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As Long As Grass Grows or Water Runs - [historyisaweapon.com]

And so, Indian Removal, as it has been politely called, cleared the land for white occupancy between the Appalachians and the Mississippi, cleared it for cotton in the South and grain in the North, for expansion, immigration, canals, railroads, new cities, and the building of a huge continental empire clear across to the Pacific Ocean. 255 more words

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Geronimo Pratt: 'LAST MAN STANDING'

After two tours of duty in Vietnam and fifty-five combat jumps Soldiers Medal, Air Medal, Purple Heart, Pratt enrolled in a “high potential” program at UCLA. 334 more words

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US Conf of Mayors Ferguson Press Release Shows Complicity, Irrelevance of Black Mayors, the Black Political Class | Black Agenda Report

The first sentence expressed “heartfelt condolence” to the family upon the death of Michael Brown. The second sentence urged a full investigation and “applauded” the president’s announcement of a federal investigation. 282 more words

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Ku Klux Klan Faction Predicts American Government Is On The Brink Of Collapse As They Train For 'Race War' PICTURES

Behind closed gates, the participants frequently spat the “n-word” and openly supported the killing of homosexuals they branded “fags”.Screams of “white power” angrily erupted from a wooden hut inside a forest clearing early on a Saturday morning – where the rally was hosted.Armed men and women wearing trademark robes and pointed hoods gather jeering around a kitchen knife rack – shaped to look like a black man with knives through his belly and a noose around his neck.The group is deadly serious and proof that the KKK is fully active, today.The rally was the result of weeks of recruiting and discreetly publicising their event and saw 40 people come together – including newcomers.Sam was one of six main speakers at the rally where he announced they are arming for a race war they believe will soon grip America.He refused to give his family name over fears his family would be victimised, but warned of his group’s controversial plans in his speech.He said training would begin when existing and new KKK members leaving the military returned from overseas campaigns in “the next couple of weeks”.“This is something that no Klan has ever done before,” he said. 22 more words

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Amnesty International Takes “Unprecedented” U.S. Action In Ferguson - Democratic Underground

On Sunday, after the team examined the situation in Ferguson, Amnesty International USA released three recommendations going forward:• A prompt, thorough, independent and impartial investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown. 119 more words

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Far Right Says Michael Brown's Raps Show He Was 'A Criminal And A Thug'

FrontPage magazine, the online home of David Horowitz, whose self-described mission is to battle the radical left, labeled Brown “a criminal and a thug” in it summary of his character, which featured the rap lyrics.”The fact that Brown liked performing thug music obviously doesn’t by itself make him a thug, but it does provide insight into his state of mind,” the site said. 149 more words

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Police, media smear victim of Missouri police shooting - World Socialist Web Site

Speaking through their attorney, Michael Brown’s family denounced the police smear campaign. Benjamin L. Crump, who previously represented the parents of Trayvon Martin, said Brown’s parents were “beyond outraged.” He told the press, “Nothing, based on the facts before us, justifies the execution-style murder by this police officer in broad daylight.”Ferguson residents echoed the family’s anger. 169 more words

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