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 […]

There are hundreds of thousands of Indigenous children in residential schools around the world today

by  Jo Woodman and Alicia Kroemer On September 30, communities across Canada commemorate ‘Orange Shirt Day’, an annual event that helps Canadians remember the thousands of Indigenous children who died in Residential Schools, and to reflect on the inter generational trauma that was caused by the Residential school system. Similar school systems were also run […]

What White Supremacists Know

The violent theft of land and capital is at the core of the U.S. experiment: the U.S. military got its start in the wars against Native Amerikans. by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz  Soldiers posing with Hotchkiss guns used in Wounded Knee Massacre, Library of Congress   The United States has been at war every day since its founding, […]

“prison is the glue that holds this whole crooked house of cards together”

By THE NEW INQUIRY Racism is different in prison. There are at least three kinds of racism in the US. First is the kind most of us are familiar with on the outside: color blind people who would never use the N-word and who might even thoroughly examine their prejudices and micro-aggressions against others, but would […]

Brazil is targeting its black population for death

Black people BY FRANCE FRANCOIS A black person is murdered in Brazil every 23 minutes. What’s startling about that statistic — and Brazil’s record-high murder rate, in general — is that it that it is all too often the Brazilian police responsible for killing a generation of black mothers, fathers, future doctors, promising artists and […]

Tearing Children of Color Away From Their Families is an Old and Continuing Amerikkkan Practice (2018)

Several months ago U.S. officials announced a depraved “zero-tolerance” policy for migrants entering the U.S. from what Donald Trump called “shithole countries” south of the border, even if they be fleeing deadly conditions as refugees—a status protected by international law. As a deterrent to entry by these people of color, the government instituted a policy […]

The horrifying treatment of Afrikan fruit pickers in Italy, where they are exploited and killed

A member of Médecins Sans Frontières talks to an African worker in a makeshift camp in the countryside near the village of Rignano Garganico, southern Italy. Photograph: Tony Gentile/Reuters The migration of Africans to Europe is one of the toughest journeys as some lose their lives in the waters of the Mediterranean or get turned […]

Amerikan Crime; December 26, 1862: The Lynching of 38 Dakota Men―The Largest Mass Execution in U.S. (united snakes) History

Lynching of 38 Dakota (Santee Sioux) men, December 26, 1862.   THE CRIME On December 26, 1862, in the midst of the U.S. Civil War (April 1861-May 1865), and in the same week that the Emancipation Proclamation was issued, President Abraham Lincoln ordered 38 Dakota Santee Sioux men sent to the gallows in Mankato, Minnesota. […]

The Zong Massacre: The unforgettable 1781 incident which saw 133 slaves thrown into the Atlantic

Depiction of the Zong massacre…Alchetron On November 29, December 1 and other days later in 1781, 85 Ghanaian men, women and children were thrown overboard The Zong, a slave ship that was due to arrive in Jamaica. In protest, 10 more slaves jumped into the sea. In total, 142 slaves lost their lives due to the […]