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“Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”– Speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Riverside Church, New York City, April 4, 1967

“Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”– Speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Riverside Church, New York City, April 4, 1967

I come to this magnificent house of worship tonight because my conscience leaves me no other choice. I join with you in this meeting..

April 4, 2013 with 0 Comments
‘On This Day’ 2003: US-Led Invasion and Occupation of Iraq Begins

‘On This Day’ 2003: US-Led Invasion and Occupation of Iraq Begins

On March 19, 2003, the United States led a dubious invasion of Iraq, beginning an eight-year occupation that would topple a longtime..

March 19, 2013 with 0 Comments
‘On This Day’ 2003: American Peace Activist Rachel Corrie Killed by Israeli Occupation Forces

‘On This Day’ 2003: American Peace Activist Rachel Corrie Killed by Israeli Occupation Forces

On March 16, 2003, American peace activist Rachel Corrie was crushed to death by an Israeli military bulldozer while attempting to prevent..

March 16, 2013 with 3 Comments
150 Years After Emancipation Proclamation, Mass Incarceration Is the New Slavery

150 Years After Emancipation Proclamation, Mass Incarceration Is the New Slavery

On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing millions of blacks from the cruel bondage of..

January 1, 2013 with 4 Comments
‘On This Day’ 1975: Gerald Ford & Henry Kissinger Green-Light Suharto’s Genocidal East Timor Invasion

‘On This Day’ 1975: Gerald Ford & Henry Kissinger Green-Light Suharto’s Genocidal East Timor Invasion

Our story begins in 1965, when a US-backed military coup overthrew Sukarno, hero of Indonesia’s independence struggle against Dutch..

December 6, 2012 with 1 Comment
‘On This Day’ 1982: US-Backed Guatemalan Forces Massacre 200 Villagers at Dos Erres

‘On This Day’ 1982: US-Backed Guatemalan Forces Massacre 200 Villagers at Dos Erres

December 6, 2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the Dos Erres massacre, in which US-backed Guatemalan elite troops tortured, raped and..

December 6, 2012 with 0 Comments
Abu Hamza and the Bombing of Cubana Airlines Flight 455: A Tale of Two Terrors

Abu Hamza and the Bombing of Cubana Airlines Flight 455: A Tale of Two Terrors

The radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri has arrived in the United States to face terrorism charges after being extradited from the..

October 6, 2012 with 0 Comments
‘On This Day’ 1976: The Bombing of Cubana Airlines Flight 455

‘On This Day’ 1976: The Bombing of Cubana Airlines Flight 455

On a balmy October afternoon in 1976, a DC-8 commercial jetliner carrying 73 passengers, many of them teenagers who had just won gold..

October 6, 2012 with 0 Comments
The Dark Side of Israeli Independence

The Dark Side of Israeli Independence

On May 14, 1948, Israel declared its independence. On May 15, Palestinians solemnly commemorate Nakba Day. “Nakba” means..

May 15, 2012 with 0 Comments
Angola 3 ‘Political Prisoners’ Herman Wallace & Albert Woodfox Mark 40 Years of Solitary Confinement in Louisiana’s Notorious Angola Prison

Angola 3 ‘Political Prisoners’ Herman Wallace & Albert Woodfox Mark 40 Years of Solitary Confinement in Louisiana’s Notorious Angola Prison

For the better part of the last 40 years, Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox have been locked away in soul-crushing, mind-destroying..

April 17, 2012 with 0 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • JFK Diary Calls Hitler ‘Stuff of Legends’ Who ‘Will Emerge From Hatred’
  • White House Welcomes Brigitte Gabriel, Leader of Anti-Muslim ‘Hate Group’ ACT for America
  • Republican Florida Court Official Calls for Lynching of Black Anti-Death Penalty State Attorney Aramis Ayala
  • South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard Signs Anti-LGBTQ Adoption, Foster Care Bill Into Law
  • Mississippi Republican Andy Gipson Kills Domestic Violence Divorce Bill
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