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Jeff Rutland was released from San Quentin State Prison nearly two years ago, ready to leave behind a 25-year criminal career.
But the 48-year-old former crack cocaine addict quickly realized that…Continue
On a June morning in 1998, Rodney Pearson, the first black highway patrolman in Jasper, Texas, got a call. He walked along a mile and half of drag marks, skin and blood, and found the spot in the woods where three white supremacists had wrapped a logging chain around James Byrd Jr.'s ankles, hooked it…Continue
“If we don’t stop their entry, the problem that currently stands at 60,000 could grow to 600,000, and that threatens our existence as a Jewish and democratic state,” he said at the weekly cabinet meeting, held this week at Ammunition Hill in honor of Jerusalem Day.
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US Officially Arming Extremists in Syria
Denied no longer, US officials admit US-Saudi cash & logistical support arming terrorists in Syria.
By Tony Cartalucci
|Global Research, May 18, 2012…|
Addicting Info is reporting that the United Nations will investigate the maltreatment of Native American tribes.
This year, for the first time in the history of the United Nations, the UN has decided to open an investigation on the US Government’s former and current treatment of Native Americans. The…Continue
Somebody firebombed Mike’s Grocery, a white-owned store in a black Wilmington neighborhood, during three days of racial violence in February 1971. When firefighters and police came to put out the blaze, somebody fired shots at them.
Weeks later, 17-year-old Allen R. Hall was arrested on assault charges stemming from those violent days. The police told him they knew who had burned the store.
“They said they didn’t want me or anyone else, but that they…Continue
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The suit was filed on behalf of the wife of 31-year-old Manuel Loggins, Phoebe Loggins, and their four children – including the two girls who witnessed the shooting and the youngest who was born nearly a month after the fatal shooting.
Loggins, a sergeant stationed at Camp Pendleton at the…Continue
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More than two years before white supremacist border vigilante JT Ready was involved in a deadly rampage in Arizona, the FBI was reportedly told he planned to lead deadly raids on Latino households in…Continue
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This past October, at an Occupy encampment in Cleveland, Ohio, "suspicious males with walkie-talkies around their necks" and "scarves or towels around their heads" were heard grumbling at the protesters' unwillingness to act violently. At meetings a few months later, one of them, a 26-year-old with a black Mohawk known as "Cyco," explained to his anarchist colleagues how "you can make plastic explosives with bleach," and the group of five men fantasized about what they…Continue
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By Cash Michaels Special to the NNPA News Service from The Wilmington Journal
RALEIGH, NC (NNPA) – Seven survivors and the families of three deceased members of the Wilmington Ten – 1970s civil rights activists convicted 40 years ago of conspiracy charges to commit violence – are scheduled to formally petition North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue on Thursday to grant each wronged activist a formal pardon.The May 17 petition filing was…Continue
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May 15, 2012
Judge Andrew Napolitano has warned Congress not to act “like potted plants” regarding the…Continue
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Reverend Jeremiah Wright caused problems for President Barack Obama's campaign in 2008, and new details have emerged alleging that the then-candidate tried to convince his former pastor to keep quiet.
The retired pastor, who came under fire after an old sermon where he said that the September 11 terrorist attacks were 'America's chickens coming home to roost', said that he was offered $150,000 to stay silent until the election was…Continue
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(CNSNews.com) - Despite "significant" progress in civil rights, the nation is still struggling to "overcome injustice" and "eliminate disparities," Attorney General Eric Holder told the Detroit chapter of the NAACP on Sunday.
The attorney general also mentioned Trayvon Martin by name, as he decried the violence and crime involving young people.
"This (violence) is an issue that has -– rightly -– garnered significant national attention in…Continue
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The accused leaders of a white supremacist group who authorities say were preparing for a race war were given low bails, while eight other accused members faced $500,000 apiece.
Marcus Faella, named as the head of the American Front, posted $50,000 bail while his wife Patricia paid just $5,000 last weekend to leave the Osceola County Jailafter their arrests by the…Continue
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By Stephen Lendman
|Global Research, May 9, 2012…|
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“The video shows what most of us knew all along: Thomas was a victim of police brutality. Defense attorneys are trying to argue Thomas died due to the errors of the paramedics. No matter what the outcome of the trial is, it is clear now that the Fullerton police took it too far that night.
The transcripts are…Continue
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News4Jax.com is reporting "20-year sentence for firing shot sparks outrage". Despite days of rallies calling for her release, Marissa Alexander was sentenced Friday morning to 20 years for firing a shot during an argument with her estranged husband.…Continue
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When Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa L. King was named the first female commandant of the Army’s elite drill sergeant school in 2009, proponents of gender equality in the military hailed the news as a watershed.
But it did not take long for the grumbling to start. Students who flunked out of the school complained that she set unfair standards. Some of her own instructors said she rigidly enforced old-fashioned rules. Traditionalists across the service asked: how could a…Continue
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