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Waters Statement on Police Shooting of Daunte Wright | Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Waters Statement on Police Shooting of Daunte Wright WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, issued a statement on the police killing of Daunte Wright. “I am deeply horrified by yet another police killing of an unarmed black man – no more than 14 miles from where Derek Chauvin stands trial for the murder of
— Read on waters.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/waters-statement-police-shooting-daunte-wright


Andra Day on the role she was born to play in ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ | abc7chicago.com

Andra Day on the role she was born to play in ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ | abc7chicago.com
— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/abc7chicago.com/amp/andra-day-united-states-vs-billie-holiday-strange-fruit-movie/10528813/


Chauvin defense asks for mistrial based on Rep. Maxine Waters’ ‘guilty’ comments – ABC News

Trying hard 2 get away with murder…

Chauvin defense asks for mistrial based on Rep. Maxine Waters’ ‘guilty’ comments – ABC News
— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/abcnews.go.com/amp/Politics/chauvin-defense-asks-mistrial-based-rep-maxine-waters/story?id=77164878


Vanessa Bryant, Kobe Bryant estate elect not to renew partnership with Nike

Vanessa Bryant, Kobe Bryant estate elect not to renew partnership with Nike
— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/31293033/vanessa-bryant-kobe-bryant-estate-elect-not-renew-partnership-nike?platform=amp


Are ‘Them’ and ‘Two Distant Strangers’ ‘Black trauma porn’? – Los Angeles Times

Amazon’s ‘Them’ and Oscar nominee ‘Two Distant Strangers,’ which mix racist violence and genre elements, have ignited a debate over ‘trauma porn.’
— Read on www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/tv/story/2021-04-19/them-amazon-two-distant-strangers-netflix-debate


Maxine Waters slams GOP attacks over ‘confrontational’ comment: ‘I am nonviolent’ – TheGrio

In an interview with theGrio, U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters accuses Republicans of distorting her words, adding “I’m not going to be bullied.”
— Read on thegrio.com/2021/04/19/maxine-waters-republicans-confrontational-comment/


More than 100 people arrested on sixth night of Brooklyn Center protests; journalists detained | MPR News

Despite pleas from elected leaders for police restraint, law enforcement on Friday night took aggressive action against protesters and journalists outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department.
— Read on www.mprnews.org/amp/story/2021/04/17/law-enforcement-response-swift-on-sixth-night-of-protests


Aristide Has Long Posed Problem for Vatican – The New York Times

Aristide Has Long Posed Problem for Vatican – The New York Times
— Read on www.nytimes.com/1993/10/28/world/aristide-has-long-posed-problem-for-vatican.html

Despite the will of 99% of the Haitian people, the US CIA/POTUS/Stephen Blinken support the corrupt, US installed, #PHTK government of Moise Jovenel; and continue to castigate the good name and reputation of twice democratically elected (former) president, Dr. Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

Yet just last Sunday (4/11/21) Jovenel’s government thugs kidnapped 5 Catholic priests/4 nuns and are holding them for ransom for US$1M …

What’s wrong with this picture?

#FreeHaiti


Students Bashed In Battle Over Abu-Jamal’s Healthcare – This Can’t Be Happening!

Students Bashed In Battle Over Abu-Jamal’s Healthcare – This Can’t Be Happening!
— Read on thiscantbehappening.net/students-bashed-in-battle-over-abu-jamals-healthcare/


Texas High Schoolers Set Prices for Classmates in ‘Slave Trade’ Chat – The New York Times

A school district in Aledo, Texas, said it had meted out “disciplinary consequences” after ninth graders assigned dollar values to students of color in private Snapchat messages.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/04/14/us/slave-trade-auction-snapchat-aledo-isd.html


Exemplary Poetry Reading this Sunday, 4/18/21! Check it out!


Redemption Song (arr. Kanneh-Mason)

Robert Nesta’s sitting up & smiling …
— Read on www.youtube.com/embed/k_LmRcr8Mm4


THE POWER OF EDUCATION WITHOUT EXCLUSION: CELEBRATING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF UNIFA IN HAITI

SAVE THIS DATE!!!

A Webinar and Award Ceremony hosted by the MVLA High School District Recognizing the Work of the Universite

de la Fondation Dr. Aristide (UNIFA) Featuring Former First Lady Mildred Aristide.

April 24, 2021, 3 pm – 4:30 pm PST

Register at http://bit.ly/UNIFA10


All Afrikan People’s Revolutionary Party: On Smashing Patriarchy …

www.pscp.tv/w/cz3wzTFlUkV4cVphV0FOUXd8MXpxSlZYTHBEbGRLQkIihQ1xREpnnPAm6Lludlx90vLtXkCybSSACGoucMAj


Medical Expert Testifies That George Floyd’s Lung “Was So Restricted It Was Almost Like It Had Been Removed”

news.yahoo.com/chauvin-trial-george-floyd-death-medical-expert-testifies-lung-164140948.html


Oakland: Firefighters control three-alarm West Oakland fire

Why are homeless people being blamed for this?

Oakland: Firefighters control three-alarm West Oakland fire
— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/www.eastbaytimes.com/2021/04/06/oakland-firefighters-battle-three-alarm-west-oakland-fire/amp/


A prescient play, inspired by Meghan Markle, puts two Black duchesses face-to-face

A prescient play, inspired by Meghan Markle, puts two Black duchesses face-to-face
— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/rcna542


St Louis Prisoner Unrest: Help Us!

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After St. Louis jail unrest, inmates’ advocates allege desperate conditions while officials defend pandemic response – The Washington Post

The unrest was the latest in a long history of protests behind bars.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/national/after-st-louis-jail-unrest-inmates-advocates-allege-desperate-conditions-while-officials-defend-pandemic-response/2021/02/08/3acfbc52-6a53-11eb-9f80-3d7646ce1bc0_story.html


Japan just recorded its earliest cherry blossom bloom in 1,200 years. scientists warn it’s a symptom of the larger climate crisis – CNN

Japan just recorded its earliest cherry blossom bloom in 1,200 years. scientists warn it’s a symptom of the larger climate crisis – CNN
— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/04/05/asia/japan-cherry-blossoms-climate-change-intl-hnk-scn/index.html


Phylicia Rashād on the legacy of the AKAs highlighted in the ‘Twenty Pearls’ documentary – CNN

Phylicia Rashād on the legacy of the AKAs highlighted in the ‘Twenty Pearls’ documentary – CNN
— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/04/05/entertainment/phylicia-rashad-twenty-pearls-documentary/index.html


Oakland: Unique new housing caters to young people in need

Oakland: Unique new housing caters to young people in need
— Read on www.google.com/amp/s/www.mercurynews.com/2021/04/02/oakland-unique-new-housing-caters-to-young-people-in-need/amp/


Barbara Pope: Rosa Parks of DC

www.washingtonpost.com/magazine/2021/03/31/barbara-pope-rosa-parks-of-dc/


Usain Bolt Coming Out Of Retirement For Tokyo 2020; Wants to Run 8 Seconds in Superspikes – LetsRun.com

Usain Bolt Coming Out Of Retirement For Tokyo 2020; Wants to Run 8 Seconds in Superspikes – LetsRun.com
— Read on www.letsrun.com/news/2021/03/usain-bolt-coming-out-of-retirement-for-tokyo-2020-wants-to-beat-everyone-going-after-his-records-in-superspikes/