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Hank Sanders, Faya Rose

It’s a crying shame. No, it’s a damn shame.

By Commentaries/Opinions

By Sen. Hank Sanders — It’s a crying shame. No. It’s a damn shame. It’s a damn shame what the Mayor of Montgomery and its police did to two Black women leaders. More broadly speaking, it’s a damn shame what these same forces did to four African American leaders and one White leader of Jewish background. All were fighting heroically to save hundreds of lives in Alabama per year. It’s…

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It was a lynching in the 21st Century

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By Sen. Hank Sanders — It was a lynching. It was a lynching on February 23, 2020. It was a lynching in Brunswick, Georgia. It was a lynching in the United States of America. It was a lynching in the 21st Century. The video is so graphic. It makes my whole body draw up. It makes my mind shiver. It makes my spirit whither. It challenges my hopes for Black people in…

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In Every Dark Cloud, There is a Silver Lining

By Commentaries/Opinions, COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

By Sen. Hank Sanders In every dark cloud, there is a silver lining. I heard this statement many times from my mother and the old folks as I grew up. It took me years before I fully understood. When I did, I felt the power in this nine-word, two-phrase sentence. We are under a terrible dark cloud now. Therefore, we need to know that there is a silver lining. In every dark…

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Faya Rose Toure

Selma Attorney Faya Rose Toure Arrested For Removing a Campaign Sign Illegally Placed in Front of Tabernacle Baptist Church

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Toure Remains in Jail Protesting the Unjust and Illegal Actions of  the City of Selma Against Her and Other Selma Residents   Statement of Senator Hank Sanders, Toure’s Attorney and Husband Montgomery, AL –Several weeks ago, someone called our law office multiple times and threatened to kill Faya Rose Toure. The same person also called the Z105.3 FM radio station and threatened to kill Faya Rose. Complaints were made to…

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Alabama Senator Hank Sanders

For Me, July 2nd Is Independence Day

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By Hank Sanders — July 2nd is an important date to me. It is important to others for different reasons. Let me tell you why. I grew up in a segregated society. It was not just segregated but very oppressive. Most Americans think of segregation as just separation of the races. Separation does not even begin to tell the real story. So July 2nd is very important to me. I grew up going to…

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Monday, December 18th Edition of Vantage Point — Dr. Ron Daniels

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

Topics: A Tribute to Ambassador Tete Antonio, African Union’s Ambassador Emeritus to the U.N., The Victory in Alabama and Implications for the Democratic Party and the Progressive Movement. Special Guests: Sidique Wai, President and National Spokesperson, United African Congress, New York, NY. Rev. Kenny Glasgow, Founder/President, The Ordinary People’s Society (TOPS), Dothan, AL. State Senator Hank Sanders, Selma, AL. Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Los Angeles Urban Roundtable and Publisher, The Hutchinson Report, Los Angeles, CA. Bill Fletcher, Veteran Labor/Social Justice Activist, Former President, Trans Africa Forum, Washington, D.C.

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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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