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Urgent Action Alert: Mumia Abu-Jamal in Medical Center - by Free Mumia!
At 1pm EST today, Mumia Abu-Jamal had a medical emergency and was taken to the Intensive Care Unit at Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville, PA. We need your immediate help to make sure that Mumia's family will be able to visit him NOW.
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 3:16PM
Indigenous Land conflict in Brazil – Support needed NOW - by Ardaga - Huu-té Dschaam Dscheu
The once ~5 to 6 million Indigenous People in Brazil are down to less than 1 million. And those brave survivors of a genocide machine of half a millennium are still being brutalized and deceived by state and parallel authorities. And while the media reports nothing on it, Indigenous people are fighting for survival, their legal lands and against spree killings right now. This is a brand new eyewitness report. And a plea for YOUR support!
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:06AM
Renowned War Resister Juanita Nelson Slips From Her Body - by Scribe
Juanita Nelson's first public act of courage occurred on a train from Cleveland to the South when she was put at the Mason Dixon Line into a Jim Crow car. Nearly 8 decades of war tax resistance, sitins at segregated restaurants, organic farming, simple living and peacemaking followed.
Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:22AM
Public Statement on OAS Indigenous Peoples Declaration - by Amnesty International
Amnesty International is urging member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) to ensure that a proposed regional Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples properly reflects the views and experiences of those whose rights are at stake. Legitimacy cannot be achieved if text is brought forward without the support of Indigenous Peoples.
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:37PM
Two Police Officers Shot from Distance During Ferguson Protest (video) (video/mp4 3.0MB) - by Ryan J. Reilly, HuffPo
In this video that captures the shooting, demonstrators appear to identify the shots as having come from the hill behind them, over the protesters and hitting police in the distance. (Video by Matthew Keys.) At a press conference at around 2:00 a.m. local time, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said a 41-year-old officer from St. Louis County was shot in the shoulder, and a 32-year-old Webster Groves officer was shot in the face. Both were conscious and expected to survive.
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:54AM
US Dept of Justice Investigation of Ferguson Police Leads to Firings/Resignations - by Dave Id
This U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division report, released on March 4, is the result of the DOJ's investigation into the Ferguson, Missouri, police department after the rebellions and violent police repression following the murder of Mike Brown by police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014 in the Canfield neighborhood. While the DOJ declined to prosecute Wilson after a St. Louis County grand jury found no probable cause to indict him -- the DOJ not being known as a full-throat...
Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2015 9:29PM
Congress Illegally Gives Away Mining Rights On Native American Forest Land - by Observer
One of the world's 5 worst mining companies, involved in strip miining and mountain top decapitation, has illegally been given mining rights on Apache land. Click on image for a larger version
Posted: Thu Mar 5, 2015 11:46AM
Tulane Black Arts Festival (audio/mpeg 14.8MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Tulane Black Arts festival organizers give a preview of this year's events, including a keynote speech by Spike Lee. Conversation includes information about how the fest was planned and what participants can expect.
Posted: Thu Mar 5, 2015 10:15AM
Freequency (Mwende Katwiwa) interview with Gahiji Akil Lumumba Barrow (audio/mpeg 66.0MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Mwende Katwiwa aka Freequency on her book and experience "Becoming Black."
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 7:45AM
Facebook Racially Profiles Native American Traditional Last Names - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
Native Advocate Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney discusses the racial profiling by Facebook against Native Americans, who use their traditional Native last names on Facebook and then deactivate their accounts claiming that are NOT Natives and are using phony, bogus last names.
Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:49PM
Mideast Migraines - Three Muslims in North Carolina (audio/mpeg 81.0MB) - by Ren Tawil
Terrorism Strikes North Carolina: Double Standards of Western Media; Miko Peled on Netanyahu coming to town; alleged assault on Arab-American male at a Dearborn-based Kroger; Who Speaks for Jews?; music by Arabic Beat. Length : 1:58:02/ Date Recorded: 2015-02-16/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (83MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 2:17PM
Mideast Migraines - Israel's official religion, the Holocaust (audio/mpeg 80.7MB) - by Ren Tawil
Ha'aretz: Israel's official religion, the Holocaust; Israel’s historical fear of the Palestinian mind; by Sami Kishawi CALL-OUT: Seeking submissions on the ‘identity shaming’ of Palestinians; The US, Its Allies And Syria Unwittingly Corporatized ISIS; music by Aza. Length: 1:57:35/ Date Recorded: 2015-02-09/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (83MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 2:01PM
FCC protects net neutrality for civil rights win! - by Color of Change
Just a year ago, very few people thought a victory this big was possible. The telecom industry was spending millions to influence the debate, and it looked like they were winning. Sadly, they succeeded in buying the support of civil rights organizations like the NAACP, Rainbow PUSH, and National Action Network, who echoed talking points from the telecom industry rooted in trickle down economics. Some Black members of Congress joined the ISPs, after taking big campaign contributions from the t...
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:49PM
Bells Across the Land: Sesquicentennial Celebration of Freedom - by khubaka, michael harris
On April 9, 1865, Union Genearl Ulysses S. Grant met Confederate General Robert E. Lee to set the terms of the Confederate Army surrender, beginning the end the US Civil War, the symbolic ending of four years of bloodsheed and America's Peculicar Institution.
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:30AM
It Is Time For Native People To Resolve Our Own Issues And Problems-By Mike Raccoon Eyes - by Mike Raccoon Eyes
It Is Time For Native People To Resolve Our Own Issues And Problems.
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 11:51PM
Amnesty International USA Urges Obama to Address Torture by Chicago Police - by Amnesty International
CHICAGO – On the eve of his visit to Chicago, Amnesty International USA sent a letter (see PDF) to President Obama today urging him to support reparations for those tortured while in the custody of Chicago Police over a span of decades.
Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 5:38PM
PA Governor Tom Wolf halts executions! - by Prison Radio
The 5th largest Death Row (186 men and women) is shut down! Citing “inherent biases” and the State’s “error prone” justice system, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf halted all executions in the State of Pennsylvania on Friday, February 13th.
Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:43AM
Interview with Noonieman of Yellow Pocahontas (audio/mpeg 28.6MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Noonieman of the Yellow Pocahontas Black Indian Tribe in New Orleans joined WTUL News and Views to discuss the Mardi Gras Indians tradition and culture.
Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:50AM
Aii Native Diabetes Prevention Conference - by Pete Verral
American Indian/Alaska Native and Canadian First Nation health activists meet to combat diabetes.
Posted: Sun Feb 8, 2015 3:22PM
Mideast Migraines - Embracing Extremism (audio/mpeg 58.5MB) - by Ren Tawil
Gaza readying seaport for international travel; sedition petition filed against Speaker Boehner; professor Stephen Zunes of USF on Netanyahu and the Democrats' dangerous embrace of extremism; UN on the ‘warning signs’ of genocide; Arabic Beat music. Length: 1:42:16/ Date Recorded: 2015-01-26/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info/ 64Kbps, mp3 (60MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Feb 7, 2015 2:07PM