Category Archives: human-rights

Wilmington´s Lie – The Wilmington Massacre: North Carolina, 1898: The Lost History of an American Coup D’État

Source: The Atlantic Republicans and Democrats in North Carolina are locked in a battle over which party inherits the shame of Jim Crow. By the time the fire started, Alexander Manly had vanished. That didn’t stop the mob of 400 … Continue reading

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To Save Black Lives, and the Soul of Our Nation, Congress Must Act Boldly: By Cory Booker & Kamala Harris

We cannot settle on an inadequate middle ground that will simply nibble around the edges instead of making real change Source: Rolling Stone By Cory Booker & Kamala Harris Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Show more sharing options For too long, … Continue reading

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JESUS WAS A PERSON OF COLOR – Written by Roger Campo

RIP George Floyd Words and speeches are no longer enough. Peace does not mean silence. The peaceful protests must continue. Maybe we can start with a truth and reconciliation commission. In the meantime, we must keep the pressure on. Black … Continue reading

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How Can We Win? Protesters, Rioters, And Looters: Kimberly Jones Explains Economics In America With Monopoly, Tulsa, Rosewood And The Broken Social Contract

On Saturday May 30th filmmaker and photographer David Jones of David Jones Media felt compelled to go out and serve the community in some way. He decided to use his art to try and explain the events that were currently … Continue reading

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Barack Obama: “How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change”

Top highlight Barack Obama Jun 1 2020 Source: Medium As millions of people across the country take to the streets and raise their voices in response to the killing of George Floyd and the ongoing problem of unequal justice, many … Continue reading

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Camden, New Jersey: The City That Remade Its Police Department

The City That Remade Its Police Department Camden, N.J.’s detailed rules on use of force are a model for reform but not a panacea. By Sarah Holder June 4, 2020 Source: Bloomberg Across the U.S., protesters have taken to the … Continue reading

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Michael Jordan on racism, education and $100 million for social justice

Former NBA star Michael Jordan speaks during a press conference ahead of an NBA basketball match on January 24, 2020. Franck Fife—AFP/Getty Images By Associated Press June 5, 2020 (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand are giving … Continue reading

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Keedron Bryant – I Just Wanna Live (Live Performance) George Floyd – Black Lives Matter Plaza

** Keedron Bryant, “I Just Want To Live.” Source: American Songwriter Keedron Bryant Sings “I Just Want To Live,” Written by his Mother The power of song in action: one mother’s song sung a capella by her 12-year old son, … Continue reading

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#BlackLivesMatter: From Holocaust to Lynching to Liberation

Carter G. Woodson, in “The Mis-Education of the Negro” (1933), contends that African Americans have been educated away from their own culture and traditions and attached to the fringes of European culture; thus dislocated from themselves. He asserts that African … Continue reading

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Former Commanders Fault Trump’s Use of Troops Against Protesters in Trump’s Church Photo-Op

Former Commanders Fault Trump’s Use of Troops Against Protesters After military helicopters carried out a “show of force” mission to discourage protesters, retired senior military leaders condemned their successors for deploying such tactics. By Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Helene Cooper, Eric Schmitt … Continue reading

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