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the organization for afro-american unity: 1964

el-hajj malik el shabazz (formerly malcolm x) founded┬áthe organization of afro american unity in 1964, a political and social movement dedicated to the philosophy of black nationalism, “which means that the black man should control the politics of his own … Continue reading

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long live the oakland commune

^short documentary on the Oakland Commune of 2011 On October 10th 2011, hundreds of people in downtown Oakland occupied Frank Ogawa Plaza in front of city hall. They built a self-organized tent city and began to meet some of the … Continue reading

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take a stand for human rights

john lennon knew that if the divine forces give you the gift of musicianship, it must be well used, for the good of humanity. august 21. 1971, george jackson was shot to death in the prison in san quentin, california … Continue reading

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cesar chavez & the UFW

the history of america that you weren’t taught in school begins with a basic fact: the idea of america was designed by the wealthy and has evolved into a country driven by economic exploitation both domestically and on foreign soil. … Continue reading

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occupy oakland! general strike

occupy oakland is calling for a city wide general strike for today, november 2, 2011. my love and memory anticipation, energy and support goes to everyone in oakland (especially YOU, stay safe!) you are making history, creating a transformation in … Continue reading

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the free speech movement

…a phase of youth revolt heard round the world…a fight about freedom of speech…much more than that…”the greatest mass arrest on a civil liberties issue in the history of the united states.” 800 demonstrators, whose policies were carried out through … Continue reading

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that’s the way life is all over

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