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Why Americans Once Gave The ‘Bellamy Salute’

AFRICANGLOBE - The American school children in the picture are showing their loyalty to our flag and country by giving the “Bellamy Salute” while reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Despite how it might look, the Bellamy Salute had nothing to do with Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler, but it did cause quite stir many years ago.In fact, the Bellamy Salute is an interesting aside on the history of the Pledge of Allegiance itself.

Out Of The Shadows: White Supremacy Flourishing In Trump Era

AFRICANGLOBE - Race relations in the United States, especially in the South, are plagued by troubling examples of the challenges that face the nation. Forty-two percent of Americans said that they personally worry a “great deal” about race relations in the United States, up seven percentage points from 2016 and a record high in the Gallup’s 17-year trend. These high-profile incidents, often sensationalized by mainstream media, overshadow the more pervasive forms of racism that exist in local politics, businesses and schools.

Forget The Lie That Africans Sold Other Africans Into Slavery

AFRICANGLOBE - Could Slavery have been the result of the barbaric invasion of Africa by the so-called missionary Europeans, or civilizing Europeans, in the same way that freedom-fighting-regime-change-terrorists in the Levant have forced so many into refugee status?

What’s Wrong With America?

AFRICANGLOBE - A bloody weekend in America followed a week of suspense, during which bombs were intercepted in the mail. By Sunday evening, 13 Americans had been killed, several injured, a string of assassinations-by-mail averted, and three white Americans were in custody awaiting trial.

Man Shot Five Times By Chicago Cops After Calling 911 To...

AFRICANGLOBE - A man was shot fives times by Chicago police officers after he angered them by calling 911. On Feb. 7, 2015, Antwon D. Golatte was stopped on the South Side by Chicago police for an alleged traffic violation. Three other police officers – Jaime Gaeta, Harry Matheos and Matt Dercola – soon arrived on the scene. Golatte, a Black man, says he called 911 as soon as he saw them, because he recognized the three as the officers who stopped him two days earlier. In that stop, the officers dumped his pizza on the ground and made him stand barefoot in the snow while they searched his car.

Nobody ‘Stealing’ Your Jobs, You Spend Too Much On Wars, Chinese...

AFRICANGLOBE - Chinese billionaire and Alibaba founder Jack Ma believes that improper distribution of funds and hyper inflated US military spending, not globalization or other countries “stealing” US jobs, is behind the economic decline in America.

America’s Foreign Policy: Regime Change Abroad, Fascism At Home

AFRICANGLOBE - America has made countless other peoples around the world suffer. It has turned democracies into dictatorships with a systematicity that far outpaces any other country. The only legitimation for its actions has been the agenda of “regime change” in the interests of “global democracy” that neither the Republican nor the Democratic party ever questioned publicly.

China Now The World’s Largest Economy, America Falls To Second Place

AFRICANGLOBE - China has toppled America to become the largest economy in the world, according to figures from the International Monetary Fund. The US has been the global leader since it overtook Britain in 1872, but has now lost its status as top dog.

Disturbing: Thug Cop Shatters Windshield With Man’s Face

AFRICANGLOBE - An Ohio officer slammed a handcuffed Black man’s face into the windshield of a police cruiser so hard that the impact cracked the glass, according to newly released footage obtained by NBC affiliate WKYC. The video shows Pele Smith of Lorain, OH being escorted by multiple officers. Rather than putting Smith in the backseat, one of the officers shoves his face into the glass.

Celebrating Columbus Day Is Worse Than Honoring Members Of ISIS

AFRICANGLOBE - The celebration of Christopher Columbus will always be a celebration of violence, rape, and slavery. At some point, America must find a way to discontinue the holiday which is named after a horrific man. His holiday was initially sponsored by a Catholic organization that convinced President Franklin Roosevelt to sign Columbus Day into law in 1934. Columbus was given credit for "discovering" America and viewed as a hero to students who were not given the truth about his atrocious actions. Here are several reasons why celebrating Columbus Day is worse than honoring a member of ISIS.

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Slams U.S. For “Killing Black People”

AFRICANGLOBE - Rodrigo Duterte, President of the Philippines, has responded to “concerns” from the United States and the United Nations about his war on drugs in his country which has so far killed about 1,000 alleged drug lords. But Duterte says he is equally concerned about the killings of “Black people” in the U.S.

Ku Klux Cops Pepper-Spray 84-Year-Old Woman After Kicking Down Her Door

AFRICANGLOBE - Police kicked open an 84-year-old Oklahoma woman’s front door and pepper-sprayed her during a search for her son, who was being hunted after allegedly failing to stop at a stop sign. Police in the city of Muskogee, near Tulsa, released body camera footage of the incident that took place at about 2.30am on 7 August.

U.N. Experts Horrified By The Treatment Of Black Children In American...

AFRICANGLOBE - American schools are hotbeds for racial discrimination, according to a preliminary report from a group of United Nations experts. The U.N.’s Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent traveled around the U.S. last month to learn more about the various structural barriers and challenges African-American face. The group, which plans to release its full report in September, has given the media its preliminary findings, including several recommendations about reducing inequality in the U.S. education system.

Hiding The Evidence: U.S. Keeps No Record Of Citizens Murdered By...

AFRICANGLOBE - A Black person in Florida is two and a half times as likely to be killed by police as in Georgia. An African-American in St. Louis is five times as likely to be killed by police as a Black person in New York City, and a Black person is 10 times as likely to be killed by police in Oklahoma as in Virginia. “We’ve learned that what the protesters are saying is absolutely correct and is validated by the data. More Black people who are unarmed were killed by police than white people who are unarmed, despite the fact that white people are five times greater in terms of population in this country.”

White Privilege Meets White Supremacy

AFRICANGLOBE - Giving up white privilege is simply not only the right approach, it is an approach that will lift us all. The appeal of Donald J. Trump seems squarely based on taking white privilege up a notch and to the next level; upping the ante on prejudices and an America that profiles and deports its immigrants, builds walls, and takes us backward to the 1960s and 1970s, when social unrest began to be replaced by an America that was for all the people, not just the chosen few.

White Trump Supporter Goes On Verbal Tirade Against Woman Who Refused...

AFRICANGLOBE - A troubling pair of videos have gone viral, in which a white Trump supporter screams racist and sexist slurs at an African-American woman who is refusing to give up her seat on the New York subway.