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20-year-old Jewish man stabbed to death by Islamic terrorists

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A soldier who was waiting for the bus was stabbed to death by 2 Islamists outside the mall in Arad, Israel on Thursday night in what police said was An Islamic terror attack.

Why should you share this? Because the media refuses to report about this in order not to harm the image of Islam.

Islamists justify their violence by quoting verses from the Quran, but Politicians in the West always claim “Islam is a religion of peace”, Every Western country has the right to defend itself.

Radical Muslim terrorists all over the world carry out terror attacks “in the name of Allah”.

They justify their violence by quoting verses from the Quran.
Politicians in the West always claim “Islam is a religion of peace”,

Despite the fact that some Muslims and even former Muslims such as Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Sandra Solomon claim that there are verses in the Quran and the Islamic scriptures that call for violence against infidels that often what leads to the violence and terrorism carried out against infidels by Muslims.

Christians are the world’s most persecuted religious group, according to studies.

Christians and other Non-Muslim minorities throughout the Muslim world are being persecuted for being non-Muslims.

The Christian community in Iraq and Syria was completely annihilated by radical Muslims, anyone who could not escape and refused to convert to Islam was executed.

The Western world ignores the cruel persecution of Christians in the Muslim world.

Where are all the human rights organizations of the UN? Where are all human rights organizations in the West?

Please pray for the Christian minorities in the Muslim world.

Liberals and leftists in the West use the made up term “Islamophobia” to portray anyone who criticizes Islam as a “racist”.

They ignore the fact that Islam is an ideology that has nothing to do with race.

There is an attempt in the West to impose a sharia-blasphemy law to criminalize criticism of Islam.
It started when Saudi Arabia and Muslim countries tried to pass a UN resolution to force Western states to criminalize criticism of Islam.

The Parliament in Canada passed “Motion M-103” to condemn the so-called “Islamophobia (Fear of Islam)” in a preparation for a blasphemy law in Canada.

According to the sharia blasphemy law anyone who criticizes Islam or the Prophet Muhammad should be killed.
Under Sharia blasphemy law in Saudi Arabia and Iran Muslims are executed if they are accused of blasphemy.

In Pakistan, the situation is even worse, radical Muslims use the blasphemy law to persecute the Christian minority.

Is this the law the liberals in the West want to adopt?

If you think Sharia blasphemy law has no place in the West, share this post!

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‘Using Her Name for Clout’: Fans Scold Alexis Skyy’s Boyfriend After He Publicly Takes Credit for Her New Hairdo

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Backlash to Trouble’s response comes days after a video surfaced of him seemingly putting Skyy in a chokehold.

A short Instagram clip posted by the rapper himself, showed the Atlanta native caressing his girlfriend with both hands around her neck. At one point, she seemingly tried to remove herself from his grip, but he wouldn’t let go.

It’s unclear how long Skyy and Trouble have been dating, but according to an old picture posted on his page, they were spotted together around July 16. The “LHHNY” actress publicly announced they were dating on August 3.

Skyy is the ex-girlfriend of singer Fetty Wap, whom she shares 1-year-old daughter Alaiya Grace with.

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‘Damn Sourpuss’: ‘Black Ink Crew’ Fans Slam Puma’s Wife Quani After She Side Eyes His Renewed Friendship with Ceaser

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It seems not everybody is exactly onboard with “Black Ink Crew

(From left) Quani, Ceaser Emanuel and Paul “Puma” Robinson. (Photos: @vh1 screen grabs)

Quani, her husband and Emanuel decided to meet for Emanuel’s 40th birthday party, and, needless to say, she wasn’t here for the two old friends reuniting.

“I don’t know why Puma came back to your shop. Like, I actually don’t trust you,” she told Emanuel. “He’s promoting your business while he’s not promoting his own business. It seems like it benefiting you more than it’s benefitting him.”

