EUROPA – The Last Battle ~ The Full Documentary (2017) : Tobias Bratt, Europa TV : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming. An Intriguing Narragansett & Wampanoag Image from 1925. Recently I came across another rare image of Southern New England Algonquins that was taken in 1923 and just included it below the original posting I did on the 1925 image.
See Below. _______________________________________________________________________Original Posting - March 14, 2015I've been a little behind lately in my blog postings because I've been busy curating a new exhibit on Iroquois and Wabanaki beadwork that will open this spring. More on that in a future posting. I did want to share with you a compelling image that I came across recently. As a portrait artist, I am often drawn (excuse the pun) to powerful images of people from times past and this one certainly fits the bill. I thought I would share the image with you as some of you might recognize family members. Black man framed by NYPD for rape awarded nearly $10m after 30 years behind bars. Mark Denny was only 17-years-old when he was sentenced to 57 years in prison for a crime he knew nothing about.
Released in 2017, he now has something to smile about albeit what he has received won’t bring back the almost three decades he wasted behind bars. According to records obtained by the NY Post through the Freedom of Information Law, Comptroller Scott Stringer reached a $9.75 million settlement with Denny after he agreed to not go ahead with a $50 million lawsuit against the city and the NYPD that would have accused the department of framing him. Under the signed May 24 agreement, Denny can no longer sue the city and hold it liable for his imprisonment. “It was in the best interest of the city to settle pre-litigation,” Stringer spokeswoman Hazel Crampton-Hays told the NY Post. Denny’s ordeal began in 1987 when he and three other men were charged with robbing a Burger King and raping an 18-year-old female employee.
The Yamaye Taino ("Arawak") of Jamaica revisited. Yamaye was a recorded name, at the time of Cristóbal Colón (Columbus), for the island of Jamaica.
Frey Bartolomé de las Casas estimated that there were approximately six million Taino in the northern area of the Caribbean at the arrival of Columbus in the Americas in 1492. Login. Funny Pictures, Quotes, Memes, Funny Images, Funny Jokes, Funny Photos - Page 40. Most of you will remember learning about the Underground Railroad at some point during your school years.
The infamous Harriet Tubman who helped slaves flee to the north, as well as the many kind souls that assisted with hiding families from their slave owner as they desperately tried to escape to freedom. Black Inventor for Today…Edmond Berger. Actual Events In the US - Remember Your history. Farmer, Frances (1913-1970) - HistoryLink.org. The Doctrine of Discovery, 1493. W.E.B. DuBois on Robert E. Lee – CIVIL WAR MEMORY. 508 Resource Limit Is Reached. Untold History Of The Aborigines Of America. K.I.K - "Get into the Know" Professor Noam Chomsky Explains Why Martin Luther King Jr. Was Assassinated. The Brutal, Jim Crow-Style Lynching That Recently Took A Black Man's Life In Mississippi. By Ian Millhiser Posted on Share this: "The Brutal, Jim Crow-Style Lynching That Recently Took A Black Man’s Life In Mississippi" Share:
What This Professor Says About Black History is Exactly Why Some Europeans Don't Want It to be Accurately Portrayed. Einstein: The Negro Question (1946) By Albert Einstein I am writing as one who has lived among you in America only a little more than ten years.
And I am writing seriously and warningly. Many readers may ask: A Black Mississippi Judge's Breathtaking Speech To 3 White Murderers : Code Switch. U.S.
District Judge Carlton W. Reeves, for the Southern District of Mississippi. Courtesy of cleoinc.org hide caption itoggle caption Courtesy of cleoinc.org. Map of 73 Years of Lynchings. Sundown Towns by James W. Loewen. La Crosse, Wisconsin, Pledges To Transcend Its Sundown Town Past On December 8, 2016, the mayor and former mayor of La Crosse, Wisconsin, signed passed a resolution to acknowledge and transcend its past as a sundown town.
Earlier, on October 27, 2016, La Crosse's Human Relations Council met before a large audience at City Hall and heard James Loewen speak on sundown towns, watched a video by Jennifer DeRocher, a graduate of U. WI LAX, on La Crosse as a sundown town, and heard the mayor give an apology for that history. Uncrowned Community Builders. The Michigan Street Baptist Church, a Buffalo, NY landmark. Michigan Street Baptist Church The Michigan Street Baptist Church was founded on this date in 1837 in Buffalo, NY, one of the oldest Black Baptist Churches in the United States.
The congregation was formally organized between 1832 and 1837. During that time, Charles B. Ray, a traveling agent for the Colored American weekly newspaper filed a written report describing Buffalo's African American community. Correspondence between the Reverend J. Edward Nash, Sr., Pastor, Michigan Street Baptist Church, Buffalo, NY and African-American Soldiers during World War II" by Smith, Gabriel - Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, Vol. 28, Issue 1, January 2004. Smith, Gabriel, Afro-Americans in New York Life and History There is little else that compares to the personal magnitude of a letter.
In a letter, one will impart to another the very personal, the very emotional, or the very frightening. Without having to bear the awkwardness of face to face communication, one can speak the uncomfortable truth. A soldier will write many letters: a letter to a mother, a friend, a sweetheart, or a confidant. Letters home from soldiers convey the isolation they feel so far from home or reveal fears they would not dare to divulge to other soldiers. The Michigan Street Baptist Church, a Buffalo, NY landmark. » Burned Out of Homes and History: Unearthing the Silenced Voices of the Tulsa Race Riot Zinn Education Project.
In this article, Rethinking Schools editor and language arts teacher Linda Christensen describes a section of Stealing Home, a unit she created about ways the homes of people of color have been stolen through “race riots” and “urban renewal” in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Los Angeles’ Chavez Ravine; and Portland, Oregon’s Albina neighborhood. This is the first of a two-part series about the unit. I teach language arts, so why would I teach my students about the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot? Lying up a Nation: Race and Black Music, Radano. UW School of Music : Ronald Radano. Ronald Radano is an Americanist with special interest in the history of US Black music and its transnational circulation. He approaches his subject through the interpretive mechanisms of social and cultural theory and history, giving particular emphasis to the ideological formation of race.
He teaches seminars and courses on a variety of topics, including ethnomusicological history and theory, global jazz, and the cultural study of music. Scot Brown on funk and superheroic black masculinity Most of you have no idea what Martin Luther King actually did. Dr. Chancellor Williams. Magazine / fall 2013. Last December, when Adam Lanza stormed into the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, with a rifle and killed twenty children and six adult staff members, the United States found itself immersed in debates about gun control. Black Panthers: Assassinated by the State - The Federally Sanctioned Murder of Fred Hampton.
Originalpeople.org. The real story of the shutdown: 50 years of GOP race-baiting. Black Indians — The official Web site for William Loren Katz historian, lecturer and author of Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage. What Percy Sutton Might Have Been Talking About. Search Page. Did your search not seem to work? Try leaving out short words like: the, and, of.The site search does not index words less then four letters. Veiled Aristocrats. Directed by Oscar Micheaux. Veiled aristocrats. Oscar Micheaux. Oscar Devereaux Micheaux (January 2, 1884 – March 25, 1951) was an American author, film director and independent producer of more than 44 films. Veiled Aristocrats. Plot John Walden, a light-skinned African American lawyer, returns to his family in North Carolina after being away for 20 years.