Whistleblower’s Allegations Underscore Mistreatment of Immigrant Women

This article was originally published in The Final Call By Barrington M. Salmon Contributing Writer Dawn Wooten’s allegations about the unsanctioned sterilization of immigrant women being held at US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, has kicked up a hornet’s nest of outrage and at least one Congressional investigation. Ms. WootenContinue reading “Whistleblower’s Allegations Underscore Mistreatment of Immigrant Women”

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Changing America’s way of life? This article was originally published in The Final Call BY BARRINGTON M. SALMON CONTRIBUTING WRITER @BSALMONDC | LAST UPDATED: MAR 16, 2020 – 11:54:09 PM WASHINGTON—In recent weeks, Americans grappled with the inevitability of the coronavirus reaching this country. Public anxiety ratcheted up as the number of cases and fatalitiesContinue reading “Barrington Salmon Writes”

Matter of Survival: Venezuelan Leaves Country With Hope for Return

Article originally published in SPUTNIK NEWS SERVICE, SPUTNIK. EXCLUSIVES on 03 february 2020, 16:00 * US * VENEZUELA * SANCTIONS * WASHINGTON, February 3 (Sputnik), Barrington M. Salmon – If asked, Ivonne Luces-Pineros would not call herself a refugee, but two and a half months ago – she, like more than 4 million other VenezuelansContinue reading “Matter of Survival: Venezuelan Leaves Country With Hope for Return”

Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant Had Transcended Sports, Was Constructing a Second Act

Barrington M. Salmon, Special to The Informer via Trice Edney News Wire January 28, 2020 Sports fans in the United States and around the world — plus people who are not necessarily sports-oriented — are mourning the sudden death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant at the age of 41. Two years removed from retirement afterContinue reading “Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant Had Transcended Sports, Was Constructing a Second Act”

Can Joe Biden Win? The Jury is Out

By Barrington M. SalmonCan Joe Biden Win? The Jury is Out May 14, 2020 (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Former Vice President Joe Biden has the most delegates going into this summer’s Democratic Convention and is the presumptive nominee for president. But there is no consensus about whether Biden will be able to beat President Donald Trump inContinue reading “Can Joe Biden Win? The Jury is Out”

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Arizona Apache Tribe Steps Up Fight With Copper Mine Over Sacred Land OPINION14:00 GMT 07.11.2019(updated 14:01 GMT 07.11.2019) Get short URL1111Subscribe WASHINGTON (Sputnik), Barrington M. Salmon – Imagine standing on the rim of a crater almost two miles wide and anywhere from 850 to 1,500 feet deep that is not a naturally occurring phenomenon, but man-made.Continue reading “https://sputniknews.com/”

‘By Any Means Necessary’ Gets a New Host

Barrington M. Salmon, Special to The Informer January 7, 2020 Jacqueline “Jacquie” Luqman likes to joke that she “accidentally fell into activism,” but in the days since she was in high school protesting South Africa’s white minority government and its odious apartheid policies, activism has become an essential part of her life. The longtime socialContinue reading “‘By Any Means Necessary’ Gets a New Host”

Ally or Adversary? Democrats, Black folks and the latest presidential debate

Article was originally published in The Final Call BY BARRINGTON M. SALMON -CONTRIBUTING WRITER- | LAST UPDATED: DEC 2, 2019 – 12:21:49 PM Black women have proven over time to be the most dependable and consistent bloc of voters for the Democratic party, powering candidates to victories in Alabama, Virginia, New Jersey and other statesContinue reading “Ally or Adversary? Democrats, Black folks and the latest presidential debate”

Money, Power, Respect and Major High Court Case

Article was originally published in The Final Call BY BARRINGTON M. SALMON -CONTRIBUTING WRITER- | LAST UPDATED: NOV 6, 2019 – 10:18:39 AM A $20 billion lawsuit is headed to the Supreme Court and a loss could mean erosion or loss of major civil rights tool A $20 billion lawsuit is headed to the SupremeContinue reading “Money, Power, Respect and Major High Court Case”