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Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Dies at 76: Wrongly Jailed Boxer Championed Justice After Winning His Own | Democracy Now!

The celebrated boxer and prisoner-rights activist Rubin “Hurricane” Carter has died at the age of 76. Carter became an international symbol of racial injustice after his wrongful murder conviction forced him to spend 19 years in prison before he was exonerated. 133 more words

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Indianz.Com > Crystal Willcuts: NFL trickster speaks with a crooked tongue

In his letter to Washington Racists fans, Snyder announced the creation of his Washington R******s Original Americans Foundation, or OAF for short. A charity designed to aid Native Americans in their day to day hardships of being Indian. 127 more words

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Rev. Sharpton FBI Informant… Old News Or Relevant Today??

The Rev. Al Sharpton, who has worked as a federal informant, tried to set up a meeting with black fugitive radical JoAnne Chesimard in 1983, according to activists who said they were approached by Sharpton.The black activists said they feared Sharpton was trying to deliver Chesimard into the arms of federal agents, but said they had no proof.One law-enforcement source, who declined to be identified but has detailed knowledge of Sharpton’s activities as an FBI informant, said this week that Sharpton was working as an informant at the time he sought to meet Chesimard. 500 more words

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Unilateral Movement


This week Abbas said he would apply for Palestinian membership of 15 different UN treaties and agencies hoping to guarantee Palestinians some degree of protection through the United Nations. 316 more words

Israel

Fourth World Radyo: Deconstructing Popular Activism and Absolutism Within the New Left : 04.03.2014

Summary: Strong Language and Subject Matter Advisory — TheAngryindian presents his analysis of the #CancelColbert Internet scandal and the unintended consequences of Left-Wing political fallout as the original anti-Redskins mascot debate became instead centredaround US activist Suey Park and the newfangled zealotry of Obama-era progressive activism. 29 more words

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The Function of Black Rage | The Nation

You don’t get to define progress in a struggle that is not your own. It’s really that simple. You inevitably bring to that analysis an outsider’s perspective, and from that vantage point, progress of any measure looks astounding. 179 more words

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Little-known Black History Figures: Tunis Campbell - The Hilltop - The Student Voice of Howard University

Tunis Campbell, “An American who wanted to create a true color-blind
democracy,” was a prominent African American who brought change to the
black community, according to Freedom’s Shore by Russell Duncan. 271 more words

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