image Australia’s true colours are red, white, and racist. No-one should stand for it 480_australian-flag-blood-splatter_1.jpg by Liam McLoughlin at newmatilda
This nation is stained with blood, soaked with white supremacy, and shameless with its boastful brand of discrimination. Aboriginal leaders and refugees light the path to justice and healing, we just need the courage to follow them, writes Liam McLoughlin at New Matilda.
Posted: Wed Oct 3, 2018 5:34AM
image 'We want white people to stop celebrating the day they invaded us' 480_4520_1.jpg by Diet Simon, sourcing from WGAR News
On January 26 1788 the first of many British fleets carrying convicts arrived in what is now Sydney, Australia’s biggest city. Officially the date is celebrated as Australia Day. Indigenous Australians have long objected to that. The issue has just flared up again with the right-of-centre prime minister, Scott Morrison, rejecting the demand to change the date for a national date and suggesting that Aborigines be celebrated separately on a different day.
Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:11AM
image Prison Strike Statement, August 28 iwoc-logo_0.jpeg by IWOC
This is a growing movement and the Nationwide Prison Strike of 2018 is an unparalleled success for prisoner organizing in the modern era. However, it is important that in recognizing that success that we not lose sight of the demands that prisoners have laid out. Each of them is crucial....
Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:04PM
document Some thoughts on Blackkklansman boots-blackkklansman_20180817.pdf_140_.jpg by Boots Riley
[Because it is difficult to read Sorry to Bother You director Boots Riley's critique of Spike Lee's Blackkklansman as screen grabs on twitter, the full text is reposted here.]...
Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:22PM
video National Prison Strike: Prisoners in 17 States Demand End to “Slave Labor” Behind Bars (video/mp4 45.4mb) by Democracy Now!
August 21: Prisoners across the country are set to launch a nationwide strike today to demand improved living conditions, greater access to resources and the “end of modern day slavery.”...
Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:16PM
image Origin of Chattel Slavery in the California Inland Empire 480_img_8684_1.jpg by Nicholas R. Cataldo
Lizzy Flake Rowan, once enslaved in North Carolina, lifestory shares a largely untold legacy of Slavery and Freedom in California...
Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:52AM
image Fragile No More! 480_idle_no_more.jpg by David Michael
Learn about what factors and triggers that lead to White Fragility, and how our language sugar-coats the system of racial oppression. Through pairing up in a sharing/listening exercise, small group discussions, and role play we will practice facilitating a Fragility Intervention and how we can help dismantle privilege that acknowledges that whites hold social and institutional power over people of color....
Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:38PM
image ICE Plans to Start Destroying Records of Immigrant Abuse, Including Sexual Assault and Death 480_shreddedpaper_1.jpg by ACLU
UPDATE (05/29/2018): The ACLU and partners submitted public comments opposing Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s request to the National Archives and Records Administration last year. As a result of the campaign and overwhelming opposition from the public, NARA decided to review ICE’s proposal more closely. As of now, ICE has not made a new proposal regarding the destruction of these records. Government agencies with a long and well-documented record of abuse should not be permitted to des...
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:48PM
image 2018 Juneteenth - US Census of Agriculture 480_img_8307_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Everyone should take the time to reflect upon the final Confederate Port, Galveston Island, Texas and honor the legacy of the US Colored Troops, many who used military pay and pensions to become Black Agriculture Producers....
Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:08PM
image Paid agents of the colonisers deceiving Australian Aborigines over land ownership 480_2012.jpg by Ghillar, Michael Anderson
Native Title Service organisations and their lawyers are paid agents of the colonisers, falsely pretending that they operate in the best interests of their clients, the First Nations Peoples....
Posted: Thu Jun 7, 2018 2:08AM
image Tension between Australian Aborigines over sovereignty 480_ghillar_riverbank_mission_1.jpg by Ghillar, Michael Anderson
Unless we address divisive policies, a gigantic David and Goliath struggle going on in Aboriginal Affairs has the potential to become an enormous disconnect between First Nations people supposedly aspiring for the same outcome....
