Someone remind Mr. trump that he is the president of Baltimore as well.

* I really don’t know why Mr. trump won’t just come out and call us black folks the N- word. It wouldn’t cause him to lose any of his supporters, and it darn sure wouldn’t be any worse than what he is doing now.  We are all aware by now of his latest attacks on the city of *Baltimore (which happens to be a nice city) because he views it as a primarily black city. Some pundits are saying that this is no accident and that it is by design.…

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Report: 3 environmental defenders were killed each week in 2018

At least 164 people across the globe were killed in 2018 while seeking to protect their land, water and other environmental rights, according to a Global Witness report released this week. That works out to more than three people each week, with the greatest losses in the Philippines and the biggest increases seen in Guatemala. Yet eight of the dead came from Democratic Republic of Congo, two from The Gambia, another two from Kenya, and others from Senegal and South Africa. Among them was ranger Respect Mathebula, who was shot…

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Baltimore Reverend Snubs Trump’s ‘Inner City Pastors’ Meeting

In the wake of his ongoing racist tirade against people of color that has most recently been laser-focused on Black leaders, President Donald Trump called a meeting with a group of “Inner City Pastors” on Monday. While the purpose of the meeting wasn’t announced, it appeared to be damage control after a weekend of labeling Baltimore, a predominately Black city, as “a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” and disparaging Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings in a tweet that many people called racist. The meeting also came after Trump attacked the…

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Colombian firm to build Côte d’Ivoire schools with recycled plastics

A Colombian company is partnering with the United Nations children’s agency, UNICEF, to convert recycled plastics from Côte d’Ivoire into modular bricks that will be used to build school classrooms in the West African nation. “This factory will be at the cutting edge of smart, scalable solutions for some of the major education challenges that Africa’s children and communities face,” said UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore. “Its potential is threefold: more classrooms for children in Côte d’Ivoire, reduced plastic waste in the environment, and additional income avenues for the most…

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Donald Trump Should Never Release His Tax Returns.

You are here: Home / Money / Business / Donald Trump Should Never Release His Tax Returns. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) Between 1803 and 2018, the United States Supreme Court ruled 172 federal laws passed by Congress are unconstitutional. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.), in their effort to demonize President Trump, may inadvertently add a law written in 1924 to this list of doomed legislation. Absent a smoking gun from the Mueller report, the Trump resistance sees…

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The Mauritius Government And Ministry Of Finance Responds To Factually Incorrect Reports

Reference is made to the various articles on Mauritius published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) on the 23rd of July 2019, in the so-called “Mauritius Leaks”. Mauritius Leaks: Leak Reveals How Mauritius Siphons Tax From Poor Nations To Benefit Elites The Government of Mauritius has taken cognizance of the information averred by the ICIJ in the articles, which were illegally obtained and tampered with, and of the allegations which are of a serious and malicious nature, and factually incorrect. It is noteworthy that a criminal investigation is…

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AFRICOM welcomes new command as Waldhauser set to retire

United States Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend has assumed command of AFRICOM, replacing Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, who served in the position for three years. Waldhauser is retiring after 43 years of service. Townsend steps into the AFRICOM leadership role after serving as the commander of United States Army Training and Doctrine Command. He began his new mission with an emphasis on strong partnerships. “To our partners and allies both in Africa and Europe, AFRICOM is known for its diverse organization and partnerships,” Townsend said. “I promise you,…

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Knysna History and Charm at The Lofts Boutique Hotel

In July 1869, Arndt Leonard Thesen, a timber merchant from Norway, left his home with his wife and nine children, with plans to start a new life in New Zealand. Their ship encountered problems near Cape Town, and they decided to stay in South Africa. Arndt settled down with his family in Knysna, where they started a timber trading company. They then bought Paarden Island in the Knysna River estuary and established a timber processing plant on the island. Paarden Island thereafter became known as Thesen Island. Knysna Lagoon The…

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African cattle investing – the new cash cow?

JOHANNESBURG/VRYHEID, South Africa (Reuters) – Cattle have long been considered a measure of wealth across Africa – but it is not just farmers cashing in. A man herds cattle in Cato Ridge, South Africa, July 28, 2019. REUTERS/Rogan Ward A pioneering app in South Africa lets investors, eager to benefit from rising global beef demand, buy shares in a cow from their mobile phone for as little as 576 rand ($41). Self-styled “crowd-farming” company Livestock Wealth connects investors with small-scale farmers via its “MyFarmbook” app, where they can buy their…

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