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WHAT CAN YOU SAY ABOUT A SYSTEM LIKE THIS? #1 & 2

May 15, 2013—A judge in New York throws out the charges against a cop who gunned down 18-year-old Ramarley Graham in his own home while his grandmother and six-year-old brother look on in horror. The judge found that prosecutors had erred in their instructions to the grand jury that issued the indictment against this killer cop.

June 18, 2013—A mistrial is declared in the case of the Detroit cop who killed seven-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones. Despi

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NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) AND BROOKLYN COMMUNITY PILOT NEW PROGRAM TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE IN PARKS

~ 7-day event dubbed "Hold the Ball" to debut in Potomac Park, Bed-Stuy, August 7-14; Supports youth with peace and empowerment programming ~

In an effort to deter gang activity and empower against gun violence occurring in parks across Brooklyn, residents are teaming up with the National Action Network (NAN) to pilot a new anti-violence program.

Alongside ongoing basketball games, this weeklong

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3828547837?profile=originalIn a recent article I called for economic sanctions against Florida to compel business and political leaders in that state to change the “Stand Your Ground Law” which provided the basis for the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the murder of Trayvon Martin. There are times when there is a convergence of ideas, a meeting of minds, such that a particular strategy has the potential to galvanize a movement to achieve a major victory. It appears that such a convergence of ideas has occurred around a

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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

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3828547917?profile=originalInstitute 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

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Photo: "I pledge allegiance to my own Black self-respect and to the respect of all other Black and shades of Black people on planet earth; all of whom are victims of the system of racism white supremacy and I pledge to use all my life energy, intelligence and creativity, in all areas of people activity, to eliminate the global system of racism white supremacy on planet earth and to replace it with justice; so that there can be peace. So help me God." Francis Cress Welsing

 
 

Terrell Gausha

*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

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Free Marissa Alexander!

http://www.change.org/petitions/free-marissa-alexander

http://www.change.org/petitions/free-marissa-alexander
(Paraphrased from Marissa's Letter)http://www.justiceformarissa.blogspot.com
Marissa Alexander is a mother of three children (twins plus one), and is presently incarcerated at the Pretrial Detention Facility in Jacksonville, Florida which is located in Duval county. She currently awaits sentencing because she wanted to save her own life. Marissa was convicted by a jury of 6 on 3 counts of

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Boycott Florida!

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

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Trayvon Martin and Other Travesties

“SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges late Saturday night in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.”

Last Friday I was in the town Post Office, one of the clerks asked me if I thought Zimmerman was going to be convicted. I told her no. She appeared shocked and asked me why I tho

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Our assignment will move us from one battle to another.  Adversity is inevitable our enemy observes all progress. God will mentor us in warfare. The scriptures says “He trains my hands for battle; he strengthens my arm to draw a bronze bow.” Psalm 18; 34 “Praise the Lord, who is my rock. He trains my hands for war and gives my fingers skill for battle.” Psalm 144:1.

A warrior only uses the weapons that never failed him. David rejects the weapons of other while fighting Goliath.

A warrior refuses t

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Mark S. Allen, Veteran Black Activist
Chairman Of The Board
Black Wall Street Chicago Organization
Chief of Staff To National Chairman Rev. Michael Carter
National Black Wall Street USA
4655 South King Drive, Suite 203
Chicago, Illinois 60653
773-392-0165
markallen@blackwallstreet.org

Mark S. Allen recently included in the 2012 Edition of Who's Who In Black Chicago as "one of Chicago's Most Influential Voices In The Black Community

Zimmerman's Lawyers Right To Drop Him As Client, but it shows Zimmerman Ca
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Mark S. Allen
Chairman Of The Board
Black Wall Street Chicago Organization
Chief of Staff To National Chairman Rev. Michael Carter
National Black Wall Street USA
4655 South King Drive, Suite 203
Chicago, Illinois 60653
773-392-0165
markallen@blackwallstreet.org

Mark S. Allen recently included in the 2012 Edition of Who's Who In Black Chicago as "one of Chicago's Most Influential Voices In The Black Community

National Black Wall Street Leader Says "The Real" George Zimmerman Website Missing One Key Major P

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