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1.5 Million Black Men Are Missing

1.5 Million Black Men Are Missing

AFRICANGLOBE – In the parts of the country with large African-American populations, thousands upon thousands of Black men are missing. There are 1.5 million fewer prime-age Black men (25 to 54) living in their communities than Black women, census data show.

Man Dies After Baltimore Cops Break His Back And Sever His Spine During Arrest

AFRICANGLOBE – Freddie Gray’s stepfather, Richard Shipley, confirmed his stepson had died. His statement was confirmed by a Shock Trauma [hospital] spokesman. According to police, Gray was first stopped by officers at 8:39am on April 12. He allegedly managed to run away but was caught one minute later and arrested. At 8:54am he was placed in the prisoner transport wagon and taken to the Western District police station. At 9:54am an ambulance was called to treat him.

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West Memphis NAACP Wants Black Families To Arm Themselves

AFRICANGLOBE – “Law enforcement has to understand, you cannot do what you please when you see us,” Crittenden County NAACP head, Shabaka Afrika said in a news conference. He feels Black families should exercise their Second Amendment rights and arm themselves.

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80 Percent Of Police Force Resigns After Missouri Town Elects First Black Mayor

AFRICANGLOBE – Former city clerk Tyrus Byrd was sworn in as mayor of Parma, Missouri on Tuesday only to find out that police officers, as well as the city attorney and a water treatment supervisor, had resigned before she took office. According to outgoing Mayor Randall Ramsey, who is stepping down after 37 years in town hall over two terms, the city employees gave no prior notice.

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The Continuing Depopulation Of Detroit

AFRICANGLOBE – No door in the history of architecture — rotating or otherwise — could have accommodated the latest perversity Detroit officials were inflicting on city residents: the potential eviction of tens of thousands, possibly as many as 100,000 people, all at precisely the same time.

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National Guard Referred To Ferguson Protesters As “Enemy Forces”

AFRICANGLOBE – Internal documents circulated among National Guard commanders referred to peaceful protestors as “enemy forces” during the military/police crackdown against demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri in August.

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Cop Who Killed 7-Year-Old Girl While Filming Reality Show Is Back Terrorizing The Streets

AFRICANGLOBE – Killer cop Joseph Weekley had not been on the force since 2010 when he shot a sleeping child in the head during a botched raid executed on the wrong home. The raid was being filmed for an episode of The First 48, and many believe the excessive tactics used were employed simply to create drama and excitement for the camera.

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As Caribbean Immigration Rises, Miami’s Black Population Becomes More Foreign

AFRICANGLOBE – One in three Black residents in Miami is now an immigrant, a reflection of a nationwide trend that shows immigrants making up a rising share of the country’s Black population, according to a new Pew Research Center study.

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The Rulers Face Is Everywhere

AFRICANGLOBE – Look at how myths, symbols, religion and power are intertwined. Abraham Lincoln’s memorial building is based on the ancient Egyptian Temple of Seti I in the city of Abydos. Here at Abydos for 2,000 years, from 2500 BC to 500 BC, a ritual ceremony enacting the myth of Osiris, god of rebirth and regeneration, was carried out at the onset of spring. Osiris’ son, Horus, it is said removed his own right eye to restore his father to life.

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