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Planche de l'Encyclopédie : une sucrerie antillaise [source] [image] Top Nixon Aide Admits The Drug War Is To Target Blacks. Viande : l'environnement, la santé et les animaux. The Project Gutenberg eBook of Slave Narratives, A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves. What can Teachers Learn from Nelson Mandela to Make a Difference? We teach language to help people communicate.

What can Teachers Learn from Nelson Mandela to Make a Difference?

Why do people want to communicate? ​ ​ To express the human story through myth, inspiration and powerful transformation. ​ ​ Afrique & SFF. White People Explain Why They Feel Oppressed. Sometimes white people vex me.

White People Explain Why They Feel Oppressed

Maybe they confuse you, too. Maybe you're a white person who is sometimes confused by white people. A lot of white people have told me they're befuddled by the actions and perspectives of other white people. I hear you. My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard: A Mother Jones Investigation. Chapter 1: "Inmates Run This Bitch" Have you ever had a riot?

My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard: A Mother Jones Investigation

" I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). "The last riot we had was two years ago," he says over the phone. "Yeah, but that was with the Puerto Ricans! " says a woman's voice, cutting in. The Long, Necessary History Of 'Whiny' Black Protesters At College : Code Switch. Students at the University of Missouri protested this fall amid concerns about the administration's handling of racial issues.

The Long, Necessary History Of 'Whiny' Black Protesters At College : Code Switch

Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeff Roberson/AP Students at the University of Missouri protested this fall amid concerns about the administration's handling of racial issues. How Native American Women Inspired The Feminist Movement. From left to right: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Haudenosaunee woman, Matilda Joslyn Gage "One day, a [Native American] woman gave away a fine quality horse.”

How Native American Women Inspired The Feminist Movement

The audience of women’s rights activists listened attentively as ethnographer Alice Fletcher addressed the first International Council of Women. The scene was Washington, D.C. The date was March 1888. How Native American Women Inspired The Feminist Movement. Why Won’t Hollywood Let Us See Our Black Actors? Idris Elba is in four major studio films this year, but you won’t see his face in any of them.

Why Won’t Hollywood Let Us See Our Black Actors?

Three of those high-profile jobs are voice roles: In addition to playing Chief Bogo in Zootopia and Shere Khan in The Jungle Book, Elba has a supporting part in Pixar’s upcoming Finding Dory. His only live-action role in the lot is playing the villainous Krall in Star Trek Beyond, where he’s buried under so many facial prosthetics that he’s more than unrecognizable — he’s a different color entirely. I can’t fault Disney for wanting to cast Elba in all of those cartoons: The man’s got one of the best voices in cinema, rich and insinuating. The Murderous Scam White Elites Have Perpetrated on Blacks and Whites for at Least 4 Centuries. The idea of "whiteness" as a strict racial category superior to others is an invention of Europeans, who needed to legitimate and normalize a system of white on black chattel slavery, global empire, and colonialism as being preordained by nature and God.

The Murderous Scam White Elites Have Perpetrated on Blacks and Whites for at Least 4 Centuries

Yet the “common sense” belief that the racial ideology known as Whiteness has always existed is one of the greatest tricks in human history. In all, Whiteness is a new invention. The ways in which it has been naturalized signals to its powerful role in an American society that was built upon a foundation of white supremacy, and that continues to maintain institutionalized systems of white advantage over people of color in the 21st century. Of course, all white people do not benefit in the same way from the racial ideology known as Whiteness: class, gender, sexual orientation hugely impact their lives, among many other identities. The Murderous Scam White Elites Have Perpetrated on Blacks and Whites for at Least 4 Centuries. Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror. Print E-Mail Share Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror documents EJI’s multi-year investigation into lynching in twelve Southern states during the period between Reconstruction and World War II.

Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror

EJI researchers documented 3959 racial terror lynchings of African Americans in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia between 1877 and 1950 – at least 700 more lynchings of black people in these states than previously reported in the most comprehensive work done on lynching to date. Lynching in America makes the case that lynching of African Americans was terrorism, a widely supported phenomenon used to enforce racial subordination and segregation. Nobody knows the trouble I've seen Louis Armstrong Black & White. White Privilege, Explained in One Simple Comic.

White privilege can be a tricky thing for people to wrap their heads around. If you’ve ever called out white privilege before, chances are you’ve heard responses like “But I’m didn’t ask to be born white!” Or “You’re being reverse racist.” The next time that happens, just show the nay-sayer this succinct comic by Jamie Kapp explaining what white privilege is — and what it isn’t. Read more on white privilege and institutionalized racism at Jamie Kapp’s Tumblr page. « Absence de tensions » ou « présence de la justice » ? The Case for Reparations. And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and serve thee six years; then in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee.

The Case for Reparations

And when thou sendest him out free from thee, thou shalt not let him go away empty: thou shalt furnish him liberally out of thy flock, and out of thy floor, and out of thy winepress: of that wherewith the LORD thy God hath blessed thee thou shalt give unto him. And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed thee: therefore I command thee this thing today. — Deuteronomy 15: 12–15 — John Locke, “Second Treatise” By our unpaid labor and suffering, we have earned the right to the soil, many times over and over, and now we are determined to have it. Haters Gonna Hate, As Shown On A Map : Code Switch.

Note: This post contains strong language, including racial and ethnic slurs. Geography professor Monica Stephens has spent a lot of time putting haters on the map . Over at Humboldt State University in California where she is a professor, Stephens and a team of undergraduate students spent a year sorting through racial slurs on Twitter by location. And then she mapped them. That meant searching for words like "nigger" and "fag" and "honkey.

" Stephens had a team of undergraduate students who sifted through 150,000 negative tweets. We still lie about slavery: Here’s the truth about how the American economy and power were built on forced migration and torture. A beautiful late April day, seventy-two years after slavery ended in the United States.

We still lie about slavery: Here’s the truth about how the American economy and power were built on forced migration and torture

Claude Anderson parks his car on the side of Holbrook Street in Danville. On the porch of number 513, he rearranges the notepads under his arm. Releasing his breath in a rush of decision, he steps up to the door of the handmade house and knocks. The Underground Railroad: Escape From Slavery Student Activity. Black Talk: Did He Say That? Truth is like a Torch.