Black Lives Matter (too)

From a marketing standpoint Black Lives Matter Too probably would have made more sense. Of course, when you are busy struggling for equal justice and fighting for your civil rights, you don’t think about the marketing aspect of your rallying cry too much . Many of the folks in the majority population view the phrase black lives matter as declaring that ONLY black lives matter. They believe that somehow when you say that black lives matter you are saying that other lives don’t matter as well. Of course nothing could…

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An Appeal –Bring the Maroon to the Foreground in Black Intellectual History

Great Dismal Swamp, the historical hide of out of maroons, (Wikimedia Commons) Within the larger narrative of slave resistance, maroons offered a unique experiment. They created and exposed to whites and blacks an alternative to life in bondage, an alternative to free life in a slave society, and an alternative to free life in a free state. Whatever the immediate cause of their marronage, they opted to exile themselves from a despotic, discriminatory society. Their removal to the wilds was not only a denunciation of the social and political order…

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Nigeria: Businessman Obinwanne Okeke Pleads Guilty to U.S.$ 11 Million Fraud

Obinwanne Okeke, the Nigerian businessman owner of Invictus Group who was arrested in the United States last year, has pleaded guilty to $11 million (N4.2 billion) fraud. Mr Okeke, 32, admitted to American prosecutors that he was involved in computer-based fraud between 2015 and 2019. Joshua Stueve, a spokesperson for the United States District Court for Eastern District of Virginia, told PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday evening that Mr Okeke could spend 20 years maximum penalty in an American jail. He would be sentenced on October 22, Mr Stueve said. “A…

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Ten Takeaways from the Anti-Police Brutality Protests.

You are here: Home / News / Ten Takeaways from the Anti-Police Brutality Protests. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) No. 10: CNN’s Chris Cuomo believes people have a right to engage in violence. About the anti-police protests, some violent, CNN’s Chris Cuomo said, “And, please, show me where it says that protests are supposed to be polite and peaceful.” It’s called the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging…

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National Museum of African American History and Culture Offers Free “Talking About Race” Web Portal

Research shows that many people feel they do not have the information needed to discuss race in a way that is candid, safe and respectful of other viewpoints and experiences. “The portal offers a wealth of resources to inform and guide discussions—videos, role-playing exercises, targeted questions and more, said Crew.” “We hope that people will use this site to become more comfortable about engaging in honest dialogue and self-reflection.”Talking About Race builds upon decades of work by the museum’s educators. It is the result of extensive research, studies, consultations, and educational resources from these fields: history, education, psychology and human development. It includes published research from leading experts, activists, historians, and thought leaders on race, equity, and inclusion, including Brené Brown, Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, Robin DiAngelo, Julie Olsen Edwards, Jerry Kang, Ibram X Kendi, Enid Lee, Audre…

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AfroLandTV answers the call for more Pan-African stories on mainstream TV

Online Pan African Streaming Platform, AfroLandTV, is now available to viewers worldwide following the launch of its iOS and Android apps. Touted as ‘The Netflix for the Global Pan African Diaspora’, AfroLandTV curates and streams original and global Pan African TV shows and movies ranging from African, African American, Black European, Caribbean, and Afro-Latino. There’s something for everyone on AfroLandTV- from Comedies and Drama to Documentaries and Nollywood (Nigerian movies). Subscribers will be delighted with the variety of high-quality films produced by Pan African filmmakers brimming with unique storylines bound…

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🔥🔥🔥 Do Black Lives Matter? A talk and interaction with Honorable Nii Kwesi Quartey, Deputy Chair of the African Union Commission 🔥🔥🔥

Abibitumi.com is a global website, app, forum and think tank created by and for Afrikan=Black people. Abibitumi.com is dedicated to the complete and total liberation of Kmtyw ‘Afrikan=Black people’ and modern Kmt ‘the land(s) of Afrikan=Black people’ throughout the Afrikan=Black world. Read More… Syndicated content. For original article click here

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Africa: In The Fight Against  COVID-19, Africa is The Unsung Continent

Two months ago, when the peak of the pandemic passed in China and moved to the United States and Western Europe, epidemiologists tried to predict where COVID-19 would hit next – and hit hardest. Many thought Africa would become the next high-risk area, but when COVID-19 eventually arrived on the continent, most of the dire predictions were way off. Today, the continent is the least impacted region in the world according to the World Health Organization (WHO), with less than 5% of reported cases and less than 1% of all…

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Why So Many African-Americans Will Never Believe the Palmdale and Victorville Hangings are Suicides.

You are here: Home / News / Why So Many African-Americans Will Never Believe the Palmdale and Victorville Hangings are Suicides. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) The instant both Malcolm Harsch and Robert Fuller’s bodies were found hanging from trees in Victorville and Palmdale, California, many Blacks did not hesitate in calling their deaths, “a lynching.” There was not a shred of proof that either man met with foul play. Investigators unsurprisingly concluded that their deaths were suicides.   Though the FBI and the California Attorney General,…

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Figuring Out Sex Toy Storage, Part 1: Bags and Pouches

SqualorJolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She’ll be here every week helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty? Email her. There are as many ways to store sex toys as there are types of sex toys, and at the request of you, our beloved readers, in the upcoming weeks we’ll explore the different options that are available. Proper toy storage is an important part of sexual health—you should clean sex toys after every use, and then store them in such a way that they remain…

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