August 30th. "Day of Blogging for Justice" saves a life

August 30th. "Day of Blogging for Justice" saves a life

Governor Perry Grants Last-Minute Reprieve to Kenneth Foster! Governor Rick Perry stayed the execution, which was scheduled for this evening, and commuted Foster’s sentence to life… Read more. “After carefully considering the facts of this case, along with the recommendation from the Board of Pardons and Paroles, I believe the right and just decision is …

August 30th. "Day of Blogging for Justice"

August 30th. "Day of Blogging for Justice"

Get the banner hereSign the petitionJoin the letter writing campaign Article printed from BlackPerspective.net Read about it here. Meet Our Bloggers For Justice. Tom McNamara told Francis L. Holland about this breaking news story on the eve of the Day of Blogging for Justice: School bans ‘disruptive’ shirts29/08/2007 19:41 – (SA) Louisiana – Officials at …

Passion4Life Talk Radio Show: Katrina’s 2nd anniversary Blog-radio-broadcast

Passion4Life Talk Radio Show: Katrina’s 2nd anniversary Blog-radio-broadcast

Eddie Griffin, an awesome man in Texas who works tirelessly to help ex-offenders (he is one subjected to mindgames by the CIA while imprisoned) and our youth put the word out about this podcast tomorrow, on the 2nd anniversary of when the levees broke in New Orleans. The show will be broadcast on the 2nd …

The African Prescence In Norway: 1600 TO 2000 C.E.

The African Prescence In Norway: 1600 TO 2000 C.E.

My friend Shola in Stockolm sent me this information about a fascinating project in Norway: The project Africans in Norway is a historical project, which aims to document and present the history of the African presence in Norway during the period from 1600 to present. The project was initiated in response to the need to …

Slavery: Resistance amid the horror By Jane Perlez Published: August 23, 2007

Slavery: Resistance amid the horror By Jane Perlez Published: August 23, 2007

Exhibits at the new International Slavery Museum in Liverpool span the sufferings endured by slaves to the achievements realized by people of African heritage worldwide. (Jonathan Player for The New York Times) LIVERPOOL: The riverside docks here, now a gentrified quarter, were a critical pivot in the trans-Atlantic slave trade when this city rose from …

Notes from England: Black and Asian women are "missing" from almost a third of workplaces in areas with significant ethnic minority populations

Notes from England: Black and Asian women are "missing" from almost a third of workplaces in areas with significant ethnic minority populations

As it releases the results of a two-year investigation, which reveals for the first time the full scale of the workplace penalties faced by Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Black Caribbean women, the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) is today calling for a fundamental cultural shift in the way black and Asian women are treated at work and …

The 27-nation European Union called Texas to put a moratorium on executions, which state leaders quickly rejected.

The 27-nation European Union called Texas to put a moratorium on executions, which state leaders quickly rejected.

Thank you to the EU for trying to talk sense into the Americans who govern the state of Texas. But they seem to be pretty hard headed and determined to be the number one state for captial punishment. The full story is here, cross posted from the AfroSpear blog.

More about Nyamko Sabuni

More about Nyamko Sabuni

In a tall, blond government, a small black woman like Nyamko Sabuni was always going to stand out. It is, though, the former refugees outspoken views that have demanded attention in her adopted Sweden, where she wants a ban on the veil for under-15s and compulsory gynaecological checks for all schoolgirls to protect against genital …