Originally posted on phi in the sky:
On Friday September 26th in Window Rock, Arizona, leaders of the Navajo Nation and the US Government will sign a settlement that compensates the Navajo Nation for the federal government’s mishandling of their land during the past 60 years. This will be the largest ever settlement distributed by…

Originally posted on Black Thoughts Live Here:
Here’s a link to an interview I did with National Indigenous Radio Service (NIRS): http://www.nirs.org.au/NEWS/First-Nations-Muslim-concerned-by-targeting-of-Islam The current anti-terror legislation that the Australian Government is trying to push through may be targeted at Muslims currently (in order to hype up support from the masses via Islamophobia), but I’m sure…

Originally posted on Black Women of Brazil:
? Note from BW of Brazil: The relentless war on black teens continues in the slums of Rio de Janeiro. Year after year, reports show that Afro-Brazilian youth are 3.7 times more likely to die in a violent manner than white youth, but the bodies continue to be…

Originally posted on Papua New Guinea Mine Watch:
Forces of Me’ekamui | PNG Blogs People once knew him as Father Momis, a young earnest Catholic priest determined to free PNG of Australian colonial domination and make it independent.   Father Momis was one of PNG’s founding fathers.   However, time has passed and so has Momis.  Ever…

Originally posted on Black Women of Brazil:
“Turma da Mônica” (left) is a popular Brazilian children’s comic book. A student, frustrated with the lack of black characters, colored the characters brown ? Note from BW of Brazil: In today’s piece we share an example that shows that it’s not only experts who can perceive Brazil’s…

Originally posted on dorset chiapas solidarity:
? Yaqui Struggle for Water, “We Have to Defend Ourselves“ ? Yaqui spokesman, Tomás Rojo Valencia at a forum in Mexico CityPhoto: Pablo Ramos – Blanche Petrich La Jornada, 27 September, 2014 The spill of 40 thousand cubic metres of toxic substances in the Bacanuchi and Sonora Rivers from Grupo Mexico…

Editor’s Note: The name of George Zimmerman is painful to read in the news again, but here it is. This time it is the father ‘speaking out’ about how bad the sensible world is treating his thoroughly misunderstood son. We are supposed to come away from this with the idea that the real victim in […]

The revolution of the mind continues…We have been watching the Ebola case with a curious eye for awhile now And it has caused us to reflect on the horrid and heinous history Western and European countries have with biological warfare and human experimentation… And the nefarious practice of using the powerless as guinea pigs.Is a […]

Ferguson’s top cop should resign, the best apology from him will be not words but the arrest and prosecution of the police officer who killed their son, the parents of Michael Brown said as tensions in the St. Louis suburb escalated again this week.The parents of Michael Brown said they were unmoved by Ferguson Police […]

It is certain that Allende died during the coup staged by Pinochet’s forces. What remains unclear, however, is how. With the presidential palace La Moneda surrounded by Pinochet’s forces, Allende either committed suicide — as the official account of his death states — or was assassinated on Sept. 11, 1973.As with Allende, there is a […]

Originally posted on Black Women of Brazil:
Note from BW of Brazil: The debut and now second episode of the new controversial Globo network television series Sexo e as negas has brought front and center a re-ignition of the topic of stereotypes of black sexuality, specifically that of black women. Brazil’s history, from the sexual…

The Media’s Impact on Ebola | Ramen IR – The question thus becomes, how does Ebola cause a level of hysteria that shuts down an entire nation like it has in Liberia? I spent this past summer in Liberia interning for an iNGO focusing on media capacity building, and found that the answer partially lies […]

Originally posted on Black Women of Brazil:
Musician Carlinhos Brown on the talk show “Encontro com Fátima Bernardes” Note from BW of Brazil: With the debut of the Globo TV network series Sexo e as negas, there is now a full out battle over the minds and opinions of the viewing audience. Black women activists…

Originally posted on dorset chiapas solidarity:
? ? Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Centre, A.C.  San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico 24 September 2014 Press Release No.26 Torture of Indigenous Tzeltal Adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandón Jungle ? ? The Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Centre (Frayba)…

Originally posted on Guatemala Human Rights Updates:
Community Members and Organizations Commemorate 5th Anniversary of Killing of Adolfo Ich On September 27 of 2009, Adolfo Ich Chamán was murdered by private security forces working for the Fenix nickel mine in El Estor, Guatemala. Adolfo’s death was part of a wave of violence committed by employees…

Originally posted on Uprootedpalestinians's Blog:
© Aljazeera.com A man watches as police walk through a cloud of smoke during a clash with protesters August 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. http://www.sott.net/article/283892?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed      The superficially coincidental images coming from both Gaza and Ferguson this month have created some surprising and sudden currents of solidarity. Many have…

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