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This Comedian Brilliantly Destroys the Myth of “Reverse Racism” in Less Than 3 Minutes. Stephen Marley - Made In Africa ft. Wale, The Cast of Fela. Calle 13 - Latinoamérica. Religious Right in Arizona Cheers Bill Allowing Businesses to Refuse to Serve Gays. Photo.

Religious Right in Arizona Cheers Bill Allowing Businesses to Refuse to Serve Gays

Olhar Independente. Brazil's government has set the favelas and middle classes against each other. In Brazil there is a saying: "A good thief is a dead thief.

Brazil's government has set the favelas and middle classes against each other

" These words have never been more relevant in today's Brazilian class-ridden landscape, where prejudice, violence and racism run free. The last week has been full of violent acts in Rio de Janeiro. Once again, police and protesters clashed during a protest in the centre of the city. 9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Mind-Blowing Fact.

Striking Photos Challenge The Way We See Blackness. Who is Black?

Striking Photos Challenge The Way We See Blackness

What is Blackness? PISA - Measuring student success around the world. Shonda Rhimes on her DGA Diversity Award: 'We're a tiny bit p-ssed off that there has to be an award' 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World. If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and info graphics can really help bring data and information to life.

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

A Year in Review: The Top 10 Most Racist/Privileged Things White Feminists Did in 2013. In honor of the #stopblamingwhitewomenweneedunity hashtag (started via this Huffington Post article penned by the delightfully clueless Adele Wilde-Blavatsky) I’ve decided to put together a top ten honoring the many interesting methods white feminists employed this year to promote unity between themselves and feminists of color.

A Year in Review: The Top 10 Most Racist/Privileged Things White Feminists Did in 2013

From refusing to defend feminists of color against attacks from the patriarchy (or from other white feminists for that matter), to deriding feminists of color for not being feminist enough, to blaming feminists of color’s oppressions on their own cultures (instead of, you know, patriarchy) white feminists sure have a funny way of expressing their desire for unity with feminists of color. 10. 9. When Activists Win.pdf (application/pdf Object) New Village Journal: The Wisdom That Builds Community.

Issue 1: Community Revitalization The Wisdom That Builds Community Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, Boston by Greg Watson The Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative is a community-based planning and organizing entity in Roxbury, Massachusetts, two miles south of downtown Boston.

New Village Journal: The Wisdom That Builds Community

The Dudley Street neighborhood is one of the poorest communities in all of Massachusetts, with a population of 24,000 Cape Verdean, African-American, Latino, and white residents and with one of the highest rates of unemployment and poverty anywhere in the state. Brazil An Inconvenient History BBC. Black In Latin America (Episode 1) Haiti and The Dominican Republic- The Roots of Division. Who Is Black In America (Full Show, No Commercials) Black in Latin America E03, Mexico and Peru: The Black Grandma in the Closet. CapeVerdean Americans Documentary. Brazil in Black and White. Gap Ad Featuring an Indian Model Goes Viral After Racist Vandalism. Hunger Games and the Limits of White Imagination. After watching Hunger Games: Catching Fire this weekend, I was pleased to see that Beetee, the brilliant inventor and electric genius from District 3, was played by none other than Jeffrey Wright.

Hunger Games and the Limits of White Imagination

I was also pleased that I didn't hear any muttering in the theater about the fact that Beetee was black. We all remember the disgusting racist backlash when the first installment of the film cast Amandla Stenberg, a young black actress, as Rue (despite the fact that Rue was indeed black in the book). Fatal Shooting of Black Woman Outside Detroit Stirs Racial Tensions. The woman, Renisha Marie McBride, 19, had veered into a parked car.

As people emerged from their houses, she appeared disoriented and troubled, some witnesses said, walking off into the darkness before returning for a time, then walking off again. Someone heard her say she wanted to go home. Several hours later and six blocks away, just outside the Detroit city limits in this mostly white suburb, Ms. Are the Roma Primitive, or Just Poor? Jenee Darden: Sesame Street Writer Pens "I Love My Hair" Song to Empower Daughter. Why Sesame Street's 'I Love My Hair' Video Matters. YouTube She might just be the most famous kid on YouTube right now, but don't ask her name or who she is.

