“Women’s Waves” of the Past Know Your History—DON’T Repeat It!!

Each of these women were in positions of power—in the U.S. government, other imperialist governments, and other oppressive regimes. They were all responsible for crimes against humanity, from wars of aggression to ethnic cleansing to attacks on women’s right to abortion and other horrors.   Hillary Clinton, First Lady (1993-2000), U.S. Senator (2001-2009), Secretary of […]

Ella Collins [Malcolm X’s Sister] Interview Part 2

 

Ella Collins [Malcolm X’s sister] Interview

Sarah Ann Shaw interviews Ella Collins, sister of Malcolm X. Collins discusses the childhood of Malcolm X and how she had raised him from an early age until his incarceration and subsequent conversion to Islam. Topics covered include Malcolm X’s attitudes toward violence; women; and at the onset how the family had great expectations of […]

Dec. 25, 1837: Seminole Anti-colonial Struggle

By William Katz On Christmas day in 1837, the Africans and Native Americans who formed Florida’s Seminole Nation defeated a vastly superior U.S. invading army bent on cracnsking this early rainbow coalition and returning the Africans to slavery. Though it reads like a Hollywood thriller, this amazing story has yet to capture public attention. It […]

Amerikan Crime:1915-1934: The U.S. Invasion, Occupation and Domination of Haiti

    THE CRIME: On July 28, 1915, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson ordered 330 U.S. Marines to invade Haiti’s capital city of Port-au-Prince. This was the beginning of a 19-year U.S. occupation that didn’t end until 1934. At the time of the invasion the political situation in Haiti and the government itself were extremely unstable. U.S. […]

How To Make A Negro Christian

  This is just one of the many documents published and circulated throughout the slave holding states, that clearly exposes the conspiracy engaged in by both the clergy and the plantation owners, to insure the continuation of the unholy, degrading, inhumane, yet highly profitable slave industry. By introducing the enslaved masses, to the useless, fictitious […]

Amerikan Crime: The 1944 Lynching of 15-Year-Old Willie James Howard for Writing a Christmas Card to a White Girl

  THE CRIME In December 1943, Willie James Howard, a 15-year-old Black youth, was in the 10th grade in Live Oak, Florida, and working at the local dime store. For Christmas, Willie James gave cards to all his co-workers, including a 15-year-old white girl named Cynthia Goff. He signed the card to Cynthia “with L.” […]

All US Presidents, Living and Dead, are War Criminals

  by  Glen Ford All US Presidents, Living and Dead, are War Criminals Especially at state funerals, media and politicians pretend that US presidents are honorable men, instead of the mass murderers that all of them become in office. “The US has caused the deaths of 20 to 30 million people since World War Two, a […]

The Missing Malcolm X

Our understanding of Malcolm X is inextricably linked to his autobiography, but newly discovered materials force us to reexamine his legacy.  byGARRETT FELBER Image: Marion S. Trikosko/Wikimedia Commons More than fifty years after his death, Malcolm X remains a polarizing and misunderstood figure. Not unlike the leader he is too often contrasted with—Martin Luther King, Jr.—he has […]

Who was Fred Hampton?

Who was Fred Hampton? Why was he assassinated by the U.S. government at the age of 21? What is the Hampton Institute about?