Posted: Mon Jun 4, 2018 3:57AM
document The Case of Louisiana Prisoner Eric Brown, Please Spread the Word ericbrown.pdf_140_.jpg by We The People
Posted here is an info sheet released by Eric Brown and his supporters. Please help spread the word by sharing this info sheet, available as a PDF and JPG file....
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 2:30PM
image Ramsey Orta is creating a Graphic Novel 480_30167286_10160129991775507_7522667275662125588_o_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
From behind bars Ramsey Orta continues to stand strong. For those who do not know, over the past couple months, the ongoing harassment of Ramsey from corrections officers escalated, resulting in Ramsey being placed in solitary confinement. Ramsey was pulled out of Franklin Corrections and transferred to Gouverneur Correctional Facility to serve out his solitary confinement, and was ultimately transferred to Alton Correctional Facility where he resides today. All these facilities rest on t...
Posted: Mon Apr 9, 2018 3:26AM
document The Second Amendment : A Sacred Covenant of Ethnic Cleansing and Slavery Between the Nation State and Settler Militias second_amendment.pdf_140_.jpg by Seeding Sovereignty
A Seeding Sovereignty zine explaining the gun violence issue from an Indigenous perspective. It explains how “the historical context that led to the creation of the Second Amendment is actually based on the process of land annexation and the mitigation of local populations through assimilation, genocide or slavery--much of which took place at the point of a gun.” Written by Christine Nobiss. Art by Jackie Fawn Illustrations....
Posted: Fri Apr 6, 2018 11:44AM
image Open Letter to the Brooklyn Museum: Your Curatorial Crisis is an Opportunity to Decolonize 480_decolonize_this_place_brooklyn_museum__1.jpg by Decolonize Brooklyn Museum
APRIL 3, 2018 - We don’t know all of the factors that went into the decision of Anne Pasternak and others to appoint a white woman (Kristen Windmuller-Luna) as the new chief curator of the Brooklyn Museum’s African collection. But no matter how one parses it, the appointment is simply not a good look in this day and age–especially on the part of a museum that prides itself on its relationships with the diverse communities of Brooklyn. What we have heard expressed is a sense of surprise, on th...
Posted: Wed Apr 4, 2018 11:21PM
image Israel confirms holding two bodies of Palestinians killed Friday – Total now 17 480_mosabsalloul_1.jpg by IMEMC
Israeli authorities confirmed Sunday that they are holding the bodies of two Palestinians who were killed on Friday during the protests at the borders in Gaza. The two men were identified as: Mohammad Rubaiya and Mosab Zohair Salloul....
Posted: Tue Apr 3, 2018 8:52PM
image Israeli Soldiers Shoot 49 Palestinians In Gaza Day After Killing Sixteen in Land Day Protest gazaprotest.jpg by IMEMC
Israeli soldiers shot, Saturday, 49 Palestinians protesting on their lands, near border area, in several parts of the Gaza Strip....
Posted: Sun Apr 1, 2018 8:56PM
image Sixteen Killed Friday by Israeli Soldiers During Land Day Protest, 1416 Wounded 480_ahmadodah-gaza_1.jpg by IMEMC
The number of Palestinians killed in Gaza during the Land Day protests at the border fences has reached 16, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health....
Posted: Sun Apr 1, 2018 8:48PM
text Sacramento, California will A.C.T. to End Racism by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Sacramento, California has a very unique opportunity to End Racism this 170th Anniversary of the California Gold Rush...
Posted: Sun Apr 1, 2018 12:13PM
image Native-led Nonprofit Files to Axe Gas Plant Project on Sacred Lands 480_mati_waiya_chumash_elder_wishtoyo_1.jpg by Earthjustice
Calpine Corporation requested to freeze its application process, but the Wishtoyo Foundation and Earthjustice say this misguided project must end now...
Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:02PM