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image Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available 480_c-artis-harris-and-her-children-dallas_1.jpg by Laura Sullivan & Meg Anderson / NPR
More than 2 million families now use vouchers to keep from becoming homeless. It's the government's largest program to help low-income families pay their rent....
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 10:54AM
audio New Orleans Residents say no to building a mental health jail add on. (audio/mpeg 27.7mb) by WTUL News and Views
On Thursday May 11, 2017 - New Orleans residents opposed to jail expansion and criminalizing mentally ill people voiced their concerns at a City Council Criminal Justice Committee hearing....
Posted: Sun May 14, 2017 8:16PM
audio Nicole Humphrey, 'Not Racist or Bigot,' on Class and Section 8 Housing (audio/mpeg 764.0kb) by FRONTLINE in Dallas, TX
"It's just not people who are of the same class as us. Which sounds bad, but I don't mean that in a bad way." - Nicole Humphrey...
Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 5:14PM
image Global Antifa: No Pasaran to Nazi Scum! 480_gellermonster.jpg by GLOBAL AFA
The ranqid zombie of hate, professional bigot Pamela Geller, has cried her poor little undead eyes out at her dear neo-fascist comrade Marine Le Pen losing bigly at the French elections, without shedding a tear for the victims of the genocidal racism resulting from the forefathers of the FN. Taking to the spirits like a woman possessed, the trump-supporting ogre suffered a formidable stake through the heart when the results were announced and the fascist dinosaur was well and truly beaten at...
Posted: Mon May 8, 2017 3:20PM
image Albert Woodfox: "Freedom Is A State Of Mind" 480_albertrooftop_1.jpg by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
The A3 Coalition has just published the latest issue of their newsletter, detailing Albert Woodfox adn Robert King's latest travels, plus a new Kickstarter campaign for the US release of a new UK documentary film about the Angola 3 entitled "Cruel and Unusual." The newsletter is reprinted here in full....
Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:33PM
image Defend Auburn, Alabama Against the White Power Invasion on April 18th 480_defend-auburn_1.jpg by Anonymous / IGD
This is not simply a matter of pro-Trump vs. anti-Trump. There are committed racists and fascists trying to organize in our cities and our hometowns, in our neighborhoods and at our schools. It is imperative that we come together in our communities, in strength and solidarity, to put an end to their agendas. DEFEND AUBURN! 6PM - APRIL 18TH - FOY HALL! NO NAZIS IN OUR TOWN!...
Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:03AM
image Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman responds to oil in DAPL 480_oil_in_dapl_standing_rock_sioux_tribe_statement_1.jpg by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Cannon Ball, N.D., March 28, 2017 — Today, we received word that oil is now present in the newly completed Dakota Access Pipeline. Chairman Archambault stated, “While we are disappointed that our pleas to the court and current administration have thus far fallen on deaf ears, we remain committed to fighting the transmission of dirty fossil fuels through our territory and putting a stop to the flow of oil in this pipeline.”...
Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:11PM
image Into the Fire: A Report Back from the Huntington Beach Antifascist Clash With Trump Rally 480_trump-brass-knuckles_1.jpg by Anti-Fascist News
This is a report-back from an anonymous member of the resistance to the Make America Great Again pro-Trump march at Huntington Beach, California, on March 25th....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:02AM
video Killing the Black Snake: Behind the Scenes of the #NODAPL Struggle (video/mp4 126.8mb) by subMedia
The first episode of Trouble, looks beyond the mainstream narratives surrounding the Standing Rock encampment to get a better understanding of some of the camp’s overlooked dynamics, including serious disagreements over which tactics to use to best stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)....
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:35PM
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