The University of Farmington had no staff, no professors, no curriculum, and no classes.
But it did have hundreds of foreign “students,” who may now face deportation because of their willingness to participate in what authorities described as a “pay to stay” scheme in which they could live and work in the US under false pretenses. Continue reading →
You can check out the videoclip at the site since it won’t embed…
Veteran activist Noam Chomsky has accused Israel of “brazenly” interfering in US electoral politics in a way that vastly outweighs any efforts that may have been carried out by Russia. Continue reading →
A black church in Mississippi has been burned and vandalised with pro-Donald Trump graffiti, in what authorities have described as a “hateful and heinous act”.
Police and fire services were called to the scene at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in the city of Greenville on Tuesday night. They arrived to find parts of the structure had been set alight and the words “Vote Trump” had been spray-painted on the side of the building. Continue reading →
We have seen increasing numbers of incidents where white people are calling the police on Black people who are going about their business. From the “BBQ Becky” incident in Oakland that triggered everything off, to the recent case of the white woman who claimed that a 9-year-old Black boy groped her in a store in situation that shared uncomfortable similarities to the Emmitt Till episode.
With the odds overwhelmingly stacked against Black people in outcomes of contact with the police, are white people intentionally calling the police so that they can have Black people murdered without repercussions? Continue reading →
This week’s Godcast delves into the sideshow that Kanye West seems to be morphing into and asks what could be the cause of his erratic behavior – is he really suffering mental health issues or is it simply a case of attention-seeking (12:25)?
Another rapper who has been back in the spotlight this week is Lil Wayne, as the long-awaited Carter V album was finally released – essentially marking the end of his prolonged feud with Birdman and Cash Money Records (21:56). How has Wayne managed to last so long in the rap game and cross generations 26:33)?
Cyhi The Prynce and Joe Budden have been engaging in some back-and-forth, with Cyhi calling Joe out to battle him officially for $500’000 (36:03). Do you think Joe will step up to the plate or will he continue to play his “I’m retired” card to get out of jail? Continue reading →
This dude… I mean he always been a weirdo but he has went full blown Sambo…. I don’t think we can blame this on his mom anymore or even Kim cuz she wants nothing to do with this insanity…. but that’s Evergreen Park Ns for ya….
China is not to be trusted…. but you knew that already….
In 2015, Amazon.com Inc. began quietly evaluating a startup called Elemental Technologies, a potential acquisition to help with a major expansion of its streaming video service, known today as Amazon Prime Video. Based in Portland, Ore., Elemental made software for compressing massive video files and formatting them for different devices. Its technology had helped stream the Olympic Games online, communicate with the International Space Station, and funnel drone footage to the Central Intelligence Agency. Elemental’s national security contracts weren’t the main reason for the proposed acquisition, but they fit nicely with Amazon’s government businesses, such as the highly secure cloud that Amazon Web Services (AWS) was building for the CIA. Continue reading →