The Catholic Church Is Responding to Indigenous Protest With Exorcisms

LaRazaUnida cover the Fray Junípero Serra Statue in protest at the Brand Park Memory Garden across from the San Fernando Mission in San Fernando on June 28, 2020. – KEITH BIRMINGHAM, PASADENA STAR-NEWS / SCNG

BY Charles Sepulveda, Truthout

On this day, Indigenous activists in New England and beyond are observing a National Day of Mourning to […]

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Recognizing the Past, Repairing the Present, Building the Future

Event Under the High Patronage of the European Parliament

Inaugural Commemoration of the European Day for the Abolition of the Slave Trade in the European Parliament

Virtual Event on the Histories and Legacies of the Transatlantic Trade and Enslavement of Africans and People of African Descent in Europe and the Caribbean with a Screening of the Documentary […]

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Thanksgiving is time for reparations

By Winona LaDuke

It’s Thanksgiving morning everywhere in America. Thanksgiving needs to mean something to Native people, preferably in the form of justice and reparations. Not a “thanks for taking” sort of commemoration. Maybe it’s even time for a reconciliation with Mother Earth.

Here are some ideas. Consider the first thanksgiving with the Wampanoags, Pequots and […]

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UN Committee issues recommendations to combat racial profiling

GENEVA (26 November 2020) — The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today published its guidance to combat racial profiling, emphasizing, among other issues, the serious risk of algorithmic bias when artificial intelligence (AI) is used in law enforcement.

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), made up of 18 individual experts, has […]

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The Sensuality and Brutality of Steve McQueen’s “Small Axe”

In his new film series, the director wants to vanquish any idea that British racism is somehow more repressed and less violent than the American kind.

By Doreen St. Félix

One way to measure a filmmaker’s commitment to his subject is to look at the not so minor details, such as costumes, wigs, and food. If the […]

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Steve King’s Racist ‘Slave’ Attack On Kamala Harris Renews False Birther Conspiracy Theory

The Republican congressman disingenuously suggested his racist birther tweet was about reparations for slavery.
– By Bruce C.T. Wright

As it became resoundingly apparent that Donald Trump‘s desperate attempt to overturn the election’s results will not work, one of his loyal minions in congress decided to renew a baseless and racist birther conspiracy […]

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Addressing disparities of human development

Friends share a bicycle through the Cite Soleil slum of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Since gaining independence from colonial Europe, most Caribbean countries have experienced low to no growth and a critical erosion of human-development gains. Most Caribbean countries have had a negative evolution in the HDI ranking over the past decade or so. Haiti, which the […]

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