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The Perils Of The Politics Of Symbolism

AFRICANGLOBE - Ghoulish as it may sound, the Charleston church massacre has given a shot of adrenalin to the Black Misleadership Class, especially the old-school preachers, who can wage symbolic struggle against the demons that live in people’s hearts, while presenting no threat whatsoever to the rich men that rule the United States, or their police.

Protesters Call For The Release Of Surveillance Video Showing Officers Killing...

AFRICANGLOBE - The president of Ohio's legislative Black caucus wants the state attorney general to release surveillance video of the fatal police shooting of John Crawford in a suburban Dayton Wal-Mart store.

Canadians Support Two Nigerian Students Facing Deportations

AFRICANGLOBE - Supporters of two Nigerian students who have been evading authorities by hiding in Regina churches were planning a national day of action Monday.

Temporary Jobs Becoming a Permanent Fixture

AFRICANGLOBE - Hiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: temporary work. From Wal-Mart to General Motors to PepsiCo, companies are increasingly turning to temps and to a much larger universe of freelancers, contract workers and consultants.

Poverty in America: 20 Percent of African-Americans Live Without Bank Accounts

AFRICANGLOBE - Sabino Fuentes-Sanchez hid $25,000 all around his house because he didn't trust banks. Lasonia Christon receives her salary on a pre-paid debit card. Kim James was homeless for most of the past decade in part because she had no place to save money.

Billionaire Wiese Targeting Nigeria as Wal-Mart Seizes Foothold in Africa

“Africa is awakening,” Pepkor Chairman Christo Wiese said in an interview in Cape Town on Aug. 10. “It’s a huge market of almost a billion people with huge resources and a young population. People spend when they’re young.”