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The BBC finally admits that MI5 secretly vetted its employees, an open secret for generations

My wife -- whose father is a TV director who'd worked for the BBC -- learned as a little girl that the British spy agency MI5 secretly vetted people …

Surveillance

Flint crisis, four years on: what little trust is left continues to wash away

Since 2014, Flint has received millions of dollars in aid, and the state of the water is improving – but residents are still left with physical ailments and lifelong fears<p>LeeAnne Walters was one of the activists who brought Flint’s brown, lead-laden water to the world’s attention, thrusting plastic …

Water

New Report Reveals Nearly All the Hart Children Were Malnourished Yet Oregon CPS Ignored the Evidence

From left, Jeremiah, just three weeks shy of turning 9, Sierra, then 7, and Devonte, then 10. (Credit: Jennifer Hart’s Facebook obtained via Oregon …

Crime

Amazon Made $5.6 Billion in Profits Last Year and Reportedly Paid Zero American Dollars in Federal Taxes

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world, with a personal net worth of $108 billion. In 2017, Bezos’ company, the internet retail giant Amazon, …

California Cop Who Shot and Killed Diante Yarber Was Previously Charged With Hate Crime, Lawyers Say

A Barstow, Calif. police officer accused of being involved in the fatal shooting of Diante Yarber, a young father of three, had been previously …

Crime

Why Do Koreans Own The Black Beauty Supply Business?

It’s odd but not so odd at the same time. By now, many people expect to walk into a beauty supply store and see a Korean store owner manning the …

South Korea

I Was Smeared By Public Radio For Being A Black Activist Trying To Get My Message Out.

In 2018, the most important indicator of power might just be the question of who has a platform. Access to a platform means having your voice heard, …

Black Lives Matter

Starbucks Teams up with ADL, Pro-Israel Group that Spied on Activists

Starbucks

Net neutrality is officially dead. Here's what that means.

Everyone take a moment of silence please — the free and open internet is now officially dead.<p>In December 2017 the FCC, under chairman Ajit Pai, voted …

Net Neutrality

Why Black People Need To Get Back To African Spirituality w/ Mike Olawale

Black Culture

White South African Farmers Are Killed In Self Defense

Farming

The Waffle House shooting suspect was previously arrested near the White House in 2017, had 4 guns confiscated then returned to him

The man suspected of fatally gunning down four people at a Nashville Waffle House on Sunday was previously arrested by the Secret Service in 2017 for being in a restricted area near the White House, authorities said.<p>A manhunt is still underway for 29-year-old Travis Reinking, who authorities …

Guns

State Police Revoked Waffle House Shooter's Gun License But Gave His Guns to His Father on the Promise He'd Keep Them Secure — He Didn't

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A nearly naked gunman wearing only a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in …

Crime

Exclusive Emails Show How The White Helmets Tried To Recruit Roger Waters With Saudi Money

By Max Blumenthal<p>During a Barcelona concert on April 13, Roger Waters denounced the Syrian White Helmets as “a fake organization that exists only to …

Middle East

Militarized Cops At Tiny Georgia Neo-Nazi Rally Arrest Counterprotesters For Wearing Masks

NEWNAN, Ga. — A heavily militarized police force of some 400 officers aggressively patrolled a small neo-Nazi rally in this city 40 miles southwest of Atlanta on Saturday and arrested about 10 counterprotesters, many for the crime of wearing a mask.<p>Police officers arrived before the rally began and …

Rights & Freedoms

Brazil elites consider poor and dark-skinned people their enemy – ex-President Rousseff

Elitism and how the very rich people look down on the poor are a major problem for Brazil, the country’s former President Dilma Rousseff told …

'Stalked and Murdered': Video Shows Cops Execute Unarmed Dad Outside Walmart—Firing 30 Shots

Barstow, CA — An attorney has released a video which he says contradicts the police department’s official story of an officer involved shooting at a …

Law Enforcement

Tennessee Strips $250,000 From Memphis As Payback For Removing Confederate Statues

The city of Memphis could lose a quarter-million dollars as punishment for removing statues of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest and Confederate President Jefferson Davis last year.<p>The Tennessee House of Representatives voted Tuesday to strip the money from next year's state budget. The sum …

Rights & Freedoms

Why Is Everything "White Genocide?"

Genocide

4-19-2018: Men Arrested At Starbucks Get Bought Off?

Starbucks

Hemp, Inc. Announces CEO Bruce Perlowin as Speaker on First-Ever Hemp Panels at Black Communities Conference in North Carolina

SPRING HOPE, NC, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --<p>Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with the largest …

North Carolina

These Ex-Spies Are Harvesting Facebook Photos For A Massive Facial Recognition Database

When Mark Zuckerberg appeared before the House Energy and Commerce Committee last week in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica revelations, he tried to describe the difference between “surveillance and what we do.” “The difference is extremely clear,” a nervous-looking Zuckerberg said. “On …

Surveillance

Kansas City firefighter re-instated after spitting on Black toddler

<b>Terrence Jeremy Skeen</b>, a 42-year-old, 15-year veteran of the Kansas City Fire Department has regained his job as a first responder after being …

Crime

Why Black Lives Don't Matter: A Radical Interpretation of U.S. History

YouTube

Hemp Is the Multibillion-Dollar Cannabis Opportunity Few Have Heard About

If the move to make it legal succeeds, entire industries could be revolutionized.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, the U.S. is the world’s largest consumer of hemp products. But because of the federal prohibition imposed on cannabis and hemp, the U.S. is importing …

Cannabis

How Africa Can Lead The World In Healthcare w/ Dr. Sebi's Grandson Phillip Simpson

YouTube

Eating one avocado per day improves brain function, study reveals

(NaturalHealth365) Avocado benefits have been getting a lot of positive press lately. They are packed with nutrients and an excellent source of …

The Brain

Starbucks Manager Apparently Didn’t Ask 2 Black Men to Leave Before Calling Police

Additional details are still coming about the incident in which a Starbucks manager called law enforcement officials on two black men who had not …

Crime

Real African Black Panther Fighting Societies with Ahati Kilindi Iyi - imixwhatilike

Black Panther

Alabama police shot a teen dead, but his friend got 30 years for the murder

No one disputes that police shot and killed A’Donte Washington in 2015, but Lakeith Smith, now 18, was sentenced under the state’s accomplice law<p>Unlike in the vast majority of fatal shootings by police officers, someone is going to prison for the 2015 death of 16-year-old A’Donte Washington in …

Crime