The NYPD’s Long History of Targeting Black Immigrants

When George Floyd’s life was brutally ended under the knee of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, he repeatedly pleaded for his life, uttering the phrase: “I can’t breathe,” a painful déjà vu that hearkens many New Yorkers’ memories back to the death of Eric Garner via police chokehold in Staten Island just under six years ago.
Eric Garner’s killing brought to the national forefront the brutal truth of what New Yorkers had long contended within our neighborhoods and enclaves — that Black and POC communities in New York City were at the mercy of an unchecked police state, in all of its iterations, from the punitive shadow of immigration enforcement to the coded criminalization of Black neighborhoods in the form of broken windows policing.

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COMMITTEE OF AFRICAN IMMIGRANTS SUPPORT HERB WESSON JR, FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY SUPERVISOR

The Committee of African Friends for Herb Wesson Jr., made of African immigrants from several African countries strongly supports the candidacy of Herb Wesson Jr. for Los Angeles County Supervisor.

As stakeholders in African business and the immigrant community in Southern California, we are rallying efforts to support the current President of Los Angeles City, Herb Wesson Jr, in his 2020 candidacy for the office of Los Angeles County 2nd District Board of Supervisor.

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Youtube video: “Black lives matter is not a joke, Pamela Anchang’s response to Breitbart News and Nestride Yumga…” Reaction from Viewer

“Black lives matter is not a joke, Pamela Anchang’s response to Breitbart News and Nestride Yumga…” Reaction from Dr. Marie Fongwa

As you rightly referred to, unconscious racial bias is found everywhere including healthcare settings, stores, streets, etc. That hidden part of a person is clear through observable actions. How people feel inside can be measured in how they conduct the activities of their lives, say what they say and or do what they do and how they do them.

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Immigrant media guru struggles with Kikuyu vernacular African media in the diaspora

Immigrant media guru struggles with Kikuyu vernacular African media in the diaspora

Attempting to run a vernacular African television station in the diaspora is a challenge. It is a challenge that presents itself as a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. The plethora of issues for a television station using vernacular language are situated around message, identity, and profitability. This is the puzzle that confronts Jeremy Damaris, the owner and operator of Kikuyu Diaspora Television (KDTV).

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President Ali Bongo of Gabon And Family Under Investigation by The U.S. Department of Justice First Lady Inga Bongo Under Subpoena

President Ali Bongo of Gabon And Family Under Investigation by The U.S. Department of Justice. First Lady Inge Bongo Under Subpoena!

The Immigrant Magazine has learned of subpoenas to the Bongo family regarding a current investigation by the United States Attorney, Southern District of New York. Ali Ondimba Bongo became President of Gabon after the death of his father, Omar Bongo in 2009 after a 42year rule. Sources tell us that the current first lady Sylvia Bongo, wife of Ali Bongo is also under investigation due to her current influence in running the country as a result of her husband’s recently reported ailing health issues.

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Tiffany Haddish, Eddie Griffin Honored at City Hall during Black History Month Celebration

Tiffany Haddish, Eddie Griffin Honored at City Hall during Black History Month Celebration

Black comedians including Tiffany Haddish, Eddie Griffin, Kim Whitley, Paul Mooney, Darryl, Dwayne Mooney, and pioneer black comedy promoter Michael Williams were recognized by Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson, Jr., Councilmember Curren Price, and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson at Tuesday’s City Council Meeting, followed by a tour of the Stand UP Bridge Exhibit.

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“MY FATHER BELIZE” FILM TO PREMIERE AT HOLLYSHORTS

“MY FATHER BELIZE” FILM TO PREMIERE AT HOLLYSHORTS

HOLLYWOOD – Son of Oakland Productions, 68th & Star Productions, and Luna Ray Films are set to world premiere a new short film, My Father Belize, at the HollyShorts Film Festival in Hollywood California. Leon Lozano (Something Is Killing Tate) directed the film, which shot on location in Belize Central America, featuring a majority Belizean cast and crew.

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