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8 Horrible Truths About Police Brutality And Racism Laid Bare By Ferguson

8 Horrible Truths About Police Brutality And Racism Laid Bare By Ferguson

AFRICANGLOBE – The hard truths about American racism exposed by Ferguson aren’t going away. That’s the case, even as the president, Barack Obama, responding to Monday’s renewed protests, said, “Nothing of significance, nothing of benefit, results from destructive acts.” Racism is real, Obama said, and he urged Americans to “mobilize,” “organize,” find the “best policies,” and “vote.”

Darren Wilson And Cops Of His Ilk Are Guard Dogs For White America

AFRICANGLOBE – When Darren Wilson dropped his secretive mask in an exclusive interview on ABC, the world saw an unremarkable face. Wilson is a common man with a forgettable face and build; he is elevated by his police uniform, badge and gun into someone who “matters.” This is the greatest power of the police uniform—the ability to transform a small man into someone important.

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U.S. Is A ‘Graveyard Of Human Rights’ Says North Korea

AFRICANGLOBE – “The US is indeed a country wantonly violating human rights where people are subject to discrimination and humiliation due to their race, and are in constant fear that they may get shot at any moment,” said a spokesman for North Korea’s foreign ministry.

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Tamir Rice Video Shows Cop Opening Fire On 12-Year-Old

AFRICANGLOBE – The police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice fired within 1½ to 2 seconds of pulling up in his cruiser, police said Wednesday. During those few moments, he allegedly ordered the youngster three times to put up his hands.

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Israel – America’s Biggest Frenemy

AFRICANGLOBE – Israel today is a tyranny on the order of the old South Africa, with one added factor: they are armed with nuclear weapons. As such, the Israelis represent a threat to the peace of the world, one far more dangerous than Iran will ever be. Their pernicious influence on American politics is the biggest arrow in the War Party’s quiver. In the end, as Americans rebel against the regime of perpetual war, this will be their undoing.

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How Uhuru Kenyatta Scored Big Against The ICC

AFRICANGLOBE – The case against Uhuru Kenyatta at the International Criminal Court could have been his downfall. Instead, through clever politics, it could be the making of the Kenyan presiden.

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Zambia: Fearing Army Take Over, Guy Scott Bows To Pressure

AFRICANGLOBE – Fearing an army take over following the warnings from the defence force that they were ready to offer transition leadership in Zambia through to the January 20 presidential election, Acting President Guy Scott has budged to allow consensus in the ruling Patriotic Front.

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Five Cities That Have The Ingredients To Become The Next Silicon Valley

AFRICANGLOBE – According to World Bank data, there are now more than 90 tech hubs across Africa. Regions such as South East Asia have also caught the eye of both investors and intrepid entrepreneurs. The following five most promising tech cities in emerging markets have all the right ingredients to become future startup capitals.

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Michael Brown, Racism And America’s Open Casket

AFRICANGLOBE – The Michael Brown verdict is yet another reminder, if any was still needed, that racism was and always will be America’s open casket through which Black suffering is on constant display. Once again, the nation and the world are numbed at the no-guilty verdict and the closing of America’s moral casket on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of Michael Brown, a young Black teen whose body was riddled with America’s bullets of racism and indifference to Black suffering.

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