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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Thursday, December 26, 2013

In 2013 Black America suffered as White anger and Black fratricide struck, say analysts

Race-related and Black on Black violence marked tragic year for Black America

The year 2013 saw George Zimmerman tried for the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin and the case kept the country riveted. However, when Mr. Zimmerman was found not guilty, a wave of grief and anger swept over Black America. That verdict, along with other brutal killings caused many to believe that it was "open season" on Black people.

A morbid and troubling list of those who had lives cut short under suspicious circumstances, at the hands of police or apparent self-appointed vigilantes marked 2013.

"With the election of President Obama, our first African American president, we're supposed to be reaching a post-racial society but in many ways it seems like civil rights issues and cases have gotten much more difficult," said Atty. Benjamin Crump, who represented the family of Trayvon Martin and now represents the family of Kendrick Johnson and other males killed or hurt under questionable circumstances.  » FULL STORY

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Editorial: What is a Black life worth?
Black suffering in America is not new, but this year seemed to bring an abundance of pain, death and disrespect. Sadly loss of life occurred at the hands of those outside of the Black community and in our assaults on one another. Dying at the hands of our open enemy and the children of those who brought us here to work us to death is not new.
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