South African Mine Workers March Against Racism "The 320,000-strong National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said members from seven of its regions would march to the South African Chamber of Mines to deliver a letter complaining of racism and low levels of affirmative action, known as Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) in South Africa." Guardian. Republicans Attack Obama as Other Again With only a month left until the general election, McCain’s supporters are stepping up their attacks on Barack Obama. Republicans are questioning the Democratic nominee’s patriotism again and painting him as an outsider, a tactic many argue carries a racial subtext. Bloomberg. Thousands Protest Racism in Italy After a spate of attacks on immigrants in Italy, thousands rallied in Rome to protest the "racism emergency." Telegraph. ICE Terrorizes Elderly Woman By Mistake Olga Savage, a 68 year old woman, had her house raided by ICE early last Tuesday by accident. It appears the immigration agents received bad information because Savage has been an American citizen for 40 years. KGBT. O.J. Simpson Convicted By All-White Jury "The jurors accused of convicting OJ Simpson of armed robbery and kidnapping as ‘payback’ for getting away with murdering his ex-wife have defended themselves, saying he’s just ‘an ordinary man who made a bad decision’." Caller.
OJ Simpson Convicted by All-White Jury; Republicans Escalate Attacks on Obama as Outsider
By The News Oct 06, 2008