Emanuel explained that he gave Robinson “half” of his shop and that they planned on “taking over Harlem.” His comments were apparently enough to make an already frustrated Quani angrily storm out of his birthday party.

Robinson apologized to his reconnected bestie before following his wife out of the door.

“Black Ink” viewers felt Quani was being melodramatic and slammed her for still holding a grudge Emanuel.

“She’s always been a damn sourpuss lol always miserable 😩 but I am happy puma and ceaser are friends again”

“Quani gets on my f-cking nerves bruh!! Like she one of the most extra mfkas I know. Girl get tf over it already their beef was like 5 years ago!”

“Quani keeping her storyline. Im over it. She is drama she hate Cesar but still eating off of his show.🤡 girl it was hella long ago let it go.”

Others felt indifferent.

“I don’t think she’s Trippin. I would never be cool with someone who I thought, got a female to come fight me. Her feelings are valid 💪🏽”

“Love Quani Ceas is fake so I understand her point”

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‘Whew, Chile’: Former ‘LHH’ Star Hazel-E and Her Boyfriend Allegedly Throw Hands With Day 26’s Willie Taylor and His Wife Amid Filming of ‘Marriage Boot Camp’

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Last year, the “Actin Up” rapper appeared on “Iyanla: Fix My Life” to apologize for the hurtful post she wrote, but social media still hasn’t forgiven her.

As for “MBC”, no details about the premiere date or cast have been released. Joseline Hernandez, a close friend of Hazel-E, and her boyfriend DJ Balistic Beats are rumored to be on there.

A few social media users have added their input regarding the Hazel and Denyce showdown:

“Wheeeewww Chile the ghetto and I’m ready for it 😂”

“🙄 Hazel e say anything about color cuz she KNOWS it’s an attention grabber and people will fight and act a fool over it”

“Thats What Her Nosey Pale Ass Get 💯👏🏾 I hope Shanda dragged her!”

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Black Louisiana Judge Issues Sentence to Three Alton Sterling Protesters for Blocking Highway

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Even though a Black Baton Rouge judge convicted three Black protesters who blocked a Louisiana highway in a protest following Alton Sterling

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figcaption>From left: Krystal Sonia, Deon Fountain, Kiara Jones. (Photos by The Advocate)

State District Judge Bonnie Jackson found Krystal Sonia, Deon Fountain and Kiara Jones guilty by of simple obstruction (Photo: Bonnie Jackson’s Facebook page)

The judge said she respects Jones’ passion but that dialogue is the key to resolving disputes, the newspaper reported.

“What is anger changing?” Jackson asked. “Nothing. Absolutely nothing.”

Jones was acquitted of the battery charge involving the spitting allegation, and Fountain, who was also charged with resisting an officer, was found not guilty of that charge.

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‘Built Different’: Fans Drool Over Angela Simmons’ Natural Curves in Sexy Attire

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Before her fitness and health journey, Simmons had an apparently overweight body in her teen years. Her exercise regime is a part of her daily routine which consists of several upper and lower body exercises.

“Before I got pregnant I was really into health a lot,” the 31-year-old mother explained to E News in a May 2018 interview. “Just juicing, green tea, working out, cardio and all of that.”

The mother of one said her fitness routine was even implemented throughout her pregnancy in 2016 with her now 2-year-old son Sutton Joseph Tennyson. She also battled with weight fluctuation a few months after giving birth, adding that it was a struggle to exercise some days.

“I have to constantly find my inner strength in me to work for what I want,” she said via Instagram in August 2017. “I have watched my body go up and down in weight. I gained in different areas .. it’s such a different battle after child bearing. Weight doesn’t drop as quick . It takes true dedication and strength to lose it !!”

Simmons shared 2-year-old SJ with ex-fiancé Sutton Tennyson, who was tragically shot and killed last November.

