Saturday, May 30, 2020

News from Around the Web

“SlaveryThe Game”

Source: Afro-Europe International Blog The trailer shows how gamers may trade slaves, conquer countries and even choose their means of torture and their personal burning marks. It was revealed today that the notorious trailer is fictional. The purpose of the...

Grim Economic Picture Has Not Shaken African American Support for Obama

Source: Janell Ross, Huffington Post Walter Character -- a self-described Atlanta family man, out-of-work African American and independent voter -- spends a great deal of time consuming news that criticizes the Obama administration for ignoring blacks' struggles, but said he...

Dereck Rose: A Musical Life

Source: Olive Vassell for Euromight British singer and songwriter Dereck Rose will be the first to admit that his musical journey has been a long and winding one. Beginning in his Jamaica birthplace, and developing in his early years in...

National Memorial Ceremony Norway

Source: AFRO-Europe The Government of Norway holds a national memorial ceremony in the wake of the attacks 22 July on the Government buildings and on Utøya. The ceremony takes place in Oslo Spektrum on Sunday 21 August at 3 pm. Bereaved families,...

UK Riots Bring Back Memories in France

Source: Deutsche Welle Clichy sous Bois is a mere 15 kilometers (nine miles) outside of Paris, but it feels worlds apart. To get there from central Paris, you have to take the metro, then a suburban train and finally a...

Iraqi Youth Use Hip Hop Music to Ignite Hope in Their War-Torn Environment

Source: Aljazeera Iraqi youth find new outlet in rap By combining folklore with western-style beats, Iraqi youth have created their own form of hip-hop music. Read more on Aljazeera   Read more on Aljazeera

Did Mark Duggan Shoot at the Cops Before They Killed Him, Starting the British...

Source: The Voice NEW EVIDENCE has revealed that Mark Duggan, the man whose death has triggered riots across Britain, did not shoot at police before he was gunned down in north London, last week (Aug 4). Ballistic results obtained by the...

What’s Happening to Nigerian Women in Italy?

Source: ALJAZEERA Every year thousands of West Africans migrate to Europe in search of a better life. But for some, that search will end in tragedy as they fall victim to organised crime gangs. In one area of southern Italy, thousands...

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