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No, ‘Je Suis Charleston’?: The De-Politicization Of Black Oppression

AFRICANGLOBE - Where was the worldwide revulsion at the racist terror attack in Charleston? “Obama sang ‘Amazing Grace’ and lulled into a stupefying silence Black voices that should have demanded answers as to why the Charleston attack was not considered a terrorist attack, even though it fit the definition of domestic terrorism.” As a result, “the political space for international solidarity with the plight of African Americans was significantly reduced.”

Tourist Attack In Egypt May Be A Turning Point

AFRICANGLOBE - The first terrorist attack on tourists in Egypt in over a decade raises fear of escalation, as critics point to a police force in need of restructuring. Beyond the headlines of Sunday's bomb blast on a bus carrying 33 tourists in the Red Sea resort town of Taba, which killed three South Koreans and the Egyptian bus driver, is the fact that the attack was the first to target tourists in Egypt since 2008.

Calm Restored in Timbuktu After Terrorist Attack Is Repelled

AFRICANGLOBE - Calm has been restored to the Malian city of Timbuktu after government and French troops repelled an Arab rebel attack. At least one Malian soldier and three rebels are reported to have been killed in the fighting.

Kenyan Police Foil Major Terror Attack

Kenyan police disrupted a major terrorist attack Friday in its final stages of planning, arresting two people with explosive devices and seizing a cache...