Nigeria: ‘El-Zakzaky Being Held Hostage, Govt Scuttled His Treatment in India’

Meanwhile, the IMN has accused the federal government of scuttling the treatment of El-Zakzaky and his wife’s in India. In a statement yesterday, the group alleged that Zakzaky was brought back from India for refusing to agree to be treated by doctors chosen by the federal government. The statement signed by the spokesman of the Islamic group, Ibrahim Musa said the interference by the federal government raised suspicion that it was planning to kill the Sheikh in India using its international connections. Musa said following alleged refusal of the government…

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7 compelling reasons for Michelle Obama to run for President.

You are here: Home / News / 7 compelling reasons for Michelle Obama to run for President. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) This is not a prophecy but a possibility. Even when political people say they’re “not interested in running,” don’t be fooled. I’m an Alabama football fan. I vividly recall a moment in the 2018 national championship game between the Crimson Tide and Georgia Bulldogs when Alabama’s coach, Nick Saban, faced a BIG decision. Seeing his team’s sputtering offense, the clock winding down and aware…

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Stacey Abrams Says She’d Serve as Vice President

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia The overcrowded Democratic presidential field has a record six women seeking the nomination. But one prominent individual who isn’t running for the top job has thrown her hat into the ring for vice president. Former Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams said she would be delighted to serve under one of the 22 candidates. “I would be honored to be considered by any nominee,” Abrams told The New York Timeson Wednesday, Aug. 14. “I’ve just come to the decision that my best value add,…

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Fears and Frustrations as Newark, NJ, Hands Out Bottled Water Amid a Lead-Contaminated Water Crisis of Its Own

Newark, N.J., Mayor Ras Baraka speaks about the city’s ongoing water crisis Aug. 14, 2019 in Newark. At left is Kareem Adeem, acting director of Water and Sewer Utilities in Newark and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy. Photo: Rick Loomis (Getty) Inspiring comparisons to the water crisis in Flint, Mich., New Jersey’s biggest (and predominantly black) city, Newark, is handing out bottled water to its residents amid a worsening contaminated water crisis. Like Flint, the problem in Newark is that much of its tap water is contaminated with lead. It’s…

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Give me your Europeans yearning to be free.

           As America lurches closer to becoming a a white nationalist dystopian state, the crazies under their supreme leader are starting to show their true colors. (Pun intended.) First, let’s turn our attention to the Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services, who, incredibly, declared yesterday that the Emma Lazarus poem written on the Statue Of Liberty was meant for people coming over from Europe only. Yes, he really said that. “Well, of course, that poem was referring back to people coming from Europe where they had…

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Why All of MLB Owes a Debt of Gratitude to Curt Flood.

You are here: Home / Money / Business / Why All of MLB Owes a Debt of Gratitude to Curt Flood. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) Although not as well-known as he should be, Curt Flood single-handedly changed the game of baseball for the better. His efforts fighting against the reserve clause put a massive change in motion for the whole of the sport of Major League Baseball. Jackie Robinson is still remembered, rightly, every year for his battle to integrate baseball. Muhammad Ali fought racism…

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Explore the beauty and history of Nigeria’s northern Kaduna State [Photos]

Kaduna is one of the 36 states of Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country. It is located in the north-central of the country. Its area includes the traditional emirate of Zaria and Jemaa town. Kaduna was substantially reduced in size when its northern half became Katsina state in 1987. Kaduna is bordered by the states of Zamfara, Katsina, and Kano to the north; Bauchi and Plateau to the east; Nassawara to the south; and Niger to the west. Abuja Federal Capital Territory also borders Kaduna state to the southwest. More about this Among some of the interesting things that Kaduna offers are some…

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Can You Stay Healthy Even When It’s Hot?

You are here: Home / Health / Can You Stay Healthy Even When It’s Hot? Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) Next to coming out of a serious hibernation after winter, most people spring into exercise during the nice temperatures preceding summer. When it gets really hot though, most people opt to wait until the end of summer to resume exercising outdoors. The fact is you can exercise even at the hottest point of summer, if you keep a few simple rules in mind. This article offers…

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Bowie State to Launch the Center for Research and Mentoring of Black Male Students and Teachers

Professor Julius Davis (photo via bowiestate.edu) According to jbhe.com, Julius Davis, an associate professor and mathematics education researcher at Bowie State University, has been selected for the Wilson H. Elkins Professorship by the University System of Maryland. The award will provide him with a grant to establish a Center for Research and Mentoring of Black Male Students and Teachers. “It’s humbling and an honor to receive such an award. It feels great to know that the University System of Maryland thought that it was worth the investment to create a…

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Rwanda: Giancarlo Esposito Would be ‘Amazing’ as Rwandan Version of X-Men Villain – Screenwriter

Left: Marvel Comics’ Magneto. Right: Giancarlo Esposito. Cape Town — Could Breaking Bad star Giancarlo Esposito portray a reimagined, Rwandan version of infamous X-Men villain Magneto in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)? Screenwriter Zack Stentz seems to think so. After a report by MCU Cosmic suggested that Esposito was up for a “major” role in the multibillion dollar film franchise, Stentz, screenwriter for Thor and X-Men: First Class, tweeted that casting the 65-year-old as a new version of the character with his story rooted in the 1994 Tutsi Genocide would…

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