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In Nigeria even the closet is not safe for LGBTI people

Davis: Iā€™d say I am a Christian who happens to be gay. My Nigerian Anglican church claims that its sinful to be gay but my faith and personal spirituality proves to me that there is nothing sinful in being so. 171 more words

Colonialism

The proverbial pox on both your houses | World War 4 Report

Today’s depressing news that some 10,000 joined a ā€œNew York Stands with Israelā€ rally at the UN (overseen by Chuck Schumer, of course) was compounded for me by a demoralizing encounter outside St. 131 more words

Socio-Politics

it's all one thing: Identitarian unity photo: American Nazis at a Nation of Islam rally

Historically, segregationists approve of segregationists. I wish I could find a picture of Marcus Garvey’s meeting with a head of the Ku Klux Klan. Garvey said, “I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the Negro is concerned, as better friends of the race than all other groups of hypocritical whites put together. 62 more words

Americas

Washingtonpost.com: Washington Century

Nobody knows precisely how or where it started, but on a steamy Saturday night, July 19, 1919, the word began to spread among the saloons and pool halls of downtown Washington, where crowds of soldiers, sailors and Marines freshly home from the Great War were taking weekend liberty.A black suspect, questioned in an attempted sexual assault on a white woman, had been released by the Metropolitan Police. 198 more words

Americas

Article: Race Will Continue to Haunt Rand Paul | OpEdNews

There’s still the shadow of his widely quoted smoking gun interview with the Louisville Courier Journal in 2010 in which he blew off the 1964 Civil Rights Act as a slap against private businesses’ right to racially discriminate. 268 more words

Socio-Politics

#African Father of six dead following NYPD incident

According to the New York Daily News, at least five New York Police Department officers took 43-year-old Eric Garner, a Staten Island father of six, to the ground in an attempted arrest on Staten Island. 303 more words

Socio-Politics

Operation Protective Edge: A Timeline

On 12th June 2014 three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped in the West Bank as they were hitchhiking home.

Israel blamed Hamas for the abduction. The IDF stated that two men Israel suspects are responsible are known members of Hamas. 1,017 more words

Palestine