Confronting Columbus: Revisionism Versus Reality

by Colin Jenkins  Regarding the painstaking process of historiography, someone of relative importance once remarked, “History is written by the victors.” A statement which echoes Plato’s dictum that, “those who tell the stories also hold the power,” its modern source is unclear. Still, many do not hesitate to attach these words to Winston Churchill, Britain’s renowned […]

‘We Charge Genocide’

by Mike Kuhlenbeck “The responsibility of being the first in history to charge the government of the United States of America with the crime of genocide is not one the petitioners take lightly,” according to the primary document in the new edition of the book “We Charge Genocide,” published by New York City-based International Publishers. […]

What the Nazis Learned from Amerika

  BY JESSICA BLATT Until the recent presidential election cycle, most of us had never heard of the “alt-right.” To those of us who had (likely because we spend too much time on social media), the term evoked a murky fringe. We thought of alienated, white 20-something men in their parents’ basements, spreading hateful propaganda and […]

How the terror of lynchings in the past haunts us today and our future

By Jonathan Capehart Natasha Gray holds a placard as she gathers with other protesters across the street from the police department in Ferguson, Mo., on Sept. 26, 2014. (Whitney Curtis/Reuters)   Two years ago, the Equal Justice Initiative, based in Montgomery, Ala., shook us out of our collective historical slumber to force us to reckon with […]

How White Amerika have Reaped 500-plus years of Cruelty toward People of Color (POC)

Many people are shortsighted to this phenomenon because of the concept of time, and believe that white America has, and is getting away with their crimes against humanity in the past and to this day. However, that is far from the truth. White America is suffering rapid decline, mental torment and retribution for the years […]

Unist’ot’en LNG Pipelines Threat

by skw’étuʔ Following statement issued from the Unist’ot’en People, traditional Wet’suwet’en Territory on May 24, 2017. Image courtesy of Unist’ot’en Camp ‘And so it begins! the skies are busy above camp today. The Construction Crew who are working on the Healing Center are constantly being interrupted by chopper activity flying overhead. To date we know that […]

THE REAL FACE OF COLONIZATION IN ALGERIA

  By Smail Goumeziane      “The scandal is not to hide the truth, but not to say it entirely. “ G.Bernanos     A few days ago, Emmanuel Macron, one of the candidates for the French presidential election in 2017, has just thrown a pavement into the pond by saying, in particular and from […]

Ain’t no statute of limitationz on genocide!

by Shaka Shakur Article II of The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on Dec. 9, 1948, states that “genocide” means any of the following acts, committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group […]

Thiz Map Showz Over a Century of Documented Lynchingz in the U.S. (united snakez)

Mapping the history of racial terror By Danny Lewis The Civil War may have freed an estimated 4 million slaves, but that wasn’t nearly the end of acts of racial violence committed against African Americans. Acts of domestic terrorism against black people include the thousands murdered in public lynchings. Now, an interactive map provides a detailed look […]