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Sam Mbah & I.E. Igariwey // African Anarchism: The History of A Movement

African Anarchism: The History of A Movement | The Anarchist Library Foreword This first-of-its-kind book should be of use to everyone with an interest in either Africa or anarchism. Authors Sam Mbah and I.E. Igariwey begin by lucidly explaining the basic principles and practices of anarchism. After outlining what anarchism is and is not, they […]

Alzheimer’s: African Americans face greater risk of disease

An estimated 5.7 million people live with Alzheimer’s in the United States, including 1 in 10 over 65, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.What may surprise many is that African Americans like Christa are far more likely to be afflicted with Alzheimer’s or dementia than whites. Researchers say that may be partly related to some of the health issues that […]

Windrush, welfare and caring for history — Media Diversified

A year after the Windrush scandal broke, Lara Choksey writes that we should be looking at the deportations and violence in the context of decades of state definition of who deserves care As Brexit turns the screw on a national consciousness split over who should fall under its remit of care, history is asking for […] […]

New Student Scholarship on Indian Country Abortion Access — Turtle Talk

Heidi L. Guzmán has published “Roe on the Rez: The Case for Expanding Abortion Access on Tribal Land” in the Columbia Journal of Race and Law. Here is the abstract: While the courts have codified and reaffirmed the right to abortion, some state legislatures have enacted increasingly burdensome restrictions on abortion. In a number of […] […]

Turning white: why does Brazil’s media whiten blacks in movies, soap operas, advertisements and history? — Black Women Of Brazil

Note from BW of Brazil: I start today’s post with a memory from late 2011 in São Paulo. That year, the yearly Feira Preta (black expo) took place in the month of December rather than November as it usually does. And that year, just like every Feira Preta, featured dozens of black vendors selling their products… […]


///// As Seen on Twitter: — — — — // // EDIT April 16, 2019 12:10am EST: The original post wrongly credited a Columbus Water Works employee as the creator of the #FeelingCuteChallage. The article has been corrected to reflect the original creator. The Feeling Cute challenge first started out as a humorous post online […]

Italian antifascist partisan Irma Bandiera

“Irma Bandiera was born in 1915 in a well-off Bolognese family; his father Angelo was a construction master builder, who got closer to anti-fascism during the dictatorship; the mother is Argentina Manferrati, and she has a sister, Nastia.[6] Irma’s boyfriend, a soldier, is taken prisoner by the Germans in Crete after September 8, 1943, and […]