Archive for July, 2010

Media Matters: Sherrod: I'm a Victim of Breitbart, Fox 'Racism' Sherrod: I'm a Victim of Breitbart, Fox 'Racism' by Joe Strupp Original story: http://mediamatters.org/strupp/201007210037 Shirley Sherrod, the former Agriculture Department Georgia Director of Rural Development, says she is a victim. A victim of poor reporting and, as she contends, clear bias and racist coverage from both Andrew Breitbart and Fox News. "When you look at their reporting, this is just another way of seeing that they are (racist)," … Read More

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Why Did We Let Fox & Other Right Wing Outlets Snooker us? Everybody Owes Shirley Sherrod an Apology? Below is the NAACP’s original Statement Regarding Shirley Sherrod head of the Department of Agriculture’s rural development office in Georgia, after being ‘snookered’ into thinking she was a racist based upon a video shown by Fox and other right-wing outlets..Proceeding it is the full video of Ms Sherrod’s remarks.. Her speech was about reconciliation … Read More

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Sights, Sounds & Insights From Yesterday's Pro-Johannes Mehserle Rally So yesterday we had the big show down in Walnut Creek, California.. where supporters of killer cop Johannes Mehserle decided to throw a rally to show support. This is in spite of his involuntary manslaughter conviction, his violent past and the fact that fellow law enforcement officers found his former employer BART was negligent in how they trained officers and how they handled events the night Oscar Grant was killed by Mehserle. Check out the f … Read More

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Official Press Release for the Rally for the Killer Cop Johannes Mehserle in Walnut Creek Wanted to make sure Folks got a better understanding of the ‘spin game’ these folks are attempting play with todays rally for Killer Cop Johannes Mehserle. It’s being couched as a support rally for Law EnforcemenT.. I think Krsita Kreatin who pens the column Revolutionize Yo Block sums it up best I do not find there to be even an inkling of a way to draw parallels between supporting a cop who killed a young man while laying face down and shooting … Read More

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Interview w/ Immortal Technique about Haiti-6 Months Later He Calls It a Police State Haiti marks six months since a massive earthquake shook the already poor nation. Billions of dollars have been donated to help the country rebuild but half a year later, the impoverished island nation still is dire straits. RT spoke to rapper and activist Immortal Technique, who recently spent time in Haiti. He argued that there is no long term vision in Haiti, referring to the nation as a military and police state run by the United States and th … Read More

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Shootout on 580 Freeway: Byron Williams Shows Oakland What 'Outside Agitation' is Really About Here's compelling audio and video from last night's 580 freeway shootout in Oakland. Apparently we had a right wing guy named Byron Christopher Williams who was on parole who was mad the government was pushing through what he considered a left wing agenda. The man had body armor and tons of hardware as he did battle with California Highway patrol in Oa … Read More

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Mumia Abu Jamal Speaks on the Oscar Grant/ Johannes Mehserle Verdict Mumia Abu Jamal weighs in on the Oscar Grant/Johannes Mehserle verdict just as cops and supporters are gearing up to hold a rally for Mehserle in Walnut Creek which is about 25 miles east of San Francisco. Click the link below reflect and weigh in http://www.prisonradio.org/The Mehserle Trial long.mp3 [caption id="attachment_3137" align="alignnone" width="250" caption="Mumia Abu Jamal weighs in on the Oscar Grant/Johannes Mehserle verdict-Click t … Read More

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