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Black American From Gang Besieged Baltimore: ‘Where Can I Get Asylum?’

AFRICANGLOBE - As the White House plans to spend billions of taxpayer funds to take care of illegal immigrant children who are unlawfully entering the country, some Black Americans who live in some of the most dangerous neighborhoods are wondering where they and their children can get refugee status and aid.

A Brief Guide To This Week’s U.S.-Africa Summit

AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama has invited the leaders of nearly 50 African nations for the first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. on Monday through Wednesday. Discussions on trade, security and governance are planned, though the summit has already been a bit eclipsed by other developments. Here’s a brief guide to the event:

No U.S. Intent To Engage In Africa Militarily – Susan Rice

AFRICANGLOBE - Susan Rice, President Barack Obama's National Security Adviser, said "contrary to some claims, the United States is not looking to militarize Africa or maintain a permanent military presence,"

Growing CIA And Pentagon Involvement In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Today when Africa is being deemed as a rapidly growing continent economically, AFRICOM, NATO, EUFOR, the Israeli Defense Forces and the French Armed Forces are increasing their interventionist policies throughout the region.

How America Built Its Highways To Serve The Wealthy And White

AFRICANGLOBE - In many southern cities, local city planners took advantage of federal moneys to target Black communities point-blank; in other parts of the nation, highway planners found the paths of least resistance, wiping out Black commercial districts.

The Congressional Black Caucus Has No Conscience

AFRICANGLOBE - The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) describes itself as “the conscience of the U.S. Congress.” According to the dictionary, conscience is the inner sense of what is right or wrong in one’s conduct or motives. Notice that the root of the word conscience is the word “con,” which is exactly what the CBC has turned out to be.

U.S. Attempting To Blackmail Uganda Over Gay Law

AFRICANGLOBE - Why is it that America is not targeting countries such as Saudi Arabia and Egypt, where homosexuals are given the death penalty? Why are African countries alone being targeted with sanctions and sabotage for not accepting homosexuality?

Surprising Map Shows All The African Countries Where The U.S. Has...

AFRICANGLOBE - Thirteen nations – stretching from the Horn of Africa to Mali’s western border – already house U.S. troops involved in “actual military operations.” Their presence is widely considered part of an expanding “shadow war” in the region – and the American people know very little about it.

U.S. And Djibouti Sign Agreement For Permanent Military Base In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States and Djibouti have signed a new 10-year lease on a U.S. military base in the Horn of Africa nation that the White House called a critical part in fighting terrorism. President Barack Obama announced the deal Monday at a White House meeting with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh.

Obama Doesn’t Care About The Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama has two daughters about the same ages of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls so why hasn’t the President sent drones to attack Boko Haram terrorists? Why hasn’t the US sent in Navy Seals, Green Berets or CIA assets to rescue the girls?

America Advertising Its Impotence

AFRICANGLOBE - The candid admission by the Secretary of State John Kerry and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the US' "superpower" days are over comes as a big surprise. Kerry admitted that despite "enormous power" the United States "can't necessarily always dictate every outcome the way we want, particularly in this world where we have rising economic powers"

Urban League Report Illustrates Decline In Black Employment And Wages

AFRICANGLOBE - Even though the federal government under the administration of President Barack Obama has said that the Great Recession has been over for four years, large-scale unemployment and underemployment persists in the African American community. The National Urban League has released its annual report and the results portend much for the future of the labor market inside the United States.

Enough Of This Racist Monkey Business

Recently a story about the Belgian newspaper De Morgen, which denigrated United States President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama by photoshopping (digitally altering) their images to make them look like apes (see also Newspaper apologises for showing Obamas as apes). Since last Saturday there has been an international outcry regarding these images which are not only sickening but have once more brought to the fore race and class issues.

Obama To Announce Initiative Aimed At Young Black Men

AFRICANGLOBE - Continuing his push to use executive powers as a way of advancing his agenda, President Barack Obama will announce Thursday a new effort to help improve the lives of young African-American males. A White House official said the “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative would partner government with businesses to.

New Poll Says These Nations Are The Top 4 Threats To...

AFRICANGLOBE - The global survey, conducted by WIN/Gallup International, polled residents in 68 countries on everything from the global economy to politics and living conditions. According to the poll, 24 percent of the surveyed countries ranked the United States as the greatest threat to world peace today,

Latest Snowden Revelations Expose Obama’s Lies

AFRICANGLOBE - The latest revelations from Edward Snowden, have established that the NSA is collecting and storing billions of files recording the phone calls, text messages, emails, Internet searches and even the daily movements of virtually ever US citizen, not to mention those of hundreds of millions of people abroad