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New Report Reveals Increasing Hunger Rates Among African Americans

Despite claims of economic recovery oppressed peoples fall deeper into poverty By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° A Bread for the World (BFTW) analysis just released points out that the food deficits among African Americans are reaching crisis proportions. In this report based on United States Government and Pew Research Center data, the social conditions related…

Ecuador to Lead UN Committee on Decolonization

The United Nation Special Committee on Decolonization or C-24, reelected Ecuador to head up the entity devoted to the issue of decolonization. The South American country will be represented by its ambassador to the UN, Xavier Lasso. Cuba, Sierra Leone and Indonesia will share the vice-chair role. According to official figures, 17 Non-Self-Governing Territories (NSGTs)…

A Barbaric Lynching In the Dominican Republic

By Ezili Danto A group of six Haiti students in Santiago, Dominican Republic where Henry “Tulile” Claude Jean was found hung to death this week, searched for and found Tulile’s wife, Erzuline (or Erzilia?) Celuma, who is 22-years old. The Haiti group went to help the grieving family. After listening to the traumatized wife and…

New Report on Lynching in the United States Reveals Violent History of National Oppression

Timely review coincides with upsurge in unpunished police killings of African Americans By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° African American History Month Series, Part VII A recently published report entitled “Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror”, published by the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) in Montgomery, Ala, has illustrated the need for re-examining a…

A Global Perspective on Political Activism and Human Rights

Youth today must broaden their horizons to meet the challenges of the present century Author’s Note: The following are excerpts from an African American History Month lecture delivered at Henry Ford College in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, on Feb. 11, 2015. By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° African American History Month Series, Part V…

Fundación Pachamama is Dead – Long Live ALBA

Fundacion Pachamama is Dead – Long Live ALBA [Part I of an Investigative Report] April 25, 2014 By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer “From Sachs to Kristof to Invisible Children to TED, the fastest growth industry in the US is the White Savior Industrial Complex. The white savior supports brutal policies in the morning, founds…

On War Crimes and Double Standards in Ukraine

By Eric Draitser The Western media has been abuzz in recent days with the claim that videos posted to youtube, which show Ukrainian prisoners being “mistreated” by anti-Kiev rebels, amount to war crimes. Naturally, such claims deserve attention as violations of international laws governing war and treatment of prisoners are of concern to all. However,…

Malcolm X Was Right About America

By Chris Hedges NEW YORK—Malcolm X, unlike Martin Luther King Jr., did not believe America had a conscience. For him there was no great tension between the lofty ideals of the nation—which he said were a sham—and the failure to deliver justice to blacks. He, perhaps better than King, understood the inner workings of empire.…