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‘It’s Not Even a Question Anymore’: Spike Lee Speaks on Donald Trump Being a White Supremacist

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Spike Lee said he’s baffled as to why people still wonder if Donald Trump is a white supremacist. (Photos: Nicky J Sims/Getty Images Entertainment via Getty Images, Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Entertainment via Getty Images)

The 62-year-old filmmaker then brought up August 2017’s “Unite the Right” rally, organized by white supremacists, where burning torches were carried and chants like the Nazi slogan “blood and soil” were yelled.

James Alex Fields Jr., a self-proclaimed white supremacist, purposely drove his car into a crowd at the rally and killed a woman named Heather Heyer and injured many others, a crime for which he was sentenced to life in prison.

Additionally, a Black man named DeAndre Harris was beaten by a group of white men as well, who struck him with poles as he laid helpless on the ground. Last year two of the men, Jacob Scott Goodwin and Alex Michael Ramos, were sentenced to eight and six years, respectively.

Trump later said there were “very fine people on both sides” of the rally, which he still receives heavy criticism for.

“And then Charlottesville, we have marching, the KKK, the alt-right, Neo-Nazis and he can’t make a decision between what’s right and wrong. What’s love and hate,” Lee told Cooper. “He’s going to be on the wrong side of history and that’s going to be the first thing that’s attached to him.”

Lee also said Trump gave white supremacists and similar groups the “dog whistle” to bring their racist ideology to society’s forefront.

He then stated those following Trump will also be on the wrong side of history and suggested the people who’ve endorsed him have a financial incentive to do so.

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New Rule Requires Phoenix Police to Document Every Single Time They Point Guns at Citizens

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The city of Phoenix announced this week a new rule requiring officers to track and document every single instance in which they aim their guns at citizens.

The new changes would also require Phoenix officers to undergo eight hours of mental health training and to wear body cameras while on duty. (George Doyle / Getty Images)

“Our updated record management system now allows us to track these incidents, [and] will allow us to have a real idea of how many times our officers are able to successfully de-escalate an incident and a situation with the potential of deadly force,” Williams said in a statement.

As part of the new changes, Phoenix officers must also complete at least eight hours of mental health training and wear body-worn cameras while on duty, according to Gallego.

The move comes just months after the Phoenix Police Department faced intense scrutiny for their violent treatment of an African-American family suspected of shoplifting. Officers faced allegations of excessive force after videos from the May 27 incident showed police threatening and assaulting 22-year-old Dravon Ames, then pointing their guns at his pregnant girlfriend, Aisha Harper, and their two young children.

The confrontation was reportedly sparked over a toy doll taken from a local Family Dollar store.

Bystander video showed Ames, lying face-down on the ground with his hands cuffed behind his back. An officer then yanks him off the ground before slamming him against a police cruiser.

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Seconds later, the cop sweep-kicks the young man’s leg out from under him, causing him to stumble.

“When I tell you to do something, you f—–g do it!” the officer screams, later threatening  to “fucking put a cap in your fucking head.”

“You’re going to get f——g shot,” the officer tells Ames, who showed no signs of being uncooperative.

Meanwhile, another officer approached the suspect’s vehicle with his gun drawn and orders Harper and her two daughters “to get out of the fucking car.” Recalling the harrowing encounter, the young woman said one of the officers came to their car and started banging on the window with his gun, saying “… he’s going to shoot us in our face. He hasn’t alerted us that we’re being pulled over anything.”

Ames said the officer seemed “trigger happy” and intent on shooting someone that day.

Both Gallego and Williams have apologized to Ames and his girlfriend for the incident — an apology the couple called “a slap in the face.”

Phoenix officials said they hope the new tracking initiative will increase transparency with the public by showing situations that have been de-escalated and gunfire avoided. Not everyone is on board with the idea, however.

Retired Phoenix Police commander Jeff Hynes fears the new rule could cause officers to hesitate during life-or-death encounters.

“If you have an officer take that reflective moment, that pause, it’s going to reduce your numbers, but the other edge of that sword is at what cost?” Hynes told Arizona’s CBS 5.”

