An alert was called and the community rushed to the pavilion. Jones told them the congressman’s plane would “fall from the sky.” He could do things like that. Hadn’t he killed the man who put a curse on him simply by burning a passport? At Port Kaituma, a Jones loyalist named Larry Layton, who left with Ryan, pulled a gun. Although Layton later denied it – saying it was his idea to go after the congressman’s plane – Jones may have instructed him to shoot the pilot when the plane was airborne. But the party was too large and they were going to take two planes. Layton wounded two, leveled the gun at Dale Parks’ chest and fired. Dale fell back, thinking he had been shot, but the gun had jammed. He jumped Layton, and, with the help of another man, wrestled the gun away. … [Read more...] about In the Valley of the Shadow of Death: Guyana After the Jonestown Massacre
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"This is not new and it's not going to come from just us. We need people who aren't black. We need people who aren't brown. When you know these things are happening in your society to have a voice, a legitimate one. Lock and step with us. Protest with us. Post with us. Not just when it's convenient. When it can be uncomfortable." … [Read more...] about Jalen Rose Wishes America ‘Loved Black People As Much As They Love Black Culture’
"She started off being scared of people with powers, and almost had a snobbish attitude toward them, and an arrogance of her superiority in terms of intelligence and how maybe people with powers were shortcutting to a solution when she felt she'd earned the right to be able to solve a problem. But she has definitely warmed to the idea. But I do still think she's on the side of Iron Man and relying on scientific qualities, which include documenting, writing everything down, and making sure everything is nice and neat in its little box." Actress Ming-Na Wen reveals that her character, Melinda May, is also torn between both sides, but she wouldn't reveal which side May would ultimately side with. The actress spoke about her history with the Inhumans, and how unstable they are, while she wishes things could just go back to the way they were. Here's what she had to say in her interview with the site. … [Read more...] about How Does Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Tie Into Civil War?
Will you feel comfortable performing before a vaccine has come out?Carlos: Yes. I’m not afraid of death, but I would be very concerned for our beloved audience. I wouldn’t want them to pay the price. I don’t necessarily believe in the vaccine. I believe in miracles and I believe that the shamans, the American Indians and the people of the land, have the means to transmogrify the molecular cells of the coronavirus. I don’t necessarily trust humans in the laboratory coming up with the solution, because they’re the ones that fucked it up in the first place. … [Read more...] about Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana Cover John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’
“The very soul of America is at stake. We must commit as a nation to pursue justice with every ounce of our being. We have to pursue it with real urgency. We’ve got to make real, the promise of America, which we’ve never fully grasped. That all men and women are equal. Not only in creation, but throughout their lives,” Biden said, adding, “Again, to George’s family, thanks for taking the time to talk to me. I promise you, I promise you, we’ll do everything in our power to see to it that justice is had for your brother, your cousin’s case. God love y’all. Folks, we got to stand up. We got to move. We got to change.” … [Read more...] about Biden Calls Out Trump for ‘Encouraging Violence,’ Says Floyd Killing Was an ‘Act of Brutality’