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Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Genocide of Native Americans

The sad reality about the United States of America is that in a matter of a few hundreds years it managed to rewrite its own history into a mythological fantasy. The concepts of liberty, freedom and free enterprise in the “land of the free, home of the brave” are a mere spin. The US was … Continue reading

Police Code of Silence Facts Revealed

The National Institute of Ethics has concluded the most extensive research ever conducted on the police Code of Silence. Between February, 1999 and June, 2000, 3,714 officers and academy recruits from forty-two different states were asked to participate in the study by the Institute. One aspect of the research determined the views of academy recruits, … Continue reading

The Riddle of Steel | Abolitic Books

Sigh… I take a deep breath my palms sweaty, heart pounding, but my resolve steady as I think… Invaders… Occupiers!!! How long says he who lays beneath your feet, How long?   Want to see more? Finish reading at the link below. Source: The Riddle of Steel | Abolitic Books: Challenging Views & Publishing Change

Captain America: Civil War – Short Analysis

The average movie goer may watch Captain America: Civil War and think this action packed movie is awesome. In fact, this movie is pretty awesome. There are some great fight scenes in this movie and a great cast of characters to include one, in particular, many have been waiting to see on the big screen: … Continue reading

Becoming And Being An Activist | PopularResistance.Org

“What people won’t talk (about), what people don’t like to remember is that the success of that movement in Greensboro is probably attributed to no more than eight or 10 people. I can say this: when the television cameras stopped rolling, the folk left. I mean, there were just a very faithful few. McNeil and I … Continue reading

Introduction to Activism – Permanent Culture Now

“A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a  living thing can go against it.”  G.K. Chesterton What is Activism? Activism is quite simply taking action to effect social change; this can occur in a myriad of ways and in a variety of forms. Often it is concerned with ‘how to change the … Continue reading

Literary Activism: New Perspectives

Literary Activism is defined by many as a form of protest directed towards or against communications, or more precisely the fiction and nonfiction messaging, by institutions of power whose communications goals are focused on influencing specific audiences (Corporate Communication, 2015; Literary activism, 2015). As Abolitionists focused their fight for the rights of the slave, Literary … Continue reading

The NewsOne Now Race In America Special

Source: Watch Portions Of The NewsOne Now Race In America Special A very interesting article and discussion about race and hate, which has been discussed many times over by many people across the color line for the last few decades. This article included a discussion on the color of Christ, which I addressed several years … Continue reading

Capitalarity: Charity for the Capitalist

Black and Blue

Black and Blue hands grasp air reaching for sky bullets fly 12 nose void of wind– pipe restricted by armed police don’t protect they harm forgotten crop receives boon strange fruit but #BlackLivesMatter screaming “it’s a toy,” don’t shoot grandmothers beaten senseless young people get maced Slave patrols in #TheInjusticeDepartment We livin in a police … Continue reading