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Although found guilty, I’ll still act in accordance with my belief that we didn’t act criminally.
The people who run America have constructed a political system that’s like a glitchy killer robot, one even they can’t control anymore.
Her answer was clear: Stop killing us. Which raises a more difficult question: Who has the power to do that?
WAMM members support various acts of resistance locally and nationwide. By the Newsletter Staff WAMM Newsletter Fall II 2016 Standing by Standing Rock Indigenous tribes have been in a struggle to defeat pipelines which would carry oil across their lands, destroying the land, poisoning the water, and desecrating sacred sites. A victory was achieved when […]
The whole system is guilty.
It’s hard to win the hearts and minds of the people you are killing.
One of the most important things I did there was listen. I learned an incredible amount in a short period of time, mostly through storytelling. I listened to stories from Native youth about their everyday lives — growing up on reservations and small towns and big cities across the country. I learned about ancestral histories and the many conflicts that Indigenous Nations set aside to come together to protect the water, and that this is the largest gathering of Indigenous Nations since 1973.
August opened with a major development in the struggle against anti-Black racism in the US and beyond.
“The outcry for accountability for police shootings is deafening.”
…while Kiai commended the work of the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, he expressed his astonishment at the lack of official data documenting police use of force.
Black humanity and dignity requires Black political will and power. Despite constant exploitation and perpetual oppression, Black people have bravely and brilliantly been the driving force pushing the U.S. towards the ideals it articulates but has never achieved. In recent years we have taken to the streets, launched massive campaigns, and impacted elections, but our elected leaders have failed to address the legitimate demands of our Movement. We can no longer wait.