The Case for African American Reparations

Qatar, the owner of Al Jazeera, is allied with Turkey in a faceoff with Saudia Arabia over policy involving Yemen. Qatar needs as much leverage as they can muster. Reparation is a great topic to use.

The Most Revolutionary Act

A Moral Debt: The Legacy of Slavery in the US

Al Jazeera

Film Review

In this documentary, journalist James Gannon, a descendant of slave owner and confederate general Robert E Lee, investigates the legacy enslavement has bequeathed the descendants of slaves

Gannon interviews a number of Black historians, scholars and activists who help him understand the immense economic disadvantage descendants of slaves have faced since the end of the Civil War. Not only did southern Blacks face decades of Jim Crow laws that allowed them to be arbitrarily imprisoned and re-enslaved, but vibrant Black communities in the North were routinely destroyed by white race riots in the first half of the 20th century and “urban development” schemes after World War II. African American communities were also deliberately excluded (referred to as “redlining”) from federal mortgage guarantee programs that enabled white families to acquire wealth via home ownership.

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WATCH: 10 Reasons Why Africa Will Unite in the Near Future – 2nacheki — TwelveTotems.blog

Shalom, everyone! The following is a video presentation by 2nacheki/YouTube showing the top ten reasons why Africa will be a unified political, economic and military entity in the very near future: 10. Growing Pan-African movement and visionaries. 9. Establishment of the African Development Bank (ADB). 8. Return of Africans from the Diaspora. 7. Strengthening of […]

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The US military’s vision for state censorship

Desultory Heroics

By Andre Damon

Source: WSWS.org

In March, the United States Special Operations Command, the section of the Defense Department supervising the US Special Forces, held a conference on the theme of “Sovereignty in the Information Age.” The conference brought together Special Forces officers with domestic police forces, including officials from the New York Police Department, and representatives from technology companies such as Microsoft.

This meeting of top military, police and corporate representatives went unreported and unpublicized at the time. However, the Atlantic Council recently published a 21-page document summarizing the orientation of the proceedings. It is authored by John T. Watts, a former Australian Army officer and consultant to the US Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security.

The Atlantic Council, a think tank with close ties to the highest levels of the state, has been a key partner in the social media companies’ censorship of left-wing views. Most…

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