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House OKs Honoring Birmingham, Ala., Church Bombing Victims

AFRICANGLOBE - Four young victims of a deadly Alabama church bombing that marked one of the darkest moments of the civil rights movement are one step closer to receiving Congress’ highest civilian honor.

Bloody Weekend In Chicago, Where is Obama to Shed Tears?

AFRICANGLOBE - Chicago saw another bloody weekend, with a total of seven homicides and five wounded in violent incidents. All seven homicides occurred on Saturday, and the victims were pronounced dead on the scene before police could respond in each case. One of the victims was Ronnie Chambers, 34, who was shot at about 2:15 a.m. in Lawndale. Chambers, a convicted felon and alleged member of the Gangsters Disciples street gang, was the youngest of four siblings who all lost their lives to gun violence.

General Motors to Pay Out for its Role in Apartheid

More than 20 apartheid victims represented by human rights group Khulumani will receive compensation from car manufacturing giant General Motors (GM) after a lawsuit...