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Solidarity Means Insisting On Palestinian Right Of Return

Kristian Davis Bailey The Electronic Intifada
mural The right of return for Palestinians uprooted by Zionist forces in 1948 – including their children and grandchildren – is the central issue of justice for Palestine. Yet it often remains an afterthought for solidarity activists.

COVID-19 and the Unfunded Black Belt Commission

Greg Kaufmann Facing South
U.S. map showing Southern States unfunded ...Black Belt communities currently being ravaged by COVID-19 would benefit from the kind of sustained investment that should have been happening since 2008...just as the whiter, richer states in the NBRC did.

Friday Nite Videos | February 21, 2020

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Medicare for All | John Oliver. No Rules for Donald | Randy Rainbow Song Parody. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar | Black Heroes of the American Revolution. Elizabeth Warren Dissects Bloomberg Defense. 'You're Pardoned!': Trump Frees Convicted Swamp Creatures.

Evil in the Delta: Elaine, Arkansas, 1919

Michael Honey Portside
group of African-American men from 1910 ...on the night of September 30, one hundred years ago, ...about 100 African Americans met to organize the Progressive Farmers and Household Union of America, a union of land owners, tenants, and sharecroppers.

Friday Nite Videos | September 13, 2019

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Edward Snowden in Exile: ‘You Have to Be Ready to Stand for Something.’ Musicians Love Making Fun of Bob Dylan. Beto O'Rourke: 'We're going to take away your AR-15.' John Oliver: Filibuster. How Black Americans Were Robbed of Their Land.

How Black Americans Were Robbed of Their Land

Over the course of the 20th century, black Americans have lost approximately 12 million acres of land. This mass land dispossession—a war waged by deed of title, which has affected 98 percent of black farmers—can only be called theft, says Atlantic writer Vann R. Newkirk II in a new documentary.

The Hopefulness and Hopelessness of 1619

Ibram X. Kendi The Atlantic
I know hope is essential to African Americans surviving racism another 400 years. In order to bring about change, we have to believe change is possible. Cynicism is the kryptonite of change.
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