Statue of Liberty Wears Chains and Shackles Honoring Freed Slaves
Sharon Kyle: The story behind the creation of the Statue of Liberty was suppressed for more than 125 years. Finally, the National Park Service includes literature that explains the shackles and chains.
Should Black Communities Accept Donations from Racist Organizations
All money ain’t good money,” explained Gabrielle Union on Twitter in 2017. “My self respect, peace & sanity ain’t up for sale.”
On Juneteenth, What Freedom Stories Will You Tell?
We need to reconstruct media systems built on violence, specifically anti-Black violence.
Coups and Stolen Elections: American History, Chronicled
To this day a 12 foot obelisk honors the whites who massacred Black Americans 149 years ago. The inscription says it was erected for those who “fell in the Colfax Riot fighting for white supremacy.”
Best Way for White American to Observe Juneteenth: Make Reparations
Why not start an annual Juneteenth tradition of our own, one with words and deeds arcing towards a more perfect union, a better life for us and for the generations of Americans to come?
Racism Curdles Peace and War is Just a Symptom of Racism
Former colonial states should take responsibility for the historical debt that they owe to the countries, communities, and individuals who endured their cruelty.
California Task Force Calls for “Comprehensive Reparations” for Slavery
Reparations must go beyond individual healing and engage in wide-ranging social transformation to expose the historical underpinnings of racial violence in the U.S.
Mass Shootings, Empire, and Racist, Copaganda Dog Whistles
Two mass shootings in quick succession brought out the worst in Americans. But still addicted to the doctrine of racial domination will be violent. For more, read here!