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Feeding Our Black Neighborhoods – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - Many of the people in the hood that don’t die a natural, physical death will surely die an economic death if they don’t ever learn that in a capitalist society, capital is the primary motivating factor. In an economic sense, every since the first person of African descent stepped off of a slave ship and set foot on an American shore, Black people have never been properly fed! We have worked and didn’t get paid. We have contributed and didn’t get recognized. We have supported and we ended up getting used and ignored!

After The Rape Of Theo: Who Will Protect Our People From...

AFRICANGLOBE - For more than a week, France has been rocked by tensions that flared up over a police officer raping and beating a 22-year-old Black man called Theo. This brutal aggression is the latest police violation to dominate headlines in France. When state violence becomes systematic and rarely punished, the society falls into a vicious cycle where violence only triggers more violence. The case of Theo is a natural outcome of the failure of the state - on all levels - to combat racism, discrimination and put an end to police violence and abuses against the Black inhabitants of the suburbs.

French Students Set Fire To Bins In Latest ‘Justice For Théo’...

AFRICANGLOBE - Pupils carried bins and barriers to block the entrance to more than a dozen schools across Paris. The anti-police protests were organised by the Mouvement Inter Luttes Indépendant, an organisation run by anti-establishment and anti-fascist activists and students. Word of the spontaneous demonstrations and school blockades was spread across social media thanks to the hashtag "#BlocusPourThéo" (#BlocadeForThéo) on Wednesday night, in response to the young Black youth who was raped by a policeman with a baton.

Texas Man Gets New Hearing After ‘Racist’ Death Sentence

AFRICANGLOBE - The U.S. Supreme Court ordered a new hearing for Black Texas prison inmate Duane Buck Wednesday after he said his rights were violated when jurors wrongfully received word that “he was more likely to be dangerous in the future because he was Black.”

White Supremacist Jeff Sessions Issues Directive Not To Close Private Prisons

AFRICANGLOBE - White supremacist Attorney General Jeff Sessions has revoked a directive established during the Obama administration about phasing out the use of private prisons.

Nigerians Protest Attacks On Its Citizens And Other Africans In South...

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerians in Abuja reportedly staged an anti-xenophobia protest outside the South African embassy in the capital Abuja on Wednesday, calling on authorities to “stop attacks on African nationals”. The protest, organised by members of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, urged the South African government to urgently address the situation.

White Supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos Defends Raping Children

AFRICANGLOBE - Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned from Breitbart. This announcement follows the emergence of a video in which the white supremacist defended the supposed-values of 13 year old boys having sex with older men, also resulting in the cancellation of his keynote speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference and in his publishers dropping his book deal.

Racist Europeans’ Monkey Chants Cause Brazilian Soccer Player To Leave The...

AFRICANGLOBE - A Brazilian soccer player in Serbia left the field crying after racist fans hurled insults at him for the entire 90-minute match. Brazilian soccer star Everton Luiz — who recently joined the Partizan Belgrade team in Serbia — endured fans of Serbian rival team Rad Belgrade who, among other things, held up a banner that read a racist slogan and did “monkey chants.”

A Reflection On Barack Obama’s Rise To Power And His Legacy

AFRICANGLOBE - The presidency of Barack Hussein Obama has ended. He has handed over power to the now president Donald Trump. The man who made hope a commodity and a seductive feeling for many people when he shot into the limelight in 2008 to embark on his then seemingly unlikely journey to the White House shed tears as he bid farewell to his presidency. Let us examine the legacy of the first African American president and his legacy in Africa from where his father hailed.

Black-Owned Lingerie Brand Spices Up The Market

AFRICANGLOBE - Black British entrepreneur Sadia Sisay has created a beautiful line of lingerie called BeingU that Black women everywhere will love. Not only are her creations sexy and comfortable, but they are also designed to match a variety of skin tones. What a great idea!

Watch Malcolm X Prophesize Today’s Police State

AFRICANGLOBE - The “justice” system in America is set up in such a way as to punish Black Americans more than the Caucasian, to deny this racism is to deny reality. On June 8, 1964, Mike Wallace interviewed Malcolm X and they discussed the African American Harlem environment and the community’s hostility against policemen. During this interview, Malcolm X outlines this disproportionate targeting of the African American community by police, and why they do it.

Do You Know Your Father? The Problems Of Fatherlessness

AFRICANGLOBE - The problems among young Black males stem from many areas such as lack of opportunity, systematic racism, low self-esteem, living in a violent environment, drugs, etc. The root of the problem for some Black males may be the absence of the father in the Black family. The relationship between the absent father and the problems of some young Black male is definitely a strong one. Black males need strong Black fathers as models in which to live their lives. Researchers have found that for young Black children, the results are nothing short of disastrous.

9 Malcolm X Quotes That Are Still Relevant Today

AFRICANGLOBE - Tuesday marks 52 years since Malcolm X was assassinated in the Audubon Ballroom in New York City on Feb. 21, 1965. Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little, and then later known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, was a human rights activist at the height of the civil rights era. In 1964, Malcolm X left the Nation of Islam and made his hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. Malcolm X continued to speak out against injustice until his death on Feb. 21, 1965. And today, Malcolm X serves as a defiant symbol for Black liberation. Here are some of Malcolm X's most powerful and timeless quotes.

Black Woman Gets Attention For Allegedly Rescuing Officer From Attack

AFRICANGLOBE - A Louisiana woman is being hailed a hero after she helped fight off an attack on a police officer by jumping on the assailant’s back, authorities say. Vickie Williams-Tillman, 56, was in her car early Sunday morning when she saw a man violently beating an officer during a traffic stop, according to Baton Rouge police. Suspect Thomas Bennett, 28, allegedly managed to seize the officer’s baton and beat him over the head with it, police said.

Who Americans Consider Their Greatest Enemies

AFRICANGLOBE - Americans have consistently identified ISIS as the biggest threat to their nation across multiple polls. Traditional foes, such as the countries making up George W. Bush’s infamous “Axis Of Evil”, have been pushed into the background by the rise of non-state actors like Al-Qaeda and ISIS.

A Closer Look At The Police Officers Who Kill

AFRICANGLOBE - To start, male officers, white officers, those working in larger cities and those who are military veterans are more likely than female officers, racial and ethnic minorities, those in smaller communities and non-veterans to fire their service weapon while on duty.
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