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Court Erupts In Cheers As Charges Dropped Against Man Who Protected...

AFRICANGLOBE - Wednesday, a court in Bronx, New York dropped charges against a man who killed an intruder who was trying to sexually assault his wife. The courtroom erupted in cheers when Judge Marc Whiten announced that he will accept a motion to dismiss manslaughter charges against 61-year-old cab driver Mamadou Diallo.

Wrongly Convicted Civil Rights-Era Group Wilmington Ten Pardoned

AFRICANGLOBE- Outgoing North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue issued pardons Monday to the Wilmington Ten, a group wrongly convicted 40 years ago in a notorious Civil Rights-era prosecution that led to accusations that the state was holding political prisoners.

Report: Most Youths Charged as Adults are Black

AFRICANGLOBE - Close to 85 percent of teens charged with adult crimes in the Baltimore region are Black, according to a snapshot of recent data from local jails in the city and its surrounding counties.

Brandon Jackson Sentenced To 12 Years For Defending Self Against White...

AFRICANGLOBE - At 21 years-old, Brandon Jackson was jumped by 7 or 8 White males. He defended himself, and yet he’s the only one to be charged with a crime. His punishment; 12 years in prison for attempted murder, aggravated assault and possession of a weapon.

What White People Fear the Most

AFRICANGLOBE - Understanding the fears behind the racial politics of both conservative and liberal Whites can help change a society in which wealth and...

Four Women Sentenced to Death for Singing and Dancing in Pakistan

Four women, who were sentenced to death by Muslim clerics in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provnice for singing and dancing at a wedding have been...

America’s Criminal Injustice System

If police states are ranked by the number of persons imprisoned, then America is the world’s worst and biggest police state. The system runs...

Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and the Resurgence of Injustice

57 years after the murder of Emmett Louis Till, who would have thought that we would find ourselves once again confronted with the never...

Trayvon Killing Reveals White Nationalism on the March

“’Shoot the Blacks’ is a winning political platform.” That’s the message brought home to African Americans by the Trayvon Martin murder and George Zimmerman’s...

Putting Out the Blaise in Burkina Faso






The Burkinabe government is slow in reacting to unrest in the classrooms and barracks but is now trying to improve relations between the public...

Cops Accused of Slaughtering Unarmed Black Teen in California

A second shooting of an unarmed African American youth by US police is fueling suspicion of institutionalized prejudice in the force and threatening social...

Congolese Victims’ Pursuit of Justice Against Canadian Company

The Canadian Association Against Impunity (CAAI) has today filed an application with the Supreme Court of Canada on behalf of Congolese families. The families...

Thousands Rally for Treyvon Martin and to Demand Zimmerman’s Arrest

Empowered by the sudden, though undeniably hard-fought removal of the city's controversial top cop, the people of Sanford - upwards of 30,000 strong at...

Trayvon Martin, Troy Davis, George Zimmerman Share a Story of Injustice

When I see the evolution of the case of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old boy who was killed by a self-appointed neighbourhood watch captain under...

Open Letter to George Clooney From Sudan

An open letter to actor George Clooney from Sudan Change Now: Dear Mr. George Clooney, We are very pleased to see the efforts that you are...

South Sudan Civil Society Groups Call For Arrest of Sudan’s Bashir

South Sudan should not tarnish its reputation as the world's newest nation by hosting the international fugitive, Omer al-Bashir, a coalition of South Sudanese...
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