US racism

Encyclopaedia Africana J October 10, 2020 JONATHAN PRICE

According to statements from witnesses, Price was trying to defend a woman involved in a domestic dispute at a convenience store in Wolfe City, Texas, sometime after 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3.

A Encyclopaedia Africana October 10, 2020 ALVIN COLE

The prosecutor reviewing Alvin’s case revealed on October 7 that Mensah will not be charged for his death.

Encyclopaedia Africana M September 27, 2020 MICHAEL BROWN

Michael Brown, the unarmed Black teenager who was killed by a police officer, sparking protests around the nation, was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy performed on Sunday found.

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 25, 2020 AIYANA STANLEY-JONES

Seconds after entering the house, where the grenade had caused Aiyana’s blanket to catch fire, Officer Joseph Weekley fired one fatal shot. It went straight through the child’s head.

Encyclopaedia Africana T September 14, 2020 TAMLA ST.JOUR-HORSFORD

Tamla Horsford’s death was ruled an accident, the medical examiner finding that her broken bones and internal injuries were consistent with the result of a fall off a 14-foot-high deck after a night of drinking.

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 13, 2020 ANGELA DAVIS

Before eliminating racism, she believes we must eradicate racial capitalism — a term designed to “encourage people to think about the ways in which capitalism and racism are interlinked.”

General (LT) Listening Tree September 11, 2020 BOOS FOR NFL MOMENT OF SILENCE FOR EQUALITY

On Thursday 10 June, 2020, the NFL decided to hold a “moment of silence dedicated to the ongoing fight for equality in our country”.

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub September 8, 2020 US Department of Homeland Security draft document: White supremacists are greatest terror threat

The threat from white supremacists as the deadliest domestic terror threat facing the U.S.

Encyclopaedia Africana T September 7, 2020 TRAYVON MARTIN

His fateful walk to the convenience store for a bag of Skittles and an iced tea happened on the evening of February 26.

Encyclopaedia Africana P September 6, 2020 PATRICE LUMUMBA

Even in its first weeks, Lumumba’s left-nationalist government faced a massive destabilization campaign, as a Belgian-backed secessionist movement launched an armed revolt in Katanga.

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