Category Black history

The White Man In That Photo — Counter Current News

Sometimes photographs deceive. Take this one, for example. It represents John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s rebellious gesture the day they won medals for the 200 meters at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, and it certainly deceived me for a long time. I always saw the photo as a powerful image of two barefoot… via […]

QOTD: U.S. government sullies the name of Harriet Tubman

The U.S. government sullies the name of the great freedom fighter Harriet Tubman by putting her picture on its foul currency. “Not only has her name been ruined by a dubious connection with the dollar that kept her captive, but she will share this ‘honor’ with Andrew Jackson, enslaver and Indian killer.” No Black person […]

TULSA OKLAHOMA BLACK WALL STREET RACE RIOT

Idi Amin Dada – Jews Control America & Europa & Almost Bankrupt Uganda

Black History Month On Fox News: The Video

Black History Month On Fox News: The Video Fox News “celebrated” Black History Month much the same way it“celebrates” Martin Luther King Day: by race baiting and with condescending lectures to black Americans. Media Matters boiled it down into a neat two-minute video. Watch it above for a great idea of just how black lives […]

Celebrating Neo-Black History Month: QOTD

[B]lack radical politics … has never recovered from the systematic assault on our movement from the ‘70s onward. An assault that was not only military, but as a centerpiece of its strategy, pushed for a cultural and ideological assimilation of the Black/African working class and the artificially created middle-class. Understanding the power of ideas to […]

The Deep State and the Sex Tape: Martin Luther King, J. Edgar Hoover, and Thurgood Marshall

by PETER LEE In the case of Martin Luther King, America’s deep state intersected with politics and civil rights and Thurgood Marshall’s strategy for African American legal equality in some ugly and dangerous ways. And they intersect at a most unpleasant and unhappy point, one that is largely ignored when putting an optimistic, feel-good gloss […]