Meet Alessandro, the son of an Afrikan slave woman whose father became a pope

Alessandro de’ Medici Born in 1510 in the Italian city of Urbino, Alessandro de’ Medici’s mother was an African slave named Simonetta who was serving in the Medici household. His father, according to historians, was Cardinal Giulio de Medici, who later became Pope Clement VII. The Medici were an Italian family of rulers, merchants, bankers, […]

Dechoukaj Restitisyon-Uproot the Corrupt System/Make govt thieves give us back our stolen money!

Originally posted on serious2020:
Please donate to support Radio Timoun, the voice of the Haitian people in resistance! All contributions go to Radio Timoun via the Haiti Emergency Relief Fund Yesterday Friday 7/6/18 at about 5:30 p.m. Haiti time, Radio Timoun reported demonstrations and flaming barricades blocking city streets in many neighborhoods of Port-au-Prince. People…

The Con of Diversity

  In 1970, when black students occupied the dean’s office at Harvard Divinity School to protest against the absence of African-American scholars on the school’s faculty, the white administration was forced to respond and interview black candidates. It asked James Cone, the greatest theologian of his generation, to come to Cambridge, Mass., for a meeting. But […]