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America’s Reluctant Racists: Are the Media & Donald Trump to Blame?



Donald Trump, Photo by Gage Skidmore

Angela Carson, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 16:37 p.m. EDT, 1 September 2015 UNITED STATES – In my heart I’ve always wanted to believe that racists are simply radicals who comprise a very small percentage of the population back in my native U.S.A. Sadly, that hope has been increasingly hard to hold onto over the years […]

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Civil Rights in America, a New but Old Debate. Meet My Grandfather, Julius W. Robertson, Atty.



Supreme Court of the United States, Photo by Brandon Kopp

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 22:46 PM EDT, 05 July 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – Among Attorney Julius W. Robertson many talents as an author, civil rights activist and lawyer, he was also the lead attorney on the case of Sarah Keys v. Carolina Coach Company, and he is my maternal grandfather. I believe that his […]

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“Well, Who Burns Churches in God’s Name??!!” South Carolina Black Churches Under Fire



New Orleans LA: A four alarm fire burns down the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans on January 7, 2011 at between 9 and 10 p.m.

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 23:57 p.m. EST, 2 July 2015 SOUTH CAROLINA, UNITED STATES Ragged pieces of the Confederate Flag Dipped in blood still smoulders upon The basement floor of Mount Zion AME Church. A White man in ‘Blackface‘ Adorned in the KKK’s uniform Waves his right hand in the air, […]

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Try to Imagine Spending 1 Hour in Solitary Confinement. Albert Woodfox Spent 43 Years



Inside Looking Out, Prison, Photo by José Eugenio Gómez Rodríguez

Sophie Okolo, Contributing Journalist Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 03:15 p.m. 25 June 2015 LOUISIANA, United States – What comes to mind when people think about solitary confinement? Society depicts prisoners in locked cells with little or no contact with the outside world. This is the reality of thousands of prisoners throughout the penal system […]

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The Dirty Little Secret of Abuse of Old People



Grandma Got Screwed, Photo by Ashley Hill

Sophie Okolo, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 20:04 p.m. 19 June 2015 On Monday, June 15, nations around the world commemorated World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEEAD). Elder Abuse continues to be a significant issue in many societies as reports of mistreatment against older people is increasing. The thought of harming an older person suggests severe […]

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