Thanksgiving Guide: How To Celebrate A Sordid History

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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 [...]

Arrested For Feeding Homeless Without Permit Before Thanksgiving

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By Aaron Kesel for Activist Post - The Sunday before Thanksgiving Atlanta police handed out tickets to activists feeding the homeless in a clear display of disregard for its hungry citizens [...]

Newsletter – Free Yourself From An Exploitative Culture

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Shoppers hit the malls and online stores this week, spending over $3.5 billion online alone on what is called 'Black Friday'. Some people reject the extreme [...]

Black Friday Mall Protest in Missouri Results in Arrests

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By Rachel Katz for ABC News. Seven people, including a state lawmaker, were arrested today at a Missouri mall after nearly 100 protesters disrupted Black Friday shopping, according to local [...]

Thanksgiving a Celebration of White Barbarity

By Glen Ford, -

By Glen Ford for The Black Commentator - Nobody but Americans celebrates Thanksgiving. It is reserved by history and the intent of “the founders” as the supremely white American holiday, the most [...]

The Thanksgiving Myth

By Cliff DuRand, -

By Cliff DuRand for The Center for Global Justice - In many ways the Thanksgiving celebration is a unique festivity. As harvest festivals go it’s not particularly unusual: families gathering for [...]

The Thanksgiving Myth Hides The Original Sin

By Cliff DuRand, -

By Cliff DuRand for the Center for Global Justice. As the founding myth of our nation, Thanksgiving conceals from view the ambiguous legacy of the country. Barack Obama has called slavery our [...]

The Mourning Road To Thanksgiving

By Sherri Mitchell and Rivera Sun, -

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 [...]

Deconstructing Thanksgiving With Standing Rock

By Medea Benjamin, -

By Medea Benjamin for AlterNet - It is with a heavy heart that I travel to Standing Rock to give thanks and serve meals to the water protectors who, in the freezing weather, have braved attack [...]

Newsletter: Past And Present Myths Are Indivisible

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. This week two remarkable reports came out about US militarism. The first by James Lucas, documented that the US has killed 20 to 30 [...]

Thanksgiving: Myths, Founding Sins, Within A Fraught Conversation

By Chauncey Devega, -

By Chauncey Devega for Salon. Like most national holidays, Thanksgiving is a myth. It does the powerful political work of encouraging American Exceptionalism: a belief that the United States was [...]

National Day Of Mourning In Plymouth, MA

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By Staff. Plymouth, MA - Since 1970, Native Americans have gathered at noon on Cole's Hill in Plymouth to commemorate a National Day of Mourning on the US thanksgiving holiday. Many Native [...]

Should Black People Celebrate Thanksgiving? [#EBONYDebate]

By Kymone Freeman, -

By Kymone Freeman for Ebony - I remember the year I tried to boycott Thanksgiving. I was 19, entering that necessary but annoying phase of young self-righteous and half-informed [...]