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With the sad news of Nelson Mandela’s passing just coming in, we at News Genius present a breakdown of one of his most famous speeches, the one he gave at his inauguration ceremony on May 9, 1994, in Cape Town, South Africa. Take a look at history here. We also have President Obama’s remarks on Madiba’s passing
The Anti-Defamation League requested an apology from Kanye West after remarks he made on radio station Power 105 in late October regarding the status of Jewish people in America.
What did Ye say?
Black people don’t have the same level of connections as Jewish people. Black people don’t have the same connection as oil people.
Imprisoned in 2011 and serving a probably-trumped-up seven-year sentence, former Ukranian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko released this letter urging her political foe, President Viktor Yanukovych to sign the EU Association Agreement. In the midst of the missives, NATO came down hard on the country for beating protesters
December 4, 1969 saw one hero die and another begin his journey.
Fred Hampton, 21-year-old firebrand in the Illinois Black Panthers, was assassinated by the U.S. government while asleep in bed on the morning of December 4. Meanwhile, in Brooklyn, Shawn Carter was born, a coincidence that the rapper would later cast in terms of continuity of the struggle: “Real n****s just multiply.”
Read Fred Hampton’s rousing speech “Power Anyhere There’s a People.”
Luis Suarez does it again vs Norwich, this time he bags four quality goals and an assist. Ladies and Gentlemen we might be witnessing the birth of a genius here.
An aide to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was promptly fired in December 2013 after some long-ago racist tweets were discovered. The account has of course been deleted, but we managed to come up with the goods
"We have entered an era of persistent conflict..."
Military planners have in recent years imagined new, radical scenarios to anticipate in the coming decades. A multi-polar balance of global power, resource wars, “persistent” war with non-state actors, and the quelling of internal rebellions all concern those in charge of maintaining the power of the United States government.
The unstoppable 98 year old activist went on Tavis Smiley’s show this past June and shared her remarkable personal and political history. We give you the inside scoop here
In an annotated excerpt of his book “Without their Permission,” Reddit co-founder Ohanian gives his life lessons in the form of a college graduation speech to the future.