While attention given to these black women’s movements are often focused on Brazil’s largest, most famous cities such as Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte and states such as Bahia, which boasts one of the largest Afro-Brazilian population in the country, we must also shine the light on states such as Santa Catarina, a […]

“When we think of race, people tend to conflate ethnicity and race, and tend to think of the two as one,” he told teleSUR. “We have to recognize that Blackness in this country is usually described and understood in the African-American experience. We cannot sit here and exceptionalize that experience, we have to recognize other […]

Summary: TheAngryindian speaks on the circular-trap of allowing anger and frustration to confuse and diffuse the pragmatic solutions we are all seeking to the collective neo-Colonial / neo-Liberal problems Indigenous, African and Spanish-speaking Peoples still face in the modern United States of (North) America. Listen / Download: 2:10:03 – (mp3) 99.0MB / (Ogg) 81.1MB Notes: […]

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Originally posted on RED POWER MEDIA:
Lakota members during the annual Liberation Day commemoration of the Wounded Knee massacre. Photo: Deep Roots United Front: Victor Puertas By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) | HuffPost South Dakota’s Republican leadership of John Thune and Kristi Noem always march lockstep with the other Republican robots. Neither of them care that South…

The U.S. rationale for occupying Haiti in 1915 was to supposedly restore political order and maintain economic stability in Haiti. Instead, given its chicanery, the U.S. occupation of Haiti has led to unintended and negative consequences for Haiti. These consequences include, but are not limited to the U.S. gaining complete control of Haitian finances; the […]

Sabbie, a black male, was found in his cell unresponsive by correction personnel.”Our jail medical staff provided immediate CPR and LifeNet paramedics were called to the jail,” said Kristi Bennett, Arkasnas-side police department spokesman.An Arkansas-side police supervisor went immediately to the jail and contacted the Criminal Investigation Division supervisors, detectives, and Crime Scene Unit investigators, […]

The social media exchange also sheds light on a pattern of racist correspondence among police officers. In Ferguson, police and court officials sent emails depicting President Obama as a chimpanzee, the First Lady as a bare-chested African woman, and mocked black residents for their speech. Officers from the San Francisco Police Department repeatedly sent the […]

“Is this your car?”: Like Sandra Bland, I confronted an officer who pulled me over for driving while black – Salon.com – When he returned to the driver’s window, I calmly informed the cop that he was making me late for work. He smirked. I asked if I could exit the vehicle to show him […]

There are a lot of ways in which it sucks to be a light or white-presenting Native American. I’m often not recognizable, even to people of my own nationality. Sometimes, I even have to perform to be seen by myself, as if by wearing turquoise and beadwork, I won’t get so lost in the Western […]

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Originally posted on She Says…:
Kindra Chapman was arrested on July 14th, 2015 on the charge of first degree robbery. She was taken to Homewood City Jail and booked at 6:22pm. An hour and 28 minutes later at 7:50pm she was reportedly found dead in her jail cell. The Homewood Police Department claimed it was…

[Uploaded on Aug 4, 2011 –> An artificial island, a solid waste landfill, Rikers is the world’s largest penal colony. Incarcerating over 130,000 NY’ers a year, Rikers is a key component to the NYPD’s community policing strategy. Arrest a lot of young people, build long rap sheets, and keep people moving through the system with […]

Exclusive: Feds Regularly Monitored Black Lives Matter Since Ferguson – [firstlook.org] This sort of information gathering was not confined to Ferguson. A few days after rioting and protests there, a DHS email forwarded another message reporting on the “National Moment of Silence,” nationwide silent vigils planned in response to the shooting. The original email listed […]

These words mean something. They are not prima facie references to the Klan, Nazis, neo-Nazis, or any other white terrorist hate group. In fact, these groups are only a small manifestation of what those two words come together to mean–and today, perhaps even one of the less significant ones. Yet almost every time I publicly […]

Originally posted on American Everyman:
by Scott Creighton UPDATES: It is confirmed that this was his home. No word on the supposed eviction from 2014 but the home is not on the market and still listed as the address of N. Houser. Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor said Houser in 2006 was denied a pistol…

Inside the Twisted Mind of John Russell Houser – The Daily Beast. Houser’s posts on the site were made in early 2014. In one about Golden Dawn, he called the group “a legitimate effort to solve problems.” “The leaders of the group are in fact leaders,” he wrote. “Intelligent, well spoken, and exercising good faith.” […]

Summary: This dispatch of Fourth World Radyo features an open-ended Skype parliament (discussion) with North American street-activist and Afrocentric political educator Malachi Daniels (@Fanonian) and FWR host Abiyomi Kofi (@TheAngryindian) trading thoughts on the current state of the American African, living gracefully under the constant threat of racial terrorism and police brutality under the watchful […]

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