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White Supremacists In Suits And Ties Gather In Washington DC

AFRICANGLOBE - Nazi salutes. White people demanding a white “homeland.” A speaker talking about how women like to be assaulted. Glowing remarks about Adolf Hitler. This was the scene inside a conference held at a downtown Washington DC government building this past weekend. Now, more than ever, the Alt Right, the white supremacists, and the fascists, are coming out of the woodwork to try to gain currency in the policy circles in Washington DC.

Benjamin Banneker’s 1791 Letter To Thomas Jefferson And Jefferson’s Reply

AFRICANGLOBE - Benjamin Banneker was an astronomer, mathematician, clockmaker, farmer, author of almanacs and one of the three city surveyors for Washington D.C. As a country, the U.S. was not quite 20 years old when Banneker was appointed city planner to the District of Columbia by U.S. President George Washington. Banneker's 1793 almanac contained what would be the earliest known policing plan for the new nation -- which had just won its freedom from Britain, titled "A Plan of Peace-office for the United States."

‘Goodbye Murderer’: Activists Hang Huge Anti-Obama Poster In Washington

AFRICANGLOBE - A huge picture of US President Barack Obama with the words “Goodbye to murderer” was hung on a bridge near the Pentagon in Washington, DC by activists who say Obama is responsible for the deaths of thousands in Syria, Libya, Yemen, and Ukraine.

21-Year-Old Zimbabwean Questions Obama On Illegal Sanctions

AFRICANGLOBE - The recent US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington DC saw President Barack Obama host close to 50 African leaders to discuss opportunities for better business engagement. After a speech concerning the US’s commitment to Africa’s development through trade and business, Obama sat down with young Zimbabwean entrepreneur Takunda Ralph Michael Chingonzo (21), for a question-and-answer session.

World Bank to Decide on New President Today

A successor to the out-going President of the World Bank, Mr. Robert Zoellick, will emerge Monday between 5pm and 7pm (12 noon and 2pm...

Washington DC's Black Population Now a Minority

Washington’s black population slipped below 50 percent this year, possibly in February, about 51 years after it gained a majority, according to an estimate by William Frey, the senior demographer at the Brookings Institution.