Busy at Work on New Book, Will Be Back Soon…

Currently working on my 3rd book of poetry and fourth book overall.

Will be off social media and blogging for a while.

But I will return in September with an Amazing book of poetry, essays and pictures addressing our current political and social climate.

See you later, my friends……

8 DISTURBING THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT BEING BLACK IN MODERN DAY EGYPT!

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1. Black Egyptians experience racism daily: the black community in Egypt are deemed “inferior minorities”, subjecting them to varying degrees of racial discrimination and degrading treatment.

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2. Racial discrimination is not criminalized in Egypt : very little is done to take a legal stance against the discrimination that the black Egyptians are subject to on a daily basis.

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3. RACIAL slurs are commonly directed towards black people in public places : the terms ” Chocalata” and “Samara” are often used to refer to those of the black community in Egypt. The word “Zarboon” meaning slave is also used to refer to black people in Egypt.

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4. Black women are often treated as if they are promiscuous : Black Egyptian women are often treated as inferior concubines. In fact, a 2013 government survey determined that 99.3 percent of Egyptian women have been sexually assaulted at one time or another.

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5. Colorism is openly practiced and for the most part, upheld : the degree of racism that black people in Egypt are exposed to often depends on how dark their skin is.

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6. Black Egyptians are often subject to police brutality : black Egyptians receive very little protection from police.

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7. Egyptians media portrays Black people as inferior : Black people in cinema and other media has often historically been either marginal or racist.

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8. Black refugees are second-class citizens : according to a 2013 article released by Al Jezeera, “non-arab”, or black , refugees are forced to overcome very serious problems.

FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION USE LINK BELOW :

http://atlantablackstar.com/2015/10/16/8-disturbing-things-know-black-modern-day-egypt/?utm_content=buffer7d810&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

RADICAL WHITE SUPREMACY, MORE DANGEROUS TO AMERICANS THAN ISLAMIC TERRORISM! ( ARTICLE )

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BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE

Contrary to popular belief in  the United States , the biggest terrorist threat to the safety of the American people, is not islamic extremists like Al Qaeda , ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) or even the dangerous drug cartels of Mexico and Latin America.

The biggest threat to the American public, is and has always been systematic white supremacy and their terrorist militias.

According to The New York Times, approximately twice as many people have been killed by white supremacists and other non-Muslim extremists, than by muslim extremists, since September 11, 2001.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION USE LINK :

http://news.yahoo.com/statistics-show-white-supremacy-bigger-004327404.html?soc_src=mediacontentsharebuttons&soc_trk=fb

CALIFORNIA’S GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN SIGNS ANTI-PROFILING BILL! (ARTICLE )

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BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE

According to CBS SF BAY AREA, the governor of California, Jerry Brown last week, signed legislation, changing the definition of racial profiling, in the state.

This will require local police departments to collect demographic on the people they stop.

Over half a dozen states have passed similar legislation, since the shooting and killing of Michael Brown, by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson last year.

People who support the legislation, say the $9 million annual cost of the program, could help save police departments millions more in expensive settlements, when people are unlawfully killed by law enforcement officers.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION USE LINK :

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2015/10/03/governor-brown-signs-anti-racial-profiling-bill/