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The U.S. government poisons Africans in Illinois and Indiana! 


In Chicago, Illinois and East Chicago, Indiana, hundreds of poor working class Africans are being relocated by by the State after alarmingly high levels of lead in soil has been revealed. 

The extent of the lead contamination came as a shock to the African community, due to the dangers of the past presence of a huge former U.S.S. lead smelting plant being kept from the them. 

The African communities of Illinois and Chicago are well aware of the effects of lead poisoning which Flint’s Africans are struggling with. They are also fearful and demanding answers as to why the government did not inform them of the severity of the soil toxicity much sooner.

People gather in Baltimore to demand justice for Korryn Gaines 


Protesters gathered at Baltimore's scenic downtown harbor to protest the execution of Korryn Gaines and the shooting of her young son, Kodi, by Baltimore pigs on August 27, 2016.

The demonstration was led by the People’s Power Assembly which is a mass organization of white leftist Worker’s World Party. Several speakers took to the microphone to demand justice for the murder of Korryn Gaines.

The African People’s Socialist Party (APSP) was at the event to expose the police terror faced by Africans in the U.S. and to deepen the question of Black Community Control of the Police.

No charges filed against cop who shot Charles Kinsey 


Police have once again investigated themselves and found that they have committed no crime. This time, in reference to North Miami cop Jonathon Aledda, who shot an unarmed African, Charles Kinsey, in the leg on July 18th.

Charles was lying on his back with his hands up, begging for the cop not to shoot him when Aledda shot him anyway. Charles, a mental health therapist, was retrieving one of his patients, an autistic man from the middle of the street. The autistic man was sitting in the street playing with a toy truck.

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