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Brazil: Man Strangled To Death By White Security Guard

AFRICANGLOBE - Another tragedy in Brazil and against yet another young Black man. Security guard Davi Ricardo Moreira was arrested for strangling and murdering Pedro Henrique Gonzaga, at a hypermarket in Barra da Tijuca, in the West Zone of Rio.

Florida Student Arrested After Refusing To Recite The Pledge Of Allegiance

AFRICANGLOBE - A Florida student is facing misdemeanor charges after a confrontation with his teacher that began with his refusal to recite the Pledge of Allegiance which was then escalated into what officials claim to be disruptive behavior.

Anti-Blackness And The Brazilian Elections

AFRICANGLOBE - It is clear from the results of the latest Brazilian elections that antiblack hatred remains an effective symbolic and practical political tool. And it’s evident that Bolsonaro’s political bloc represents the intensification of the ways in which collective aversion of the most vulnerable—Black and nonblack—is expressed and condoned.

Latino Gang Firebombing Black Homes In Boyle Gardens

AFRICANGLOBE - Seven Latino gang members have been charged with firebombing the homes of Black families living in a Boyle Heights housing project, an attack that federal prosecutors allege was designed to drive African Americans out of the neighborhood. A federal indictment unsealed Thursday describes how the gang members allegedly planned and carried out the May 12, 2014, attack, which came at time when Black families were increasingly moving back into the Ramona Gardens.