He continued: ““If I pull my gun, the administration is going to look at it. The public is going to look at it, and that split second, that pause could mean the difference between somebody being injured or killed or a fellow partner being injured or killed.”

In 2018, Phoenix PD saw a record-breaking 44 police shootings — more than another other U.S. city, according to Huff Post. This year is expected to close with much lowers numbers, as there have only been nine officer-involved shootings through July 16 of 2019, an Arizona Republic database shows.

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‘Yes Natural Hair!’: Tyra Banks’ ‘Real’ Beauty Leaves Fans Mesmerized

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Ever the ambassador for unique beauty, Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks. (Photo: @tyrabanks/Instagram)

“My hair color when I was a lil TyTy. Years later, @kimblehaircare and her team took me back to my baby girl roots. My real hair. My real color (many many many years ago 😉). 👧🏽” the star captioned the August 19 photo.

Fans adored the look, which saw blond and brown-colored s-shaped curls frame Banks’ face as her hair was braided into an up-do of sorts.

“Yeeees Natural hair 🔥🔥🔥😍😍😍😍”

“Oooo please wear you real hair More”

“so much better with your hair this way! Please keep it as long as you can stand to take care of it 😛 <3”

“Tyra! Have you ever thought of going natural? Think about it. You could potentially change the game even more than it has with so much marketing around natural hair. 💜”

“Absolutely beautiful.”

That Banks would show off her beauty in a stripped-down form is not surprising. The model and TV personality has long been an ambassador for girls and women celebrating their individual beauty.

On Instagram, Banks has often espoused messages of body-positivity.

“Girls of all kinds can be beautiful — from the thin, plus-sized, short, very tall, ebony to porcelain-skinned; the quirky, clumsy, shy, outgoing, and all in between,” read a meme the “America’s Next Top Model” executive producer posted to Instagram in March.

And when she initially announced her theme park Modelland earlier this year, she spoke to why she started “ANTM” in the first place.

“I created ‘Top Model’ to expand the definition of beauty based on my own pain of being told no that I couldn’t do something because I’m curvy or I’m black,” she said in February. “My empathy for women in general increased through the experience.”

Banks is also preparing to spread her message in another form. In June, the star announced plans for a docuseries called “Beauty,” which will be available on the new entertainment app Quibi, scheduled to launch in April of 2020.

“Our docuseries aims to expand and redefine the definition of beauty as we know it,” Banks said in a statement. “Challenging why we accept certain beauty parameters and reject others and examining the beliefs behind those judgments.”

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‘Soul Train’ the Musical to Make a Stop On Broadway With Questlove as Executive Producer

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‘Fire Your Stylist!’: Praise for Ciara’s Look Comes to Screeching Halt When Fan Refers to Throwback Look As ‘Dumbest Thing I Have Ever Seen’

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Others jumped in in an attempt to school the apparent troll on the look or otherwise shut them down.

“@reickerman it was an homage to TLC,” one fan replied.

“@reickerman you don’t know nothing, go away,” said another.

“@obodochinenye you don’t know ‘anything’…that hat would probably be the snappiest thing you own! Bet you get a bowl of soup with a hat like that!” the troll hit back to the latter remark.

Ciara has been known to be a risk-taker in the beauty and fashion department. And while the final looks usually have fans singing her praises, she has missed the mark before.

When Ciara debuted a much-shorter hairdo in the form of a pixie cut earlier this summer, fans shunned the look

“Not a good look 😭”

“That’s a No.”

“No! You natural curly hair please 🙏🏽”

“Hoo nooon 🤦🏾‍♀️”

Ciara has previously opened up about her style. And as the mother of two children — 5-year-old Future Zahir Wilburn and 1-year-old Sienna Princess Wilson, whom she shares with husband Russell Wilson — she admitted her style has changed from what it was before kids came in the picture.

