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textBiden's Election Victory based on Labor & Black Vote by Labor's Gains & Lessons
It is now official; Joe Biden has been elected president, defeating an incumbent president, a difficult task. This occurred in the midst of a pandemic that claimed 239,000 lives in 8 months due to gross negligence on the part of the incumbent president, accompanied by the incumbent’s destruction of the economy so that we now have a Great Depression the same as the 1930s. In addition, while the incumbent president states “science does not know,” we have a massive climate change crisis that ma...
Posted: Sat Nov 7, 2020 10:04AM
imageFederal Juneteenth Holiday Bill Lacks Congressional Budget Office Cost Analysis
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Juneteenth our agreed upon date of a National Day to celebrate Freedom awaits a cost analysis by the "Non-Partisan" Congressional Budget Office during the election cycle for oue President, US Senate and US House of Representatives. Freedom is never free....
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:03PM
imageSacramento, California MAAFA - Beyond the Ritual Toward Solutions
by Charisse Jones
A new notion of "Black Lives Matters" suggests a possible desire to examine the authentic Black experience here in Sacramento, California. The City of New York experience is an example of possibilities... if the beginning of 'Manifest Destiny' becomes part of the story....
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:08AM
imageFacebook Suspends Hundreds of Accounts Over Online Event Targeting Coastal GasLink Pipeline
by Greenpeace
Hundreds of individual accounts linked to Indigenous, environmental, and social justice organizations were suspended from Facebook because they were co-hosts of an online Facebook event targeting the Coastal GasLink pipeline majority funder....
Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:54AM
imageLakotas arrested at KXL pipeline protest, police use excessive force on Cheyenne River
by Brenda Norrell
Lakotas were arrested at a KXL pipeline protest on the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation on Friday by the local police and county sheriff's deputies using excessive force at the prayerful and peaceful gathering. The Zeibach County Sheriff intruded on the sovereign land of the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation....
Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:34PM
textFrame-up in Aurora, Colorado of Black Lives Matter Protesters by Stop the Frame-Up
Once again, as done in labor history and in the black liberation struggle, the State of Colorado is framing at least 4 organizers of protests on behalf of Elijah McClain, a black violinist, murdered by the police in Aurora, Colorado. See
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:59PM
image2020 Juneteenth National Holiday Convention
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Globally, Juneteenth is poised help expand a year round expression of Freedom marked by a new official United States of America, Federal Holiday that could begin on Saturday, June 19, 2021, as we stand on the shoulders of many ancestors preparing for an amazing new beginning....
Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:37AM
documentAssault on the healing process after the murder of George Floyd by killer cops
by Lynda Carson
Executive Office Memo Attacking Training Programs Meant To Heal The Nation After The Murder Of George Floyd:...
Posted: Sun Sep 6, 2020 6:57PM
imageDía Internacional de las Mujeres Indígenas: 5 septiembre
by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Día Internacional de las Mujeres Indígenas: 5 septiembre Bartolina Sisa Vargas - Guerrera Aymara Bolivia 1750 -5 September- 1782....
Posted: Thu Sep 3, 2020 2:57PM
imageTrump regime is in lockstep with the KKK and fascist armed militias
by Lynda Carson
Black Lives Matter Protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin:...
Posted: Wed Sep 2, 2020 3:56AM
imageProposed California Reparations Study leaves out Indigenous and Afro-Latino Heritage
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The State of California may make incremental steps to mitigate past egregious actions taken before, during and after US Statehood beginning September 9, 1850. AB 3121 chooses not to mention the "hidden figures" of our Indigenous / Afro Latino California Heritage, by design....
Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:48AM
textEmbodied Inequality: The Intersections Between COVID, Racial Justice, and the Environment by Brianna Cunliffe
The consequences of our fossil fuel economy and a global pandemic fall heaviest on America's most vulnerable communities. Elected Officials are saying enough....
Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:08AM
imageEviction crisis across the nation threatens 30-40 million people
by Lynda Carson
Protesting Tenants Demanding That The Rent Must Be Cancelled:...
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:45PM
imageAs the pandemic surges, Native Americans are resilient
by Brenda Norrell
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge, Native Americans manifest resilience, from the San Carlos Apache running for their sacred land to the Kumeyaay standing to protect their sacred land from the border wall construction. Lakota are cooking hot meals for relatives who are in quarantine in Rapid City, South Dakota, while Dine' and Hopi raise their own funds and deliver food, water and supplies to those most in need....
Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:38AM
imageBlueLeaks Trove of LEO Files Remains Available Despite US Government and Corporate Efforts
by Dave Id
A transparency collective known as Distributed Denial of Secrets made a huge trove of law enforcement files publicly available on Juneteenth, in solidarity with the widespread George Floyd uprisings against racist police violence....
Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:05PM
imageNAACP Mourns the Death of Civil Rights Icon, Congressman John Lewis
by Posted By Lynda Carson
NAACP Mourns the Death of Civil Rights Icon, Congressman John Lewis...
Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:27PM
imageACLU Sues Federal Agents Over "Unconstitutional Nightmare" in Portland
by ACLU Foundation of Oregon
Organization Seeks to Block Federal Law Enforcement Attacks on Journalists, Legal Observers in Portland...
Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:08PM
imageA Great Nation Celebrates Our Journey Towards A Juneteenth National Holiday
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The Juneteenth National Independence Day Act would make June 19 an official annual federal holiday, the first new one created since the 1980s. While officially this would guarantee a day off for federal employees and public schools, in practice many global multinational corporations will follow suit....
Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:20PM
imageCalifornia Reparations Bill AB 3121 - Senate Process in flow...
by Michael Harris
The signs and symbols surrounding the California State Capitol are coming down and few know the reason they were put in place. Reparative Justice hidden, cloaked in secrecy and does not mention Slavery thoroughout the State of California... limited narrow focus may do additional harm... yet not sure it matters because the Black Lives "in the building" is all that matters....
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2020 12:33AM
imageUS Senate poised to pass National Juneteenth Holiday Bill S.4019
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Since that final summer military campaign in Texas beginning June 18, 1865, people of Pan African Ancestry throughout the Diaspora have always celebrated Juneteenth in a big way....
Posted: Sun Jul 5, 2020 8:19PM