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Who Were The Scottsboro Nine?

Alice George Smithsonian Magazine
The young black men served a combined total of 130 years for a crime they never committed. Through Scottsboro we find America’s tortured racial past is not so past. We can find the seeds of inspiration, and strategies for liberation or racial justice

You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument

Caroline Randall Williams New York Times
I am more than half white, and none of it was consensual. White Southern men — my ancestors — took what they wanted from women they did not love, over whom they had extraordinary power, and then failed to claim their children.

Friday Nite Videos | December 13, 2019

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Trump Is "Surprised" He's Being Impeached for Ukraine Scandal. 'A Rapist in Your Path': Chilean Protest Song Becomes Feminist Anthem. America’s Afghanistan Fiasco. Man Climbs Over Trump's Border Wall. How America Fails Its Whistleblowers.

How Can We End Child Sexual Abuse Without Prisons?

child holding had of another person How can we disrupt and end child sexual abuse without turning to police and a racist prison industrial complex that disproportionately criminalizes, arrests and imprisons Black and Indigenous people...

Kashmir Women are the Biggest Victims of This Inhumane Siege

Adnan Bhat Al Jazeera
Sense of fear deepens as Indian politicians stoke misogyny with talk of freedom to marry 'white-skinned' Kashmiri women. At present everyone in Kashmir is being immensely subjugated. But women are the biggest victims of this inhumane siege.

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