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Everybody Hates Chris. Columbus Day Remixed.

Published on 11 Oct 2010 at 12:48 pm. 2 Comments.
Filed under history,violence,war.

Happy Columbus day. A national holiday dedicated to one of the most insidious agents of colonialism, genocide, theft and enslavement. I came across a video beckoning us to reconsider Columbus day and introduce a national Indigenous cultures holiday. Trust me my Indigenous brothers and sisters – black folks have a whole month, yet that doesn’t […]

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Pandora’s Box Office: Race And Revolution In The Biggest Movie Of All Time.

Published on 27 Jan 2010 at 6:48 pm. 6 Comments.
Filed under entertainment,film,popular culture,war.

It wasn’t until several weeks after Avatar’s release that my wife and I managed to squeeze into Raleigh’s iMax theater (mid-afternoon in the middle of the business week and it was packed) to experience the phenomenon. To keep it one hunit… despite some slight reservations I thought it was awesome! It was astounding to watch, […]

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Africa Command (AFRICOM): A Professor’s Perspective

Published on 18 Aug 2008 at 10:01 pm. 4 Comments.
Filed under Africa,military industrial complex,war.

The New Era of Sustainable Exploitation Africa’s cultural, political, and economic future will not be secure unless it finds its own solutions to the challenges of the globalized world. Until recently, Africa has fallen under several designated United States regional military command structures. However, because the African continent has grown in its strategic importance to […]

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Capt. George Harris Interview: 3rd Generation Intergrated Military

Published on 29 Jul 2008 at 12:27 pm. 1 Comment.
Filed under military industrial complex,war.

I got an email from a representative of the Army public affairs with an attached interview from a third generation Black solider, Captian George Harris. This is meant to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Integration of the Armed Forces, which took place on July 26 of 1948. While I am personally vehemently against the […]

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