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George Zimmerman’s New Job: Security Guard At Gun Store

George Zimmerman’s New Job: Security Guard At Gun Store

AFRICANGLOBE – George Zimmerman says he recently found work as a security guard at a store that sells motorcycles, guns and ammunition, according to police.

Cops At The Precinct Where Eric Garner Died May Have Killed Before

AFRICANGLOBE – A police review panel has recommended disciplinary charges against three Staten Island cops — all assigned to the precinct already under fire in Eric Garner’s death — for using excessive force and failing to get medical treatment for a 52-year-old man who died while in custody. Irving Mizell’s death was ruled ‘accidental’ by the medical examiner after he died in NYPD custody due to an alleged heart attack. A new lawsuit claims Mizell was ‘viciously beaten, and assaulted’ out of view of security cameras.

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5 Facts About Missionary Rapist Matthew Durham

AFRICANGLOBE – American teenager and Christian missionary Matthew Durham faces a possible life in prison sentence after authorities say they learned about shocking crimes he allegedly committed on an African mission trip. The suspect was volunteering at a Kenyan children’s home when he allegedly raped and molested a number of young children. Here’s what you need to know:

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US Senators Want Uganda, Nigeria, Punished For Not Allowing Homosexuality

AFRICANGLOBE – Ten U.S. Senators, led by Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) have called on President Obama to exclude Uganda and Nigeria from the African Growth and Opportunity Act program that allows duty-free exports of some products to the U.S. as punishment for restricting homosexuality in their respective countries.

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“Blond Bombers” And The Ongoing Whitening Of Blackness In Brazil

AFRICANGLOBE – According to anthropologist João Baptista de Lacerda speaking at the first Universal Races Congress in London in 1911, by the year 2012, the half-breeds and the Black race would have disappeared. Apparently, the plan didn’t quite work although it continues a work in process. Over the centuries, anti-Black social ideals weaved themselves into the fabric of Brazil’s social imagination to the point that blackness is, for millions, a classification that is to be avoided.

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Emboldened: NYPD Now Strangling Pregnant Women In Front Of Their Children

AFRICANGLOBE -Photos released Monday by an East New York advocacy group show Rosan Miller, 27, struggling with a cop who appears to have his arm around her neck. The NYPD prohibits the use of chokeholds.

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It’s Time To Admit That America Will Never Really Include Black America

AFRICANGLOBE – Last week, after watching another black man die at the hands of the New York City police, I can’t help but wonder whether there will ever be true equality for African Americans. The number of African Americans that have been victimized, murdered, terrorized, shot, and left for dead seems not just to be a legacy of some bloodstained Jim Crow past, but a part of a present moment that seems just as bleak.

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5 Things Your Mother Told You To Do — That You Should NOT Do!

AFRICANGLOBE – We’ve all learned good lessons from our mothers. Things like saying please and thank you are good life lessons. But there are other things that mother might have taught us to do that really aren’t such good advice. What???

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Junk Science: Controversial Research Claims Blacks Age Faster Than Whites

AFRICANGLOBE – A controversial new study in the United States claims that Black people age more quickly than White people. Published in the journal Social Science and Medicine, the study found that the difference in age can be up to three years and could shed new light on higher mortality rates in Blacks.

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