Decolonizing the History of Thanksgiving|
Cornel West on Obama: "The First Black President Has Become The First Niggerized Black President"
'Structural Looting' of Black Communities Driving Protesters to Baltimore Streets By Sarah Lazare
Eduardo Galeano on Haiti by Kim Ives
Haiti Dreadlocks Protest Eurocentric Profiling Haiti Dreadlock Wearers Demand: A Stop to Persecution by US Puppet Regime
Light Girls, When Documentaries Get It Wrong by Jessica Ann Mitchell
Managing a Nightmare: How the CIA Watched Over the Destruction of Gary Webb By Ryan Devereaux
Links between the cocaine trade, Nicaragua's Contra rebels, and African American neighborhoods in California
The Religious Element of Terrorism|
December 08, 2015 : By William Blum
Is it terrorism or is it religion? Does the question matter?
From the early days of America's "War on Terror," and even before then, I advocated seeing terrorists as more than just mindless, evil madmen from another planet. I did not believe they were motivated by hatred or envy of American freedom or democracy, or of American wealth, secular government or culture...
Israelis – Not Muslims – Cheered in Jersey City on 9/11
November 29, 2015 : By Glen Ford
Donald Trump told a really "HUGE" - as he would put it - lie when he claimed to have watched thousands of Muslims cheering in Jersey City, New Jersey, as the World Trade Center came down on 9/11. Every corporate news outlet in the country rushed to debunk Trump's fictitious account.
The Paris Attacks and the White Lives Matter Movement
November 21, 2015 : By Ajamu Baraka
I received a message from one of my friends in Lebanon who asked with feigned curiosity why the U.S. media only gave a passing reference to the bombing in Beirut before turning to non-stop coverage of the attacks in Paris.
Ahmed Mohamed and Abdulrahman al-Awlaki
September 27, 2015 : By Margaret Kimberley
"If Syrians and Libyans can have their countries torn asunder, then a precocious teenager can be hauled off by the police."
"Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It's what makes America great." Those words came from president Obama's twitter account