Africa deserves better than what Tillerson went to give

Turns out Rex Tillerson’s voyage to Africa was the trip of no return. His tenure as secretary of state is finally ending, but with a whimper. His last hurrah as the top U.S. diplomat came in the form of a half-baked tour to Djibouti, Kenya, Chad, Nigeria and Ethiopia — all key U.S. allies on security and counter-terrorism.

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Report Updates Landmark 1968 Racism Study, Finds More Poverty And Segregation

Amnesty International Finds Human Rights Deteriorating Around The World
Kerner’s continued relevance

Julian E. Zelizer, a history professor at Princeton who has written extensively on the Kerner Commission, said the original report remains germane. “In terms of criminal justice and the way race affects it, I think the findings are so relevant. You could almost take portions of the report, adjust them, obviously, to contemporary times, but they’d still resonate with what we’re dealing with today.”

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White Homeowner Nicknamed ‘George Zimmerman 2.0’ Gets Life In Prison for Murdering Unarmed Black Man

A North Carolina man who warned 911 operators that he was going to kill the “hoodlums” in his neighborhood who had the “devil in them,” was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison on Friday.

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