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Fred Hampton Jr. continues father’s legacy
When Chicago Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton Sr. was killed during a raid by the Chicago Police Department in 1969, his son was not alive to witness his accomplishments or help fight his battles. Now, nearly 40 years later, Fred Hampton Jr. wages battles and celebrates victories of his own.
A Look Back at the Assassination of Fred Hampton
Osama Connected to 9/11? Not According to the F.B.I.
Pentagon Bills Injured Soldiers $1.2 Million
"It hits you in the gut it's like, 'Thanks for your service, and now you owe us.' "
Feds Drop Bomb on EFF Lawsuit
The federal government intends to invoke the rarely used "State Secrets Privilege" -- the legal equivalent of a nuclear bomb -- in the Electronic Frontier Foundation's class action lawsuit against AT&T that alleges the telecom collaborated with the government's secret spying on American citizens.
Feds Move to Dismiss Domestic Spying Suit
NYC Union boss does half sentence
The union president who was sent to jail for leading an illegal subway and bus strike that crippled the nation's largest mass transit system was released Friday after serving less than half his 10-day sentence.
Texas Teens Won't Face Hate-Crime Charges
Prosecutors say they won't seek hate-crime charges against two white teens accused of brutally beating and sodomizing a 16-year-old Hispanic boy, who was clinging to life after being left for dead. The two attacked the boy after he tried to kiss a 12-year-old girl at an unsupervised house party
Blacks on the Move, Back to the South
Reporter Leoneda Inge of North Carolina Public Radio looks at the growing trend of African-Americans relocating to Southern cities, reversing a decades-long trend. Many say they were lured by jobs, a lower cost of living and Southern hospitality.
Human Rights Groups Warn of Race-Related Attacks in Russia
Earlier this month in St. Petersburg, Russia, a 28-year-old student from Senegal was shot in the back and left to die on the street. Prosecutors say the murder was racially motivated. Human rights groups say around 30 people were killed in attacks like this last year.
April Deadliest This Year for GIs in Iraq
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Bush Rejects Calls for Tax on Oil Profits
Who makes a mint from $70-barrel oil
This week petrol prices broke new records in Britain and the US, creating political fallout for President Bush and pushing UK fuel towards £1 a litre. But who is getting rich? We offer a dollar-by-dollar guide to a $2.4trillion global oil industry.
How dumb does Big Oil think you are?
Debt: Play Now, Pay Later
Eventhough this was a California study, it is certainly applicable wherever you live.
The Colored Mind Doubles: How the Media Uses Blacks to Chastize Blacks
Michelle Martin, who was assigned to beat up on Ms. Mckinney by the producers of" Nightline," spent half the interview on Ms.McKinney's hair even though Ms.McKinney has been outspoken on a number of serious issues. Can you imagine Ms. Martin conducting an interview with Trent Lott, the last person on the planet to use Wild Root Cream Oil, or Joe Biden, and spending half the time on his hair?
“False Flagg” op called Rosetta Stone of 9/11
Flagg is not a misspelling of flag but the name of a former FBI agent, Warren Flagg who (along with a former federal prosecutor) helped direct the New England investigation of the Sept. 11 attacks. Flagg was nice enough in a Newsday.com piece by Michael Dorman to mention that “one bag found in Boston contained far more than what the commission report cited, including the names of the hijackers, their assignments and their al-Qaida connections.” Gee, what luck!
Two-tiered Internet: Panel paves way for fees
Among others, Google has expressed concern that firms such as AT&T might start charging extra fees on heavy bandwidth users. Bloggers have complained they, too, might end up having to spend money to maintain sites if a two-tiered system is implemented.
Games That Are Better Than Sex
In a last great orgasm before an E3-enforced detumescence, a plethora of games have been released that are like powerful little super-sperm. Play these suckers and you'll be screaming in ecstasy. So turn up the volume: you don't want the neighbors to hear your rapture.
New studies back benefits of organic diet
“Hollow food” contains insufficient nutrition and is suspected in playing a role in the rapid rise in obesity, as people may be eating more to get the nutrition they need
ORANGES AND PINEAPPLE WITH ORANGE-FLOWER WATER AND MINT
The fruit juices blend with the sugar, spices, and orange-flower water to create a lovely syrup.
Still being hunted: an interview with Black Panther Richard Brown
The year 2006 marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party. We have to realize that this is a protracted war and that this is the same government that enslaved us and today either wants to exploit us or destroy us. Check out the words of Black Panther Richard Brown.
Lost Lester Young Jam Session Turns Up
The Library of Congress announced 50 more audio recordings it will preserve... and the discovery of a previously unknown recording by jazzman Lester Young. The piece was recorded in 1940, probably in New York City.
Jazz Hipster Lester Young's Army Days