racism

How Obama Is Reversing the Civil Rights Movement - by Mark E. Smith

For anyone who hasn't already read Dougla A. Blackmon's book, Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, it is a must read. You can find the publisher's review along with reviews by many readers on amazon, goodreads, and many other sites.

COINTELPRO: The FBI's War on Black America - (video)

This is a good one to show to those who object to a diversity of tactics in the Occupy Movement.

Here's what it says under the video on YouTube:

People’s lawyer gets jail sentence - by Stevan Kirschbaum


On May 19, people’s attorney and longtime movement ally Barry Wilson was sentenced to 90 days in the South Bay House of Correction in Boston for contempt of court. This outrageous sentence was in response to Wilson’s challenging racism and pro-law-enforcement bias in the jury selection process.

What happened to Black Wall Street on June 1, 1921? - by S.F. Bayview (Newslink)

Makes me wonder if the Wall Street crash of 1929 wasn't just some well deserved karma.

http://sfbayview.com/2011/what-happened-to-black-wall-street-on-june-1-1921/

 

The U.S. Tyranny of Impunity - by Mark E. Smith (Book Review)

If you want to understand the United States, you can't do better than to read the book The Assassination of Fred Hampton, by Jeffrey Haas.

Racism emanates from the highest levels of our government, from our black President waging war on brown people abroad, to our justice system waging war on people of color here at home.

The Other 9-Year-Old Girl Shot Dead in Arizona - (Newslink)

The Minutemen, allegedly based on a false tip and for the purpose of financing their activities, killed a nine-year-old girl. The trial is starting this week in Tucson:

Justice for Jordan Miles - (Video)

Go to the website and send an email using their form (quick and easy) or send your own snail mail letter as I just did.

 

http://justiceforjordanmiles.com/

 

 

How the Drug War has subjugated poor people of color and nullified the Fourth Amendment (Newslink)

Excellent summary by Michelle Alexander of the most salient points in her breakthrough book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.

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