AFRICANGLOBE - On July 19, Lorenzo Davis, a former supervisor for Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA), was fired for failing to falsely exonerate three officers who had killed innocent civilians.
AFRICANGLOBE - In light of the conversations about police abuse, unwarranted stops and arrests, and homicide cases involving Black people and police officers, many Black people get angry, maybe have a march, and then go home to await the next incident. Some of our organizations do their usual thing by making loud threatening statements and then get back in line until the next crisis hits. Amos Wilson said, “Until our behavior changes, the behavior of those who oppress and abuse us will not change.” In other words, the onus for change is on us.
AFRICANGLOBE - A lot of us look at highly successful, influential people and think that we will never reach that status because those people just possess something we don’t have. We might say “Oh, they were just born that way” or “I just don’t have that kind of luck.” You can, starting with these powerful practices:
AFRICANGLOBE - An American animal killer paid a $55,000 bribe to wildlife guides to kill an “iconic” lion in Zimbabwe. The lion, named Cecil, was shot with a crossbow and rifle, before being beheaded and skinned, he added.
AFRICANGLOBE - The historic small town Harar was established by Sultan Abu Beker Mohammed in 1520. The hilltop surrounded by Savannah and wall, Harar is located in Eastern Ethiopia. The protective barrier walls enclosing the city were built between 13th and 16 centuries housing exceptional interior design which constitute the most spectacular part of Harar’s unique cultural heritages.
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AFRICANGLOBE - "I think that there are a lot of different races that fall under 'American,' so past that you really just are sub-categorizing me over and over again," "I'm not disowning my history in any way. My family has been here for almost 400 years. We're American."