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‘There’s another important public space where blackness has been policed: the voting booth.’ Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Voting while black: the racial injustice that harms our democracy

By Commentaries/Opinions

The routine suppression of black voters is far-reaching and has devastating consequences. We cannot be silent about it. By Carol Anderson, The Guardian — The recent spate of whites calling 911 on African Americans for barbecuing while black, waiting in Starbucks while black, sleeping at Yale while black ad nauseum has led to a much-needed discussion about the policing of public spaces. Yet, there’s another important public space where blackness has been policed and we have…

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Crises in Africa and Crucial Election in Alabama – November 27th Edition of Vantage Point

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Topics: A Measure of Justice in the Mohammed Bah Case, The Enslavement of Black Africans in Libya, The Stop Museveni Campaign and Crises Points in Africa, Crucial Election in Alabama: Will Black Votes Turn the Tide. Guests: Imam Talib Addur-Rashid (Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood, Harlem, NY), Milton Allimadi (Editor/Publisher, Black Star News, New York, NY), Kambale Musavuli (National Spokesperson, Friends of the Congo, New York, NY) and State Senator Hank Sanders (Selma, Alabama).

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