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“New AIDS” Infects 300,000 In US

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More than 300,00 people in the United States are infected with a potentially fatal disease, and many of those infected have no idea they have the disease.  The disease is called the “kissing bug” disease, named after the blood sucking insect responsible for spreading it but is officially known as Chagas.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the disease is endemic to tropical areas such as…

Over 90% Of Employees Are Having Their Wages Stolen

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April V. Taylor Some may wonder how America can be the richest country in the world but still have so many of its citizens be classified as the working poor; the answer is simple: wage theft.  Nearly every person who falls at the bottom 95 percent of income distribution in the United States is having some portion of their wages stolen.  In some cases, such as that of undocumented immigrant…

FAA Abused No-Fly Zone To Stifle Media In Ferguson

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Recorded conversations obtained by the Associated Press through the Freedom of Information Act have revealed that the no-fly zone implemented in Ferguson, Missouri during protests that followed the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown were put in place with the sole purpose of keeping news helicopters from covering events. The no-fly zone was implemented for twelve days in August after police began a militarized response to demonstrators. Sgt. Brian Schellman,…

Former FBI Agent Paid To Spy On Black Students

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April V. Taylor Former FBI agent Chris McRae was paid $157,000 to spy on Black students who attended Huntsville City Schools (HCS) in Alabama.  He was hired last year to oversee what are being referred to as security improvements that were set in motion by superintendent Casey Wardynski.  Wardynski began the security improvements after school officials were allegedly contacted by the National Security Agency about a supposed threat on a…

White Republicans “Afraid of Black Americans” Says Bill O’Reilly

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April V. Taylor FOX News Bill O’Reilly is known to make comments that stir up controversy, and in a recent interview with PBS radio host Tavis Smiley, he left Smiley baffled as he alleged that Black people are to blame for their economic problems and admitted that Republicans are scared of Black people.  The conversation took place on an episode of “The O’Reilly Factor,”  where the two discussed the Black…

Slave Homes Being Rebuilt At James Madison’s Estate

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The estate of former U.S. President and Founding Father James Madison has received a $10 million gift from philanthropist David Rubenstein to rebuild slave quarters and make other refurbishments on Madison’s Montpelier estate in Virginia.  The slave quarters are being rebuilt next to the mansion on the estate in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains.  They were cleared away approximately 165 years ago, and the site has been left…

Zambians Protest White President Who Claims To Have Black Blood

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Zambian president Michael Sata died last week, and his country is now embroiled in controversy over the white vice-president, Guy Scott, who has stepped into the role of acting president.  Scott will remain as acting president for three months until emergency elections can be held to elect a new president.  Many are questioning whether or not he can legitimately hold the office of acting president because Zambia’s constitution require than…

Authorities Uncover Mass Graves, Corrupt Cops In Search For 43 Missing Students

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April V. Taylor It has been a month since 43 students from the Ayotzinapa rural teachers college went missing following a protest that saw dozens of young men vanish after they were hauled off in police vans.  As authorities have investigated what took place on September 26th, instead of being able to find the students, who are now presumed dead, they have uncovered horrific things that include multiple mass graves…

Mike Brown’s Mother To Speak To UN About Police Brutality

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April V. Taylor Michael Brown’s mother Lesley McSpadden will be traveling to Geneva, Switzerland to testify to the United Nations Committee Against Torture about her son’s death.  Brown, an unarmed Black teenager, was killed by Officer Darren Wilson in August.  Wilson has not been arrested and leaks indicate that a grand jury is not likely to return an indictment against him for killing the unarmed Brown.  With little hope of…

NYCLU Demands That NYPD Stop Handcuffing 5-Year-Olds

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April V. Taylor The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is demanding sweeping changes to current discipline guidelines for the more than 5,000 school safety officers in New York City.  The NYCLU has previously sued the NYPD for use of force against students and wrongful arrest, made the demands during a press conference Wednesday, stating that school discipline should be handles by educators, not the police. Alecia Cabral made a…

Why Are 1 In 4 HBCU Students Not Black?

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The number of non-Black students who attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) continues to climb.  Statistics show that the student body’s of these traditionally Black schools is changing, with an average of 1 in 4 students not being Black.  The statistics were compiled through research conducted by the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.  There are multiple reasons this is happening, and here are some of them: 1….

Darrien Hunt Autopsy Proves Police Shot Him Four Times In Back

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Darrien Hunt is yet another representation of the grim statistic that a person of color is killed every 28 hours by a police officer.  Hunt was fatally shot by officers in Utah because they claimed it was a sword; Hunt was unarmed and actually carrying a toy sword that was part of a Japanese anime costume he was wearing.  A Comic Con event where attendees dress up as comic book…

40,000 Voter Registrations Missing in Georgia, Judge Does Nothing About It

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April V. Taylor In what is appearing to be an attempt to suppress the voices of mostly Black and Hispanic voters in Georgia, some 40,000 voter registration applications have mysteriously vanished since being turned in to state and local officials earlier this year.  Every vote counts, but this election is particularly pressing because the Georgia governor and U.S. Senate races are neck and neck.  In a moves that are causing…

Is Gentrification A New Form Of Racial and Economic Segregation?

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April V. Taylor The trend of white, more affluent residents moving into urban neighborhoods that have historically been made up of less affluent people of color, known as gentrification,  is a trend that is on the rise in cities across the country.  The term gentrification was first used to describe this movement of middle class families into former working-class neighborhoods in London in 1964.  While some bill gentrification as a…

Inmates Die Of Constipation, Gangrene In Alabama Jail

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April V. Taylor Family members of three inmates at the Madison County jail in Alabama have filed a lawsuit against the county and Advanced Correctional Healthcare (ACH), the private company contracted to provide medical care to inmates.  The lawsuit alleges that the inmates suffered brutal mistreatment as staff denied them of necessary medical care for treatable, non-fatal conditions in order to save money. Nikki Listau died within two days of…