Tag Archives: slavery

  • Jimmy Cliff Backs Push for Europe to Pay Slavery Reparations to Caribbean Countries

    Mar 13, 14 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff has backed calls for European nations to pay reparations to Caribbean countries targeted by the slave trade. The issue made headlines this week after leaders of 15 Caribbean nations issued a demand for official apologies and compensation from countries including Britain and France for their part in the barbaric practice. Cliff, […]

  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Why America Refuses to Face Up to its Slave Past

    Mar 8, 14 by EurPublisher 5 Comments

    *This news item shocked some. Two unnamed Academy members said they picked “12 Years a Slave” as their choice for best picture of the year. It subsequently got the award. The shock, though, was that the unnamed members candidly admitted that they did not see the film. They minced no words why. It was just […]

  • THE (01-31-14) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Jan 31, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE Always be smarter than the people who hire […]

  • Lupita Nyong’o Slept in her Prosthetic Scars for ’12 Years a Slave’

    Jan 13, 14 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *“12 Years a Slave” actress Lupita Nyong’o had to cover her body with plastic welts to portray  Patsey, a slave who is viciously beaten and raped during the Golden Globe winning film. The actress tells Britain’s Telegraph magazine that she actually slept in the prosthetics stuck to her skin in an attempt to understand her […]

  • Sarah Palin Praises Media for Martin Bashir Coverage

    Dec 5, 13 by EURpublisher02 4 Comments

    *Sarah Palin, who famously refers to news organizations other than Fox News as the “lamestream media,” is now praising some of those media organizations for its coverage of the controversial comments aimed at her by MSNBC’s Martin Bashir. Bashir quit the network Wednesday in the wake of his comments, which suggested the former Alaska governor […]

  • Martin Bashir Leaves MSNBC; Will Joy Reid Fill the Slot?

    Dec 4, 13 by EURpublisher02 10 Comments

    *Martin Bashir has resigned from MSNBC in the wake of his controversial comments about Sarah Palin, he announced in an email posted by Mediaite on Wednesday. “Upon further reflection, and after meeting with the president of MSNBC, I have tendered my resignation,” the email read. “It is my sincere hope that all of my colleagues, […]