Introduction In order to understand liberation processes in the Caribbean we have to take into account all occurrences which preceded our days and contributed to the formation of our collective consciousness. Cuba, in this sense, possesses an impressive historical legacy of which needs more discussion. Women in Cuba, generally speaking, played a very important role […]

Paul Robeson, the black actor, singer, and political radical, may have been a victim of CIA chemist Sidney Gottlieb’s MK-ULTRA program. We have previously noted Gottlieb’s death and outlined his career of infamy. In the spring of 1961, Robeson planned to visit Havana, Cuba to meet with Fidel Castro and Che Guevara. The trip never […]

The original FOIA request for records, in 1998, specified a full range of Army Intelligence units that were reportedly involved in surveillance of Dr. King up to and including the day of his assassination. Early responses from the Department of Defense FOIA office indicated that there was not a single file in their records regarding […]

The secret files disclose that the Omaha FBI office Special-Agent-in-Charge, Paul Young, had been under orders from FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover to be “imaginative” in developing illegal tactics against the Panthers and that several plans were concocted and implemented under Operation COINTELPRO in the months before the bombing.Hoover’s hidden war on political activists he […]

Originally posted on Chicago Alliance to Free Marissa Alexander:
CAFMA members were around town over the weekend raising awareness and money for Marissa. Some members attended A Long Walk Home’s 2nd Annual Domestic Violence March dedicated to Marissa Alexander on Saturday. CAFMA co-organizer Ayanna read a poem by Pat Parker and said a few words…

Originally posted on dorset chiapas solidarity:
CNI-EZLN Declaration on Ayotzinapa Crime and Yaqui Prisoners ? OCTOBER 23, 2014 Joint Declaration from the National Indigenous Congress and the EZLN on the crime in Ayotzinapa and for the liberation of the Yaqui leaders (Note: this text was read by CNI members in one of the mobilizations held…

Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
Richard Spencer (Credit: YouTube/The National Policy Institute) Looks like an “uncivil” war is raging with these folks behind the scenes… Salon This article was originally published by The Southern Poverty Law Center. Over the past couple of weeks, the so-called “academic” racists of the white nationalist movement have set…

Originally posted on Umar Lee:
? The Darren Wilson supporters ( police under fake names, cop groupies, racists, klansman, neo-nazis, cop wives, bored hoosiers, Tea Partiers, scared white people, etc.) are stepping up their pressure against me. As you saw in the video I posted earlier they’re real humble in person. The tough guy act…

Originally posted on Politics and Hip Hop:
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Originally posted on Black Women of Brazil:
Note from BW of Brazil: Nothing new here. Simply more exposure of how racism is as Brazilian caipirinha! Again, as has been pointed out in previous posts, these cases simply highlight the ones in which people stood up, denounced them, went to court, won and the press covered…

Originally posted on dokumentationsarchiv:
Researchers have found a possible explanation for why certain people are prejudiced: they’re less intelligent. Children with lower general intelligence are more likely to become prejudiced as adults, according to a Brock University study. The study, published in the journal Psychological Science, examined data from two large-scale British studies, and found…

Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
Library of Congress For your edification… The Huffington Post Edward Baptist’s new book, “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery And The Making Of American Capitalism”, drew a lot of attention last month after the Economist said it was too hard on slave owners. What you might not have…

Originally posted on WebInvestigatorKK:
By Braden Goyette Edward Baptist’s new book, “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery And The Making Of American Capitalism”, drew a lot of attention last month after the Economist said it was too hard on slave owners. What you might not have taken away from the ensuing media storm is…

Originally posted on Decolonization:
by Sean Carleton ** Editor’s note: If you have not seen the movie Rhymes for Young Ghouls, this article likely contains spoilers. ** Download the PDF version of this article here. ? Written and directed by Mi’gmaq filmmaker Jeff Barnaby, Rhymes for Young Ghouls offers an unflinching fictional account of Indigenous…

Originally posted on Lingit Latseen:
Today is Free Nations Day. Free Nations Day is an opportunity to reclaim the idea that nations are voluntary groupings of free individuals, not externally imposed political borders or states. Both geographic localities and identities that transcend space are legitimate entities with the right to decide their own ways of…

Originally posted on Just Sayin':
The thing about jail is there is nothing to do. The novelty wears off after about five minutes. My cell was maybe 10-feet long and 8-feet wide, with a toilet, a faucet, and a sink. On the right was a metal bunk bed, and on the left was a third…

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