It’s amazing how easy it is to forget about the middle school years. Do you remember your crazy middle school years? Middle school students are often caught in the middle while we focus on preparing high school students for college. There needs to be national attention focused on the middle school years to prepare them for the career challenges that face this country. I have noticed that even those who write books focus their efforts on elementary and high school students and leave middle… Continue
Piyush said during the Republican response To President Obama's Congressional Address that he was turning down some of the Stimulus Package money for the State of Louisiana. Actually Pinocchio, I mean Piyush turned down all of the money except 98 percent of it. Why did Piyush turn down 2 percent of Stimulus package money that would have been for the impoverished citizens of Louisiana extended unemployment payments? Something about not having… Continue
I really had no comment on whether or not Gov. Piyush Jindal's Katrina story was a falsehood. My only comment has been that it was interesting that he would mention the failures of a Republican Administration along with all levels of government in Louisiana during Katrina. Most Republicans and so-called conservatives defended the response to Katrina as adequate and some even praised Bush for doing a heck of a job.
Peas In Their Pods is an organization that works to bring media attention and public awareness to African American children who are abducted or listed by authorities as endangered. Founder Janice Lowery formed it in March of 2007.
The President of Peas in their Pods, Gaetane Borders says, “Statistically, approximately 42 percent of missing children are African American, yet many times these children receive the least amount of media exposure. This negatively impacts the likelihood… Continue
Mayor Dean Grose of Los Alamitos in Orange County California is saying he is sorry about a racist email he sent to a small group of friends. However, one of the friends described by press accounts as a "local businesswoman and city volunteer did not think the email was funny and made it publicly known and called the Mayor out for his actions.
In the email, a picture of the White House was… Continue
The unbridled firestorm of controversy that immediately flared up in the wake of recent commentary about race offered at a Black History Month celebration by Attorney General Eric Holder is indicative of the delusional veracity that has become a mainstay of American life. In other words - ‘Thou dost protest too much!’ Read More:… Continue
Are anti-gun control advocates idiots or just mindless pawns of the NRA? The Obama Administration plans to reinstate the ban on assault weapons that expired under the corrupt Republican Bush Regime that raked in large sums of campaign donations from the NRA. The NRA gun nuts are sounding like a bunch of terrorist and tinfoil hat wearing idiots without a useful brain cell to be found.
Eric Holder, the new U.S. Attorney General cited the war between the Mexican government and… Continue
The Black Talk Media Project is announcing that it will start taking a more aggressive proactive approach to dealing with online safety and obscenity issues. Administrators browsing some of the podcasts and Internet Radio shows promoted on its social media platform Black Talk Radio Network, found content that uses vulgar language (cursing) or discussed sexual topics in a vulgar manner possibly violating various Federal & State… Continue
The North Carolina based advocacy group Action For Children produced a report that provides evidence of problems faced by minority children in North Carolina caused by economic disparities. One of the key findings of the report mirrors national and global figures of sharp increases in poverty. In The United States alone, the number of families living in poverty has reached 33 million. President Obama was correct in stating that… Continue
If you have been following the latest news about the death of Pfc. LaVena Johnson and the curious U.S. Army handling of the investigation, you would know that it was recently reported that House Armed Services Committee was going to investigate the case. This determination came from a… Continue
The non-profit organization Black Talk Media Project has just made locating jobs a little bit easier. After weeks of creating and tweaking the more than fifty Myjobs profiles on Twitter, the Black Talk Media Project is pleased that Twitter users are finding and using this free service to get updates on the latest Job openings posted on the Internet by employers. The service is powered in part by the job finder service Simply Hired that also powers the community Job Board and Search Engine… Continue
Many people across the world and the United States have been following the tragic case of Pfc. LaVena Johnson. Despite compelling evidence gathered from the U.S. Army’s own records including photographs of the body showing extensive damage to her genitalia, torso and face, Pfc. Lavena Johnson’s death was ruled a suicide by the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command. Pfc. Johnson’s father, Dr. John Johnson himself a veteran and military civilian… Continue
The ColorofChange.org is reporting that online activist are making a difference in the Oscar Grant case where the young man was fatally shot in the back by Oakland BART officers.
