Is the Era of White Privilege Nearing an End in the US?

“Dear White America, Letter to a New Minority” is the latest book by Tim Wise, a specialist on white privilege, and the emergence of white resentment as power becomes shared among all citizens of the United States..


Nigerian journalist is UNEP YEJA winner

Ugochi Anyaka, a radio reporter from Nigeria, has won the UNEP Young Environmental Journalist Award (YEJA), beating over 120 entries from reporters across Africa. Anyaka, 29, received her award at a special ceremony held during the 12th Special Session of the UNEP Governing Council / Global Ministerial Environment Forum in Nairobi, Kenya.


South Africa to launch Africa’s first Wi-Fi city

Municipal authorities in the South African town of Stellenbosch have announced plans to offer free Wi-Fi internet access to its residents, making the town Africa’s first ever tech capital. Conrad Sidego, Stellenbosch mayor, said his municipality is planning to provide free Wi-Fi Internet access to everyone in the town, local media reported…


Obama Will Not Veto Citizen Arrest And Torture Bill-

The White House will sign into law a bill that will allow citizens to be arrested, detained forever, tortured and never charged with a crime…

I wonder if they’re already working on the logistical plans to start arresting people?


Report: More Than 100,000 Americans Are Domestic Terrorists

An L.A. Times report which characterizes the Sovereign Citizen movement as “a major threat” on a par with Islamic extremism infers that “more than 100,00 Americans” are domestic terrorists as a result of their affiliation with the group…


Lawyer Lumumba: Miss. sisters will push new gov for pardon

Chokwe Lumumba, the sisters’ lawyer, said during a news conference Thursday in Jackson that the women had hoped for a full pardon before Barbour left office Tuesday. Lumumba said the women have jobs and are in school…


Activist Garrett known for strong opinions, sometimes strong actions

James C. Garrett has a long history of supporting community efforts in the Central District.

He is also known for his strong opinions, but those who know him say he is not a violent man.

“I was really shocked that he jumped on the mayor because he’s not that kind of guy,” said Julius Collins, owner of Collins Gold Exchange, a Central District grocery store…