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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


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


Exploring the Potential Impact of Big Data in The Socio-Political Space

There has been a significant amount of discussion on “big-data” and the tremendous potential it holds to help business and other organisations navigate for impact and benefit from more accurate predictive analysis for instance. 698 more words


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


Book Announcement: Seismic Japan: The Long History and Continuing Legacy of the Ansei Edo Earthquake

Via University of Hawai’i Press.

Seismic Japan: The Long History and Continuing Legacy of the Ansei Edo Earthquake
Author: Gregory Smits
256pp. December 2013
Cloth - Price: $54.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-3817-1… 305 more words


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


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