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Glen Ford: Ferguson and the War on Black America

"Clearly, the U.S. is at war with Black America."Glen Ford By Glen Ford   The Progressive   August 21, 2014The corporate media, reflecting their owners’ anxiety at the failure of Black people to revert to a state of passivity in Ferguson, Missouri, have arrived at a general consensus on two counts: the need to “demilitarize” the police (fewer More

▶ Bill Moyers: Poet Amiri Baraka

[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/33285472 w=320&h=240] October 3, 1999, Updated January 9, 2014  Moyers & Company Amiri Baraka, who passed away today at the age of 79, was a poet, a university professor and a political activist. His name is synonymous with the Black Arts Movement that changed American culture. In this 1999 interview, he talks about his inspirations, More

What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Jobs: How Racism, Global Economics, and the New Jim Crow Fuel Black America’s Crippling Jobs Crisis

What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Jobs:  How Racism, Global Economics, and the New Jim Crow Fuel Black America’s Crippling Jobs Crisis  (see article below after the Tomgram) Posted by Andy Kroll at 10:17am, July 5, 2011   TomDispatch.com Tomgram: Re Andy Kroll, The 60-Year Unemployment Scandal Americans care about them more than any other issue, so every poll tells More

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