Why Sesame Street's 'I Love My Hair' Video Matters

She's simply known as the "I Love My Hair" Sesame Street muppet. Rivaling top-ranked YouTube music videos with nearly half a million views in only five days, the little black puppet with the pretty pink dress and curly Afro has become an overnight Internet sensation with the young and old. Joey Mazzarino, the puppeteer and Sesame Street head writer who wrote the song, told ABC News, "I just want kids to know their hair is beautiful. 'Sesame Street' Writer Inspired By Daughter Creates 'I Love My Hair' Video To Inspire African-American Girls. <br/><a href=" US News</a> | <a href=" Business News</a> Copy "Sesame Street" has always been about learning.

'Sesame Street' Writer Inspired By Daughter Creates 'I Love My Hair' Video To Inspire African-American Girls

But one particular muppet is getting tremendous praise for her latest lesson; teaching young, black girls that their hair is beautiful just the way it is. Sesame Street: I Love My Hair. Hair continues to be a contentious issue for Black women.

Sesame Street: I Love My Hair

From birth we are told that our hair symbolizes how ugly we are, because it is curly and vastly different from the hair of White women. For far too many Black women, it takes a conscious effort to learn to love ourselves and our hair. When I came across the following video, of a dark skinned muppet singing about how much she loved her hair, the little girl in me celebrated. 1 - Steve Biko speaks on The Black Consciousness Movement. A Letter to Amherst: Response to Racial Epithet. Retraction: In “A Letter to Amherst: Response to Racial Epithet” published in the October 2 issue of The Amherst Student, Andrew Lindsay ’16 wrote that Bradley Keigwin “stole computer components and furniture from the health center and used spray paint to damage the room and draw swastikas.” This statement is not true. Visiting a Siddi Village in Modern India - The Aerogram. Open Democracy. João Pedro Stédile, Brasil e MST.

For Whites (Like Me): On White Kids. Dear Parents of White Children, Lady Gaga’s New Low: Why “Burqa Swag” Needs to STOP. McKayla Reilly | On 12, Aug 2013. Latino Americans. LATINO AMERICANS is a production of WETA Washington, DC; Bosch and Co., Inc.; and Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB); in association with Independent Television Service (ITVS). Stand-your-ground law. Czech Republic[edit] There is no explicit stand-your-ground or castle doctrine provision in the laws of the Czech Republic, however there is also no duty to retreat from an attack.[1] In order for a defense to be judged as legitimate, it may not be manifestly disproportionate to the manner of the attack.[2] Germany[edit] German law allows the use of force (even deadly force if necessary) to defend against an unlawful attack.

Shooting of Trayvon Martin. On the night of February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida, United States, George Zimmerman fatally shot Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African American high school student. Sangue no Telemóvel - Documentário PT. Denúncia O Lado Negro do Chocolate. A História das Coisas (versão brasileira) Completo DUBLADO Português Brasil. Daquele Instante em Diante (filme completo em HD) 125 anos de Abolição: Escravidão moderna mira hoje a pobreza. RIO - Eles são levados para trabalhar longe da sua terra, chegam lá com dívidas que o salário precário não consegue pagar, endividam-se ainda mais para comer.

Alguns apanham. São os escravos contemporâneos. E 81% deles são “não brancos”, aponta pesquisa encomendada pela Organização Internacional do Trabalho (OIT) e realizada por um grupo de pesquisa da UFRJ. Segundo o estudo, que entrevistou trabalhadores em condições análogas à escravidão resgatados por operações de fiscalização do Ministério do Trabalho e do Ministério Público do Trabalho (MPT), um quinto dos resgatados é da cor preta, e 62%, pardos. Em 2012, 2.560 trabalhadores foram encontrados nessa situação no Brasil. Também o percentual de pretos é “2,5 vezes superior ao da população brasileira (6,9%)”, diz o estudo, sendo também maior do que o da Bahia (15,7%), com o maior percentual de negros no país.

Obama in Tanzania, sees Africa as next global economic success. President Barack Obama kicks around an energy-generating soccer ball at a power plant in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Tuesday, July 2. Judge Rules White Girl Will Be Tried As Black Adult. 5 White Schools With the Highest Black Graduation Rates. Cornel West: Obama’s Response to Trayvon Martin Case Belies Failure to Challenge "New Jim Crow" Romany Malco Pens ‘Message to Trayvon Sympathizers’ Meet The 17-Year-Old Who Blew The Lid Off Racial Profiling With His iPod.