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Omowale Kefing

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AAPDEP purchases 5th Ward Community Garden property through victorious SOILdarity campaign that raised over $10K

HOUSTON—Organizers of the All African People’s Development and Empowerment Project (AAPDEP) were informed by the landowners of the piece of land where the AAPDEP 5th Ward Community Garden sits of their need to sell the property in April 2017.

Malcolm X in the 21st Century

Many have wondered out loud, “What would El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) be doing at 92 years of age?” Our Black Shining Prince was born on May 19th, 1925 and joined the ancestors on February 21, 1925. Before his passing, Africans in Nigeria gave him the name Omowale. In Yoruba it means “child has come home.”

Trump aligns with Obama’s agenda in bombing Syria!

Donald Trump, the billionaire U.S. president, who during his campaign said that regime change in Syria would not be his top priority and called for cooperation with Russia to fight ISIS/AL Qaida and associated “Islamist Jihadists” groups, stunned the world by launching an unprovoked attack of 59 tomahawk missiles against Syria’s Shayrat military air base in April 2017.

RADICAL TIMES! RADICAL SOLUTIONS! Unity through Reparations!

I have seen my fair share of sell-out politicians try to sell their lies to the black community to get our votes. So when two honest and committed comrades who I know and have worked with for years told me they were entering the electoral arena, I was ecstatic.

Muhammad Ali: A man of the times!

HOUSTON—“Cassius Clay is a slave name. I didn’t choose it and I don’t want it. I am Muhammad Ali––a free black name.”

These are the words of the great Muhammad Ali following his super upset victory over Sonny Liston in Miami Beach, Florida on February 25, 1964. On that day Ali also declared, “I am the Greatest!”

This great son of Africa passed away on June 3, 2016 following a 30-year bout with a form of Parkinson’s Disease. Ali was 74 years old. Funeral services will be in his birth place of Louisville, Kentucky on Friday June 10.

Cover-up in Texas: Still no justice for Sandra Bland

HOUSTON-In the same federal courthouse where Muhammad Ali was convicted for draft evasion in June of 1967, a wrongful death suit was initiated on December 17, 2015 by attorneys representing the family of Sandra Bland.

Police terror against African youth in McKinney, TX! kefing test

June is a hot summer month with an average of 90 degree weather in McKinney, Texas - ideal weather for a pool party and barbecue.

Emmett Till style lynching in Texas: The murder of Alfred Wright

On November 25, 2013, the battered and mutilated black body of 28-year-old Alfred Wright was found by family and friends who were searching in a wooded area of Hemphill, Texas. This adds to the lengthy list of young Africans recently murdered or suspected to have been murdered by either police or white nationalist thugs.

South Africa: ANC government’s cover-up commission on Marikana Massacre reminiscent of apartheid-era commissions

PRETORIA, South Africa — The August 16, 2012 police murders of 34 miners and the wounding of hundreds more at the Lonmin Platinum Mine...

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