November 2010

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Afrodescendant Human Rights

November 30th 2010

Mr. Muhammad Addresses the U.N. on Afrodescendant Human Rights Editor’s Note:  This address was delivered by Mr. Muhammad August 2006 to the Working Group on Minorities, Geneva, Switzerland For well over nine years we have traveled to Geneva. For nine years we have spoken to the Sub-Commission about the Afrodescendant people. We know that we […]

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New Orleans Police tried for Katrina Murder

November 21st 2010

Editors Note: Muhammad Speaks Newspaper first broke the story of  Henry Glover’s brutal, tortuous murder by police in 2008.  This is the aftermath of that police murder as told by a British reporter for the Guardian. By Chris McGreal – The Guardian There’s not much mystery about how Henry Glover ended up a charred corpse […]

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DuBois Finally Honored by Hometown

November 21st 2010

All-White Town Once Refused W.E.B. DuBois’ Legacy, Now Accepts It. W.E.B. DuBois was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, a place that since his death wanted little to do with his legacy.His mother, Mary Silvina Burghardt, was part of a small free black population in Great Barrington. His father, Tom Burghardt, earned his freedom as a […]

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Poor ‘Colored Girls’

November 9th 2010

By Raushana Karriem I remember seeing the stage play of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” in Los Angeles, California in the 70’s.  When I left the theater, I remember feeling encouraged by its messages.  So, based on my previous experience, I felt I would get the same feeling […]

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Riots, as Oscar Grant’s Murderer Gets 2 years

November 6th 2010

Oakland Riots, after Oscar Grant Murderer, Gets only 2 years. November 5, 2010 Judge Robert Perry has sentenced former BART transit cop Johannes Mehserle to the minimum sentence of two years in state prison for the shooting death of 22-year-old Oscar Grant. Judge Perry gave double credit for his time served, bringing the total to […]