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Racism on US Campus
The problem we all live with
The “Contemporary” Racial Conscience and Sensitivity of Norman Rockwell
America’s gun obsession is rooted in slavery
America’s gun obsession is rooted in slavery A series of slave revolts terrified white residents and helped fuel the rationale for gun ownership ‘For too long, the second amendment has been portrayed with a founding fathers aura swaddled in the stars and stripes.’ Photograph: Eric Gay/AP Carol Anderson Fri 4 Jun 2021 11.00 BST Bodies … Continuer la lecture
Building a better future for Ireland.
Empire shaped Ireland’s past. A century after partition, it still shapes our present. Michael D Higgins Thu 11 Feb 2021 13.00 GM Only by remembering complex, uncomfortable aspects of Britain and Ireland’s shared history can we forge a better future Michael D Higgins is president of Ireland Ireland is currently engaged in a process of … Continuer la lecture
Are statues sacred objects?
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/23/trump-portland-confederate-monuments-racism-history Take it from a historian. We don’t owe anything to Confederate monuments. by Timothy Snyder Trump spends so much time defending statues not because he cares about history, but precisely because he doesn’t. ‘The president of the United States has declared that the entities that enjoy rights are not people but monuments.’ Photograph: Steve … Continuer la lecture
‘Silence is violence. Complacency is complicity’
Guardian Australia 6,17 k abonnés Closing Monday night’s Q+A show on ABC, which focused on Indigenous deaths in custody and the global Black Lives Matter movement, actor and writer Meyne Wyatt delivered a powerful speech taken from his autobiographical 2019 play City of Gold. « ‘How are we to move forward if we dwell on the past?’ That’s … Continuer la lecture
Indigenous Women in Canada disappear …
Indigenous women are preyed on at horrifying rates. I was one of them by Brandi Morin Twenty-seven years ago I almost ended up a grim statistic, like so many Indigenous women and girls. It’s still happening. Red dresses hang on a fence near the TransMountain pipeline site in Blue River, British Columbia. Red dresses symbolize … Continuer la lecture
An original computer-generated animated short film created by Bonk Pictures, Los Gringos is a parody of a modern day action feature trailer and pays tribute to the Spaghetti Western. This is the story of two unusual heroes whose only ambition is to die with their boots on. One fights for honor the other, for the … Continuer la lecture
Nelson Mandela’s Life Story
Learning about Nelson Mandela’s early life will help you understand how he could come to power.
From Real Life to Fiction : the example of GoT
Game of Thrones did not only came out of a writer’s imagination. It is also rooted in Real History. The CHARACTERS and EVENTS that were inspired by real historical figures and events. Here is a focus on THE WAR OF THE ROSES episode ************ GoT has also had an impact on the Real World The … Continuer la lecture