RACE RELATIONS BLOG: Thursday, August 25, 2005

Thursday, August 25, 2005

3 dead, millions without power as Hurricane Katrina slams South Florida (story)

HOLLYWOOD, Florida (CNN) -- Hurricane Katrina lumbered ashore Thursday evening with punishing winds and torrential rain in densely populated southeast Florida, leaving at least two people dead and more than 1 million without electricity.

Border Patrol chopper forced down, Illegal immigrants in Arizona threw rocks

(CNN) -- Rock-throwing illegal immigrants near Yuma, Arizona, forced a U.S. Border Patrol helicopter pilot to make an emergency landing this week, the customs agency said.

No one was hurt in the incident, which happened Tuesday while the pilot was helping agents on the ground apprehend 17 people attempting to illegally enter the U.S., spokesman Michael Gramley said. They were on the north side of the All-American Canal, a large irrigation canal that runs from California along the U.S.-Mexico border.

The Status of Negritude today.

Today, one needn't Burn a Book, one merely removes it.
(borrowed in part from rage against the Machine)

The Negro in america counts for 35 Million people, some 12 percent of the Population.
Approximately 1,370,000 abortions occur annually in the U.S. according to the Alan Guttmacher Institute.

Race - 63% of abortion patients are white, however, black women are more than 3 times as likely to have an abortion.

This does not by any means imply that 63% of the White abortion Patients are carrying White fetuses.

Between 1882 and 1968, 3,446 Blacks were lynched in the U.S. That number is surpassed in less than 3 days by abortion.

1,452 African-American children are killed each day by the heinous act of abortion.

3 out of 5 pregnant African-American women will abort their child.

Since 1973 there has been over 13 million Black children killed.

13 Million plus 35 Million who today regard themselves as Black equals some 48 million.

With 1/3 of all abortions performed on Black women, the abortion industry has received over 4,000,000,000 dollars from the Black community.

*Negritude was a term coined by French Black Intellectuals in the 1930s.


SEATTLE - Two soldiers who just returned from a year in Iraq were badly beaten in an attack outside Pioneer Square. But believe it or not, someone caught the beating on videotape. Now, police are asking for your help identifying the suspects.
The graphic videotape shows both victims getting beaten over and over again, and then after one of the victims loses consciousness, a suspect starts stomping on his head.


Colombian senator says cocaine dealers in congress (story)

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian congressmen are not only using cocaine but buying it in the Congress building, a senior Colombian senator said on Wednesday.

I know names of people who distribute cocaine here in Congress," Sen. Edgar Artunduaga told local RCN television.

"There are important officials who distribute and senators and representatives who consume," said Artunduaga, who is deputy speaker of the Senate.