INTERCEPTED PODCAST: WHITE SUPREMACY AND THE CHURCH OF THE SECOND AMENDMENT   THE CONSTITUTION IS the sacred text of the civic religion that is U.S. nationalism, and that nationalism is inexorably tied to white supremacy. This week on Intercepted, historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz argues that the Second Amendment, which is rooted in genocide and slave patrols, should be abolished. She describes the relationship between U.S. wars abroad […]

Woman Linked to 1955 Emmett Till Murder Tellz Historian Her Claimz Were False

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA Carolyn Bryant Donham in 1955.CreditGene Herrick/Associated Press For six decades, she has been the silent woman linked to one of the most notorious crimes in the nation’s history, the lynching of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black boy, keeping her thoughts and memories to herself as millions of strangers idealized or vilified her. […]

The Black August Slave Rebellion: Every slave haz a right to rebel

by Nate Butler The Black August Rebellion is a month that the California state prisoners fast. They fast in the month of August to pay homage to the fallen comrades. The Black August Rebellion didn’t start with Brothers Ruchell Magee, Jonathan Jackson or George Jackson. The movement started on the shores of Africa with our […]

Iz Bill Cosby Being Lynched, Yes or No? The Great Debate, Sunday, March 15.

Is Bill Cosby Being Lynched, Yes or No? On Sunday March 15, 2015, Journalist Mary Alice Miller and Psychiatrist James McIntosh will debate the issue of whether Bill Cosby is being lynched. Admission is Free. The Venue is John Henrik Clarke House located at 286 Convent Avenue in Harlem, NY. It will be a spirited […]


  By Marilyn Kai Jewett Many of us who are students of history know about the thousands of Black men who were lynched in this nation. However, most don’t know about the many African American women who were also lynched. Last year, I came across a website dedicated to Henrietta Vinton Davis, a prominent and fearless […]

Wilmington 10 Pardon: A Struggle in History

Source: by Lamont Lilly | On Dec. 31, outgoing North Carolina governor, Beverly Perdue, pardoned The Wilmington 10 – Rev. Benjamin Chavis, Connie Tindall, Marvin Patrick, Wayne Moore, Reginald Epps, Jerry Jacobs, James McKoy, Willie Earl Vereen, William Wright, Jr. and Ann Shepard – who had sentences ranging from 15 to 34 years following […]