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AFRICANGLOBE - Let us not forget that when the Bush administration decided to make an example of President Mugabe by imposing crippling economic sanctions, John Lewis did not hesitate to vote in favour of this white supremacist and isolationist measure. Just because John Lewis skipped an inauguration does not mean he will not fall in line when President Trump calls for all hands on deck when it's time for US imperialism to wreak havoc on a nation that refuses to succumb or capitulate.
AFRICANGLOBE - The Trayvon Martin murder should be a true wake-up call for Black America — for a lot of folks who thought they were free, and thought that everything is great. Our children are targeted. Our community is targeted.
AFRICANGLOBE - Cleared by a Florida jury, George Zimmerman walked free from criminal charges in the shooting death of unarmed Black teenager Trayvon Martin but was still under fire from civil rights leaders and critics who were dismayed by the verdict.
Civil rights leaders bothered by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's stance on issues like requiring voters to show their IDs at the polls are reminding the governor that she is a minority, too. "She couldn't vote before 1965, just as I couldn't," said the Rev. Jesse Jackson, referring to the Voting Rights Act that abolished poll taxes, literacy tests and other ways whites across the Deep South kept minorities from voting.