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  • Dick Gregory and Other Activists Rally to Demand Payment of Claims to BP Oil Spill Victims

    Sep 1, 11 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *Washington, DC –  Three weeks after protesting outside British Petroleum (BP) headquarters in London, Dick Gregory, Art Rocker and a delegation of other leading activists will protest outside the office of Ken Feinberg, administrator of the oil giant’s $20 billion compensation fund for victims of its historic Gulf Coast oil spill. The protest is set […]

  • BP Flubs Again with Oil Sales to Iran

    Oct 5, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *What in the hell is going on over at British Petroleum, affectionately known as BP? First they are responsible for one of the largest disasters in oceanic history with millions of gallons of their oil spilled into the Gulf and now they’re caught secretly making oil sales with Iran. According to the Huffington Post, they could […]

  • Gulf Oil Spill Leaves Behind Cancer Causing Agents

    Oct 1, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *From April 20 to July 15, the BP oil spill dumped millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf. The residuals are in the form of massive levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), with some of them containing cancer causing agents or carcinogens. It hasn’t been completely confirmed whether the agents have been found in the wildlife, but blue crab […]

  • Turner’s Two Cents: Racists Balk, But Money Talks

    Aug 17, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

        *Crime is down in Grand Isle, Louisiana, but residents of that small, predominately white fishing town still feel threatened.  The presence of nearly 1,000 Gulf oil spill cleanup workers – many of them black and Latino – has so unnerved and angered townsfolk that some of them have taken to flying Confederate flags […]

  • Obama to Spend Katrina Anniversary in New Orleans

    Aug 16, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *President Barack Obama will visit New Orleans later this month to mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the White House said Friday, Obama will travel on Aug. 29 to Louisiana’s largest city, and “members of the president’s cabinet who’ve worked to speed recovery and restoration efforts in the region also will be in New […]

  • EUR Film Review: ‘If God is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise’

    Aug 8, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Arts and Entertainment Task Force, screening of a 90 minutes version of director Spike Lee’s new HBO documentary, “If God Is Willing And Da Creek Don’t Rise,” at Horton Plaza in downtown San Diego, California was a standing room only event. The complete HBO film is set to […]