 The UN Human Rights Council is set to discuss a report on issues affecting African-Canadians that makes recommendations to the federal […]

Just as when Serena played against Maria Sharapova a few years back, race was again an issue in this year’s Women’s Finals at the U.S. Open; even though, this year two Black women competed for the championship: Sloane Stephens and Madison Keyes.  Madison Keyes claimed that she is no race, just Madison Keyes (though she’d […]

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor during a news conference on Wednesday in Las Vegas. It had been more than two decades since a white man had won the world heavyweight boxing title. The eccentric promoter Don King knew not only that, but that the United States was still a country with deep racial […]

If you’re satisfied with what you hear on modern day radio, then these few words are not for you. What happened to when R&B muzik meant a well crafted muzik piece that you could feel the love or a complaint that someone wasn’t getting enough love like in Teddy Riley’s “Him Or Me” When the […]

Father’s Day weekend was a grim occasion to remind black parents that they are continuously hunted down by police in the United States. The weekend was bracketed by two stories of black adults killed by police in front of young, black children. Before our timelines began to be filled with pictures of smiling dads over […]

In order to receive development assistance, Tanzania has to give Western agribusiness full freedom and give enclosed protection for patented seeds. “Eighty percent of the seeds are being shared and sold in an informal system between neighbors, friends and family. The new law criminalizes the practice in Tanzania,” says Michael Farrelly of TOAM, an organic […]

According to the UN Economic Commission for Africa, about $1trillion has been stolen from Africa to western countries illegally. Vera Songwe, new Chief of UN Economic Commission for Africa by  Mathew The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) says an estimated 50 billion dollars leaves the shore of the continent illicitly mostly to the Western […]

The U.S. is waging a massive shadow war in Africa, exclusive documents reveal By Nick Turse on May 18, 2017 Six years ago, a deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Special Operations Command gave a conservative estimate of 116 missions being carried out at any one time by Navy SEALs, Army Green Berets, and other special operations forces across […]

“Old white men is runnin this rap shit, Corporate force is runnin this rap shit, a tall Israeli is runnin this rap shit, Quasi-homosexuals is runnin this rap shit” – Lyrics to the song “The Rape Over” by Mos Def, a reference to record label mogul Lyor Cohen. When we look around at people, and […]


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