Sunday, August 24, 2014

The study of history is for marketers, analysts and fanatics - everyone else is busy making history.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

What To Do If You’re Stopped By The Police - NYCLU

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  • Stay calm and in control of your words, body language and emotions.
  • Don’t get into an argument with the police.
  • Never bad-mouth a police officer.
  • Remember, anything you say or do can be used against you.
  •  Keep your hands where the police can see them.
  •  Don’t run.
  •  Don’t touch any police officer.
  •  Don’t resist even if you believe you are innocent.
  • If you complain at the scene, or tell the police they’re wrong, do so in a non-confrontational way that will not intensify the scene.
  •  Do not make any statements regarding the incident.
  • If you are arrested, ask for a lawyer immediately.
  • Remember officers’ badge numbers, patrol car numbers and physical descriptions.
  •  Write down everything you remember ASAP.
  • Try to find witnesses and their names and phone numbers.
  • If you are injured, take photos of the injuries as soon as possible, but make sure you get medical attention first. Ask for copies of your medical treatment files.


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Friday, August 15, 2014

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Barbados to host week of spiritual healing to break the cycle of pain, self-hatred...the effects & legacies of slavery, 5 - 12 October
The Non State Actors Reparations Commission Inc. - Barbados Celebrating our Cultural Heritage - Confronting our Challenges Spiritual Healing Ceremonies Breaking the cycle of pain, shame, anger, fear and self-hatred 5th to 12th October  Introduction The Government of Barbados is being asked to host a week of activities for spiritual healing from the effects and legacies of slavery and colonisation for people of the Caribbean and Americas Territories from 5 - 12 October 2014, with October 12 as an “International Day” for truth and justice. It was on October 12, 1492 that Columbus set foo
Beyond the Rhetoric: Africa Goes to Washington
Finally, President Obama extended an invitation to African nations to participate in a Summit.  It was rather short but yet it was a summit. He invited 52 of the 54 nations – omitting Sudan and Zimbabwe which he declares as being wicked.  I have seen no official news reports about the number that actually responded.  I heard anywhere from 40 to 50. One thing is certain.  This event was historical and has put the African continent on everyone’s mind.  Seeing thousands of people filling up many of DC’s hotels and motorcades racing everywhere made the residents of the nation’s capital realize tha
In Separation There Is Unity!
In Separation There Is Unity  By Takuna Maulana EL Shabazz, C.C.B.E. Representative The terms Unity and Separation on the surface appear to be diametrically opposing concepts. However, when applied for specific reasons under certain circumstances, separation is the only means to unity. Costly lessons of history regarding the interpretation of these two concepts should serve to instruct, as well as empower Black people to better analyze the present realties, in order that we may become wiser and ultimately the architect of our own destiny. Historically, our European oppressors in the applicatio
 Community Council Of Black Elders  ~ "A Black Leadership Paradigm That Works" ~
                                                                                                                                                                                           Progressive ~ Independent ~ Un-aAfraid                          
'Ragin Cajun' Tarnish Image of HBCU! 'Southern University Betrays Black Community'
‘Ragin Cajun’ Tarnishes H.B.C.U. Image!          ‘Southern University Betrays Black Community' By: Takuna M. EL Shabazz, C.C.B.E. Representative  The Community Council of Black Elders (C.C.B.E.) is a network of progressive multi talented, resourceful and conscientious Black Men and Women who value the concept of self-determination. As an independent community based organization and advocacy group
Taking Africa from Summit to Success - Leadership & Entrepreneurship Incubator Builds on Momentum of the US-Africa Leaders Summit   As the US-Africa Leaders Summit comes to a close, attention turns to implementing initiatives that can catalyze the vast potential in African economies. Asante Africa Foundation’s Leadership & Entrepreneurship Incubator (LEI) is in its 4th year of doing just
Global Coalition for the International Decade for People of African Descent continues the work of the Durban +10
GLOBAL COALITION FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DECADE FOR PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT   The Global Coalition for the International Decade for People of African Descent is established to provide global peoples activism and support for the implementation of the International Decade for People of African Descent as proclaimed by the United Nations for the period 2015-2024 based on the principles of Recognition
I am so mad! “Who are you mad at” I ask myself. I am mad at them AND us! I am mad at all of the young girls who fell for the okeydoke that boys in heat tell them to satisfy their sexual curiosities. I’m mad when the girl’s best friend or mother suggests that they get an abortion and they say “No I plan to take care of this baby by myself.” But they have no idea how. I’m mad at the mothers who don
How Black Americans Will Be Hurt by an Obama Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants
                                   Obama Amnesty Would Hurt Black Americans If President Barack Obama takes unilateral executive action to grant work permits to millions of illegal aliens, he will hurt black Americans, say experts with the Project 21 black leadership network.How Black Americans Will Be Hurt by an Obama AmnestyBlack Americans will be hurt because the President will flood the labor

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