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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 A.C.T.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
image 60% of black women killed by police were unarmed 480_saye_her_name_rekia_boyd_1.jpg by Gerry Everding-WUSTL
February 9th, 2018 - Black people, especially women, are more likely to have been unarmed when killed by police than non-blacks, according to a new study of nationwide data....
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:54PM
text Holy Ground Desecrated at Site of Apache Resistance to Arizona Mine by Center for Biological Diversity
Vandals Destroy Crosses, Eagle Feathers at Oak Flat Campground...
Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:28PM
image Black, Queer Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Assassinated 480_5f315e6e-ca15-4dba-b1bd-ea665386276d_1.jpeg by Colin Murphy
Councilwoman Marielle Franco, a feminist lesbian activist and emerging voice against police violence, was gunned down yesterday in her car...
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:58AM
text When Will the Me Too Movement Take on the New Age? by Al Carroll
The New Age movement are some of the most prominent unrepentant abusers of women. Why has the Me Too movement not gone after them? Their pseudo feminism....
Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:54AM
audio Womanifest 9: The Healer, A Celebration of Black Women in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 23.2mb) by WTUL News and Views
Kezia Vida of WTUL News and Views spoke with Brotha Shack and Mama Fiyah about the True Love Movement and their upcoming festival, Womanifest 9, coming up on March 3rd in New Orleans. Speaking about the importance of celebrating and supporting black women, what healing means, and the role of non-black people in the movement....
Posted: Fri Mar 2, 2018 7:19AM
image @CanaryMission Suspended on Twitter 480_canary_mission_twitter_suspension.jpg by Palestine Legal
February 26, 2018 - Twitter suspended @CanaryMission – the account of a defamatory website that blacklists and harasses activists who support Palestinian rights. The reason and terms of the suspension are unknown. Twitter has repeatedly found @CanaryMission to be in violation of its rules in response to individual reports, but this is the first visible enforcement action taken to date....
Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:45PM
audio Adolph Reed Jr. on Black Politics in New Orleans and Beyond (audio/mpeg 89.6mb) by WTUL News & Views
On February 5th, 2018, writer and scholar Adolph Reed, Jr. gave a public lecture on Black Politics in New Orleans and Beyond to close out Sites of Resistance: An Exhibit Exploring the Geographies + Histories of Social Change in New Orleans....
Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:44AM
text From School Shootings to Revolutionary Social Transformations by Bob M
After the Stoneman Douglas shootings, students are calling for a walkout for gun reform. This article suggests the importance of revolutionary reforms, and the direction that some of such actions might be made....
Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:51PM
image A Victory for the Right to Boycott, in Massachusetts. 480_massachusetts-photo-by-tony_fischer-flickr_1.jpg by Jewish Voice for Peace Boston
Boston, MA, February 8 — Defenders of free speech and Palestinian human rights won a victory in the Massachusetts legislature today when a key committee refused to advance a bill that would have prevented the state government from signing contracts with those who support an economic boycott of Israel....
Posted: Thu Feb 8, 2018 4:20PM
text Turning Point USA opens door for white supremacists on campus by Dahn Shaulis
Turning Point USA is a racist, anti-feminist, anti-intellectual organization backed by billionaires, the NRA, and members of the fossil fuel industry. It has organizations at hundreds of high schools and college campuses. And the group uses dirty tricks to incite others on campus....
Posted: Wed Feb 7, 2018 11:51PM
image Federal Judge Issues Injunction Against Kansas Anti-Boycott Law 480_koontz-v-watson_1.jpg by Palestine Legal
On Tuesday, January 30, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction, blocking Kansas from enforcing the state's anti-boycott law while the case is being litigated. The decision, the first court ruling in a case challenging the constitutionality of laws aimed at countering boycotts for Palestinian rights, affirmed what Palestine Legal has argued since the first anti-boycott laws were introduced in 2014: that such boycotts are clearly protected by the First Amendment. Photo: Esther Koontz, ...
Posted: Tue Feb 6, 2018 6:42PM
image Reseña de la edición 2017 de Búsquenme en el Torbellino 480_look-for-me-in-the-whirlwind_1.jpg by carolina saldaña
Este libro contiene la versión original de Búsquenme en el Torbellino: La Autobiografía de los 21 Panteras con nuevos textos sobre los torbellinos de nuestros tiempos....
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 7:55PM