“To emphasize the heroism of Columbus and his successors as navigators and discoverers, and to deemphasize their genocide, is not a technical necessity but an ideological choice. It serves, unwittingly, to justify what was done.” – Howard Zinn
The city passed the resolution on Tuesday in a 10-1 vote saying it was long overdue.
Residents from across Fargo created a memorial for the recently murdered native woman which included flowers, signs, candles and teddy bears.
People who are pissed about taking down confederate statues say that in doing so, “they will be erasing history.” Why would anyone want to remember these slave owning traitors? Put them in a museum. After the surrender of Lee, Lincoln allowed the Confederates to return home instead of hanging them.
Chase bank is investing billions in environmental and cultural destruction; these citizens demand accountability and even risk being arrested for the cause.
TOMORROW, I’m going to get the papers to file a petition for the removal of our tribal council officials.
Martin Luther King’s words are as relevant as ever. In this video I wanted to highlight the many parallels between the civil rights movement of the 60’s and the NoDAPL movement of the present. MLK would definitely stand with Standing Rock! In the civil rights movement of the 60’s the turning point was when the […]
Water protectors say the deadline for cleanup is unrealistic and may result in arrests and forceful removal of property..
“Sure enough, there they were smiling and laughing as they posed and snapped pictures of our Water Protector brothers in cages behind them who were doing their best to hold each other’s spirits up.”
Whilst activists were kept on a bus and in cages for hours, they still want to acknowledge the compassion exhibited by some police.