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There seems to be another plot brewing to take down Dr. Umar Abdullah-Johnson and destroy his project of building a school for Black boys. Feminist are suspected of being behind the plot as he is being accused of being misogynistic and homophobic. The latest rumor being spread questions his leadership capabilities and ability to positively impact the lives of Black boys. This is nonsense and not the first time he has been attacked in attempts to take down his school project.
“When you attack one black man, you are attacking all black men” – Malcolm X
After seeing another meme circulating on social media comparing professional sports to slavery, I could not help but become agitated, not angry but agitated that people do not seem to know what real slavery looks like let alone knowing that it was never abolished and still exists.
The Miami police department is under investigation by a state agencies after it justified the killing of a homeless man in front of numerous witnesses including children who were horrified by the sight of Fritz Severe being gunned down by cops.
After the death of Kalief Browder by suicide, his death is bringing new attention to the infamous Rikers Island in New York. Browder spent 3 yrs in Rikers awaiting trial for a crime he eventually was cleared of but guilt or innocence should have nothing to do with the process in determining guilt or innocence. Carlos Montero, now 24, was arrested as a 17 year old and he has spent seven years awaiting trial while being held at Rikers. This should be viewed as unacceptable.
Speaking of New York, a judge recently ruled that medical examiners do not have to return organs nor inform family members that their deceased family was returned to them with organs missing. Some believe to this could further facilitate organ harvesting which is a very profitable business.