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Supreme Court Troubled By Case Of Black Man Prosecuted Six Times

AFRICANGLOBE - The US Supreme Court appeared vexed on Wednesday by the case of a Black man who was tried six separate times for the same crime in a process tainted by charges of racism. Associate Justice Samuel Alito, one of the five conservative justices on the nine-member bench, said he found aspects of the case of death row inmate Curtis Flowers "troubling."

White Supremacist Who Murdered Two Blacks FINALLY Charged With Hate Crime

AFRICANGLOBE - A Kentucky white supremacist was FINALLY indicted Thursday on federal hate crime charges after he massacred two Black persons at a Kroger grocery store last month. Gregory Bush, who is white, killed Maurice Stallard, 69, in the store and Vickie Jones, 67, in the parking lot on October 24 in the Louisville suburb of Jeffersontown, authorities said.

Trump Just Picked Notorious Racist Jeff Sessions To Become Attorney General

AFRICANGLOBE - Back in the mid-1980s, when Sessions was a U.S. attorney, Reagan nominated him to become a federal judge. But during the nomination process, allegations emerged that Sessions had called a Black attorney “boy”; that he suggested a white civil rights lawyer was a race traitor; that he joked he liked the Ku Klux Klan until he found out they smoked marijuana; and that he referred to civil rights groups as “un-American” organizations trying to “force civil rights down the throats of people who were trying to put problems behind them.”

White Crime: Man Gets PROBATION After Raping His 12-Year-Old Daughter

AFRICANGLOBE - Martin Joseph Blake admitting in court to raping his own child. But despite his horrendous crime, he’s getting off with probation. Blake, 40, of Glasgow, Montana, was initially charged with three felony counts of incest for raping his 12-year-old daughter on multiple occasions. He pleaded guilty to one felony incest charge in order to have the other two felonies dismissed.

Prisoners Across America Are On Strike Calling For An End To...

AFRICANGLOBE - Prisoners in more than 20 states went on a coordinated strike Friday, refusing to go to their assigned jobs and demanding an "end to prison slavery." The work stoppage, staged on the 45th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising of 1971, marks one of the largest attempted prison strikes in decades.

Judge Allows White Supremacist To Cover His Nazi Tattoos So Jurors...

AFRICANGLOBE - A courtroom cosmetologist has been tasked to apply make-up on Bayzle Morgan's face every day during his robbery trial, before jurors can see him. In the courtroom, Morgan will appear in street clothes, uncuffed and tattoo-free. A white supremacist showed up in court with all of his Neo Nazi tattoos covered up on Monday, as per a judge's orders. Bayzle Morgan, 24, is accused of stealing a man’s motorcycle at gunpoint in Las Vegas, Nevada, in May 2013.

Raleigh Man Fires Gun At Deputy Gets Charged With Assault

AFRICANGLOBE - A Raleigh man fired a handgun during an altercation with a Wake County deputy after the man was seen pointing a shotgun at passing cars, officials said. A deputy was patrolling the area of Old Creedmoor Road and Raytown Road Tuesday when a motorist said a man was standing near the road and pointing a shotgun at drivers, Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison said.

Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty For Race Soldier Dylann Roof

AFRICANGLOBE - The U.S. Justice Department will seek capital punishment for white terrorist Dylann Roof, who is charged with slaughtering nine Black parishioners at a South Carolina church, according to America’s top lawyer.

Troy Davis: The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia

AFRICANGLOBE - When the state of Georgia murdered Troy Davis on Wednesday, it brought condemnation from around the world. This act of state-sanctioned murder also brought into focus the death grip of moral certainty which now has a stranglehold on the US, even in the face of a world which increasingly sees it as morally bankrupt. But a society as thoroughly racist as the US is just as thoroughly determined, perhaps paradoxically--and perhaps not--to deny, ignore and deflect criticism that would raise any doubt, lest the festering sore of its legacy be provoked and proceed to sepsis.