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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. 1,026 more words

Palestine

More Proof that Afrocentrism Has Gone Off the Rails...

Open Carry Texas, a gun rights advocacy group, announced that they have scheduled their march through the Fifth Ward in Houston. The march, which was initially scheduled for Juneteenth but postponed at the last minute, will feature open-carry enthusiasts marching through the streets of the predominantly black Houston neighborhood carrying long assault rifles.Open Carry Texas also announced that they’ll have a real-life black person marching with them, Maurice Muhammad. 117 more words

Socio-Politics

The African-Argentine: Not an oxymoron | Media Diversified

Although slavery was abolished in Argentina in 1813, many Afro-Argentine were still held as slaves. Emancipation was promised to those who fought in Argentina’s wars. Most African men signed up with hopes of winning their freedom. 218 more words

Americas

Rabbi patrols Israeli town to drive away Africans: video | The Electronic Intifada

Rabbi patrols Israeli town to drive away Africans: videoSubmitted by Ali Abunimah on Wed, 09/11/2013 – 14:07Campaign For A Jew-Only SderotWhen Senator Barack Obama visited the Israeli town of Sderot, as part of his presidential election campaign in June 2008, he received an enthusiastic welcome despite the fact that his father was from Kenya.But migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers from African countries arriving in the town today receive a very different welcome, as local rabbi Ariel Bareli works to drive them away.Journalist and videographer David Sheen caught Bareli on video explaining his tactics “to convince people to not rent them apartments.”Proud to have shut down church, community center“We pressured people in various ways, talking to people in the community,” Bareli said, “and we patrolled to try to make things hard for them.”“We had a battle here when they began to create communal institutions, and especially a church and a community center,” Bareli added. 116 more words

Socio-Politics

Financial Juneteenth | Dame Dash Says Brand Expert Had Jay-Z Associated With Confederate Flag For a Check

In the clip, Dash says Black America is “the most retarded culture in the world,” for not sticking together. He discusses how slavery has perpetuated the cultural belief that when a person is successful, they can not share that success for fear of losing it. 139 more words

Socio-Politics

The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro by Frederick Douglass

This, for the purpose of this celebration, is the Fourth of July. It is the birth day of your National Independence, and of your political freedom. 522 more words

Socio-Politics

Thomas Fuller African ''slave'' And Mathematician.

[reunionblackfamily.com] Thomas Fuller, known as the Virginia Calculator, was stolen from his native Africa at the age of fourteen and sold to a planter. 226 more words

Americas