Category Afro-Indios

I became a black woman in Spokane. But, Rachel Dolezal, I was a black girl first | Alicia Walters | Comment is free | The Guardian

Dolezal’s specious claims to black ancestry and faux black identity could not have been sustained and she would not have been able to pass if black womanhood were seen and understood as more than skin – or weave – deep. Wearing black womanhood was apparently even enough for Dolezal’s “fellow” black leaders in Spokane, Washington, […]

#RIP Reynaldo Rey – January 27, 1940 – May 28, 2015

Rey was born in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma. He was of African American and Native American descent. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State Teacher’s College, majoring in Education. Rey moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where he taught for seven years and became a member of the Karamu House Theatre, world renowned for its […]

SCLC director calls on black families to arm themselves | www.ajc.com

The remarks came one week after 23-year-old Goodyear employee Nicholas Thomas was fatally shot by Smyrna police serving an arrest warrant on a probation violation. Police say Thomas tried to run them over in a customer’s Maserati, though lawyers hired by the dead man’s family have challenged the official account. Earlier this month 27-year-old Anthony […]

Celebrating Bwa Kayiman 2014 – Ezili Danto . Haiti newsEzili Danto . Haiti news

We witness to ourselves, by ourselves. For, we are the Haitians. From the womb to the tomb, our lives is about struggle. Free Haiti understand a US-European war is declared and waged daily against our lives, our lands, our resources, our culture, religion, our future, our very soul. But for over “five hundred years in […]

Civil rights movement history: The long tradition of black Americans taking up arms to defend themselves against racial violence.

In his new book, 1919, The Year of Racial Violence: How African Americans Fought Back, David F. Krugler, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin–Platteville, looks at the actions of people like Jones and Davis, who resisted white incursions against the black community through the press, the courts, and armed defensive action. The year […]

‘Land is a Relationship’: In conversation with Glen Coulthard on Indigenous nationhood | rabble.ca

Coulthard is a member of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, an assistant professor at UBC, and involved with the Dechinta Bush University. His debut book Red Skins, White Masks is a trail-blazing opus, quickly gathering a storm of praise and becoming a manifesto for Indigenous resurgence within academic, activist and community circles, as well as […]

I’m tired of suppressing myself to get along with white people – Salon.com

“What’s happening in Ferguson?” one of my white roommates asked. “I heard some kid got shot or something like that.” The words clamored in my ears. How could he not know? Weren’t his Twitter, Instagram and Facebook feeds flooded with opinions and hashtags? I’m sure he meant nothing by his statement. We’re all ill-informed from […]