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Video: Supporters of Officer Darren Wilson attacked by Ferguson protesters

It seems that in Obama’s America, only certain people are allowed to make their feelings known.  During Wednesday’s edition of “The Kelly File,” Mike Tobin captured footage of a heated clash between supporters of Officer Darren Wilson and Mike Brown, the 18-year-old shot and killed earlier this month. 46 more words

US News

Why do we fear relationships?

The issues of race, ethnic divides, immigration concerns, are such hot button issues. 

Immediately following the events of 9/11, I immediately contacted my Muslim friends to make sure they were okay. 398 more words

Culture

Berghaus Trail Chase

This weekend, something amazing happened to me, something that has never happened before. I didn’t get abducted by aliens, I didn’t win a Nobel prize, and I didn’t eat a banana through my nose. 2,361 more words

Adventures

Funmilayo Ransome Kuti - Mother, Nigerian feminist, educationist and an activist

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti was a Nigerian politician, a teacher, women’s rights’ activist, an African feminist and founder of the Nigerian Women s union. In the forties, after the British colonial administration had decided measures on meeting rights and tax policy that had drastic consequences for the economic independence of the women in Nigeria, she organised tax strikes, demonstrations and a wide spectrum of measures of civilian disobedience. 627 more words

Gender

Expectations: Eric Holder Almost Gives the Ferguson Race Speech Obama Couldn't

By Arit John

AP Photo

The same supporters of President Obama who were frustrated with the president’s failure to say something meaningful about race in Ferguson will likely find solace in Attorney General Eric Holder’s comments Wednesday. 367 more words

South Africa - A Nation Gone To The Animals

South Africa – go there today, and you will be rewarded with a broken arm and, if your a woman, a HIV infection. That’s just the way things are in South Africa now, unlike in previous times, when this nation was a world-leader in solving the worlds health and medical problems, today it is a world leader in the spread and natural-development of new lethal human diseases. 429 more words

Anti-Semitism