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How African American Soldiers Used Their Service In America’s Wars To Fight For Personal Freedoms


Fires currently raging through California have done milions of dollars worth of damage, scorched countless acres of land, cost the lives of tons of animals and several people, and left a staggering number of people homeless. Relief efforts are pouring in from across the nation. People are mobilizing to try and lend a hand wherever they can. It’s a crisis that’s receiving worldwide attention.

The magnitude of the fires and relief efforts aren’t the only thing getting attention around the world. Trump’s tweet regarding the situation has people furious. Trump’s tweet didn’t show any sign of remorse or concern for the people or wildlife of California. Nope, not even the “thoughts and prayers” kind. What it did show was a lack of empathy, a staggering ability to victim-blame, a lack of…

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When black women journalists fight back



From their earliest 19th-century forays into news coverage and commentary, the derision they have faced has given African American women many …
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Why losing African-American candidates will not go down without a fight


The 2018 midterm election has been mired with major hiccups and injustices.

It was recently discovered that new voting machines in Georgia were not delivered to their proper voting sites.

There have also been reports of voters having to wait in line for excessive amounts of time, having to contend with broken machines and voter ballots not being counted.

As a result, activist Shaun King urged Florida Governor contender Andrew Gillum to reconsider a recount and not concede to defeat so easily.

Below are politicians who will not go down without a fight during the 2018 midterm elections.


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S.African home affairs minister says he will “fight to …


JOHANNESBURG, Nov 4 (Reuters) – South African Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has said he will “fight … to the bitter end” against any moves to remove him after the anti-graft watchdog said he should be disciplined for lying under oath, the City Press newspaper reported.

On Wednesday, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane directed President Cyril Ramaphosa to discipline Gigaba over remarks made under oath about the wealthy Oppenheimer family’s attempt to open a private airport immigration facility.

Gigaba told the City Press on Sunday that he faced a sustained political onslaught aimed at forcing his resignation.

“If I do that, I will be giving in to a…

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South African home affairs minister says he will ‘fight to bitter end’ over accusations – City Press newspaper


FILE PHOTO: Then-Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba arrives to deliver his budget address to the South African parliament in Cape Town, February 21, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has said he will “fight … to the bitter end” against any moves to remove him after the anti-graft watchdog said he should be disciplined for lying under oath, the City Press newspaper reported.

On Wednesday, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane directed President Cyril Ramaphosa to discipline Gigaba over remarks made under oath about the wealthy Oppenheimer family’s attempt to open a private airport immigration facility.

Gigaba told the City Press on Sunday that he faced a sustained political onslaught aimed at forcing his…

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Weekend Read: To fight hate, vote.


First, a white gunman killed two African Americans in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, after trying to break into a black church.

Then, a man who reportedly identified as a white supremacist was arrested for mailing pipe bombs to President Barack Obama, George Soros, Hillary Clinton and other people President Trump has criticized.

And on Saturday morning, as worshippers gathered at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, a white gunman shouted “All Jews must die” as he opened fire, killing 11 people.

Behind each attack was the same kind of naked hate.

Last week’s terrorist attacks were far from the first of their kind. Three years ago, white supremacist Dylann Roof massacred nine African Americans at a church in Charleston. Three years before that, neo-Nazi Wade Michael Page killed six at a…

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