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David Elliot Moran (left) and Charles Thomas Newcomb (right) said they wanted to see a Black inmate “6 feet under.” (Images courtesy of the Alachua County Jail) Two former prison guards in Florida who were members of the KKK have been convicted of plotting to kill a Black inmate in an act of retaliation. A […]

by Cecil Brown The New York Times recently republished a cartoon that originally appeared on May 27, 1865, in Harper’s Weekly about the capture of Jefferson Davis at the end of the Civil War. When the New York Daily News published the cartoon, they added the quote beneath the drawing. A CUNY compilation of such […]

  REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR AS-NEEDED ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING CONSULTANT SERVICES Solicitation #: 17-050-RFQ-0018 The San Francisco Housing Authority is soliciting qualification proposals for As-Needed Electrical Engineering Consultant Services on tasks such as building power, fire alarm system, and energy efficiency studies for all its housing development sites. The last date for submitting questions regarding this solicitation is […]

President Uhuru Kenyatta was declare the winner of the election, though is opponent labeled the vote fraudulent. (AP Photo/ Sayyid Abdul Azim) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta urged peace and lawful demonstrations Monday, as the capital appeared to resume ordinary life following last week’s disputed elections. Many Nairobi residents returned to work […]

The GoFundMe page for a Charlottesville counter-protester-turned-hero has amassed more than $57,000 in donations, exceeding its initial goal of $40,000 in less than 24 hours. Counter-protester Marcus Martin pushed his fiancée, Marissa Blair, out of the path of a car allegedly driven by white nationalist James Alex Fields Jr. as it barreled down the road […]

Solange Knowles is known for her political activism. (Rich Fury/Getty Images) Singer Solange has had it with the rampant racism that’s been taking over her social media feeds. In two telling posts, the politically active singer vehemently expressed her outrage over the events that have unfolded in Charlottesville, Va., and Durham, N.C. Announcing she was […]

Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James speaks while holding his daughter, Zhuri, during the We Are Family Reunion at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (Erin McLaughlin/The Sandusky Register via AP) SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Along with getting good grades and listening to their parents, LeBron James has encouraged kids in his foundation’s educational […]

Former State Trooper Sean Groubert/AP COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper who shot an unarmed man during a traffic stop in 2014 was sentenced to more than three years in prison Tuesday. Circuit Judge Casey Manning sentenced Sean Groubert to five years in prison and three years of probation for […]

by Ann Garrison Broadcast on the KPFA Weekend News, July 13, 2017 KPFA Weekend News Anchor Sharon Sobotta: Little doubt remains that former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed by the National Football League for kneeling during the national anthem to protest police violence against Black people and other people of color. […]

by Dara Folden, FAM Queen Team If your vision is for a year, plant wheat; if your vision is for a decade, plant trees; and if your vision is for a lifetime, plant people. – African proverb On the weekend of Aug. 19, 2017, a historic event, the Millions for Prisoners March will take place […]


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