Author: Kwaisi France

camp david accords

Palestine: Part 22 – Camp David Accords

  Palestine: Part 21 – Right of Return   Camp David Accords The Camp David Accords were signed on September 17, 1978 following thirteen days of secret negotiations at Camp David. The two framework agreements were signed at the White House, and were witnessed by United States President Jimmy Carter....

black family

When You See A Happy Black Family, Think It’s Normal

  These children without fathers is really the issue here. Why don’t black people start with fixing their own families? Everything starts from there.   Is this you? Please stop. What you are lacking is context. The Black Family is doing great all things considered.   Jamestown was 1607. The...

black on black crime

Wait Til You See What Black on Black Crime Is Really About

  It’s a silly question on its face right? It’s obviously when a black person commits a crime against another black person. But why do we talk about it as opposed to other races committing crimes versus their own race or even blacks committing crimes against other races? Racism? Media...

right of return

Palestine: Part 21 – Right of Return

  Palestine: Part 20 – Jerusalem   The number of Palestinian refugees of the 1948 war is estimated at between 700,000 and 800,000, and another 280,000 to 350,000 people were refugees of the 1967 war. Approximately 120,000-170,000 among the 1967 refugees are believed to have also been refugees from the...

big four

The Big Four: Which One Are You Really?

  A key part of what we do at Killing The Breeze is provide perspective from many different types of people. This is not difficult to do by race, religion, gender or sexual orientation as we are a minority owned business based in Brooklyn with one principal from their, and...

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Palestine: Part 20 – Jerusalem

Palestine: Part 19 – Syria in Lebanon   From 1517 until the First World War, Jerusalem was part of the Ottoman Empire. Since the 1860s, Jews have formed the largest religious group in the city and since around 1887 Jews have been in the majority.   In the 19th century,...

Tea Party

No, the Tea Party Really Is Dead

  The 2014 GOP primaries are more or less over and the Tea Party has lost all six contests where it tried to oust an incumbent Republican. Thad Cochran (LA), Lindsey Graham (SC), LaMar Alexander (TN), Pat Roberts (KN), Mitch McConnell (KY), and John Cornyn (TX) were all able to...

Tony Stewart

KTB Is Watchin: Tony Stewart

Admittedly, I am not a NASCAR fan. Actually, being black, from the northeast and having lived exclusively in cities, it is the one sport I know little of.   Tony Stewart is one of the sport’s most successful drivers. On August 9, Stewart killed fellow competitor Kevin Ward during a...

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Palestine: Part 19 – Syria in Lebanon

  Palestine: Part 18 – Lebanese Civil War   The Syrian occupation of Lebanon began in 1976 as a result of the Lebanese Civil War and ended in 2005 in response to domestic and international pressure after the assassination of a former Lebanese Prime Minister. In January 1976, a Syrian...

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Palestine: Part 17 – Ten Point Program

  Palestine: Part 16 – Munich Massacre   During the 12th Palestinian National Congress amidst tension in Lebanon, the Palestinian National Council approved the Ten Point Program formulated by Fatah’s leaders, which calls for the establishment of a national authority over any piece of captured Palestinian land, and to actively...