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Native American Lehman Brightman Who Taught And Made History Has Died
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, Lehman Brightman, history, Professor, Wounded Knee, Alcatraz Island, Mt Rushmore, activist, historian, leader )

Dandelion
- 172 days ago - eastbaytimes.com
He was a Sioux and Creek activist and longtime East Bay college history professor who rebelled against the U.S. govts account of history. He took part in takeovers of Alcatraz Island and Wounded Knee helped organize the occupation of Mt Rushmore in 1971
The Ugly History Behind Trumps Attacks on Civil Servants
Society & Culture  (tags: history, civil servants, President Trump, authoritarianism, loyalty, exploitation, McCarthyism )

Dandelion
- 257 days ago - politico.com
A government of sycophants selected for personal loyalty rather than expertise cannot check authoritarianism or protect the public interest from exploitation for private gain.
Internment, Immigrant Detention, and the Imagined Imperiled Whiteness of U.S. Citizenship
Society & Culture  (tags: racial tension, history, white supremacy, Japanese, Mexicans, others, immigration )

Dandelion
- 293 days ago - kcet.org
The immigration and citizenship laws that prevail in the 21st century United States as well as the enforcement of them reflect Eurocentric racial hierarchies and help create and reproduce a white majority nation.
What Does The Quran Really Say About A Muslim Woman's Hijab? - Samina Ali - TEDxUniversityofNevada   video
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Islam, hijab, history, Quran, Samina Ali, context, manipulation, interests, clerics, insertions, fatwas )

Evelyn
- 297 days ago - youtu.be
Samina Ali takes us on a journey back to Prophet Muhammad's time to reveal what the term "hijab" really means - & it's not the Muslim woman's veil! So what does "hijab" actually mean, if not the veil? How have fundamentalists conflated the term to deny
Recognize LGBT History With a National Monument PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, LGBT, history, national monuments )

Anna
- 641 days ago - sierra.force.com
Create the nation's first national park unit for LGBT history -- tell President Obama to declare a Stonewall National Monument.
Americans Also Have a Holiday Today - But Should We?
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, Columbus, Native Americans, Indians, genocide, heritage, society, history )

Joanne
- 790 days ago - politicsplus.org
A holiday post on TomCat's blog by SoINeedAName
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cancel Columbus Day - It's Time to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day Nationwide
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, Cikumbus Day, Indigneous Peoples day, exploitation, history, native rights, culture, americans )

AWAY AWHI
- 792 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For nearly 80 years this nation has celebrated Christopher Columbus with a federal holiday in his name. Far from discovering America, Columbus represents slavery, genocide, and a history of exploitation that it is time to stop honoring.
On Israel's Little-Known Concentration and Labor Camps in 1948-1955
Society & Culture  (tags: Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, Palestinian stolen lands, zionis, -racism, Right of Return, Palestinian human rights, history, Israeli concentration-labor camps. world, ICRC, Ijlil, media, news, usa, violence, americans, government, freedoms, murder )

Jess
- 910 days ago - english.al-akhbar.com
The internment of thousands of Palestinian civilians within at least 22 Zionist-run concentration and labor camps that existed from 1948 to 1955 and the contours of this historical crime
Your Teachers Got These 10 Things From History Really, Really Wrong ~ What Lies!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, education, history, U.S., government, society, culture, freedoms, ethics, children, interesting, politics, dishonesty, movies, media, humans )

Carrie
- 1001 days ago - viralnova.com
Our teachers, our text books, and pop culture often misrepresent ~ or straight-up fudge ~ the historical truth to fit with the commonly told stories of what took place. So let's undo some of the damage myths have done to the facts, and find out what ...
The Decline and Fall of Modern Civilisation: 8 Simple Steps to Squandering It All
Society & Culture  (tags: baseless hatred, civilization collapse, interesting, history )

Hilary
- 1044 days ago - algemeiner.com
Great civilizations do not arise built in a day, nor do they collapse all of a sudden. Deterioration is gradual, therefore noticeable.
'Selma' Backlash Misses The Point
Society & Culture  (tags: law, politics, movies, ethics, history, government, media, culture, society )

AWAY AWHI
- 1065 days ago - npr.org
Selma's treatment of President Lyndon B. Johnson has sparked a controversy that could threaten the film's legacy and, in the short term, its chances for prestigious awards.
"Delegitimize Zionism," Says Israeli Filmmaker (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, ethnic cleansing, Human Rights, history, sadness, family, children, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, violence )

Carrie
- 1128 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Not only does On the Side of the Road confront the reality of 1948, it examines how Israelis deal with that past today -- how it is taught to the young; how the facts about it are available; how those facts are sometimes deliberately ignored.
The Real Christopher Columbus
Society & Culture  (tags: History, Columbus Day, Christopher Columbus, dishonesty, ethics, education, children, government, freedoms, rights, sadness, society, culture, world, violence )

Carrie
- 1154 days ago - jacobinmag.com
"They do not bear arms, and do not know them, for I showed them a sword, they took it by the edge and cut themselves out of ignorance. They would make fine servants ... with fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want."
New Site Catalogs Documentary Films About Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, movies, society, culture, history, 'PalestineDocs', interesting, news, humans, education, family, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 1160 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Movies are a great way to learn about Palestine - and, more important, to educate family, friends, and neighbors. Fortunately, there are scores of great films about the plight of the Palestinians and its historical roots - if the quality and quantity...
 

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