After the Trayvon Martin Verdict What Can Black People Do? Part Five

It is wrong that black people have to worry about this.

Racism Is White Supremacy



“Black people must become comfortable with being uncomfortable.” – Gus Renegade, host of the C.O.W.S. radio ( ).

The suggestions in this chapter (found in the book, ‘Black Love Is A Revolutionary Act’) will make some readers uncomfortable. The idea of using psychological counter-racism warfare against the white supremacy system makes some blacks literally sweat under the collar.

However, if we are not extremely “uncomfortable” with racism, police brutality, murder-by-cop of unarmed black men and women, inferior black schools, unjust incarcerations, and economic, housing, and employment discrimination — NOTHING should make us uncomfortable.

I included the Kendrick Johnson story NOT because of the sensational or gory details, but I believe it is SUPER IMPORTANT that all black people FACE what is happening TO black people — especially to our black children — under CONDITIONS OF A…

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Super Typhoon Kills More Than 100 in Philippine City

I am so shocked as the images are beginning to come out. May the victims RIP.

(CNN) — More than 100 people were killed in a major Philippine coastal city that took the brunt of Super Typhoon Haiyan, authorities said Saturday.

That death toll in Tacloban was the first significant casualty report in a day when authorities began surveying the devastation of a typhoon that has been described as perhaps the strongest storm ever to make landfall in recorded history.

Capt. John Andrews, deputy director of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, told CNN that he received a radio report from the Tacloban airport station manager who said there are more than 100 bodies in the street in Tacloban and more than 100 people injured.

In a separate report earlier Saturday, as reports began coming in to authorities, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council indicated at least four people were killed. At least seven people were hurt, and four people were missing…

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Who Killed Renisha McBride?

Very well written and important. What happened to this poor child.

Awake Black Woman

I’d sure like to know.

Renisha’s family wants her murderer behind bars. So do I.

Peep this from the above link:

Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office spokeswoman Mary Mazur said McBride suffered a shotgun wound to the head and her death was ruled a homicide.

The Wayne County prosecutor’s office refused to issue a warrant earlier this week.

I see. Here is the definition of homicide:

Homicide is an act of a human killing another human.

And murder:

Murder is the unlawful killing, with malice aforethought, of another human, and generally this premeditated state of mind distinguishes murder from other forms of unlawful homicide (such as manslaughter)

And manslaughter:

Manslaughter is a legal term for the killing of a human being, in a manner considered by law as less culpable than murder.

The law generally differentiates between levels of criminal culpability based on the mens rea, or state of mind; or the circumstances…

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