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AFRICANGLOBE - More than six decades after the horrific, racially-motivated murder of Emmett Till, the White woman who accused the Chicago teenager of verbally and physically accosting her in Money, Miss., in 1955, has admitted she lied, according to a new book.
AFRICANGLOBE - A Korean Presbyterian church in the city of Buena Park, California has been vandalized with swastikas and German phrases in an apparent hate crime. On Saturday morning members of the True Light Christian Church arrived at their place of worship to find that vandals had tagged the building with nazi symbols and other messages such as “toxic love” and “my honor” written in German.
AFRICANGLOBE - Two weeks ago two Israeli teens murdered Babikir Adham-Uvdo, a Darfuri asylum seeker who lived in the city of Petah Tikva, not far from Tel Aviv. Adham-Uvdo was attacked after he reportedly spoke to two white teenage girls. The Jewish teenagers kicked him in the head for an hour and a half, leaving him for dead. His body was found and brought to Rabin Medical Center. After four days in the hospital, Adham-Uvdo was taken off life support and died.
AFRICANGLOBE - A Richmond man has been charged with a hate crime and murder in the death of an African American man found beaten and shot on an El Sobrante road near a pool hall where investigators believe he was attacked. Daniel Porter-Kelly, 31, who is white, was arrested Nov. 16 and is being held without bail at the Martinez Detention Facility, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office.
AFRICANGLOBE - An 8-year-old African American boy was hospitalized after bullies attacked him and his younger sister. Jordan Jackson was defending his 4-year-old sister from a group of older children — all of whom were white, and one of whom was 13 — who were throwing mulch at them. When Jordan asked the kids to stop, one of the kids told him, “You need to go back to the cotton farm.” He was then pushed to the ground and body slammed.
AFRICANGLOBE - In the 20-second clip, shot on a mobile phone, a white male – thought to be a farmer – is seen dropping a large stick in order to cram a clearly petrified Black man into the wooden casket, ordering him to ‘get in, I want to throw some petrol.’ As a second male, holding the camera, is heard threatening to ‘put a snake’ in with the young man who struggles and squeals in terror as a lid is closed on him.
AFRICANGLOBE - “Idaho police say a neo-Nazi picked a fight with an African American man and got knocked out with a single punch. Not surprising, considering the man who threw the punch was wearing a shirt from a Spokane, Wa. boxing club.
AFRICANGLOBE - Authorities in Mississippi are investigating what has been labeled a possible hate crime after a historically black church was set ablaze and vandalized Tuesday night.
AFRICANGLOBE - “I feel like it escalated from them allowing kids to bring Confederate flags” to school, said a concerned mother from the area. Mississippi is the only state in the U.S. to feature the Confederate flag on its state flag. The boy’s mother was cautioned against filing a police report by a deputy after the incident, because one of her son’s attackers has a father who was once a police officer. Sheriff Boggs denied this, but did say that he told her that filing criminal charges may turn the student body against her son.
AFRICANGLOBE - White supremacist Aaryn Snyder admitted to killing 22-year old Samuel Hardrix because he was Black, Snyder claiming that he is part of a "white organization." Snyder said the two got into an argument near Shilling and Fourth Street and that after Hardrix called him a name, Snyder grabbed Hardrix' pocket knife and stabbed him to death.
AFRICANGLOBE - A white couple accused of using a Jeep to purposely run into and kill a Black teenager in August were charged Tuesday with a new crime: targeting the 19-year-old because of his race. Russell Orlando Courtier, 38, and Colleen Catherine Hunt, 35, were charged with murder last month in the Aug. 10 death of Larnell Malik Bruce.
AFRICANGLOBE - According to police, the victim was walking in the downtown area during the late evening hours when a man yelled a racial slur at him. The victim walked toward the man, later reportedly identified as Oedzes, who pointed a gun at him. As he put his hands in the air and started walking away, Oedzes allegedly fired a shot in the direction of the victim, who was unharmed and ran away, police said.
AFRICANGLOBE - The University of Missouri police department has arrested a white woman for falsely claiming that a Black man robbed her at gunpoint on campus last Thursday. Courtney Chancellor called campus police at around 8:30pm, reporting that while she was delivering food for sandwich chain Jimmy John’s, a young 6 foot tall Black man with facial hair and an upper arm tattoo “flashed a gun near Wolpers Hall and demanded money.”
AFRICANGLOBE - Larnell Bruce, 19, was charging his cell phone at an outlet outside of a 7-11 in Gresham, Oregon when Russell Courtier, 38, and his girlfriend Colleen Hunt, 35, pulled up in their red Jeep Wrangler. Courtier is a notorious white supremacist and was a prison gang leader. He spent time in prison for violent crimes. He was a long-time member of a white supremacist prison gang called European Kindred (EK).
AFRICANGLOBE - A young Black man shot to death while leaving a house party - by the host's white neighbor Chad Cameron Copley - was described by his mother Tuesday as loving, funny, and so careful that his family called him "Safety 101."
AFRICANGLOBE - Pol Danilov, 26, of Homewood has been charged with attempted first degree murder. Danilov told police following his arrest that he attacked the senior citizen with a steak knife because she was Black and an "easy target," Cook County prosecutors said.
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