On this episode a good friend of the show Smoking Damages stops by to discuss some current events from an attempted counter racists perspective. We…
Fox News and Trump Press Secretary were caught pushing fake news and alternative facts about the right wing terrorist attack on the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre located in Quebec, Canada. Fox News and Sean Spicer falsely reported that a witness and a victim of the terrorist act who happens to be of Moroccan descent, committed the heinous act. However, suspicions confirm that the terrorist was a anti-immigrant and suspected racist white male.
Suspected terrorist Alexandre Bissonnette faces six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder after he used a firearm to kill people during prayers. This attack sounds very similar the cowardice shown by the racist white terrorist Dylan Roof who began to murder 9 people while they had their eyes closed and heads bowed in prayer.
The Trump administration travel ban on citizens of 7 countries identified as “Muslim” has been protested widely across the USA although they can not be accurately described as mass protests. However, the African Union is joining the international protests by condemning the United States for singling out Muslims and pointed out that three of the seven countries are members of the African Union which just voted to re-admit the African nation of Morocco back into the fold after 32 year absence .
“The very country to which many of our people were taken as slaves during the transatlantic slave trade has now decided to ban refugees from some of our countries,” said Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. “What do we do about this? Indeed, this is one of the greatest challenges to our unity and solidarity.”
Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma (born 27 January 1949) is a South African politician and anti-apartheid activist. She was South Africa’s Minister of Health from 1994 to 1999, under President Nelson Mandela, then Minister of Foreign Affairs from 17 June 1999 to 10 May 2009, under presidents Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe according to her bio.