On June 6, 1966, President Robert F. Kennedy, during his address on the Day of Affirmation, claimed that:
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“The cruelties and obstacles of this swiftly changing planet will not yield to obsolete dogmas and outworn slogans.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A half-century ago, thousands joined a march across Mississippi to challenge a system that condoned violence against black people and suppressed their rights — issues still reverberating in today’s national debates about police violence. 1,156 more words
BALTIMORE (AP) — Under the beating summer sun, retired steelworker Arthur B. Johnson Jr. stood outside the Clarence Mitchell Courthouse in Baltimore, clutching the fraying wooden handle of a homemade sign. 1,024 more words
Last week I did my first ever public talk on Racism, Resistance and Revolution, I spoke about the African slave trade and police brutality against black people in the USA, as well as the relevance of many political revolutionary figures then and now. 2,561 more words
London’s new and first Muslim mayor Sadiq Khan has refused to back a request for the terrorist outfit Hezbollah to be a proscribed organisation.
Following a question from UK Independence Party (UKIP) London Assembly member David Kurten, Mr. 79 more words
PHILADELPHIA–DNC Officials unveiled a massive sculpture around its convention site at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center. The sculpture is the result of a collaboration between the DNC and a local artist group called American Way Fence Company. 254 more words
Eu consider ideile astea mai degrabă ca un ghid despre cum ar fi mai bine să protestezi, nu ca un ingredient necesar pentru reușită – s-ar putea ca să nu funcționeze chiar peste tot (mai ales că pielea de pe obrajii unora e mai groasă ca talpa bocancilor pe care i-am purtat cînd am făcut armata). 13 more words