Home Tags Black Community

Tag: Black Community

White Terrorists Arrested After Plotting To Bomb Black Communities

AFRICANGLOBE - Three Kansas men are in federal custody tonight after a wide-ranging plan to attack a predominantly Black community. The men have been identified as Curtis Allen, 49, Gavin Wright, 49, and Patrick Stein, 47, and are part of a White militia group called the “Crusaders.”

War On The Black Community – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - If there is a war being waged against African Americans and Black communities, perhaps we need to import some soldiers to fight to make things right rather than fight to march arm-in-arm to sing “We Shall Overcome” day after day and year in and year out!

Black Bodies, White Terrorism: A Global Re-Imaging Of Forgiveness

AFRICANGLOBE - Apartheid was white terrorism. What the British did during the Kenyan Mau Mau was white terrorism. Dylann Roof was a white terrorist, supported by state sanctioned institutions of white terrorism. We do not negotiate with terrorists. That’s what America teaches. Except white terrorism. Then we don’t negotiate; we privilege; we prioritize; we centralize. White supremacy does not worship our God. It prays at the altar of coffins filled with Black bodies. It tithes in the blood of Black folks. Its hymn is the sound of our tears and screams. Its amen is the stillness of our stolen breath.

Chamber President Asks Black Americans To Spend At Black Businesses

AFRICANGLOBE - The African American community is in a state of crisis, according to the Delmarva Black Chamber of Commerce president. In response to what he calls the “self-destructive” spending habits of African Americans, Clayton Hammond recently started a campaign to convince African Americans to spend their money on Black-owned businesses.

The Black Community Is Gradually Being Erased

AFRICANGLOBE - Many of the problems that the Black community is facing across this country is a direct result of our tendency to be reactive rather than proactive. Take Ferguson, Mo, for example. The Black community could have avoided the problems they had in that city by simply voting. The Black population in Ferguson is 67%, yet only 7% turned out to vote.

Anti-Black Racism Exposed In Israel, America

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopian Israelis, long the victims of systematic racial discrimination in Israel, evoked the spirit of Baltimore and demanded an end to discrimination and police brutality. However, it was in the liberal bastion of Tel Aviv that the protests turned into a battle zone between the police and Ethiopian Israelis.

Obama Pressed On Why He Talks Down To Black People

AFRICANGLOBE - “It is hard to avoid the conclusion that this White House has one way of addressing the social ills that afflict Black people—and particularly Black youth—and another way of addressing everyone else,”

The Absent Black Father Myth—Totally Debunked By The CDC

AFRICANGLOBE - Black fathers are actually more attentive to their children than other fathers generally are. The Centers for Disease Control—actually went through the trouble of checking just how involved in their lives all fathers are, whether or not they are married to the mother of their children or live with them.

5 Ways To Support Black-Owned Businesses

AFRICANGLOBE - Black-owned businesses need your support. In 2011, it was reported that by 2015, Black buying power in the U.S. could reach $1.1 trillion. But that money doesn't always go back to the Black community. If that's one of your priorities, giving back to Black-owned businesses is a great way support Black entrepreneurs.

Cop Says Killing Black People Is Okay Because ‘It’s Not Against...

AFRICANGLOBE - Police officers in San Francisco, California are under investigation after they were caught exchanging racist texts. The text messages were exchanged between former Sgt. Ian Furminger and current officers Michael Robison, Noel Schwab, Rain Daugherty and Michael Celis, according to The San Francisco Chronicle.

Your Meekness Is Your Weakness – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - Uncle Toms and Jemimas are quick to go to Selma to see rappers, actors and other celebrities hold hands with their enemies and sing “We Shall Overcome” but how many people can you get to come to your town and fight police brutality in 2015. Who will battle to save unarmed Black youth from being shot or choked to death? Who is going to join you and fight for Black business equality? Who will join you in the fight to save Black schools and colleges?

How Black Middle-Class Kids Become Poor Adults

AFRICANGLOBE - “Even Black Americans who make it to the middle class are likely to see their kids fall down the ladder, seven out of 10 Black children who are born to families with income that falls in the middle quintile of the income spectrum will find themselves with income that's one to two quintiles below their parents' during their own adulthood".

The U.S. Police Threat “Is Too High”

AFRICANGLOBE - Other countries manage to have police forces that do not indiscriminately gun down their citizens. Yet most Americans will support the police until it happens to them, but keep in mind that every time you get in your car you have placed yourself in far greater danger from police than you face from terrorists.

Black Sororities And Fraternities Differ On Protests

AFRICANGLOBE - Last weekend Black Greek members and alumni participated in lay down protests across the country two sororities asked their members not to wear their letters during the demonstrations so as not to embarrass them.

Black Officers Torn Between Duty And Race

AFRICANGLOBE - With the nation roiled by two grand juries' recent decisions not to indict white police officers in the deaths of unarmed Black men, some Black officers say that as they enforce the law, they also wonder whether the system they're sworn to uphold is stacked against Black men.

Charles Barkley: ‘Unintelligent’ Black People Are ‘Brainwashed’ To Hold Back Successful...

AFRICANGLOBE - When asked about a report that Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson isn’t seen as “Black enough” by some of his teammates, Charles Barkley went on a rant about how “unintelligent” Black people believe they have to hold successful African-Americans back.