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New Regulations Allows The Army To Call Black People Negro

AFRICANGLOBE - The newly updated Army Command Policy regulation, most recently published on Oct. 22, 2014, says that Army personnel can use the word "Negro" when referring to "Black or African American" personnel.

How The Army Ostracized Me For My Own Hair

AFRICANGLOBE - When I read the army regulation and endured words like “unkempt” and “matted” used to define my natural hair, I was reminded of the pain and humiliation I, too, endured before I voluntarily departed the Army five years ago.

Black Lawmakers Ask Army To Reconsider New Hairstyle Rule

AFRICANGLOBE - During slavery and for generations after, hair texture, along with skin complexion, was used to classify which enslaved Blacks were more valuable, given jobs in the captors' house rather than the field, and — by default — deemed beautiful. Straighter hair, lighter skin and features that looked White were considered preferred traits. Those values were internalized and perpetuated within the Black community for years in a way that was particularly damaging to the self-esteem of Black women

Coup: Egyptian Army Seizes Power Constitution Suspended

AFRICANGLOBE - The Egyptian army took power from President Mohamed Morsi and suspended the constitution. Army tanks are surrounding the presidential palace, and Morsi's whereabouts is unknown.

Michael Roark Murder Trial Reveals U.S. Army Militia Plans to Kill...

Michael Roark – A murder case underway in rural southeast Georgia has unearthed the existence of an anarchist militia group that grew out of...

Egypt: Islamist Mohamed Mursi Dismisses Top Generals

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi made a number of explosive moves over the weekend that many observers feel was the president’s attempt to reclaim some...