Tag Archives: 2014

Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication – Unveiling Moment

The father of a 22-year-old Louisiana man who authorities claim fatally shot himself while handcuffed in a patrol car is angry that the district attorney’s office has declined to pursue criminal charges. “It’s disappointing, disheartening, baffling and disgusting all at the same time,” Victor White Sr. told The Huffington Post. Prosecutors had been investigating whether charges were appropriate in Victor White III’s shooting death, but found no “evidence to suggest a violation of a criminal
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“We Were There” – Brown v. Board of Education

LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Creed” helmer Ryan Coogler is set to direct Marvel and Disney’s “Black Panther” movie, the studio announced on Monday. Chadwick Boseman has already been cast as the lead character, who will make his first appearance in May’s “Captain America: Civil War.” The “Black Panther” film, set for a release in February 2018, marks the first time a major Marvel Studios film will focus primarily on a black superhero. There was much speculation surrounding who would take on the
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African Geography – Cities and Countries

African Geography – Cities and Countries African Geography – Cities and Countries A Tale of Two Kaesong Industrial Zones: Not All Foreign Investment is Created … – 38 North A Tale of Two Kaesong Industrial Zones: Not All Foreign Investment is Created …38 NorthHaving brokered deals in places such as South Sudan and Central African Republic in recent years, Queensway has demonstrated it has the appetite for political risk that is needed to take the plunge into Pyongyang. …. China
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Web Dubois – Poet

WASHINGTON — Two black women died in jail cells last week. Authorities in Texas claim Sandra Bland, 28, took her own life on July 13, days after being jailed on charges stemming from a traffic stop — for failing to signal when changing lanes. In Alabama, 18-year-old Kindra Chapman was also said to have killed herself on July 14, just over an hour after being booked into jail for robbery charges. Many are questioning those official accounts and alleging that the deaths are instead another
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Obama Withstands Reactionary Republicans, Billionaire Financiers, and Hard Core Racists

CLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor has offered to drop charges against five white Cleveland police supervisors accused of failing to stop a high-speed car chase that ended in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire and the deaths of two unarmed black people if they admit they endangered the public and other conditions. Lawyers for two supervisors said Wednesday their clients won't take the deal. Calls to the remaining attorneys haven't been returned. The supervisors are charged with
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Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta

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