Cynthia McKinney Confronts Corporate Media Malice in Court

from Black Agenda Report

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

041_montageThe American judicial system is not the place to seek Black liberation or redress, but it can serve to put our grievances on the record. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a corporate rag if there ever was one, has for many years defamed, libeled and maliciously harmed former Georgia congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, their nemesis in the campaign to prove that Black voters are moving to the Right – a universal objective among corporate media. The newspaper’s point person in this assault is another Black woman, editor Cynthia Tucker, a pet of her bosses and one mean pit bull. McKinney’s suit targets Tucker’s and her corporation’s crimes against truth, but also illuminates the general offensive against Black self-determination. It’s gonna be a long war.

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