We must all fight against Monsanto and their army of GMOs….
Monsanto is making the news these days for losing. They have lost three court cases in which Roundup has been linked to cancer. In India, they are losing, too. After years of pushing a strain of Bt Cotton, Indian farmers have had enough and are switching back to native seeds for the cotton industry. Continue reading →
There are different kinds of solar panels. The one most typically used is a type that generates electricity from the sun through a physical process called the photo-voltaic (PV) effect – when light exposure on certain materials generates an electric current. Another type generates electricity from heat through thermal processes – when the sun is hotter and Earth is cooler, and the difference in temperature can be converted into usable energy. Continue reading →
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WTHR) – A former sales manager at a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Lafayette is now suing the business for racial discrimination.
The lawsuit against his former employer alleges he was “fired in retaliation for complaining about the owner’s repeated use of the N-word, including boasting about systematically overcharging African American customers for vehicles, referring to it as ‘n***er scalping.'” Continue reading →
Iconic high-end jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co. would have never been built into an empire
if its founder, Charles Tiffany, hadn’t made his fortune in the 1800s in the cotton
industry, built on the backs of enslaved people.
New York Life
Like Aetna and many other insurance companies, New York Life got its start by selling life
insurance for enslaved people to their owners – thus directly profiting off the slave trade.
JP Morgan Chase
Now one of the largest banks in America, JP Morgan Chase literally owned slaves,
because it accepted them as collateral and took ownership in the case of default.
In 2005, Chase apologized and offered $5 million in scholarships to Black students as
reparations – but given the bank makes almost $10 BILLION a year in profit, the gesture
One of the largest railroad corporations in the Southeast and Eastern U.S., CSX’s railroad
tracks were built by slave labor – as were most railroad tracks throughout America.
Countless newspaper brands still publishing today, like USA Today, once published ads
for the buying and selling of slaves, which were a huge portion of the newspapers’
J.C. Watts, the former congressman and businessman, plans on delivering a non-entertainment television network, Black News Channel, geared towards African Americans before the end of the year. Specifically, he’s planning to launch on November 15. Continue reading →
I don’t see an issue especially since the HBCU were created and funded by YTs to begin with…
Former ESPN host Jemele Hill is being slammed as ‘racist’ and ‘pro-segregationist’ for urging African-American athletes to spurn predominantly white colleges in favor of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Continue reading →