Last week, ColorOfChange members here in the Bay Area confronted the Alameda County District Attorney with stacks of more than 20,000 petitions demanding that he explain why he hasn't arrested Tony…Continue
"October 16th" is one of the few films which examines the affect of the war in Iraq on African Americans. Independent filmmaker Keith Robinson,www.Orangepealmedia.org, discusses his award-winning film as well as the issues confronting independent filmmakers today on DMBF Radio, Wed. 2/18 at 7 pm. In addition, there will be a free screening of "October 16th" on Wed. 2/25 at 12:30 pm at Nassau Community College, the College Center Multipurpose Room, One Education Drive, Garden City, NY 11553.
Today I had the pleasure to have a discussion on teen pregnancies, the causes and possible solutions on The Willie Lawson Show. With the new teen mother Bristol Palin back in the media spotlight, teen pregnancies and how to prevent them should be the focus and not so much the Palin family. This is an issue that crosses all… Continue
Bristol Palin is in the news again telling Fox News that she does not regret becoming a teen mom but in the same interview, she contradicts herself by saying “I just wish it had happened in 10 years, not now.”
Bristol Palin also speaks about becoming a spokesperson against teen pregnancies but says it is “unrealistic” for teens to be expected to abstain from the pleasures of the flesh.…
Edward N. Bell is scheduled for execution on February 19, 2009 and it is critical that you ACT NOW and sign the petition asking Gov. Kaine to commute his sentence.
He was convicted and sentenced to death for the shooting of a popular police officer. His case raises important questions about the ability of Virginia to justly administer the death penalty. Eddie has been… Continue
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Mount Holly, a small rural town in North Carolina sandwiched between Gastonia and Charlotte, lost one of its citizens Virgil Griffin, a gas pump attendant who is best known for his activities with the Klu Klux Klan. Virgil Griffin died at Gaston memorial hospital on February 11, 2009. I personally did not know Virgil Griffin except to see him pumping gas at a small Mount Holly gas station called Triangles. However, my mother's immediate family… Continue
AUSTIN, Texas - A man who died in prison while serving time for a rape he didn't commit was cleared Friday by a judge who called the state's first posthumous DNA exoneration "the saddest case" he'd ever seen.
State District Judge Charles Baird ordered Timothy Cole's… Continue
DOWNLOAD PODCAST NYPD Stop & Frisk data shows whites more likely to be to be carrying guns and drugs so why did Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Raymond Kelley continue to target Black and Latino communities?
An appeals court determines that thousands are eligible to be released from the prison plantations who were sentenced under racist crack cocaine laws.
Identifying New Slave Masters and developing strategies of targeting human traffickers within the United States.
Why I observe Memorial Day and why I do not observe Veterans day.
Muslims youth are also rebelling in Sweden for a fifth night in a row.
New petition posted for the release of innocent teen Devontae Sanford who was sentenced to 30 yrs - 90 yrs for crimes another inmate has confessed. Kym Worthy can end this nightmare for Devontae and his family if she so chooses. Taminko Sanford, Devontae's mother joins us again tonight.
Attorney John L. Burris gives us some details on the shooting death of Amos G. Smith in an exclusive interview. Amos G. Smith was the young man shot in the back of the head by Union City police in March along with 3 other black men in the same area in a span of 27 hours. A video posted to youtube shows a Black Muslim who had just hacked an alleged British soldier to death. He issued a warning to others before being shot by police.
There is a war going on in these streets and as we just celebrated the birthday of Malcolm X, I would hate to know what he would think about the lack of response of our young women and men being killed in these streets by thug ass murderous cops and thug ass murderous criminals in our communities. Children don't feel safe walking to school let alone going to school and yet there has been very little response from the community to meet the security needs. Union City cops shoot a brother 8 times in the back of the head and we ain't heard nothing from the people about it in corporate media.
How do you feel about the NOI bringing in white men from Scientology to teach their members non-African concepts and spirituality? What the hell is going on with them brothers and sisters? After seeing photos of one of these Scientology creeps taking the podium at a NOI meeting, many people are saying WTF!
An article came out today about the Mexican activist whom brother Malcolm Shabazz was with when he was murdered. It may answer some questions about who this man is but it does not answer the questions about what exactly happen that day and many have problems with his version of events.
Tonight revolutionary brother Carl Dix joins the broadcast to inform us about an upcoming event he and Cornel West will be hosting in NYC to stop the maddening mass incarceration going on in the United States.
