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HOW THE MEDIA TREATS MURDER "THE BLACK QUESTION"(PSS..NANCY GRACE,WHERE'S YOUR WOMEN'S RIGHTS ATTITUDE ON THIS ONE?)

How the Media Treat Murder
Why isn’t the story of several missing women in North Carolina getting attention?

By Krista Gesaman | Newsweek Web Exclusive
Oct 21, 2009
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Ten women have been found slain or have been declared missing in Rocky Mount, N.C., in recent years. But the rest of the country hasn’t heard about a possible serial killer stalking the young women in this Southern town of 60,000. The latest victim, Elizabeth Jane Smallwood, was identified on Oct. 12. Why have the Rocky Mount homicides been largely ignored? Continue reading

THIS IS YOUR POST RACIAL AMERICA…THE NEW BEGINNING

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I HEAR A LOT OF STUFF ABOUT A POST RACIAL AMERICA BECAUSE AMERICA HAS FINALLY ELECTED A NON CAUCASIAN TO THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT.AND THEY SAY THIS COULD NOT BE DONE WITHOUT A POST RACIAL AMERICA.MOST ARE NOW ADVOCATING A RETURN TO CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT.
WHAT THIS MEANS IS THAT AMERICA WOULD BE RULED BY THE LETTER OF THE CONSTITUTION.SOUNDS GOOD,AYE?WELL,THAT CONSTITUTION HOLDS NOTHING FOR THE BLACK MAN WHO BUILT THIS NATION OF HIS BACK ,NOR DOES IT HOLDS OUT ANYTHING FOR ANY NON WHITE.THESE ARE THINGS TO THINK ABOUT.
AMERICA WAS FOUNDED IN BLOOD.NEVER EVER FORGET THAT,JUST AS THEY WONT ALLOW YOU TO FORGET THE FALLEN IN THEIR WARS. BETWEEN 100MILLION AND 200MILLION BLACKS DIED IN THE SLAVE TRANSITS AND TRADE. Continue reading

MEDICAL APARTHEID:THE DARK HISTORY OF MEDICAL EXPERIMENTATION ON BLACK AMERICANS FROM COLONIAL TIMES TO THE PRESENT

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January 19, 2007

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

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Medical scholar Harriet Washington joins us to talk about her new book, “Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present.” The book reveals the hidden underbelly of scientific research and the roots of the African American health deficit. It also examines less well-known abuses and looks at unethical practices and mistreatment of blacks that are still taking place in the medical establishment today. [includes rush transcript Continue reading

PRIZED POSSESSIONS:MEDIA POLITICS & MISSING WOMEN

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Prized Possessions: Media Politics and Missing Women

Posted Mon, 10/05/2009 – 23:49 by Sikivu Hutchinson

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missing womenby Sikivu Hutchinson
In a nation of 300 million that’s half-female, only a select group is entitled to rank among the high-profile “missing,” should they disappear. “In the national ‘victim-ocracy,’ small town, suburban and/or university affiliated white women get the most play as valued human interest subjects and cultural possessions.” Skin and class privilege are highly relevant, even if (or especially if) you’ve vanished from sight.