Tag: syria

Black man killed in Syria fighting for Islamic militants

Black man killed in Syria fighting for Islamic militants

| September 10, 2014

By Frederick H. Lowe Special to the NNPA News Staff from The NorthStar News & Analysis Douglas McAuthur McCain, a black man from the Minneapolis, Minn. area, was killed in Syria, fighting for ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq, the White House has confirmed. Caitlin Hayden, a spokesperson for the National Security Council, announced […]

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Racism aimed at Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Racism aimed at Syrian refugees in Lebanon

| April 14, 2014

The U.S. isn’t the only place infected with the virus of racism. Racists come in all sizes and colors and in many places. Anti-Syrian hostility in Lebanon spawns social media backlash By Faisal Irshaid BBC Monitoring Lebanese activist: “If my country can’t be self-sufficient, the fault lies with the authorities. It shouldn’t blame its failures […]

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If I were you… Obama and the potential attack on Syria

| September 12, 2013

Let’s Do Better by Brenda Robinson A wise man, a personal friend, made a truthful analogy. He said, “when a person makes the statement, ‘If I were you, I would have done so and so,’ that message has no validity.” This wise man responds to such a statement with, “No, if you were me, you […]

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