50 years ago today, Washington D.C. was put on lockdown, a 24 hour ban on the selling of alcohol was imposed and the usually bustling streets were quiet almost trembling with fear. The reason being that negroes were marching on Washington and they were not welcome. The US Capital expecting a race riot, tolerated [...]
If you’re a white person, it may come as a surprise to you that the rest of us are thinking a few things we choose not to say. Kamau helps by finding a white guy who’ll listen — we’d say it was about dialogue or whatever but it’s really just for fun.
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It’s been nearly six months since British citizens Babar Ahmed and Talha Ahsan were extradited to the United States. Just as they and their families feared, they’re now being held in supermax conditions of solitary confinement – alone 23 hours/day in a tiny cell, day after day after day…
On 16 May come see a film [...]
From Occupy Wall Street
Workers facing layoffs at a Chicago window factory have declared victory after occupying their plant for 11 hours. Through direct community action, including the support of Occupy Chicago, the workers and their union prevented the California-based Serious Energy company from closing the plant for another 90 days. The workers hope this will [...]Read more →
by Adam Ford / @neon_black81
The United States government is aggressively ratcheting-up its drive for global domination, by menacing Syria, Iran and ultimately China. Though on the one hand American politicians speak of hopes for diplomacy, they are preparing for war with all three nations, in a reckless thrust which threatens the future of humanity. But [...]Read more →
After the disgraceful footage of the brutal police crackdown at the Occupy Oakland assembly on Tuesday, this film shows the context in a beautifully clear way.
This is the most inspiring yet harrowing film I’ve seen so far on the Occupy Movements.
“Capital punishment is the most premeditated of all murders”
Tuesday night I, with around 300 others, answered Amnesty International’s call to hold a vigil for Troy Davis, outside the US Embassy in London. It seemed inconceivable that the world’s most powerful democracy could execute a man, especially a man whose conviction had appeared to be [...]
I want to thank all of you for your efforts and dedication to Human Rights and Human Kindness, in the past year I have experienced such emotion, joy, sadness and never ending faith. It is because of all of you that I am alive today, as I look at my sister Martina I am marveled [...]Read more →
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