As a man who roots are entrenched in the movement--my father was apart of the New York Panthers-- i feel disgusted when people associate the New Black Panther Party with The Black Panthers. The New Black Panther Party is a movement built upon xenophobia, as was seen in the voter intimidation fiasco. For people who don't know, i came out the wound reciting Huey P. Newton quotes--the man was a genius if you ever read any writings of his..along with Fred Hampton, Angela Davis, Bobby…Continue
The gasoline shortage in the New York City area should be over in "a couple more days," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Saturday, urging New Yorkers to be patient even as officials promised free gas only to then add this caveat: first responders first, then the public can line up.
Electrical power and deliveries are coming back online, Bloomberg said at a press conference, but even so "it may take a few more days before you see this…Continue
The FBI is asking Internet companies not to oppose a controversial proposal that would require firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, and Google, to build in backdoors for government surveillance.
In meetings with industry representatives, the White House, and U.S. senators, senior FBI officials argue the dramatic shift in communication from the telephone system to the Internet has made it far more difficult for…Continue
Israeli authorities are trying new methods to end hunger strikes among Palestinian prisoners. The measures include canceling prisoners' rights to family visits and confiscating of their possessions.
"Privileges such as family visits have been revoked and items such as electronics have been confiscated," Sivan Weizman, a spokesperson for the…Continue
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By: Justin Horne
March 29 2012…
"Everyone is a genius but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will spend its whole life believing it is stupid."
Yesterday as I was watching Sanford and Son on Youtube, friend of mine pointed some racist connotations and undertones in the video I was watching--as if I didn’t know that. In a sententious rant, she (I will not mention her name) associated my intelligence to that of an amoeba; I…
I don't know how many of you like Jazz music, but here is, in my opinion, the greatest saxophonist of all time:John Coltrane. Just a sporadic blog post, sorry if it seems bizarre. Have a good…Continue
We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.
Not to asphyxiate this post with quotes but, the German poet Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe once stated, "The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone." As I walk upon the…
By: Justin Horne
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.
My brothers and sisters, as we are stand on the precipice of sociopolitical, geopolitical, and acute change, in the fabric of our society, we must not wither. As the…Continue
One of the most ethereal truths ever spoken about the cloyed "War on Drugs." Its just that simple folks; there is no need for the bedizenment and masquerade. Nino Brown(site New Jack City) just told you in thirty-four seconds, who to pin point for the ills of drug addiction...yes, your corrupt government. I'm…
Riot police from a number of Bay Area departments fired tear gas and other projectiles early Thursday and arrested dozens of demonstrators to break up Occupy Oakland protests that had drawn thousands of participants…
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Occupy Wall Street wants to represent the "99 percent." But if you've been down to observe the goings-on at Zuccotti Park, you'll have noticed that the majority of participants are white, which -- at the risk of sounding obvious! -- does not represent 99 percent of the U.S. population. Now, labor unions…Continue
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The UN says bird flu is showing signs of returning, and a new strain of H5N1 avian influenza found in Asia can apparently sidestep existing vaccines.…
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NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — U.S. stock-index futures slid sharply, Treasury prices rallied and gold futures topped $1,700 an ounce Monday as Wall Street readied to react to the unprecedented downgrade of U.S. debt…Continue