International: US & Canada

Could The United Nations Do More To Decolonize Puerto Rico?

Friday, July 31, 2015 There is no doubt that if the United Nations (UN) really wanted to decolonize Puerto Rico, it would have done so in the first decade after 1960. That was the year that the UN declared colonialism a crime against humanity, because it is a threat to world peace. So, if the main purpose of the UN is ...

Who’s Against The Independence Of Puerto Rico?

Monday, July 27, 2015 Recently, the United States celebrated its 239th Independence Day Who could be against that? Nobody But, should we asked, ldquo;Who is against the independence of Puerto Rico? rdquo; The United States government is Let rsquo;s start from the beginning. Before the United ...

Detroit to Flint Water March Ends

Monday, July 13, 2015 On July 10 the state water march ended in Flint. This demonstration which lasted for one week was organized under the theme ldquo;CLEAN, AFFORDABLE WATER FOR ALL: Detroit to Flint Water Justice Journey. rdquo; Several organizations sponsored the walk including the People rsquo;s Water Board, the ...

At Least 5 Are Killed And 12 Are Missing As Storms Ravage Texas And Oklahoma

Monday, June 8, 2015 Violent weather in Oklahoma and Texas left at least five people dead and more than a dozen missing over the long weekend. In Dallas, above, the Trinity River overflowed its banks. Credit Louis Deluca/The Dallas Morning News, via Associated Press AUSTIN, Tex. mdash; Louie Bond called it ...

State Repression Continues After Ferguson and Baltimore

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Police agencies nationally are not moderating their brutal and murderous actions against African Americans and other oppressed peoples. Rebellions in Ferguson, Missouri and Baltimore, Maryland have shed light onto the brutal killings and injuring of hundreds of people every month. Law-enforcement ...

4 million Americans denied equal voting rights

Saturday, May 16, 2015 Comedian John Oliver reports on the United States (US) government 39;s intentional denial of 4 million of its own citizens to the same equal voting rights as the rest of its citizens. The question we should all ask, why? And that is why we have a peaceful march on Monday, Ju ...

At Barway’s funeral, indignation, cries for justice, filled the air as people Collapsed

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota-Total indignations and cries for justice for little Barway Collins, murdered here a month ago, Saturday, filled the air while some collapsed as funeral rites took place over the deceased rsquo;s remains with thousands of people from all walks of life in full atte ...

Murdered US-Liberian teen’s last gift to Mother Louise

Sunday, May 3, 2015 Majority of African teenagers who are lucky to make it to the US never bothered to call back home and greet parents left behind after the first few months. Never even mention kids as young as 5 year-olds; they are just too young to keep a better memory of closed relatives, including their biological ...

Emotions run high as over 500 attend memorial service at site where Liberian boy’s body was found

Monday, April 20, 2015 If the killer of charming Liberian 10 year-old boy Barway Collins thought his victim would go down into child-missing-murder history as yet another victim without much notice, he certainly made a great mistake as more than 500 people yesterday attended a second memorial to honor the lad at the Missi ...

US Supreme Court to Weigh in on Same-Sex Marriage

Sunday, April 19, 2015 After months of speculation and uncertainty, the US Supreme Court announced January 16, this year, that it would hear cases on the contentious issue of same-sex marriage. Subsequently, it has consolidated four cases dealing with this issue into one in which the parties are either contesting a sta ...

The Search for Barway Collins: What was it like going with Pierre Collins, his wife, on the hunt

Sunday, April 19, 2015 If the Mississippi River that runs through Brooklyn Center and Minneapolis could speak, it would tell a tale of horror for it was along the banks of the Mississippi, near Regional Park off 53RD and Lyndale Aves., that the killer(s) of 10 year-old Barway Edwin Collins dumped his lifeless b ...

Lawsuit Forces City of Detroit to Issue Policies on Demonstrations in Downtown

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 A lawsuit largely initiated by the Michigan American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on behalf of Moratorium NOW Coalition and Women in Black demanding the right to demonstrate downtown has prompted the City of Detroit Corporation Counsel to draft an agreement purportedly aimed at protecting free spee ...

In the Case of Missing Liberian 10 yrs. Old in Minneapolis: A Teenager’s Body Discovered near Park Previously under Suspicion

Sunday, April 12, 2015 Hennepin County and Crystal Police here appear to be closed to cracking the mysteries surround the missing Liberian 10 year-old boy as law enforcement medical examiners try to find out whether or not the body of a teenager found along the Mississippi River, near Minneapolis, Minn., last evening coul ...
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