Daily Archives: August 17, 2016

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American Police Practices Based on Slave Patrols

…act not corruptly, making mischief in the land. – Al-Baqarah 2:60

By Ilia Rashad Muhammad

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With the issue of police brutality showing its ugly face in the U.S. (especially toward the Black community), it should not be surprising to know that America’s policing systems were not originally established to protect Black people. Police brutality against its darker inhabitants has remained an integral part of America’s law enforcement. A brief study of the U.S.’s police history gives practical understanding of the systemic hatred, torture, and killing of Black people. Continue reading

An eroding, thawing Alaskan town to decide whether to relocate due to global warming


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Residents of the Alaskan village of Shishmaref, perched precariously on an island in the Chukchi Sea, are voting today on whether to relocate due to global warming-related erosion. The island is located about five miles from the Alaskan mainland. Continue reading

Superstar Taylor Swift Makes a 1 Million Dollar Donation to Help Louisiana Flood Relief



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Taylor Swift announced on Tuesday that she will be donating 1 million dollars to help flood relief in Louisiana. “The fact that so many people in Louisiana have been forced out of their own homes this week is heartbreaking.” she said in a statement to the AP. To read more click here.