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Bernstein: after the ball

What the Bernsteins probably did not realize at first,” wrote Tom Wolfe toward the end of his historic 1970 essay “Radical Chic,” was that after Charlotte Curtis’s story about the party at which… 527 more words

Communism

Slumming with Lenny

Today we might call it slumming. For many of those who’ve lived charmed, safe lives in free countries, there’s something remarkably attractive about the combination of poverty, tyranny, and violence – all those things they’ve never actually experienced themselves. 511 more words

Communism

On this day...

Fred Hampton.
Assassinated – along with fellow Black Panther, Mark Clark – by the police on this day in 1969.

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Black Panther Mark Clark and Comrades Deserve Apology From His Hometown Newspaper Peoria Journal Star. After 46 Years, Their Lives Still Matter.

(Appeared May 27, 2016 in The Huffington Post) The racially charged December 10, 1969 editorial of the Peoria Journal Star that describes Black Panther leaders and members as “ex-convicts, jobless, and not overly bright.” 965 more words

Civil Rights

You say you want a revolution? (Review)

Review: You say you want a revolution? At the V&A, London.

The title of the newest exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London comes from the… 1,259 more words

History

HEATHENS - The True Undercover Trumpers.

The only thing harder than being a woman, is being a black woman. Maybe that’s why black women are so . . . resilient? Focused? Resolute? 595 more words

Women's Rights

the pull of nationalism and the drift from king

the pull of nationalism and the drift from king

by fabiorojas

A very good article about the Civil Rights Movement (CRM) and how teenagers perceive it, how a lot of people equate non-violence with passivity (when it’s not), and how nationalism (Black Power) has more appeal than CRM.

Education