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February 2013

Joe Louis Reliford -- The World's Youngest Professional Baseball Player

Douglas, Georgia- Joe Louis Reliford was nurtured in the Deep South in the late 1940's and 1950's, one of 10 children raised by a single mother. To help his ailing mother, who suffered from arthritis, was a top priority. At age 4, Joe's father died from alcoholism. Frequently, Joe and a childhood pal would observe an all white minor league team from the railroad tracks. Then, suddenly, one day, he courageously crossed the tracks and sought employment. The team was named, the Fitzgerald Pioneers, a farm team for the Kansas City A's, now called the Oakland A's. At age 10, Joe represented the Pioneers, as their official Batboy, earning $68 every week. For two years, Joe traveled with the team, experiencing racial slurs and denied from eating in white restaurants. One scenario caused a walk out by the team at a diner. July 19, 1952, the Pioneers journeyed to Statesboro, Georgia. The Pioneers played the Statesboro Pilots, farm team for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Losing 13-0, in the eighth inning, the Pioneers manage ... Read the rest of entry »

Former Seattle Chief of Police, Norm Stamper, Talks About Chris Dorner, the LAPD and his Book: Breaking Rank

Norm Stamper, former chief of the Seattle Police force, has written a story like no other. Part memoir, part polemic, Stamper exposes the unvarnished truth — both disturbing and inspiring — about policing in America today. His book: Breaking Rank: A Top Cop’s Exposé of the Dark Side of American Policing. Read the rest of entry »

The Christopher Dorner Tragedy and Our Los Angeles Police Department

Today, I'm going to discuss the Christopher Dorner Tragedy, and our Los Angeles Police Department. Open phones at the half hour -- I want to hear your thoughts about the police department.

Journalist and Human Rights Activist, Keith Harmon Snow, Talks about Africa, Imperialism and Genocide

Read Keith Harmon Snow's SPECIAL REPORT: U.S. AGENTS OF COVERT WAR IN AFRICA EXPOSED here: http://www.consciousbeingalliance.com/2012/08/us-agents-of-covert-war-in-africa/ Read the rest of entry »
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