Gun Violence Starts At The Top

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

Mass shootings happen with appalling regularity in the United States. It is bad enough that recent shootings took place in Atlanta, Boulder, and Indianapolis, but the horror is always followed by [...]

California Truth, Healing Council Begins Historic Work

By Kolby KickingWoman, Indian Country Today. -

Two years ago, California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a formal apology to tribes in the state for atrocities committed against them and for the history of genocide and oppression they endured. He [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The California Genocide No One Talks About

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

UCLA history professor Benjamin Madley’s book An American Genocide: The United States and the California Catastrophe 1846-1873 details the killing of tens of thousands of Native Americans as the [...]

How Hitler Found His Blueprint For A German Empire

By David Carroll Cochran, Waging Nonviolence. -

Native peoples in the United States continue to struggle for justice. While this year brought some important victories, such as Washington’s NFL team finally dropping its racist name and logo, [...]

When Is An obelisk Not Just An Obelisk?

By Elena Ortiz, The Red Nation. -

New Mexico - When I was a child, my dad and I would sometimes walk down to Santa Fe Plaza, especially on cool autumn afternoons. We would get Cokes from Woolworth’s. My father would visit with [...]

Shifting Our Comfort Zones To Face The Realities Of Colonization, American Genocide And Slavery

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Clearing the FOG co-hosts, Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, interviewed Jean-Luc Pierite, a member of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe from New Orleans. Pierite is president of the North American Indian [...]

Decolonization Requires Black, Brown And Indigenous Voices At The Forefront

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Native Americans and allies recently commemorated the 50th Annual National Day of Mourning at Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts. Next year will be the 400th anniversary of the pilgrims landing as [...]

50th National Day Of Mourning

By United American Indians of New England, UAINE.org. -

An annual tradition since 1970, Day of Mourning is a solemn, spiritual and highly political day. Many of us fast from sundown the day before through the afternoon of that day (and have a social [...]

The Two Faces Of America

By Tim Giago, Indianz.com. -

America has parallel histories, which it displays by wearing two faces. The first face is that of a near-perfect country filled with honest, hardworking American patriots, a country where all [...]

How To Have A Guilt-Free Thanksgiving

By K. J.Noh, Popular Resistance. -

Millions of people over the US will be gathering on Thanksgiving to share a meal together and to give thanks for the people and the blessings in their lives.  As you gather, it’s important to [...]

The End Of American Thanksgivings

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

Nobody but Americans celebrates Thanksgiving. It is reserved by history and the intent of “the founders” as the supremely white American holiday, the most ghoulish event on the national calendar. [...]

Genocide Of Native Americans So Devastating “It Literally Cooled the Planet”

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

The mass genocide of the Native American people by European colonizers during the 15th and 16th centuries—in which an estimated 56 million indigenous people, or 90 percent of the population, were [...]

Thanksgiving Guide: How To Celebrate A Sordid History

By Emma Fiala, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Emma Fiala for Mintpress News. While to many Americans the holiday serves as a reminder to give thanks, it is seen as a day of mourning by countless others. The truth is: European migrants [...]

Cherokee Nation Hosts Send-Off For ‘Remember The Removal’ Bike Riders

By Levi Rickert, Native News Online. -

Tahlequah, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation will host a send-off ceremony for the nine young Cherokee cyclists who leave Tahlequah on Tuesday for the 2018 Remember the Removal Bike Ride. This [...]

The Mourning Road To Thanksgiving

By Sherri Mitchell and Rivera Sun, www.podomatic.com/OccupyRadio -

By Sherri Mitchell and Rivera Sun for Love (and Revolution) Radio. This week on Love (and Revolution) Radio, we speak with Larry Spotted Crow Mann about his book, The Mourning Road to [...]

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