“It kind of makes my fashion choices, I think, better because you end up whooping things together and end up discovering something really cool,” she said to People magazine last year of how having less time to herself has transformed her look.

“Oh my gosh, getting ready, I can whoop up a fresh look in like five minutes!” she added, noting she typically lays out her clothes the night before “because you’re like, ‘If I don’t think about this then I really don’t know what may happen.’”

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‘Are You Serious?’: ‘Black Ink Crew’ Fans Shocked After Des Alludes to His Mother Sky Days of Putting Him on Drugs

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Three seasons ago, Days, 34, reunited with her sons Genesis, and Des, after giving them up for adoption in her early teens. She established a tight-knit relationship with Des, whom she kept in contact with after the season ended, but had a hard time connecting with her eldest son.

During the season premiere, Days confessed it’s been hard trying to repair her relationship with her children, saying, “This s–t with these kids be f–king with me and that’s why I be backing up from that s–t. That s–t is different. It’s not no f–king fairytale the way everybody thought it was gone be. … And nobody gets that.”

Fans have offered their sympathy for both Days and Dessalines regarding their relationship.

“Well damn those are some serious accusations but I hope they work it out smh”

“Wow are you serious? I hope Sky I ain’t get him on that weed if so shame on her!”

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Texas Officers on Horseback Who Led Handcuffed Black Man Through Streets by Rope Won’t Face Criminal Probe

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A pair of Texas police officers pictured leading an African-American man down as city street by a rope attached to their horses won’t face a criminal investigation, state authorities announced Friday.

Galveston police officers arrested Donald Neely, 43, on Saturday for criminal trespassing before escorting him through the street by a “line” or rope. (KPRC / video screenshot)

“The first thing that came to my mind was this is 2019 and not 1819,”  said Houston NAACP president James Douglas.

The incident prompted the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Ranger Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety to agree to a third-party investigation into Neely’s arrest. The sheriff’s office is also conducting its own review.

“At the request of the Galveston Police Department, the Texas Rangers conducted an inquiry into this matter, which has since been completed,” Texas DPS spokesperson Lt. Craig Cummings said in statement Friday. “The Rangers subsequently conferred with the Galveston County District Attorney’s Office, which determined that there was nothing that warranted a criminal investigation.”

An attorney for the Neely family said Donald’s sister, Taranette Neely, had no reaction to the Rangers’ decision and is now “awaiting the conclusion of the full investigation.

The man’s relatives say Neely is homeless and suffers from a mental illness. Their attorney told Houston’s KPRC that family members said the appalling photo of Neely’s arrest is the first they’ve seen or heard of their loved one in at least three years.

Galveston Police Chief Vernon L. Hale III apologized to Neely, 43, for the “unnecessary embarrassment” and said officers showed “poor judgment in this instance and could’ve waited for a transport unit at the location of the arrest.”

The Texas man’s family also decried the mistreatment, and are now calling on police to release the body camera footage from the arrest.

“The way the officers treated him, it just ain’t right. … They dehumanized my brother on the streets,” Donald’s brother, Andy Neely said at a press conference Monday, according to ABC News. “Why would they do that after several encounters with him? It was just to humiliate him. No man, no women, black, brown, purple, should be embarrassed the way my brother was.”

Galveston police said they’ve since updated its policy to do away with the controversial technique.

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‘Happy She’s Back’: Joseline Hernandez Reunites With 2-Year-Old Daughter After Custody Battle

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50 Cent Jeers After Posting Video of Wendy Williams Waiting Outside His Pool Party: ‘You Can’t Just Show Up’

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‘Cut From a Different Cloth’: Keyshia Ka’Oir Leaves Fans Gawking With ‘Purple Reign’ Swag

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Ka’Oir’s style isn’t anything less than stellar, and she’s very particular about what goes on her body. She told the Cut during an interview in February 2018 that it’s important for her to “look good in whatever I put on and what makes me happy.”

