Category Archives: Social Justice

Why Blacks Should Vote Jill Stein for President

How voting for Jill Stein can empower Blacks in the long haul It’s Election Day for 2016. I have to get this message out as expedient as I possibly can (particularly to Blacks) so please read and digest all that you can. Time’s running out so the importance that you read this is crucial. Here we go. We have Donald Trump running on the Republican ticket and Hillary Rodham Clinton… Read More »

Clementa Pinckney, Senator in SC, Killed in Hate Crime

SC State Senator Clementa Pinckney killed in church shooting, called a hate crime PressTV reported that South Carolina State Senator Clementa Pinckney was killed in a church shooting, in Charleston, where nine people were killed. The 41-year-old Clementa Pinckney was pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Pinckney’s sister was also among the people who were shot and killed. The suspect who is reported to be a young white man… Read More »

Second Amendment’s Real History

The Second Amendment was ratified to preserve slavery. Here’s the proof. I found an article on the website Truthout, written by Thom Hartmann, and it made it very clear on the intent of the ratification of the Second Amendment. According to Hartmann, “The real reason the Second Amendment was ratified, and why it says ‘State’ instead of ‘Country’ (the Framers knew the difference – see the 10th Amendment), was to… Read More »

Nigeria: Where’s the Feminist Outrage Now?

The absence of the feminist outcry over girls kidnapped in Nigeria Since 200 plus schoolgirls have been kidnapped in Nigeria, along with the threat of more Nigerian girls being taken captive and sold, why is it that I have heard no outcry from so-called “feminists” or “women’s rights” groups in the US that claim to be for women’s rights throughout the world? Why aren’t there any protests be conducted by… Read More »

Cyber-Bullying: A Bigger Problem Than We Know

Cyber-bullying: More powerful than people know and something more people need to be aware of What’s cyber-bullying? A short answer would be bullying that’s conveyed through technology such as the internet. To understand cyber-bullying, we must first understand what bullying is and its existence in society. Bullying in society before the “Cyber” part Bullying has been part of human society from the very beginning. Bullies have always been known as… Read More »

Glenn Greenwald: Can He Save Journalism?

Glenn Greenwald to bring investigative journalism to the forefront Glenn Greenwald is on fire. He now has the resources to bring social justice and investigative journalism to the frontline. Ebay founder Pierre Omidyar has submitted $250 million to journalist Glenn Greenwald, for the prospect of a news organization to help defend press freedoms. Omidyar stated in his blogpost, “I developed an interest in supporting independent journalists in a way that leverages… Read More »

Nobel Peace Prize: “Smidgen of Credit” for Obama?

The 2013 Nobel Peace Prize and the argument in favor of Obama According to David Corn of Mother Jones, President Obama may have deserved “a smidgen of credit” for the Nobel Peace Prize that was handed out nearly two weeks ago. For 2013, the Nobel Peace Prize was given to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) which was created to enforce the UN Chemical Weapons Convention that… Read More »

Pardon From Obama Not Likely for Manning

Unlikely that Obama will pardon Private Manning Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, was sentenced to 35 years in prison on August 21, 2013. Now, Pvt. Manning and his attorney David Coombs are moving for a pardon from President Obama. Manning was convicted on 20 of 22 charges, 6 of which were charges under the Espionage Act. On September 4th, Manning formally appealed to President Obama for a pardon.… Read More »

Law: The Kind The Unjust Hide Behind

How the law becomes the excuse to pardon an unjust criminal justice system All too often, we hear people say “it’s ‘the law’ so we have to respect the decision.” As a matter of fact, no we don’t. Just because a decision is rendered by a judge or a jury doesn’t mean that justice was served. After all, isn’t that what our court systems are supposed to be about? Seeking… Read More »

O’Mara, Zimmerman Lawyer Seeking Legal Costs

Zimmerman defense attorney Mark O’Mara seeking up to $300,000 in non-lawyer defense costs from state of Florida George Zimmerman’s defense attorney, Mark O’Mara (above right), is seeking legal costs from the state of Florida. O’Mara is seeking up to $300,000 in non-lawyer costs, such as experts, printing, and court reporters. O’Mara, according to the Washington Post, stated that “I just think it’s patently unfair that the state by overcharging a… Read More »

Criminalization; Form of Cultural Warfare

Criminalization is a tool of the oppressors To “criminalize,” according to the dictionary, means “to make illegal : outlaw; also : to turn into a criminal or treat as criminal — crim·i·nal·i·za·tion noun.”  Criminalization certainly goes much deeper than it’s basic definition; it goes to the heart of societies and what they stand for. A “Society,” on a macro-level, is shaped by its laws, and those who legislate, Judge, execute, and… Read More »

Manning Gets 35 Years

Bradley Manning gets sentenced to 35 years in prison The U.S. government has really showed just how vindictive and authoritarian it can be. The U.S. asked for 60 years for Private Manning but he instead received a 35 year sentence which is still a travesty. Bradley Manning exposed the malfeasance within our government, and the murderous crimes that were being committed. Crimes against humanity. The “Collateral Murder” video was a… Read More »

Zimmerman Supporters Got it Right

What we need to learn from supporters of George Zimmerman First off, let me start by saying that in no way do I believe that justice was served by the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. From everything I know about this case, Zimmerman should have been found guilty of manslaughter at the very least, although I still believe he killed the young man in cold blood, and that he’s… Read More »