Local Black activists and community members with DC Troy Davis are calling for a mass economic boycott in connection with a nationwide "Black Out Our Dollars" campaign to take place from August 1, 2013 until February 26, 2014. The boycott comes on the heels of the "not guilty" verdict of George Zimmerman for the killing of an unarmed 17-year-old Black teenager, Trayvon Martin, in Sanford, Florida. The dates coincide with the start of "Black August" and the day Trayvon Martin was murdered, re
Institute of the Black World (IBW) Calls for Economic Sanctions Against Florida
Group Seeks Justice in Memory of Trayvon Martin
(New York)-The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW), a prominent human rights and racial justice organization, is calling today for the immediate formation of a "National Coalition of Conscience" to declare an economic boycott of Florida as one means of seeking justice for slain Trayvon Martin.
Responding to the travesty of the George Zimmerman verdict, Dr. R
*In protest of the George Zimmerman verdict, former U.S. Olympic boxer Terrell Gausha is vowing to never sport the red, white and blue again, reports TMZ.
Gausha, who boxed in the 2012 London Summer Games, began wearing the American flag on his boxing trunks following his Olympic run. But he tells TMZ he’s done with that now in the wake of Zimmerman’s acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.
“How can I wear my stars and stripes proudly in a country where they make a big deal out of Mike
The (Inter) National
“BOYCOTT FLORIDA CAMPAIGN"
In Memory Of Trayvon Martin and all those who have been affected by the unjust policies of this state.
Help shut the broken Florida system of in-justice down! It’s the only way to deal with a rotten tree….it must be uprooted!
Florida is the top travel destination in the world. The tourism industry has an economic impact of $67 billion on Florida’s economy. It is also estimated that approximately eighty (80) percent of the oranges sold in the co
By Gloria Dulan-Wilson
Actually, that should really be pretty easy to do since there aren't that many of us who watch CNN on the reg anyway. And I suppose that's what they're counting on. The fact that we really don't subscribe to their brand of reporting.
But we need to send a message. Roland Martin was treated unfairly, stupidly and with prejudice by CNN. As an associate and friend of mine used to say that CNN stood for "the continuously negative news." And I totally concur. But they've go
One week ago, the ‘Global Afrikan Congress’ (GAC), the trans-national Pan-Africanist organisation that was founded in Barbados at the 2002 anti-racism conference, launched an international campaign aimed at achieving a world-wide boycott of products manufactured in France, such as French wines and other liquers.
The reasons given by the GAC for this campaign against France, are the continuing refusal of the French authorities to acknowledge their historical debt and to pay ‘Reparations’ to Haiti
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