Sunday, January 31, 2010

Haitians being forced into slave labor?

I have gotten several disturbing reports that Haitians are being transported off Haiti to other nations to be used as a slave labor. One email I got from a relief worker specifies that a container ship arrived at Port-au-Prince last week and took on board about 7,000 Haitians and sailed off. No one knows where this ship went. We ask the Obama administration to investigate this.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

"The Haitian Tragedy and Mainstream Media Response"

By Kiilu Nyasha

I cannot remain silent in the face of so much racism and disinformation streaming over the mainstream media regarding the ongoing Haitian tragedy.

This 7.0 major earthquake of January 12 and its aftershocks have left in its wake a state of emergency unlike any of us has witnessed in our lifetime -- just 700 miles from our East coast shores.

Time is of the essence, yet the international response has been painfully, tragically slow. Would this pace of rescue -- where every minute counts in digging people out of the wreckage been the case if the earthquake victims were European?

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Sunday, January 03, 2010

Monumental Statue Of Black Egyptian Pharaoh Found

The Pharaoh Taharqa

Archaeologists have discovered a monumental statue of an ancient black Egyptian pharaoh of the Nubian 25th Dynasty in Dangeil, Sudan, about 350 kilometres northeast of the capital, Khartoum. Link to article