"Mass Incarceration + Silence = Genocide. Act to STOP it Now!" Monday May 20, 2013, 7:30pm, The Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew 263 W. 86th St (between Broadway and West End Ave), #1 train to 86th, For tickets: 212-691-3345 or online @ http://revolutionbooknyc.org
In 1996, Dix co-founded the October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of Generation. Most recently, Dix has been a central figure in the campaign to Stop "Stop and Frisk" aimed at opposing the New York Police Department's efforts to stop hundreds of thousands of people in New York City and frisk them for weapons, drugs or other items. Dix has long addressed questions about imperialist war, revolutionary struggles and the oppression of Black people. Other news out of New York pertaining to the NYPD Gestapo & Frisk campaign against Black people. The newly appointed Black Chief of Department wastes no time in fulfilling his duties as a racially showcased weapon of mass confusion as he goes to a white borough to tell them Gestapo & Frisks is not racial profiling.
Keeping it in NYC, a bronx based Hispanic religious organization shows up to the Gestapo Frisk civil trial to show their support for a suspected racist NYPD Deputy inspector caught on tape telling officers to target Black boys and men.
Paulette Dauteuil, General Secretary of the Jericho Movement will be joining us tonight on Political Prisoner Radio to update us on the health of several political prisoners being held by the US government.
Many of our comrades who fought for the social/political/human rights of the masses are now fighting to get adequate treatment for their health issues developed in some cases because of the poor conditions under which they are held. In some cases, they are literally fighting for their lives. We will do our best to give you the latest information.
Political captives we hope to update you on are Mutulu Shakur, Norberto Gonzalez, Mondo We Langa and Lynne Stewart.
Bro. Zayid Muhammad of the People's Organization for Progress joins us to discuss several issues related to political prisoners, exiles and the killing of Malcolm Shabazz.
POP is planning another protest at Cineplex 12, Newark’s only major theater which stirred up controversy after it refused to show the new film titled "MUMIA: Long Distance Revolutionary" which focuses on political prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal and his contribution as an author and commentator.
We will also get his thoughts on the recent addition of Assata Shakur to the FBI's most wanted "terrorist" list and the erection of the FBI billboards of Assata in Newark.
Finally we discuss the constantly changing stories coming from the media about the killing of Malcolm X's grandson Malcolm Shabazz who was talked into traveling to Mexico by deported Mexican activist Miguel Suarez who many say has holes in his account of what happened.
Join me for Political Prisoner Radio tonight to discuss the breaking news concerning the tragic murder of Malcolm Shabazz, a political and human rights activist and organizer who reportedly was found murdered today in Tijuana, Mexico.
Earlier today I spoke to attorney activist Nkechi Tiafu who shared statements from the NY National Lawyers Guild and The National Conference of Black Lawyers in reference to Assasta Shakur being labeled a "domestic terrorist" by the United States government.
Join me for Political Prisoner Radio tonight with Sis. Pam Africa to discuss corporate and state sponsored environmental terrorism, seedless veggies possibly destroying the seeds in our wombs, the Newark, NJ cancellation of Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary and more.
Before we hear from Sis. Pam Africa, I want to share an important update about Sis. Assata Shakur as the United States government, perhaps angry at the attention Cuba received after Jay-Z and Beyonce visited the island which caused a new generation to question why the United States has a travel ban on the country, the FBI has double its reward for her capture and placed her on its "most wanted terrorists" list possibly making her a target for President Obama's drone assassination program.
Even though I am a veteran of the US Army,I do not celebrate nor recognize Veteran's Day. First, I was an uninformed twenty something when I joined and I only joined to get money for college coming from a poor working class family. I also do not think cops or soldiers…
There will be no justice for the family of Ramarley Graham unless another indictment against NYPD Officer Richard Haste is issued by another grand jury. Ramarley Graham is a teen who was shot in his grandmother’s bathroom while allegedly trying to flush a small amount of marijuana down the toilet. A Bronx judge tossed the indictment of the officer who shot and killed Graham claiming he had a gun but none was found. Citing mistakes…
By TRUTH Minista Paul Scott, 5/13/2013 news, culture
“We Want in/Or let the revolution begin” - Various Shades of Black-Rakim
There was a time when Rev. Cleophus Johnson, head of the Negro League of Colored Black People ,Inc could call for a march and thousands of people would show up. So, he was confused when his latest call to integrate BigBubba's Beer and Burger Barn was only answered by a couple of elderly…
The inquiry into the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya by conservatives to this point has been little more than an expression of white supremacy and political theater. What the inquiry is saying is that only "American" lives matter and not the lives of the thousands killed in Libya or those that are still being killed and displaced from their homes due to ethnic cleansing by forces backed by the United States. The…