Although the English, later on, became notable African enslavers, the trade has its origins in the bosom of the Portuguese and Spanish.
The historical record holds that in 1502, Juan de Córdoba of Seville became the first merchant to send an African slave to the New World. Since it was only in its early stages, merchants were allowed by the Spanish authorities to sell only one to three enslaved Africans. Continue reading
Chicago’s finest at work…. corrupt ass bastids… this is the story of just 1 and how he tore apart a neighborhood and families…
Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara is accused of framing at least 51 people for murder. When a group of mothers, aunts and sisters found that no officials — not the state’s attorney’s office, not the mayor’s office — wanted to take up their cause, the women went in search of justice themselves. Next week a man convicted in one of Guevara’s most dubious cases will be in court for what could be his last chance at freedom. Will prosecutors continue fighting to keep Roberto Almodovar behind bars? Continue reading
Welcome to Crook County….
A gang of SWAT officers “terrorized” innocent children when they barged into a Chicago home during a predawn raid and shot an unarmed 12-year-old sitting in bed with his hands up, an Illinois mother’s lawsuit alleges. Continue reading
Bird poop… cocaine… oooooook
There is a lot of disturbing things about this story, but the one that really hits home is once Shai Werts knew the cops were behind him, he called 911 to tell them he was going to pull over but wanted to get to a more well-lit area.
That is the fear any black man has when dealing with the cops and that was just the start of the racial profiling. Continue reading
Twenty-five years ago, on 24 March 1999, Operation Allied Force began – the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia that led to the country’s dismemberment – and the independent state of Kosovo was proclaimed. Yet these events were far from historically contingent, as some people claim. So who orchestrated the breakup of Yugoslavia and how? Continue reading
Takign credit for the hard work “black” people do… that’s mighty white of you Kim Kardashian…
The headline splashed across nearly every news publication “Kim Kardashian Quietly Frees 17 Inmates”. Not only was the headline disingenuous, it was untrue.
What Kim did do was donate money to already years long efforts of attorneys Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody. Continue reading
Law enforcement lying… wow, that’s new… smmfh
After Eric Garner died during a confrontation with New York City police in 2014, one officer involved in the struggle says he wrote up paperwork exaggerating the seriousness of the dead man’s suspected crime.
Officer Justin D’Amico testified Tuesday during the disciplinary trial of officer Daniel Pantaleo. Pantaleo is accused of placing Garner in a banned chokehold during the arrest. Continue reading
Yanadameen Godcast season 2, episode #013
In today’s episode of The Yanadameen Godcast with Lord Jamar and Rahh Digga, the co-hosts discuss current events. They speak on the T.I. and Kodak Black’s beef, and debate about the fire that happened in Notre Dame. They also play a “Hip-Hop government” game. Continue reading
This is the epitome of 10%er right here…. funny how the original title calls them a hate group but won’t classify the KKK or the alt-right…..
The leader and treasurer of a New York-based Black Hebrew Israelite church admitted in court Wednesday that millions in church money went toward the leader’s personal expenses. Continue reading