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image Standing Rock Sioux Chairman responds to Keystone Pipeline permit approval standing_rock_sioux_tribe_logo.png by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Cannon Ball, N.D., March 24, 2017 —Today, President Trump announced that the State Department has issued the final permit necessary to proceed with the Keystone Pipeline. On his second day in office, this President made it his priority to push through two controversial pipelines. The Dakota Access and Keystone lines are dangerous, and were previously halted due to their risks to public safety. Today the battle against Keystone begins again....
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:02PM
image In His Own Words: Albert Woodfox interviewed by Amnesty Intl. UK 480_albert_podcast_1.jpg by Amnesty UK quotes Albert Woodfox
Amnesty International UK has released a new interview with Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3. Accompanying the podcast interview is a post on Amnesty UK's blog that features an extended statement by Albert Woodfox, entitled: It's a human right to agitate the 'injustice' system. Albert's full statement is featured below....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:35PM
image It is Time to Celebrate California African American History, Culture and Institutions 480_hidden-figures-hf-228_rgb-e1483623580966_1.jpg by Dymally Commission Network
There is a great need for statutory authority to establish a commission tasked to identify research, document and preserve historic and future “Hidden Figures” in all fields of endeavor, thereby preserving the profound contributions of institutions, places and individuals of African American heritage thoughout the Great State of California....
Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:32PM
audio Jenny Yanez on Solidarity with the Muslim Community (audio/mpeg 11.5mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
Jenny Yanez joins WTUL News and Views in the studio to discuss how folks can stand in solidarity with the local Muslim community....
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:39AM
image EPA Opens Civil Rights Investigation Over Pesticide Use In Hawai`i 480_kauai-gmo-homes_mike-coots_1.jpg by via Earthjustice
Community groups had asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to investigate whether Hawai`i agencies are violating Title VI of the Civil Rights Act...
Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:35PM
image Black Culture is About Achievement, It’s About Greatness, and it’s About Excellence rahim-islam.jpg by Rahim Islam
Black Cultural Excellence vs. Socially Disadvantaged Welfare ~ Agriculture is the historic foundation of culture and 2017 we are at a crossroads... the two paths toward equity and equal opportunity are very clear and distinct....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:35PM
text In condemned remarks, HUD Secretary Ben Carson calls slaves “immigrants” by Lynda Carson
People have allegedly been around for the last 195,000 years or more, and slavery has existed since before written history. The slavery era insurance registry reveals a lot of information about slavery!...
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 9:07PM
audio Tulane: Uncovering the Racial Legacy (audio/x-wav 237.1mb) by Theodore Hilton
Tulane history professors Emily Clark and Laura Adderley discuss Tulane's racial legacy with focus on the role of the slave economy in the university's endowment and the elements of history that illuminate possibilities for change. This talk, presented by the Tulane Historical Society, took place at Rogers Memorial Chapel on Tulane Campus, February 21, 2017 [23:28]....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 8:30AM
image Far From Gone: A Timeline of NoDAPL and Other Pipeline Resistance and What YOU Can Do 480_sacredstone_1.jpg by Al Carroll
Near the Standing Rock Reservation, the largest camp is now shut down, its members evicted by a heavily militarized force of cops, Border Patrol/US Customs, and National Guard police using armored cars, armed with batons, pistols, AK 47s, AR 15s, and in previous cases used water cannons, tear gas, pepper spray, concussion grenades, and razor wire against peaceful protesters, including elderly. Yet the struggle is far from over. Do not be discouraged, as the water protectors are not. For th...
Posted: Thu Mar 2, 2017 7:49AM
audio Mardi Gras in New Orleans - The Black Indian Tradition and struggles with oppression. (audio/mpeg 19.3mb) by WTUL News and Views
Belden "Noonie Man" Batiste joins WTUL News and Views' DJ I'm Under The Bus on Mardi Gras Eve to discuss issues of cultural and economic oppression of the Mardi Gras Indian culture. Mardi Gras Day is symbolically the most important day for New Orleans Black Indians....
Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:07PM
image Milo Yiannopoulos's Book and Speaking Invitation Canceled 480_h12_milo_yiannopolous-maga_1.jpg by Democracy Now!
White nationalist Milo Yiannopoulos is facing widespread backlash after he appeared to endorse pedophilia—leading to the cancellation of upcoming speaking gigs, as well as the publication of his book....
Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:26PM
document Trump Administration's Plan to Use 100,000 National Guard Troops as Deportation Force trump-national-guard-draft-memo.pdf_140_.jpg by la resistencia
The AP revealed an detailed plan written by the Trump administration to use the National Guard in 11 southwestern states as a deportation force to kidnap and forcibly remove as many people as possible from the country. The states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana were included in the plan. Trump craves his very own Operation Wetback. Team Trump denies that they intended to carry out the plan and call the document a d...
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:22AM
image Army Greenlights DAPL Completion 480_chase-iron-eyes_1.jpg by Chase Iron Eyes, Lakota People’s Law Project
The Trump administration threw down the gauntlet. Our movement must hold together and strengthen itself in the face of the president’s onslaught. We will not be silenced!...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 5:45PM
image We cannot let media and social media divide us standing_rock_sioux_tribe.png by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
For Immediate Release. 2/4/17...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 2:06PM
text Milo Yiannopoulos' false narratives and liberals cherry picking the left. by Lloyd Hart
Milo Yiannopoulos, like most inexperienced intellects propose false narratives too attack ideas like feminism....
Posted: Sun Feb 5, 2017 7:14AM
image McDonald's, the NAACP and Allegations of Racism index.jpg by AV
In interviewing the director of The Founder, a movie about the founder of the McDonald's fast food chain, Ray Kroc, the question of his relationship to blacks came up....
Posted: Thu Feb 2, 2017 5:09PM
image If we are to fight for treaty rights, then we must all work together standing_rock_sioux_tribe.png by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
February 1, 2017 - Last night, a group of campers moved materials onto private land. This group’s actions do not represent the tribe nor the original intent of the water protectors. If we are to fight for treaty rights, then we must all work together. Tribes came to Standing Rock in support of our tribe’s effort with the recognition that it will reflect back on us all. This type of action was not undertaken in that spirit, because instead of empowering us, it undermines us....
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 8:13PM
image Jeff Sessions: Racist, Cruel, Pro Execution, Pro War, Pro Torture 1b.jpg by SNS
Please call Senate at 202 224 3121 to ask for a no vote on Jeff Sessions who is racist, pro-war, pro-torture, pro-execution....
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 11:48AM
image "We have a dream, may Hueyapan becomes autonomous municipality" 480_15622109_10208518233530332_3586227400383865381_n_1.jpg by Demián Revart
The dream is ineffable, but gets closer to the reality day after day: "if we all hold hands, it will be easier to change the world."...
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 1:26AM
image NLG Condemns Fordham Univ. Ban on Students for Justice in Palestine 480_students_for_justice_in_palestine_1.jpg by via National Lawyers Guild
January 22, 2017 - The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) joins the Center For Constitutional Rights, Palestine Legal and community and civil rights groups in its condemnation of Fordham University’s discriminatory ban of the Palestinian rights students organization, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP). The NLG condemns this latest act in the legacy of Anti-Palestinian discrimination, known as the “Palestine Exception” to Free Speech, and calls for the immediate instatement of the SJP Chapter a...
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:26PM