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 →
In the wake of a terrorist attack in London earlier this month, a U.S. congressman wrote a Facebook post in which he called for the slaughter of “radicalized” Muslims. “Hunt them, identify them, and kill them,” declared U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, a Louisiana Republican. “Kill them all. For the sake of all that is good and righteous. Kill them all.” Continue reading →
Because they know who the real terrorists are, they just don’t care as long as they have the complexion for protection….
The FBI opened a “domestic terrorism” investigation into a civil rights group in California, labeling the activists “extremists” after they protested against neo-Nazis in 2016, new documents reveal. Continue reading →
A Cobb County 18-year-old said he planted a bomb inside a middle school and was going to shoot anyone who survived the explosion, authorities said.
Andrew Sean Brady of Austell allegedly emailed those threats to Floyd Middle School administrators and staff Thursday morning, prompting a bomb squad to search his home, the district told Channel 2 Action News. Continue reading →
In a time when there seems to be more Black consciousness and there has been a revival in the “Black & Proud” movement, skin bleaching remains an ever-present scourge in Black society. Is the practice simply “self-hatred” or do we just have to accept it as part of the culture? This is the question in today’s discussion which goes into what exactly is melanin? Continue reading →
so much for “black and brown unity” … some latinx are not of Afrikan descent or for Afrikan ascent…
Members of a Latino street gang have admitted to carrying out a racially motivated firebombing attack on black families in a Los Angeles housing project, prosecutors announced Thursday.
Three men belonging to the Big Hazard gang will plead guilty to federal hate crimes stemming from the 2014 attack, according to written plea agreements. In exchange for the confessions, prosecutors for U.S. Atty. Nicola T. Hanna agreed to seek some leniency for the men when they are sentenced. Each faces more than 30 years in federal prison. Continue reading →
It turns out a 13-year-old boy is behind a series of terroristic voice messages left at an NAACP branch office in Cobb County, Ga.
The Marietta Police Department was alerted to the racist threats last month by a member of the organization’s local branch. Officials said the call came in around 1:15 a.m. on Feb. 25, after which the unknown caller left the “disturbing” messages. Continue reading →
The site of four violent clashes this year, Berkeley has become a symbolic battleground for white supremacists hoping to advance their ideology by fighting antifascists in the streets. But it’s unclear what the city’s police force is doing to identify and prosecute white supremacist gang members instigating the violence. Continue reading →