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Chicago Gun Violence Produce 500 Homicides in 2012

AFRICANGLOBE - Chicago's homicide total has broken 500 for the first time since 2008, an unfortunate statistic for a city that gone through its fair share of turmoil in 2012. The Chicago Police Department’s official homicide records list exactly 500 homicides this year with just one days left in December.

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack Arrested by Feds for Extortion

Yet another African-American mayor has fallen victim to corruption allegations in one of the country’s urban centers—this time Trenton, NJ, Mayor Tony Mack, who...

George Zimmerman’s Cousin Claim He Sexually Molested Her

A family friend of George Zimmerman told investigators he sexually molested her on and off for nearly a decade, newly released audio tapes in...

Strauss-Kahn Countersues His Alleged Rape Victim

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is suing the African hotel maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her, saying she seriously damaged his reputation with what he...

George Zimmerman Arrested for 2nd Degree Murder

George Zimmerman is under arrest, charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a Florida special prosecutor announced Wednesday. Zimmerman, 28,...

African-American Murder Rate in Missouri Highest in Nation

Murder rates for black people living in Missouri is the highest in the nation. The Violence Policy Center released new FBI data, based on 2009 figures, Wednesday. It shows the black murder rate in Missouri is 34 per 100,000 black residents.The Center says that's seven times the national average.

Arab Militia Raping Children in Darfur

Three minor girls in Garsila and another in Kas were gang raped by government-backed Arab militia wearing military uniforms in two separate incidents on Sunday, sources in Darfur reported.

Strauss-Kahn’s Alleged Victim to Meet With Unwilling Prosecutors

An attorney for hotel housekeeper Nafissatou Diallo, who has accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, said Sunday he thinks charges against Strauss-Kahn will be dropped.

Alleged Sex Attack Victim, Strikes Back: Strauss-Kahn Smiled Too Soon

He started smiling a bit too early. Now that Diallo has publicly spoken, is Strauss-Kahn still smiling? For several weeks Strauss-Kahn's operatives had been trashing the alleged sex attack victim in the media, especially through Rupert Murdoch's ragsheet the New York Post.

Victim Should Step Forward And Confront Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Within hours of DSK’s arrest, his attorneys announced that they had evidence that would cast doubt on the maid’s credibility. Unlike their client, they did not lie. No one denied that a sexual encounter took place; there was too much evidence for that. But prosecutors chose to follow the lead of DSK’s team and throw her under the proverbial bus.

Gender Wars, Race, Class, And International Relations

The group of chambermaids who jeered at Dominique Strauss-Kahn as he arrived at Manhattan criminal court to enter his plea of not guilty, demonstrates just how political this case is becoming.

NYPD: Rapes With Impunity

It should be noted Officer Moreno was caught on tape admitting to the victim that he wore a condom. Yet, he mendaciously says he lied because he didn’t want the victim to go into his precinct and make a scene.

Media Already Demonizing Strauss Kahn Alleged African Victim

The implication here is that a "mere" African woman, a "mere" hotel room cleaner, who had never met this White man, Strauss-Kahn, would be so enamored by his power, his European-ness

Strauss-Khan: Don't "Rape" African Alleged Sex Attack Victim With Slanderous Defense

He is alleged to have: forced his genitalia into the mouth of the victim, an immigrant from West Africa and hotel employee who had come to clean his room; alleged to have forced his hand into her crotch; alleged to have touched her breasts, and; alleged to have engaged in "anal sexual conduct"