Members of the United States Congressional Black Caucus released on 28/10/13 the following statement regarding ruling TC/0163/13 by the Dominican Constitutional Tribunal. As a result of the ruling, more than 200, 000 Dominican-born people of Haitian descent will be stripped of their Dominican citizenship:
Research ››› October 29, 2013 2:31 PM EDT ››› ALBERT KLEINE Cable and broadcast nightly news programs have remained completely silent on pending automatic cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance…
By Five Omar Mualimm-ak, The Guardian Everyone knows that prison is supposed to take away your freedom. But solitary doesn’t just confine your body; it kills your soul.
By LEANNE ITALIE
NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Is donning blackface to dress up as a favorite TV character ever OK for Halloween?
Leon and Mary Adams had been living in their Philadelphia home for nearly five decades. They were eating breakfast one morning last year when armed cops streamed out of a…
By John Duda
There are very legitimate reasons to be scared that the proliferation of video surveillance is rapidly encroaching on our rights to everyday privacy and anonymity on the streets of Baltimore. Spurred on by counter-terrorism paranoia, recent advances in camera technology and computerized image processing are bringing George Orwell’s dystopian nightmare of inescapable social control within reach of today’s bureaucrats.
2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Amilcar Cabral, revolutionary, poet, liberation philosopher, and leader of the independence movement of Guinea Bissau and Cap Verde. Cabral’s influence stretched well beyond the shores of West Africa.
On October 19th 1983, Grenada’s leftist Prime Minister, Maurice Bishop, was killed following a coup. Six days later the US invaded the tiny Caribbean island. We hear from Ann Peters and Don Rojas who were with Maurice Bishop in his final hours. Ms. Peters is the head of Grenada’s Association of Nurses and Mr. Rojas is the former press secretary to PM Maurice Bishop and current director of communications of the Institute of the Black World.