Category Journalism

Ex-Black Panther Leader Elaine Brown Slams Stanley Nelson’s ‘Condemnable’ Documentary – The Daily Beast

As an aside, to answer any charge that my condemnation of this film arises from the fact that Nelson tossed most of his interview with me onto the cutting room floor, I note that my autobiography, A Taste of Power, my own Black Panther story, has never gone out of print and was just picked […]

We are Women Against Rape but we do not want Julian Assange extradited | Katrin Axelsson and Lisa Longstaff | Comment is free | The Guardian

In over 30 years working with thousands of rape victims who are seeking asylum from rape and other forms of torture, we have met nothing but obstruction from British governments. Time after time, they have accused women of lying and deported them with no concern for their safety. We are currently working with three women […]

Ida B. Wells: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Heavy.com

Ida B. Wells-Barnett would have turned 153 on July 16. She was a writer and editor, a suffragist and an early leader in the civil rights movement.“We salute Ida B. Wells with a Doodle that commemorates her journalistic mettle and her unequivocal commitment to the advancement of civil liberties,” Google says.Wells-Barnett is also known for […]

Why Henry Louis Gates Helped Ben Affleck Hide Slavery In Family Past | The New Republic

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 […]

4thWorldRadyo: La Zapatistas – The Ongoing Struggle Against neo-Colonialism with the AngryWhiteKid | APNS Public Radyo

Summary: TheAngryindian speaks with US Social Justice activist and anti-colonialist news blogger Scott Campbell a.k.a., the ‘AngryWhiteKid’ (angrywhitekid.blogs.com /@angrywhitekid) about recent developments and communiqués from the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN – ezln.org.mx) and how their struggle relates to other Indigenous political and liberation (and survival) efforts in the Américas and across the Fourth World. Listen / […]

Fourth World Radyo: Political Prisoner #Mumia abu-Jamal: Medical Crisis Update 02.04.2015 | APNS Public Radyo

Summary: The APNSPR 60-Plus second Indigenist News Report — Listen / Download: 00:01:34 128Kbps mp3 — (1MB) Stereo via Fourth World Radyo: Political Prisoner #Mumia abu-Jamal: Medical Crisis Update 02.04.2015 | APNS Public Radyo.

Why I have resigned from the Telegraph | openDemocracy

I was very conscious that I was joining a formidable tradition of political commentary. I spent my summer holiday before taking up my duties as columnist reading the essays of the great Peter Utley, edited by Charles Moore and Simon Heffer, two other masters of the art. No one has ever expressed quite as well […]