Archive for the ‘Ethnic News’ Category

Justice for the Central Park Five – Justice for All

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

By FreidaPeople Stat posting on Raymond Santana’s Facebook Page:

Lynn, with all due respect, the tragedy is these boys got railroaded at every step of the way and the media was happy to support their presumption of guilt based on their skin color. The tragedy is that even to this day, people insist on smearing their character as men. The tragedy is that even when Black and brown people are completely innocent, there is a presumption of guilt.

The tragedy is that most of the people in this world still won’t believe the lesson this whole thing teaches us. Crime is not based on skin color and cops are not here to protect or serve children of color from poor communities. I applaud the men I have come to know a bit. In spite of all the harm our racist system inflicted on these kids, they became pillars of society and great role models. The system took their youth, but never their integrity. Can’t wait until all the files are unsealed.

Justice for the Central Park Five. Justice for all.

 

FreidaPeople Stat posts regularly on Facebook and I and many, many others consider her opinions pretty much Gospel.

Gregg Morris

Gregg Morris

What’s Better Than a New Year’s Resolution?

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

A New Year’s Hope List!
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THE BUTLER Opens Next Friday, August 16, in New York City: But Will It Cop

Friday, August 9th, 2013
THE BUTLER Screening

THE BUTLER Screening

Will Forest Whitaker cop another Oscar? Will Director Lee Daniels cop his first Oscar? Will the screenwriter cop his first Oscar?

Editor’s Note: The original headline stating that THE BUTLER was opening August 9 was an OBVIOUS error.

Center for Constitutional Rights: NYPD Stop And Frisk

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

The first time Kasiem Walters was stopped, he was 13 years old.

Rebuked!

Friday, August 2nd, 2013
Osama Abdel-Khale, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United Nations

Osama Abdel-Khale, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United Nations

Osama Abdel-Khalek took heavy hits at the Africa Roundtable – EGYPT IN CRISIS at Global Information Network yesterday when he said the Egyptian Military Coup wasn’t a coup. He described “it” as a popular uprising.

Many in the audience and everyone on the panel harshly disagreed.

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NYC Community Safety Act Is a Law of the Land

Friday, June 28th, 2013

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Lawyers’ Committee Honors Life and Legacy of Medgar Evers, 50th Anniversary of His Assassination

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Today, June 12, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, who worked tirelessly to secure equal rights in the state of Mississippi. After becoming the first state field secretary of the NAACP in Mississippi, Evers organized and participated in voter-registration efforts, demonstrations, and economic boycotts of companies that practiced discrimination. Evers also worked to investigate crimes perpetrated against African Americans.

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Another Story About the Ippies

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

 

Mario Scott

Mario Scott

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The Ippies – Another Story, More to Come

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Ippies Audience

Mario Scott

Mario Scott

 

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