Rev Martin Luther King Memorial. Washington, DC

 Tributes to the civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. are being held  in the Unites States  nationwide, on Monday January 16, 2017.

The day is being marked by massive march protests over the  state of race relations,  the treatment of minoritiesby law enforcement, and the results of US presidential elections.

The tone was already set by former Bernie Sanders surrogate, Nina Turner, while  addressing a pumped up crowd in front of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

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Dr Ajamu Baraka, Green Party  Jill Stein's Running Mate

US Presidential candidate running under the Green Party banner, Jill Stein, has named her running mate. She picked Ajamu Baraka, a renowned human rights activist and scholar.

A graduate from City University of New York, Dr. Ajamu Baraka has been active in US and international human rights organizations for decades. He is  the founding executive director of the US Human Rights Network and the coordinator of the Black Left Unity Network's Committee on International Affairs. He served on the

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"Bernie of Burst" defiant ahead of DNC Convention in Philadelphia

The embattled US Democratic Party chair, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, says she will resign, following a row over leaked internal email exchanges among Democratic National Committee senior leadership and insiders. The resignation, while threatening the recent efforts to unite the fractured party, appears to boost those supporting Bernie Sanders. The e-mail scandal could not come at the worst moment, ahead of the presidential nominating convention in Philadelphia, starting on July 25, 2016.

The emails leaked by Wilkileaks,  appear to confirm that Democratic party leadership have  tried to undermine Bernie Sanders' campaign in favor of his rival,

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