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Rev. Sharpton FBI Informant… Old News Or Relevant Today??

The Rev. Al Sharpton, who has worked as a federal informant, tried to set up a meeting with black fugitive radical JoAnne Chesimard in 1983, according to activists who said they were approached by Sharpton.The black activists said they feared Sharpton was trying to deliver Chesimard into the arms of federal agents, but said they had no proof.One law-enforcement source, who declined to be identified but has detailed knowledge of Sharpton’s activities as an FBI informant, said this week that Sharpton was working as an informant at the time he sought to meet Chesimard. 500 more words

Socio-Politics

Unilateral Movement


This week Abbas said he would apply for Palestinian membership of 15 different UN treaties and agencies hoping to guarantee Palestinians some degree of protection through the United Nations. 316 more words

Israel

Fourth World Radyo: Deconstructing Popular Activism and Absolutism Within the New Left : 04.03.2014

Summary: Strong Language and Subject Matter Advisory — TheAngryindian presents his analysis of the #CancelColbert Internet scandal and the unintended consequences of Left-Wing political fallout as the original anti-Redskins mascot debate became instead centredaround US activist Suey Park and the newfangled zealotry of Obama-era progressive activism. 29 more words

Socio-Politics

The Function of Black Rage | The Nation

You don’t get to define progress in a struggle that is not your own. It’s really that simple. You inevitably bring to that analysis an outsider’s perspective, and from that vantage point, progress of any measure looks astounding. 179 more words

Socio-Politics

Little-known Black History Figures: Tunis Campbell - The Hilltop - The Student Voice of Howard University

Tunis Campbell, “An American who wanted to create a true color-blind
democracy,” was a prominent African American who brought change to the
black community, according to Freedom’s Shore by Russell Duncan. 271 more words

Americas

Darwin in Arabia - The Introduction of Evolution into the 19th Century Middle East

This is a book I cannot obtain here, but have found a detailed review, from which I quote below and provide references and other links.  The topic is indeed fascinating, in considering the multiple ways in which concepts move from one region to another – involving political, religious, and linguistic dimensions, among others – are treated.   626 more words

Colonialism

The Congo Still Ravaged By U.S.-Funded Conflict And Plunder

“The U.S. has financed and given overall direction to the worst genocide since World War II,” says Glen Ford, editor of the Black Agenda Report, the leading website on U.S. 130 more words

Colonialism