PORTLAND PROTESTS LINCOLN, TEDDY ROOSEVELT STATUES TOPPLED … ‘Stop Honoring Racist Colonizer Murderers’

  Portland protesters marked the eve of Columbus Day by toppling 2 statues of American presidents, claiming they represent America’s racist history. The statues were on the route of a march titled, Indigenous People’s Day of Rage. Some of the signs read, “Stop honoring racist colonizer murderers.” A Lewis and Clark mural was also vandalized with red paint. The toppled statues were spraypainted and unceremoniously left on the ground. The words “stolen land” were painted at the base of Lincoln‘s statue. AP The police tweeted shortly after the statues were taken…

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Controlled demolition: Patient X couldn’t get tested for COVID-19 if his life depended on it

by JR Valrey, Black New World Journalists Society The country is in a frenzy behind the coronavirus pandemic, and if you watch television or read news online, you would think that the federal, state and local governments are doing everything possible to curb the spike in infection numbers throughout California, as we approach the 4 million mark and surpass New York as the nation’s hotbed of infection. If California was a country, the state would be fifth in infections and would be following only the U.S., Brazil, India and Russia.…

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Pastor Leon Scoggins: No justice, no peace!

by Pastor Leon Scoggins No justice, no peace! These are the words that are filling streets around the world. This is a cry out from a people who are fed up. They are fed up with Black people being murdered at the hands of white officers with justice nowhere in sight. As a young Black man in America, I am disgusted to think that your skin color can confess your guilt. But what’s even more disgusting is the silence of many church leaders during this time, as people around the…

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The Return Fire Movement :Self Preservation is a human right

by JR Valrey, Black New World Journalists Society “An unarmed people are slaves or are subject to slavery at any given moment” – Huey P. Newton, co-founder and Minister of Defense of the Black Panther Party After a few weeks of rebellions in dozens of cities nationwide in response to the police murders of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Black people, in the Bay Area and beyond, have begun to plan to live in a post-COVID-19 society and a post-2020 rebellion society, which basically translates into…

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