Category Archives: Historical

repost: Things I did not know #97644899544: The first memorial day was led by former slaves

The first Memorial Day was led by former slaves in Charleston. Charleston was in ruins. The peninsula was nearly deserted, the fine houses empty, the streets littered with the debris of fighting and the ash of fires that had burned out … Continue reading

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Who is Walter Rodney?

Who is Walter Rodney? Via Nate H.

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Happy International Human Rights Day

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Discourse on colonialism

“… ‘Europe’ is morally, spiritually indefensible. And today the indictment is brought against it, not by the European masses alone, but on a world scale, by tens and tens of thousands of millions of men who, from the depths of … Continue reading

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Ghana’s Independence

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Portraits of power (2009)

Old but good.  Click image for interactive media (source)

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Empathy & Society

Thank you, Tahirih and RSA.

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