She and the “So Icy” rapper sport some of the most prestigious clothing brands, including Gucci, Fendi, Dior, Balenciaga, Chanel and many others.

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Bernie Sanders Answers 2016 Critics With Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan

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The proposal states “we must hold our police and sheriff’s departments to a higher standard. And we must end harmful policing practices like racial profiling, stop and frisk, oppressive ‘broken windows’ policing, and the militarization of police forces — all of which actively undermine public safety and community trust in law enforcement.

“Widespread use of excessive force, including deadly shootings of unarmed civilians, undermine the integrity of and public trust in the police,” it continued. “Violence and brutality of any kind, particularly at the hands of the police meant to protect and serve our communities, must not be tolerated.”

As for how Sanders plans to tackle that challenge, one prong of the plan to transform how communities are policed says there will be accountability and robust oversight of law enforcement. That entails breathing new life into the use of probes by the Department of Justice, consent decrees, and federal lawsuits to handle “systemic constitutional violations by police departments;” ensuring the “accountability, strict guidelines and independent oversight for all federal funds used by police departments;” and the ending of nationwide programs that give military equipment to local police departments. Additionally, whenever someone is killed in police custody, a probe by the U.S. Attorney General will be triggered.

In an effort to end the profits corporations make from the criminal justice system, Sanders states he’ll put an end to cash bail through stopping its rare use at the federal level and using incentives to encourage states to end the practice. Sanders also proposes all Americans have access to legal counsel and an end to excessive sentencing and mass incarceration. To do so, Sanders said as president he plans to abolish the death penalty and nix “three strikes” laws, which significantly increases prison sentences for people who have had two or more serious felonies, among other things.

Elsewhere, Sanders wants to begin investing in the community, foster a fair transition after people are released from prison, and make prisons more humane.

Sanders’ criminal justice plan comes nearly one month after fellow Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg announced his plans for how he plans to aid the Black community with changing the criminal justice system.

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10 African countries with the most powerful militaries that kick asses – Face2Face Africa

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To protect the sovereignty of a state, a fully functioning and well-equipped military is imperative. In past times, militaries served as the measure of superiority in most cultures as the basis for a lot of wars all through history. In modern times, Military forces have become increasingly important as facilitators of their government’s foreign policy, taking part in peacekeeping operations, military exercises and humanitarian relief missions.

In a recent study presented by Global Firepower, the most powerful militaries in the world have been listed, taking into consideration “each nation’s potential war-making capability across land, sea and air fought with conventional weapons,” according to their website. The ranking is according to available values on resources, finances, geography and 55 other factors.

A subset of the list ranking African countries in the same fashion has also been made available. As the number of conflicts around the world keeps increasing, these African countries are in a good position to contribute to world peace and also to effectively protect the sovereignty of their countries.

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5 most powerful African passports that open doors to many countries across the world – Face2Face Africa

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There are few things more enjoyable and satisfying than travel and a passport from a country in good standing globally is a very handy thing. It allows its holder to cross borders without going through the stress and bureaucracy that accompanies the visa application. A good passport empowers individuals to essentially embody global citizenship.

Global citizenship and residence advisory firm Henley & Partners use data from the International Air Transport Association to determine how many destinations passport holders in every country can access without first obtaining a visa. The index is updated in real-time throughout the year to reflect visa-policy changes and recently, the firm released its quarterly report on the world’s most desirable passports.

With the world becoming a global village and countries forming alliances and strong relations, travelling is getting easier by the minute. In the report, some African countries are making impressive strides in international relations and it reflects in the rank of the passports. Here is a list of the top 5 African countries with the most powerful passports.

