Daily Archives: July 12, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – July 12, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 12 July 2016 – Kaieteur News

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Central High School Alumni Toronto – Fall Dinner & Dance – September 24, 2016

Central High School Alumni Dance - September 24, 2016

Tim Wise – a White Jewish, Southern Man Speaks on racial discrimination – video

Tim Wise – a White Jewish, Southern Man Speaks

Published on Jan 25, 2016 –  The continued prominence of racism is explored through the prism of white privilege in the engrossing documentary White Like Me. Based upon a book of the same name by anti-racist advocate Tim Wise, the film explores the many advantages afforded to whites throughout the history of the United States, and the extent to which they have defined a culture of racial discrimination that continues to this day.

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Legalized Murder and the Politics of Terror – By Chris Hedges

Legalized Murder and the Politics of Terror – By Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges

The police kill citizens with impunity, and that is exactly how the system is designed to work. The numerous little police states that exist in poor urban areas across the U.S. are models for a system that would enslave all of us.

Police officers carry out random acts of legalized murder against poor people of color not because they are racist, although they may be, or even because they are rogue cops, but because impoverished urban communities have evolved into miniature police states.     Continue reading

The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you – Anthony Hazard

The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you – Anthony Hazard – TED video

Published on Dec 22, 2014- View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-atlanti…

Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade — which forcibly brought more than 10 million Africans to the Americas — stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy. Anthony Hazard discusses the historical, economic and personal impact of this massive historical injustice.