From the CNN: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of the late President Nelson Mandela, has died at age 81. The family said in a statement that she passed away at the Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa after a long illness, for which she had been in and out […]Read More Winnie Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Activist, Has Died
From Legacy: Johan van Hulst, a Dutch principal who saved the lives of hundreds of children during the Holocaust, died March 22, 2018, at the age of 107, according to multiple news sources. Van Hulst was the director of a Protestant religious seminary during World War II that bordered a day care that was being […]Read More Johan Van Hulst, Teacher Who Saved Numerous Jewish Children During the Holocaust, Dies. He Was 107
From ABC News: Stephen Hawking, an award-winning physicist and influential author, died early Wednesday morning, a family spokesman told ABC News. He was 76. Hawking, whose books included “A Brief History of Time” and “The Universe in a Nutshell,” was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in 1962. The family did not disclose the cause of […]Read More Theoretical Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies
I always say that if you’re a racist, admit it. I have, even though I’m more prejudiced than racist as I have no power to oppress large groups of a particular ethnicity. But some people who have said racist things don’t want to be called racist or seen as a racist. Some prefer to use […]Read More Steve Bannon to French far right: Let them call you racists.
xPraetorious, a conservative blogger for the Praetorian Writers’ Group wants me to never forget about African slavery, particularly the part where Africans owned other Africans as slaves. It’s a reminder to black people that at one time, we owned slaves, a point that comes up usually in conversations about race that wold veer off into […]Read More Yes, Africans DID Own White Slaves, BUT…
Nothing 45 says or does is surprising anymore, at least not to those of us who reside in the realm we call reality. When his Twitter feed is lit with racist statements like a burning cross or his second asshole that is his mouth shows his inner KKK spirit, it’s become so common that we […]Read More Trump shows his white supremacist side again, and Trump supporters continue to deny it
From Al Jazeera: The death toll from a devastating landslide and flooding that hit Sierra Leone earlier this week has risen to nearly 500, according to hospital officials. More than 600 people remained missing on Sunday, with rescue officials warning that the chances of finding survivors are decreasing each day. The death toll earlier stood […]Read More The Sierra Leone Mudslide