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The Police Accountability Task Force Report (PATF) is not a report on racism in the Chicago Police Department. The PATF Report is a report on terrorism by Chicago police and the shelter they are being given by the mayor and the Fraternal Order of Police.
The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) embodied the “pinnacle” of what Kathleen Neal Cleaver wanted to do and their former headquarters at 360 Nelson Street in Atlanta is now a vacant lot.
The Over Glorification of Afrika Bambaataa: Among all the shame and disgrace that Bambaataa has earned for himself, there are the passionate reactions of the public whose shock is compounded by the mythic narrative of Afrika Bambaataa being, “The Father of Hip Hop.” Let me correct that very bluntly: That is pure bullshit.
Inside the Mind of a Cult Leader: Hop Legend and Pioneer Afrika Bambaataa is facing a litany of child molestation allegations said to have taken place over the course of nearly five decades. The story broke when east coast broadcast journalist Troi Torrain, known as Star, was contacted by Ronald Savage, 50, who alleges an adult Bambaataa molested him when he was in the ninth grade.
At approximately 2:05 pm on Thursday, June 8, 2017, Grandmaster T.C. Izlam was found unresponsive with a single gun shot wound to the chest on an Atlanta sidewalk. Preliminary police reports say that T.C. Izlam was accosted by two men and subsequently shot by one of them. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at Grady Hospital five miles away.