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Anti-Racist Movement Threatened By American Intelligence Agencies And Police

AFRICANGLOBE - Intelligence agencies and law-enforcement departments made announcements last week saying that the Black Lives Matter movement was under surveillance for possible "terrorist" activity coinciding with the 14th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks.

The Truth About Police Violence Against Blacks In America

AFRICANGLOBE - Black Americans make up only 13 percent of the population, yet they are the victims in 26 percent of all police shootings. That is nearly 3 times the rate of whites. The outrage by the Black protest movement is founded in statistical evidence which shows that the system inherently and with extreme bias disproportionately targets Blacks.

These States Are The Most Corrupt In America

AFRICANGLOBE - Do you live in a corrupt state on don't realize it? A new study claims to have determined the most unscrupulous states in the USA, based on research of more than 25,000 convictions of public officials for violation of federal corruption laws between 1976 and 2008.

Geopolitical Dimension Of White Supremacy And The State

AFRICANGLOBE - US foreign and domestic policy both serve the same corporate master, whose primary pursuit is profits. “The same trillion dollar military apparatus that Washington utilises against Syria also militarises the police to occupy the streets of Ferguson, Baltimore, and Black cities all over the US.”

The Cover-Up Of Torture In America’s Prisons

AFRICANGLOBE - Last week, the New York Times reported allegations that prison guards systematically tortured inmates at Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York following the high profile escape of two inmates.

Blackonomics…The Change We’ve Been Waiting For

AFRICANGLOBE - In light of the conversations about police abuse, unwarranted stops and arrests, and homicide cases involving Black people and police officers, many Black people get angry, maybe have a march, and then go home to await the next incident. Some of our organizations do their usual thing by making loud threatening statements and then get back in line until the next crisis hits. Amos Wilson said, “Until our behavior changes, the behavior of those who oppress and abuse us will not change.” In other words, the onus for change is on us.

5 Black Women Have Been Found Dead In Jail In The...

AFRICANGLOBE - Four other Black women have been found dead in jail cells across America this month. Sandra Bland, 28, was found unresponsive in a Texas jail on July 13 after being brutally arrested for a minor traffic violation. Kindra Chapman, 18, allegedly committed suicide in an Alabama jail, following her arrest. Joyce Curnell, 50, was found dead July 23 at the Charleston County Correctional Facility. On Sunday, Ralkina Jones, 37, was found unresponsive in a Cleveland Heights, Ohio jail.

Billion-Dollar Bloodlines: America’s Richest Families 2015

AFRICANGLOBE - Some, like the Huber family, have survived for six generations, dating back to the 1800s. Each of these clans is worth at least $1.2 billion. Collectively, they’re worth $1.3 trillion. Thirty-three newcomers join the ranks, including the Sackler family, whose company makes pain drug OxyContin; the Greenberg family behind Skechers shoes, and the Trincheros, owners of the fourth largest U.S. wine company.

Under Siege: Armed Confederate Supporters Interrupt Black Child’s Birthday Party With...

AFRICANGLOBE - I kid you not, it feels like we are going back in time in America. In an Atlanta suburb this past weekend, Melissa Alford and her family were hosting an outdoor birthday party in Douglasville, Georgia, when a convoy of seven large pickup trucks donning Confederate flags interrupted the party and pulled into the grass. The occupants then called them n*ggers and threatened them with violence, according to multiple eyewitnesses, who also stated that the men actually flashed guns at them:

Confederate Traitors Don’t Deserve To Be Honored

AFRICANGLOBE - Can you image waving a flag that honors Benedict Arnold, a name synonymous with treason? Do you favor naming public schools attended mostly by Jews after Fritz Kuhn to honor the German who lived in the U.S. and was in charge of the famous U.S. Nazi group, the German-American Bund? If you are repulsed by the thought of honoring those traitors, you should be equally indignant at the thought of erecting statues and naming streets and schools after Confederate traitors.

The Way Out Of Poverty

Today, virtually all the best places for Blacks are now in the old South, cities like Atlanta; Raleigh, N.C.; Richmond, Va.; Orlando, Fla.; and Dallas.

Video Of Child Being Tortured By Officers Exposes Severe Problem Of...

AFRICANGLOBE - America has the largest prison population in the world. It is estimated that victimless crime constitutes 86% of the federal prison population, meaning the only reason that these individuals are incarcerated is because the state deemed their non-violent personal choices, “illegal.” The majority of that 86% is for illegal drugs alone.

US Police Killings Headed For 1,100 This Year, With Blacks Twice...

AFRICANGLOBE -In total, 478 of those people were shot and killed, while 31 died after being shocked by a Taser, 16 died after being struck by police vehicles, and 19 have died after altercations in police custody. When adjusted to accurately reflect the US population, the totals indicate that Black people are being killed by police at more than twice the rate of white and Hispanic or Latino people. Black people killed by police were also significantly more likely to have been unarmed.

Economic Apartheid In America

AFRICANGLOBE - In a 5-4 ruling, the Court found that the Fair Housing Act of 1968 requires plaintiffs to show only that the effect of a policy is discriminatory, not that defendants intended to discriminate. The decision is important in the fight against economic apartheid in America – racial segregation on a much larger geographic scale than ever before.

Black Churches Burned Across The South Since Charleston Massacre

AFRICANGLOBE - Ever since the massacre of nine innocent members of Emmanuel AME Church by a racist killer, the country has been on edge. Confederate flags and hate have arisen to remind Black America of the racist history of the country. To show that nothing is sacred in this spiritual battle, a series of fires have been set at various Black churches.

Obama’s Grand Deception And The Disregard For Black America

AFRICANGLOBE - We know the president is passionate about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movement, committed to sounding the alarm over climate change and determined to help illegal immigrants. We do not see a similar passion for addressing the needs of inner-city residents. Baltimore, Chicago and other cities are aflame with street violence that is killing young Black men at a staggering rate.