The 1842 Slave Revolt in the Cherokee Nation, then located in Indian Territory (Oklahoma) west of the Mississippi River, was the largest escape of a group of slaves to occur among the Cherokee. The slave revolt started on November 15, 1842, when a group of 20 African-American slaves owned by the Cherokee escaped and tried […]

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
This video from the USA about nazi Germany says about itself: PRE-MILITARY INSTRUCTION OF HITLER YOUTH – National Archives and Records Administration – ARC 43680, LI 242-MID-2106 – DVD Copied by Nick Stoller. Series: Motion Picture Films From G-2 Army Military Intelligence Division, compiled 1918 – ca. 1947.…

Originally posted on SIPAZ Blog:
Minerva Guadalupe Pérez Torres On 20 June 2015, Minerva Guadalupe Pérez Torres would have had her thirty-eighth birthday. That same day in 1996, she was “headed to the Masojá Shucjá community, Tila municipality, Chiapas, to visit her ill father. On her route, in the Miguel Alemán community, she was intercepted…

Originally posted on dokumentationsarchiv:
Unbekannte haben eine öffentlich zugängliche Austellung am Jüdischen Zentrum in München geschändet. Mit brennenden Zigaretten brannten die Täter Hitler-Bärte in die Porträts. Der Staatsschutz ermittelt. München – Widerliche Tat am Jüdischen Zentrum am Sankt-Jakobs-Platz: Mit eingebrannten Hitler-Bärten haben Unbekannte Bilder deutscher Staatsvertreter und hochrangiger Rabbiner geschändet. An einigen der öffentlich zugänglichen…

Summary: TheAngryindian speaks with US-based anti-Zionist activist Jennifer Gorelick (@Thalwen) about the recent human rights reports that have been made public on the behaviour of the State of Israel as a political entity against the human and territorial rights of Indigenous Palestinians under the watchful eye of the United Nations. Listen/Download:  01:24:14 — (mp3) / […]

This interactive, designed and built by Slate’s Andrew Kahn, gives you a sense of the scale of the trans-Atlantic slave trade across time, as well as the flow of transport and eventual destinations. The dots—which represent individual slave ships—also correspond to the size of each voyage. The larger the dot, the more enslaved people on […]

Secretary to Take Action on Behalf of Mentally Ill Inmates Miami – SPAN (Stop Prison Abuse Now), an interdisciplinary group concerned about the treatment of inmates with mental illness, sent a letter to DOC Secretary Julie Jones requesting that she implement systemic reforms to protect inmates from abuse and torture at the hands of guards. […]

The Nandi and Kisii of Kenya and parts of Eastern Africa are also recorded to have practised female-to-female marriages, while among the Cape Bantus, lesbianism was ascribed to women who were in the process of becoming chief diviners, known as isanuses. Generally in Southern Africa, many female diviners were thought to have been either homosexual […]

Five months ago, in court, prosecutors kept claiming that Sterling’s pursuit of the racial-bias lawsuit showed a key “motive” for providing classified information to journalist James Risen. The government’s case at the highly problematic trial was built entirely on circumstantial evidence. Lacking anything more, the prosecution hammered on ostensible motives, telling the jury that Sterling’s […]

CHICAGO (WLS) — Pioneering education, education activist and school founder Marva Collins died Wednesday night in South Carolina at age 78, according to her son. Collins started West Side Preparatory School in Chicago’s Garfield Park neighborhood in 1975. She also founded a style of education that came to be known as the “Collins Method.” The […]

The email making that request of Sony Pictures co-chairman and chief executive Michael Lynton didn’t come from Affleck or his representatives. It came directly from Gates, the Harvard professor and host. “Here’s my dilemma: confidentially, for the first time, one of our guests has asked us to edit out something about one of his ancestors—the […]

This Gospel book was written in Tigray, northern Ethiopia, in the early 14th century, and was once owned by the church of Saint George in Debre Mark’os. It was written by the scribe Mäṭre Krǝstos in the official liturgical language of Ethiopia, Gǝ‛ǝz. Most notable is its prefatory image cycle, which makes references to holy […]

Nation of Islam Western Regional Minister Tony Muhammad has told members of the California Legislative Black Caucus that they will face a backlash from their community if they support the bill, which may come up for a vote in the Assembly on Thursday.“That is a traitorous act,” he said of black lawmakers voting for the […]

Originally posted on Kingdom of Sharks:
It doesn’t matter that David Brooks is full of shit. I wish that it did. I wish that the information at the above link would torpedo his career and put an end to his grotesquely disproportionate influence. But alas, we’ve been through this before – just shy of two…

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Originally posted on Media Diversified:
by Shane Thomas When one has to live with oppression as an everyday facet of their existence, how does it feel? It feels isolating. It’s a parasite that clamps onto one’s self-esteem, and metastasises into a calcified affirmation that one is worthless. So what can be done to counter such an…

Originally posted on Stop NATO…Opposition to global militarism:
Interfax-Ukraine June 19, 2015 U.S. armed forces commander pledges further support for Kyiv The political and material support the United States has provided Ukraine with will continue further, Maj. Gen. Randy Kee, the U.S. European Command’s Director of Policy and Strategy, said at a meeting with…

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