Category Afro-Indios

Haiti: Passage of Darkness

Are there really zombies in Haiti? Wade Davis devotes two long sections to this question. He first looks at the popular views and then explores cases where there have been some attempts to carefully and more scientifically determine the status of suspected cases. His key candidate for zombiehood is Clairvius Narcisse. In spring, 1962 Narcisse […]

To White Folks That Have Never Seen Super Light Skinned Negros Before

So, this is me. No makeup, no sorcery. This picture is a few years old. Nothing has changed. I suppose what they really mean when they think/say that I’m not black is that I don’t inspire their racist fears about black people. Or they could mean that black people don’t have certain looks. Not REAL […]

Slaughter Of Young Black Trans Women Intensifies, With 5 Murders Reported In 1 Week – Towleroad

The other day we told you how Shade Schuler, whose badly decomposed body was found in a vacant field in Dallas, was the 13th transgender person known to have been murdered this year, eclipsing the total from all of 2014.Since then, three additional murders of transgender women have been reported, bringing the 2015 total to […]

Blaxican: The Revolutionary Identity of Black Mexicans | News | teleSUR English

“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 […]

DEADLY DIPLOMACY: THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNITED STATES OCCUPATION OF HAITI | Black Star News

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 […]

BlackCommentator.com – July 02, 2015 – Issue 613 Cover Story: Has the Neo-Confederacy Fallen? – A Commentary on Twenty-Three Years of Fighting the Neo-Confederate Movement By Ed Sebesta, BC Guest Commentator

People expect a racist to be a marginal individual, rude, belligerent, spouting racial slurs and can comfort themselves that they must not be racist since they are not like that. I was discomforting. Newspapers, major dailies, liberal magazines and other publications were resolutely not interested.So I continued to research year after year, purchasing all the […]

Local minister urges the flying of Black Liberation flag this weekend | abc11.com

“While some people are talking about Confederate flags and saying take it down, we’re saying let’s take this flag and raise it up,” said Scott while holding the red, black, and green flag first introduced by political activist Marcus Garvey in 1920. It was later adopted as the Black Liberation flag in the 1960s. Scott […]