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Archive for Politics
One of the men behind the viral web sensation KONY 2012 Jason Russell, the 33- year-old co-founder of the charity Invisible Children, was held in a psychiatric ward after reportedly masturbating and running naked on the streets in the Southern Calfornian city of San Deigo. Below is the video which was originally released by TMZ:
Courtesy of Ondo Lady. The above picture of Tommie Smith and John Carlos giving the Black power salute at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City is enthralling as it powerfully captured a political moment in time. The event was one of the most overtly political statements in the history of the modern Olympic Games.
Courtesy of Redcarpetfashionawards. Solange doesn’t miss a style beat, check her out arriving at the fundraising iniative Runway to Win Launch on Tuesday night at the Theory store in New York City, which was hosted by Vogue’s Editor in Chief and Scarlett Johansson. Solange was accompanied by mama Tina, who was business like as usual in [...]
On Nneka’s third studio album Soul Is Heavy the award winning singer-rapper-songwriter with a markedly unapologetic socio-political consciousness does not shy away from big politics and the local experience within her homeland Nigeria. Nneka belts out & spits lyrics that address universal issues of social injustice, love, God, and pain over a hybrid of hip-hop beats, reggae grooves, [...]
Adding more pressure for Jonathan Goodluck who announced a state of emergency due to the recent Islamist violence. There comes further news that Nigerian authorities have announced plans to scrap fuel subsidies which will likely lead to an increase in petrol prices.
Nigeria enters 2012 under state of emergency, at least 50 people have been killed in the state of Ebonyi, eastern Nigeria. Just when we prayed for better news this year we have been greeted with more conflict and disruption in Nigeria. Apparently, the dispute erupted between the Ezza and Ezilo peoples due to a [...]
Christmas Day, a special day in the year we share with our loved ones to mark the birth of Jesus Christ. Unfortunately, this morning about 32 innocent citizens in Suleja, (outside Abuja) Nigeria were killed in bomb attacks. As Nigerians we’re completely devastated to hear such disturbing news.