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Eric Holder To Critics: “Kiss My A**”

AFRICANGLOBE - Newly released emails show Attorney General Eric Holder said that Justice Department prosecutors who were critical of the department's handling of the fallout of the Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal could "kiss my ass."

Obama Nominates First Black Woman For Attorney General

AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama will nominate Brooklyn federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to replace the retiring Eric Holder as U.S. attorney general and if confirmed, she would become the first Black woman to serve in the post, the White House said on Friday.

Michael Brown’s Family Should Seek Justice, Cannot Rely On Grand Jury...

AFRICANGLOBE - The grand jury process in the United States is rigged for the prosecutor. There is an old saying among lawyers “A prosecutor can indict a ham sandwich.” Of course, the reverse is also true; the prosecutor can also prevent an indictment. The prosecutor controls the grand jury process which is conducted in secret without even a judge present. The prosecutor decides what witnesses to call and there is no opportunity for a defense lawyer or attorney for the family to participate.

Eric Holder Dropped The Ball On The Trayvon Martin Investigation

AFRICANGLOBE - The NAACP delivered 1.7 million signatures to the Department of Justice a year ago, requesting a federal civil rights investigation into the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman. Attorney General Eric Holder has yet to announce a clear answer on his findings in the shooting of the unarmed 17-year-old

Eric Holder Finally Telling The Truth About The Tea Party And...

AFRICANGLOBE - Movement conservatism is a White supremacist ideology. Its adherents and advocates are unable to reason outside of that framework; White supremacy is their normal and foundational assumption about the nature of empirical reality. Moreover, White conservatives become extremely agitated and rageful when the role of White supremacy as a unifying ideology for their political belief system is exposed.

Subtle Racism Worse Than Bigoted Outbursts – Eric Holder

AFRICANGLOBE - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says subtle, institutionalized racism has a more “pernicious” effect than the occasional bigoted outburst. Holder spoke about the different forms of racism during a commencement address Saturday at historically Black Morgan State University in Baltimore.

Fox News Says Holder And Obama Have It Easy Because They’re...

AFRICANGLOBE - During this week’s broadcast of Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace brought up Attorney General Eric Holder’s remarks before the National Action Network on Wednesday. During the event, Holder implicated that race was a factor in the treatment he has received from Republicans in Washington. Wallace wanted to have a discussion about how big a factor race is in Washington, especially when it comes to how President Obama and Holder are treated.

US Attorney General Eric Holder Hospitalised

AFRICANGLOBE - Attorney General Eric Holder experienced faintness and shortness of breath during a meeting Thursday morning and was transported to a nearby hospital, where he is in "good condition" and undergoing evaluation, a spokesman said.

Eric Holder: Barring Ex-Felons From Voting Is Unfair

AFRICANGLOBE - Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday called upon states to repeal laws that bar ex-felons from voting after they complete their sentences, saying such laws are "unjust” and “counterproductive,” as well as disproportionately excluding Black Americans from the polls.

Justice Department Will Soon Announce Decision On Zimmerman

The Justice Department will soon announce its decision on whether to bring civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Black 16-year-old whose death in Florida last year set off a nationwide debate about race, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said.

House Republicans Call for Eric Holder Impeachment

AFRICANGLOBE - A group of hard-line conservative House Republicans will introduce a resolution on Thursday calling for the impeachment of Attorney General Eric Holder. But there is no sign yet that Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) or other House GOP leaders will act on the measure.

Letter To Eric Holder: Zimmerman’s Bias And Killing Of Trayvon Martin

AFRICANGLOBE - We believe it is necessary that your office investigate evidence, and witness accounts reported through the media of apparent racial bias in the actions that resulted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

Holder and Obama are ‘Playing’ Black America Regarding Criminal Justice

Holder and Obama are not philosophers, pastors or teachers. They are the two most powerful Black men in the U.S. They’ve been in actual power 55 months now, with a little over 40 to go. Their actions reveal their expressions of concern and feeling our pain are no more than politically expedient drive-by gestures to keep Black America in line.

Justice Department to Kill Harsh Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Non-Violent Drug...

AFRICANGLOBE - The mandatory minimum sentences Holder wants to change have been part of the devastating war on drugs waged over the past four decades. They have helped lead to large numbers of Black men being locked up in jail for long periods of time for non-violent drug offences

Eric Holder Supports Repealing “Stand Your Ground”

AFRICANGLOBE - Black shooters of White victims are acquitted only 1.4% of the time where as White shooters of Black victims are acquitted 16.9% of the time. We simply cannot allow this to continue.

Eric Holder: Citizenship For Illegal Immigrants is a ‘Matter of Civil...

AFRICANGLOBE - During an April 24 address to the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said that “creating a pathway to earned citizenship” is a critical element of any comprehensive immigration reform plan.