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Otman Aitlkaboud: #JewishArabs and the birth of #Israel’s #BlackPanthers

Jewish Arabs and the birth of Israel’s Black Panthers – Wadi Salib was the earliest case of widespread internal insurrection within Israel. To many Mizrahim, the protests at Wadi Salib and across Israel marked a watershed moment, which contextualised the disparity between their own community, known as the Olim Hadashim [“new immigrants”] with that of […]

Itamar Eichner: Protests erupt in Kiev against renaming main street after SS officer

Ynetnews News – Protests erupt in Kiev against renaming main street after SS officer – In October 2009, the Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko even gave Shukhevych the title of hero of Ukraine, even though he took part in an ethnic cleansing. The decision was passed by the city council on June 1 with a majority […]

Supreme Court: Yes, You Can Trademark Disparaging Racial Slurs Like R-Word – Indian Country Media Network

Supreme Court: Yes, You Can Trademark Disparaging Racial Slurs Like R-Word – Indian Country Media Network – [Lynn Cordova • June 19, 2017 ] – Change The Mascot, a group of Natives and allies advocating for the repeal of the Washington NFL team’s name, said the ruling does not change the definition of the word […]

#Slaves, “Southern Charm” and the @WheelofFortune

‘Wheel of Fortune’ issues statement after appearing to use slave background in “Southern Charm” week – In response to the controversy, series executive producer Harry Friedman has issued the following statement to Entertainment Weekly: “We regret the use of this background image, and we will be replacing it moving forward on any rebroadcast.” Photographer Joshua […]

#CharleenaLyles / #BlackLivesMatter

Woman with knife killed by officers after calling police; children found in her Magnuson apartment | The Seattle Times – Just after 10 a.m. Sunday Seattle police responded after the woman had called to report an attempted burglary at her Magnuson Park apartment. At some point she brandished a knife and officers shot and killed […]

Pro-law enforcement group to hold “Meet and Greet” for #BettyShelby | KTUL

Pro-law enforcement group to hold “Meet and Greet” for Betty Shelby | KTUL – TULSA, Okla., (KTUL) — A pro-law enforcement group is planning a meet and greet with Betty Shelby next weekend weeks after not-guilty verdict. Shelby’s attorney Shannon McMurray confirmed to Tulsa’s Channel 8 today the meeting’s purpose: to let Shelby know she […]

#ColonialCanada Had #Slavery For More Than 200 Years. And Yes, It Still Matters Today

Colonial Canada Had Slavery For More Than 200 Years. And Yes, It Still Matters Today — This is true, and we should be proud. But let’s not be too proud — after all, the colonies that became Canada also had slavery for more than two centuries, ending only 30 years before U.S. President Abraham Lincoln […]