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Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture

David A Bell The Guardian
A gripping biography of the leader of the slave revolt that led to Haiti’s independence, described as ‘the first black superhero of the modern age, the work under review promises to be the definitive study of the epocal revolutionary figure.

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Tom Morello | You Belong To Me

"I had a very clear idea I wanted to express with the song & the video and that is: Sometimes, enough is enough. "

Examining the Wreckage

Nick Estes and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Monthly Review
What does a decolonization movement look like, and how is it informed by both Black and Indigenous traditions of resistance?

Poultry and Prisons: Toward a General Strike for Abolition

Carrie Freshour Monthly Review
If the work of abolition is not only about stopping prisons, but also about imagining a future in which we win, then people cannot be released from prisons only to be put on the streets or to premature disability at the poultry factory.

Illinois - Slave State

Tara McClellan McAndrew NPR-Illinois - Illinois Issues
There was slavery in Illinois for more than 100 years. Even after Illinois entered the Union, loopholes in its laws allowed the practice to continue, making the future Land of Lincoln a quasi-slave state. 
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