Catholic Bishops in Rwanda Apologize for Role in Genocide

 (TriceEdneyWire.com/Global Information Network) – Twenty-two years after the genocide in Rwanda which took the lives of over 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus, the Catholic Church in Rwanda apologized this week for the church’s role in the slaughter.  The prelates said they regretted the actions of those who participated in the massacres, according to a report by the Associated Press,[Read More…]

SPLC Calls for Congressional Hearings on Threat of Domestic Terrorism

  Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Southern Poverty Law Center (TriceEdneyWire.com) — The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has urged the Homeland Security committees of the U.S. House and Senate to conduct hearings on the threat of domestic terrorism in the wake of the Charleston church massacre in which a white gunman murdered nine black people[Read More…]

The Slow March of Mass Haitian Deportation: Is Dominican Immigration Policy Being Obamafied?

  By Roberto Lovato New America Media Editor’s Note: This piece was first published on June 26 at LatinoRebels.com. All photos by the author. DAJABÓN, Dominican Republic—On a recent afternoon in this tense border town, a hub for the flow of goods and people between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, Haitian immigrants and their Dominican-born children were preparing for the[Read More…]

Whites Burned Emanuel AME Church to the Ground in 1822 When It Became Known That It Was at the Center of a Slave Revolt

  Terrorist Massacre in Charleston Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, where nine members were shot to death Wednesday night, allegedly by Dylann Storm Roof, a 21 year-old white supremacist, was burned to the ground in 1822 by whites after they discovered that the church was the center of a plot for a slave revolt. “In 1822, the church was investigated[Read More…]

White Gunman Murders 9 Worshippers in a Black Church—This story has been updated

  Alleged killer gunman captured By Frederick H. Lowe A white gunman  who walked into an African-American church in Charleston, S.C., Wednesday night and shot and killed nine worshippers, attending Bible study, has been captured without incident even though police warned he was armed and very dangerous. Charles Frances, spokesperson for the Charleston police department, said the alleged murderer Dylann[Read More…]

Chicago Approves $5.5 Million for Black-Male Victims of Police Torture

By Frederick H. Lowe Chicago has become the first city in the nation to approve $5.5 million in reparations for black men who were tortured into confessing to crimes they did not commit by disgraced former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge and his so-called “midnight crew.” Chicago City Council on Tuesday approved a sweeping reparations package that also includes an[Read More…]

Report: Nearly 4,000 African Americans Were Lynched in Acts of Terror by Whites

  The overwhelming majority were men By Frederick H. Lowe Nearly 4,000 black men, black women and black children were lynched between 1877 and 1950 in 12 Southern states, and their violent murders were celebrated, attracting huge crowds including some who used the occasion to hold picnics. The Equal Justice Initiative on Monday published, “Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy[Read More…]

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