“This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed”: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible

By Ezili Dantò Self-Defense is a human right. The right to self-determination is enshrined in national and international laws. Contrary to the white establishment spin, Black armed self-defense was an integral part of the civil rights era, especially in the southern U.S. States. The historical image that the majority of Afrikans during the Civil Rights…

Ferguson Aftermath Exposes US Police Brutality, Racism Worldwide

One day after Obama hosted leaders from across Africa, African Americans exploded in rebellion in Ferguson By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° There have been a series of lawsuits filed against the city of Ferguson charging police misconduct and brutality during the demonstrations in response to the police killing of Michael Brown. In the federal eastern…

Food Forests Could Bring Healthy Organic Food to Everyone for Free

By Andrew Martin Food forests or Forest gardening have been around for a long time with many of the native cultures practicing this form of sustainable agriculture. It is a form of low-maintenance plant-based food production which replicates natural ecosystems, incorporating fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, running vines and perennial vegetables. Beneficial plants and companion planting is a big part of…

Militarization of Ferguson Portends Much for the Political Status of African Americans

Police teargas community, arrest journalists and declares virtual martial law amid protests after killing of Michael Brown Riot police clear a street with smoke bombs while clashing with demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri August 13, 2014. (Reuters) By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° For a sixth-straight day African Americans and their supporters have remained in the streets…