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The Lunar Visitor periodical was first published in 1852 in San Francisco, California by a formerly enslaved preacher, John Jamison (J.J.) Moore of the AME Zion Church (denomination)- church home of Harriet Tubman, the Paul Robeson Family, Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, and other abolitionists.
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Payton Gendron, an 18-year-old white male, savagely murdered 10 people and wounded others in Buffalo, NY in a premeditated fashion. Gendron was Inspired by a 'replacement theory' which alleges that Caucasian whites are losing power to non- white groups through a decrease in white birth rates and an increase in non-white birth rates.
After Payton Gendron's racially motivated massacre, he was taken into custody alive.
June 5th marked 100 days of war since Russia invaded Ukraine. According to Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Russia currently controls 20% of the country. The blood war has drawn in the Nations of the world as sanctions and other methods have been used as an intervention.
The global economy was already facing uncertainty from the covid 19 pandemic, supply chain disruptions, and rising gas prices. This war has only furthered the possibility of a global recessions and increases the likelihood of global food shortages.
Walmart recently advertised a “Celebration Edition: Juneteenth Ice Cream,” under its Great Value label. Social media and African Americans rallied against the retailer for their blatant disrespect and profiteering behavior. Walmart eventually pulled the ice cream from their shelves.
“At 47.8 million strong and a buying power that’s on par with many countries’ gross domestic products, African Americans continue to outpace spending nationally,” said Cheryl Grace, Nielsen’s Senior Vice President
The 2020 covid pandemic negatively affected the economies of the world - some worse than others. Due to globalization, the pandemic was followed by global supply chain disruptions, rising oil prices, and inflation. The invasion of Ukraine by Russian only added to the already fear stricken stocks and bond market. Analysts and economist worldwide warn of the possibility of a global recession.
"At a January 17 event marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said, “From Reconstruction, to Jim Crow, to the present day, our economy has never worked fairly for Black Americans—or, really, for any American of color.” Yellen’s remarks were an acknowledgement that U.S. policymakers have established racially tilted rules for the economy, prohibiting intergenerational wealth transfers among Black Americans, among many other harms."
The Covid pandemic played a heavy toll on the African American community. The state of health of the community came into a new light, as the virus was much worse for those with compromised immune system. If that wasn't enough, we are now facing rising inflation and consumer prices, a new war in Europe, and supply chain disruptions affecting price and supply.
“In other words, they’re witnessing a lot of material that might be negative,” Stevens says. “But if 80 percent of youth don’t share this type of information—salacious posts about sex or problematic drug or alcohol use—if they’re not sharing it but seeing it, does it change their perceptions of what is normative? I think it does. I think it’s making them feel like more people are sexually risky, that more are taking and selling drugs, that where they live is unsafe.”
Moguldom.com reports- President Joe Biden has authorized a $350 million defense aid package for Ukraine for a total of more than $1 billion in assistance committed in the last year, and now he wants Congress to approve $6.4 billion more in new aid. The funds to aid Ukraine against its invading neighbor Russia, have many Black people on Twitter wondering why the U.S. hasn’t funded reparations
Younger populations and robust technology infrastructure is giving emerging market countries a potential competitive advantage
"Reports of unidentified flying objects – now called unexplained aerial phenomena or UAPs by the military – have been increasing, said Bray. He cited improved sensors, an increase in drones and other non-military unmanned aerial systems, and "aerial clutter" such as Mylar balloons as causes for the uptick."
Hines, the 98th bishop of the AME Zion Church, died on Monday May 23, 2022. She was the sole female bishop of the historically Black denomination that dates to 1796.
A Columbus Ohio couple keep the works of Noble Drew Ali and the Moorish Divine and National Movement alive in Ohio. As Co-Chairs of Moslem Mission 30, Bro. Lloyd Douglas EL and Sis. Drewcilla Velez-Douglas EL remain consistent. In their missionary work they urge those who know that their spiritual, social, intellectual and economic condition can be better to join the Moorish Scient Temple of America, to proclaim their Nationality as Moorish American, and adhere to the Divine and National Principles Love, Truth, Peace, Freedom & Justice.
"We Israelites see ourselves as both Biblical Israelites as well as African Americans who suffered through the Middle Passage and slavery in America, as well as other parts of the Western Hemisphere".
" In many respects, we are just like the ancient Israelites, who wanted freedom, but they wanted to remain Egyptians. I believe it is time for the Israelite community to seriously consider what Rabbi Arnold Josiah Ford did in his time, migrate to the Mother Land, to Africa. I don’t believe that we all should leave at this time, but rather send our scouts to different corners of Africa to see if the land is good and if so, let us consider setting up outposts on the continent."
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