1929 War of the Women in Nigeria

  The “riots” or the war, led by women in the provinces of Calabar and Owerri in southeastern Nigeria in November and December of 1929, became known as the “Aba Women’s Riots of 1929” in British colonial history, or as the “Women’s War” in Igbo history.  Thousands of Igbo women organized a massive revolt against […]

BLACK LIBERATION CONTINGENT To March In Puerto Rican Day Parade In Support Of Oscar Lopez Rivera & To Free All Of Our U.S. Held Political Prisoners & POW’s!

greetings all, as you might be aware the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place on sunday, June 11th along 5th avenue in midtown Manhattan… MXCC along with the Northeast Political Prisoner Coalition is organizing a Black Freedom Struggle and POW contingent… this year’s Grand Marshall will be Oscar Lopez Rivera, our recently released Puerto Rican […]

Hearts open, fists up: the color line

by  Soya Jung Bio: Left of the color line. Empire resister. Unapologetic problem minority. I was asked to share the following mashup of an essay titled “The Endurance of the Color Line” published in the journal Othering & Belonging: Expanding the Circle of Human Concern and remarks I gave as part of a public talk called “Hearts Open, […]

Oscar López Rivera speaks: In exclusive statement, man at center of Puerto Rican Parade controversy says ‘we must shift the focus’

Rivera in May (CARLOS GIUSTI/AP)  I am very proud to be Puerto Rican, and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade leadership and friends inspire in me even more pride in my community, as it gets ready to provide a space for Puerto Ricans to come together and celebrate our culture, heritage and contributions to society. This […]

Merkel Going Rampant on History!

Originally posted on WiPoKuLi:
At the Summer celebratory event of the Protestant Church to mark its 500th anniversary in Berlin there was a pannel discussion, topic: “Actively shaping democracy – taking responsibility at home and abroad”. Among the four pannel participants were Chancellor Merkel and Obama (I have a drone). One might ask what role…

Folsom Prison Hunger Strike Enters 9th Day – Families, Advocates Rally to Support Prisoners’ Demands

Folsom Prison Hunger Strike Enters 9th Day Families, Advocates Rally to Support Prisoners’ Demands Folsom—On Sunday, June 4th, 2017, human rights advocates will hold a rally outside of Folsom State Prison (FSP) to amplify the voices of people incarcerated in the Administrative Segregation Unit (ASU) at FSP, who have been on hunger strike since May 25th. […]