Native Americans

Sixty Five Million Left Out of July 4 Celebration

Submitted by Bill Quigley on Tue, 07/01/2014 - 14:30

by Bill Quigley

America’s incarcerated, homeless, poor – including four million subsisting on less than $2 a day – undocumented migrants and dispossessed aboriginal peoples are excluded from the “patriotic” festivities.

The End of American Thanksgivings: A Cause for Universal Rejoicing

Submitted by Glen Ford on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 12:24

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

“The Thanksgiving story is an absolution of the Pilgrims, whose brutal quest for absolute power in the New World is made to seem both religiously motivated and eminently human…. The Mayflower's cultural heirs are programmed to find glory in their own depravity, and savagery in their most helpless victims, who can only redeem themselves by accepting the inherent goodness of white Americans.”

The Real And Racist Origins of the Second Amendment

Submitted by Bruce A. Dixon on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:19

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

The “well-regulated militia” that the US Constitution's second amendment refers to were slave patrols, land stealers and Indian killers, all quite necessary as the amendment's language states “to the security of a free state” built with stolen labor upon stolen land. Unless and until we acknowledge that history, we cannot have an honest discussion about gun control.

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