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by BA - 11 months ago

U.S. criticized for police brutality, racism at U.N. rights review

[United Nations] Jamil Dakwar: “What we saw today was unsurprising condemnation by many countries around the world of the United States’ human rights record.” Photo: Twitter Tags:& United States Human Rights RecordU.N. Reviewdeath penaltyPolice Violence against African-AmericansSeparation of Migrant...

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America's Ugly Race Matters: This Is Exactly Who We Are, But We Can Change

Cori Bush--this is how we make change. Photo: Wikimedia/Craig Currie Tags:& America; right-wingleft-wingRepublicanDemocratsheriffsjudgescounty clerksTrump“White Privilege”Norway“shithole”HaitiEl SalvadorDerek ChauvinMinneapolisCandace OwensGeorge FloydBlack Lives MatterMSNBCCNNAfrican AmericanFergus...

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Harris Pays Tribute to Black Women in 1st Speech as VP-Elect

Vice president-elect Kamala Harris on Saturday paid tribute to the women, particularly Black women, whose shoulders she stands on as she shatters barriers that have kept mostly white men entrenched at the highest levels of American politics for more than two centuries. “Tonight I reflect on th...

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Karen Jackson, Sisters Network Founder inspires others in new Book

Four-time breast cancer survivor Karen Jackson’s new book, In the Company of My Sisters: My Story, My Truth, speaks about her life dedicated to assisting other breast cancer survivors. She talked with the Defender about the book, Sisters Network Inc. and her motto in life.

by BA - 11 months ago

Muhammad Ali Documentary Released on 50th Anniversary of his Return to Ring

[Muhammad Ali Documentary] Vision Films, and Director Art Jones, have just released a new documentary: Ali's Comeback: The Untold Story about boxer Vision Films, and Director Art Jones, have just released a new documentary: Ali's Comeback: The Untold Story about boxer Muhammad Ali." Photo: YouTube T...

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Saint Lucia Records 10 New COVID-19 Cases – Total To Date Now 141

Saint Lucia has recorded ten new cases of COVID-19, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sharon Belmar-George, announced Monday. Her statement is reproduced below: Today, Monday November 9, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of ten new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases diagnosed in c...

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Jim Crow in New York

brennancenter.org - New York’s criminal disenfranchisement provisions, like those deployed in the South, were part of a concerted effort to exclude African Americans from participating in the political process.Tweeted by @MRFIVEINC https://twitter.com/MRFIVEINC/status/1325926019178635265

by BA - 11 months ago

Top 40 Hip Hop Songs 1994

hiphopgoldenage.com - Top 40 Hip Hop Songs 1994: This is our top 40 Hip Hop songs of 1994. Are your favorites not included? Share your opinion in the comments!Tweeted by @HipHopGoldenAge https://twitter.com/HipHopGoldenAge/status/1325921247952244737

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Saint Lucia Increases Visitor Arrivals

Press Release:– Saint Lucia saw an increase of visitor arrivals this past weekend with the addition of four international flights from the United States and Canada. The island welcomed back the Canadian market with direct nonstop service from Toronto on Air Canada flight (1878).  The highly an...

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Oprah’s 2020 favorite things list includes more Black Businesses

(Photo: YouTube)Black Businesses are apparently on the mind of Oprah Winfrey as we draw near to the holiday season.Though this has been a tumultuous year for many, Oprah Winfrey is giving fans something to look forward to this holiday season: her favorite things list.The annual list returns for 2020...