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‘He Would Probably Live on That Show’: Jada Pinkett Smith Believes Tupac Shakur Would’ve Been a Part of ‘Red Table Talk’

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figcaption>Jada Pinkett Smith recently said Tupac Shakur would’ve been the perfect guest and host of her show “Red Table Talk.” (Photos: Jon Kopaloff / Getty Images Entertainment via Getty Images, Steve Granitz / WireImage via Getty Images)

“He would be like, ‘Yo, we gotta talk about this, this week. Did you see what happened? We gotta go to Sweden. Did you see A$AP [Rocky]? They got him all locked up. We got to go,’” added Pinkett Smith.

In fact, the 47-year-old said that Shakur would’ve been so enamored with the show, he’d probably ask for a full-time position as host, and the actress would have happily given it to him.

“I’d probably have to do a ‘Red Table Talk’ specifically for ’Pac,’ Pinkett Smith explained. “I would have done that with him because he would have just been so great for something like that.”

“So maybe we would do the ‘Red Table’ and the Blue Table for him,” she added. “I would probably have created a table for Pac on his own. For sure.”

Shakur was shot on Sept. 7, 1996, on the Las Vegas Strip in a crime that’s still unsolved. He later died less than a week later from those gunshot wounds at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada. He was 25 years old.

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Lawsuit: White School Employees Laugh as Black Boy’s Scalp Colored With Jet-Black Permanent Marker

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Lawsuit: White School Employees Laugh As Black Boy’s Scalp Colored With Jet-Black Permanent Marker

Juelz Trice, 13, was forced to pick between in-school suspension and having the “M” shaved into his fade colored with a permanent marker, attorney Randall Kallinen said. The boy’s family is now suing those they say are responsible. (Photo from lawsuit)

The school is in the Pearland Independent School District, about 20 miles south of Houston in the city of Pearland. The city’s population is about 62 percent white and 16 percent Black, according to U.S. Census records.

The lawsuit filing Atlanta Black Star obtained maintains that Juelz was a track athlete who had never been in trouble when he was accused of breaking the dress code. He chose the marker because he didn’t want to jeopardize his participation on the school’s track team, according to the suit.

Randall Kallinen, the attorney who filed the suit on behalf of Juelz’s parents, named the school district, Barcelona, the discipline clerk Helen Day and teacher Jeanette Peterson in the lawsuit.

Kallinen said Barcelona sent the student to Day’s office and later joined them to witness Day handing Juelz a jet-black Sharpie marker.

When he started coloring his hair, the markings made the design more prominent and Kallinen said at that point Day took over coloring in the child’s scalp.

She only stopped after allegedly asking Peterson, who happened to stop by the office, to pick up where the discipline administrator left off.

All three employees laughed at the child, Kallinen alleged in the lawsuit.

“J.T. was not laughing but very frightened of these three much larger Pearland ISD employees coloring his scalp jet black,” Kallinen said in the lawsuit.

When the employees finished, Juelz was sent to study hall because he had missed Spanish class, Kallinen said.

He called the coloring job, which took many days to scrub off, “highly offensive.”

“There are hardly any African Americans in America with jet black skin and, of course, neither does J.T.” Kallinen said. “It is commonly understood among scholars and the general public that depicting African Americans with jet black skin is a negative racial stereotype.

“During the Jim Crow era slaves were often depicted as happy in their slave existence and with jet black skin as a means to disguise their humanity and imply that they are unlike ‘white’ people.”

In the incident involving Juelz, other students made fun of him and created memes about him, Kallinen said.

“J.T. was immensely humiliated and shamed,” he said.

The attorney also said in the lawsuit that Juelz’s parents weren’t notified of the decision to color their child’s hair and that Day and Barcelona did not inform the child of his right to appeal the decision.

“After several attempts by the parents and their lawyer to resolve the issues with no response, the plaintiffs initiated this instant litigation for training and compensation,” Kallinen said in the lawsuit.

Barcelona was promoted to principal, and the school has since changed its dress code policy, according to the lawsuit.

The current dress code does not address hair designs but states that hair “must be clean, neat and well groomed” and that “distracting colors are not allowed.”

The school district has not yet responded to Atlanta Black Star’s request for comment.

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