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imageMinnesota Sheriff Deputy's Brutal Arrest of Grandmother Defending River from Enbridge
by Brenda Norrell
A grandmother was brutally arrested by a Clearwater County Sheriff Deputy in northern Minnesota. She was protecting the Mississippi River from the onslaught of the Canadian corporation Enbridge, and its Line 3 pipeline for dirty crude oil from Canada. The gruesome arrest is documented on video....
Posted: Sun Aug 1, 2021 6:28AM
imageSecretary Haaland to welcome totem pole at DC event on National Mall
by Red Road to DC
Event is part of cross-country tour of Indigenous sacred sites...
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 12:13AM
imageMINN: Police Mob Stalks Lone Red Lake Native Youth Water Protector, Provokes Arrests
by Brenda Norrell
In Thief River Falls, Minn., on Monday, an out-of-control police mob stalked a lone Red Lake Youth Water Protector without cause when he went a restroom. Then Sheriff's deputies provoked the arrests of two Water Protectors, who had just been released from jail for protecting the water, when they came to the Native youth's aid....
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:40AM
imageOn the Red Road, Lummi Totem Pole to Shell River Stop Line 3
by Red Road to DC
The Red Road to DC joins Stop Enbridge Line 3 at the Shell River on Sunday. The Lummi Totem Pole is crossing the United States as Native Americans urge President Biden to protect sacred places....
Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:31PM
image2021 National Buffalo Soldiers Day - Example for the State of California
by testimony from Renotta Young
The Buffalo Soldiers must be celebrated and their history told. They had a central role in helping to protect, build, and preserve America’s national parks. 2021 National Buffalo Soldiers Day - Union Square - establishing Monthly Buffalos Soldiers Day along the California Buffalo Soldiers Trail...
Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:56PM
imageNavajo Family Desperate in Search for Missing Ella Mae Begay
by Brenda Norrell
Ella Mae Begay, 62, Navajo, has been missing for over a month from her home in Sweetwater on the Navajo Nation in the Four Corners area. Her family is walking, desperate for information about her disappearance....
Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:39AM
imageWinona LaDuke and Water Protectors Arrested: Horse Nation to the Front Line
by Honor the Earth
Winona LaDuke, executive director of Honor the Earth, was among the women arrested today defending the Shell River from the construction of Enbridge Line 3....
Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:35PM
imageAfro-Latino Presence in Early California - Negro Bar, Sacramento County
by adapted from Damany Fisher, Ph.D
Afro-Latinos migrated to California in significant numbers. By 1790, they made up nearly 20 percent of California’s population, or one out of every five residents. More importantly, the concept of “race” had far less significance in California than in the United States. While European-born Spaniards controlled California society, Afro-Latinos and mestizos did manage to gain political and economic influence during the Spanish and Mexican periods of California history. Established in 1849, Neg...
Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 6:05PM
imageNorth Dakota law enforcement admits critical failures at Standing Rock
by Brenda Norrell
In an internal report, not meant for public view, North Dakota law enforcement admits that it lacked training and experience, and had no policies in place, when it fired rubber bullets, tear gas, and other chemical agents into Standing Rock Water Protectors....
Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2021 4:25AM
imageTask Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans
by State of California Department of Justice
The institution of slavery is inextricably woven into the establishment, history, and prosperity of the United States. Constitutionally and statutorily sanctioned from 1619 to 1865, slavery deprived more than four million Africans and their descendants of life, liberty, citizenship, cultural heritage, and economic opportunity...
Posted: Mon Jul 5, 2021 11:42PM
imageNative Matriarch Locks Down at Enbridge Line 3 in Minnesota
by Giniw Collective
Native Matriarch is locked down to equipment at Enbridge Line 3 in Minnesota....
Posted: Thu Jul 1, 2021 9:58AM
imageThe Shingwauk Files: Documenting Genocide at Native Residential Schools in Canada
by By Brenda Norrell
Mohawk Nation News said, "Each unmarked grave is a separate crime scene and criminal investigation. We know who did the crime. We want to know the specifics of the individuals involved, just like the Nuremberg trials."...
Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2021 10:15AM
imageHidden Cemeteries at Residential Schools: Churches and Canada Responsible for Genocide
by Brenda Norrell
Chief Cadmusn Delmore of the Cowessess First Nation said 751 unmarked graves were found at Marieval Residential School. In 2008 -- thirteen years ago -- Hidden from History published a list of 28 mass graves at residential schools and hospitals in Canada. The information comes from historical accounts and eyewitness testimony of survivors who witnessed fellow students being tortured and murdered....
Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2021 3:04AM
imageCensored News: The Twin Forces of Light and Darkness
by Brenda Norrell
Duane Chili Yazzie, Dine', describes the Earth's defense to extractive industries and white supremacy. The Zapatistas have just arrived in Spain. At the same time, Yaqui Water Protectors are assassinated, and mass graves reveal genocide at residential schools. -- Censored News...
Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:36AM
imageHundreds in Lockdowns and Blockades to Stop Enbridge Line 3 in Minnesota
by GINIW Collective
Hundreds are locked down and in blockades to stop Enbridge Line 3 in Northern Minnesota today, June 7, 2021. Jane Fonda is among those defending the water....
Posted: Mon Jun 7, 2021 12:18PM
imageFrom Negroland to Negro Bar - Origins of the Juneteenth Freedom Journey
by adapted from Shannen Dee Williams
Elmina Castle and the Catholic chapel erected at the center of its courtyard directly on top of the structure’s slave dungeon are still standing is one of the great historical treasures of the 21st century....
Posted: Sun Jun 6, 2021 10:27PM
textBiden's Eloquence About George Floyd Is Likely to Soon Ring Hollow by Norman Solomon
Black Lives Matter can't just be a slogan...
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 11:38AM
imageBLM: American Revolution Spreads Around the Globe
by WillOfMany
The world changed not only because of COVID-19 pandemic beyond 2020. Political and economic crisis has led to growing of various protest movements. The widest and most active emerged in the USA. The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement gained the largest extent. It demands from the American government not even reforms but revolutionary changes in the national social political course concerning people of color....
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 12:45AM
imageCultural Genocide: Lakota Protest Kristi Noem Powwow
by Brenda Norrell
Lakota protested South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's round dance today, holding her resposible for COVID-19 deaths and her efforts to dismantle tribal sovereignty....
Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 6:27PM
imageUnauthorized COVID-19 tests given to Navajos, used in marketing campaign
by Brenda Norrell
An unauthorized type of COVID-19 tests were given to Navajos and the information wad used in an online marketing campaign. The Navajo Council said the contract, which included services during First Lady Biden's visit, was never approved. Many Navajos are calling for a probe of how virus relief funds were distributed by the Navajo government....
Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 11:09AM