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How Africans Ended Up Being So Expendable
In a short video that Hollywood star, Salma Hayek posted on her Instagram platform, June 4, 2020, she makes an impassioned plea to her brothers and sisters, from Mexico and Latin America, to come around and lend support to the African Americans’ cause.
“To my Latin-American Community,” she started carefully, making cogent of the need to join the Black Lives Matter Movement and speak up against injustice. She, practically, was imploring them to drag themselves from their it’s-not-my-fight attitude, and rise to the occasion.Continue reading The Wars Black People Fight
For little over eighteen minutes, Daily Show’s Trevor Noah weighed in on the deep-seated anger and the whys and wherefores that sparked off the Black Lives Matter protests across the cities of the United States – and even abroad.
Noah, in his monologue, likened this whole conundrum to the game of Dominoes, explaining that while the tipping point of the protracted protests was George Floyd, the 46-year-old black man who was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, by a policeman who knelt on his neck for over 8 minutes, the momentum of the Black Lives Matter Movement feeds off long-lasting frustration of African American people who have suffered long from multiple injustices, including the brutality of the Police.Continue reading Trevor Noah Ponders The Question Of Race Relations In America