Archive for November 28th, 2013

Marissa Alexander Released From Prison Just Before Thanksgiving!
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Marissa Alexander Released From Prison Just Before Thanksgiving!

Last night, around 10:30 p.m. Marissa Alexander was granted a pretrial release with special conditions, according to the Duval County Clerk of Court. Her bond was set at $200,009 total for three separate charges. A statement released Thanksgiving morning by the Free Marissa Now Mobilization Campaign read as follows: “Words cannot express the relief and joy of everyone […]

Mumia Abu Jamal On ‘Those Who Have No Reason To Celebrate Thanksgiving’
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Mumia Abu Jamal On ‘Those Who Have No Reason To Celebrate Thanksgiving’

Words of wisdom from Mumia Abu Jamal on the occasion of Thanksgiving… Amongst his words, Mumia quoted the immortal speech by Powhatan, as recorded by John Smith, 1609: Why will you take by force what you may obtain by love? Why will you destroy us who supply you with food? What can you get by […]

When the ‘Pilgrims’ Ate Human Flesh On Thanksgiving
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When the ‘Pilgrims’ Ate Human Flesh On Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving means many things to many people. To the average American, it is a time of giving thanks for what we have. A time of watching football, getting ready to spend obscene amounts of money on Black Friday “sales”: camping out for a new television set that we didn’t need. To Native Americans it is […]

‘Christian American Patriots Militia’ Leader Threatens To Kill Obama
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‘Christian American Patriots Militia’ Leader Threatens To Kill Obama

The Southern Poverty Law Center says that the Secret Service is investigating an apparent threat to the life of president Barack Obama made by the leader of the Christian American Patriots Militia. While the Secret Service clarified that “That’s not something we openly discuss,” screen captures show some of the comments captured from Everest Wilhelmsen. “We now have […]

Conservative Commentator Calls Obama ‘Grown Up Trayvon’
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Conservative Commentator Calls Obama ‘Grown Up Trayvon’

  So much for that “post-racial” America that so many imagined. In the latest of overtly racist attacks on Obama, conservative commentator and author Dinesh D’Souza “tweeted” that President Barack Obama is a “Grown-Up Trayvon.” “I am thankful this week when I remember that America is big enough and great enough to survive Grown-Up Trayvon […]

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