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A quiet crime wave against Manitoba’s Sayisi Dene women (repost)

This week, CBC News has launched a nationwide special series that reveals the most intensive and updated look at Canada’s missing and murdered indigenous girls and women. Among the communities that have been affected is Manitoba’s Sayisi Dene First Nation.

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World Social Forum in Montreal: “Another World Is Once Again Being Constructed Without Africa” (repost)

One day before the start of this year’s edition of the World Social Forum (WSF 2016), to be held in Montreal from 9 – 14 August 2016, civil society representatives from several African nations have announced their intention to boycott the proceedings, due to the overwhelming number of visa denial

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‘I Am a Revolutionary and an Optimist’: Former Black Panther (repost)

Attica Correctional Facility became famous for a bloody rebellion in September 1971. The inmates took over the prison located in northwestern New York and took 42 staff members hostage. The state police, under the command of Governor Nelson Rockefeller, broke into the prison, acting ruthlessly.

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No Badjacketing: The State Wants to Kill Us; Let’s Not Cooperate (repost)

Every time people organize for liberation, autonomy, and a better world, the state and the bosses try to crush our movements. They don’t particularly care how they do it, but they don’t want to work hard. It’s easier for them, if we do it for them.

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Graphic: Conquistador lives don’t matter (Warrior Publications repost)

“Of all the panels Rivera made for The Museum of Modern Art, Indian Warrior reaches back farthest into Mexican history, to the Spanish Conquest of the early 16th century. An Aztec warrior wearing the costume of a jaguar stabs an armored conquistador in the throat with a stone knife.

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More black people were killed by US police in 2015 than were lynched in the worst year of Jim Crow (repost)

After the disturbing deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile at the hands of law enforcement officers this week, racial bias and police brutality have once again become heated subjects in the US.

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