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Across The Land

Great Leader’s call is echoing all across the land,
True patriots are singing, “Make us great again!”
Return us to the glory of our yesteryear… 475 more words

Poetry

"The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance"*...

Interference Archive was founded in 2011 by Kevin Caplicki, Molly Fair, Dara Greenwald, and Josh MacPhee. Our initial collection grew out of the personal accumulation of Dara and Josh… through their involvement in social movements, DIY and punk, and political art projects over the past 25 years…

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'13th'

The thirteenth amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude – except as punishment for a crime. The stirring documentary 13th explores how, since the abolition, crime enforcement has perpetuated a link to modern day slavery and social inequity. 95 more words

Film

The Last Four Movies

We’ve seen four movies in five days to cap off our annual Oscar whirl. I already posted about the terrific animated film, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ 1,021 more words

Pop Culture

13th (Review) – Informative and Powerful

13th is a documentary directed by Ava DuVernay and the primary focus of this documentary is on race in the United States criminal justice system. The title of this documentary comes from the… 415 more words

Blog

Black Power

Rights for Blacks

The 1863 Emancipation Proclamation was passed, by necessity; an ordinary law could not be passed by Congress. The reason being, the Constitution recognized slavery. 150 more words

1865

The 13th Amendment Was Ratified On This Day in 1865

The 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified by the states on December 6, 1865. The amendment reads –

Section 1.
Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

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