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Swedish slave trade - Wikipedia

The Scandinavian slave trade mainly occurred in the early history of Sweden when the trade of thralls (Old Norse: þræll) was one of the pillars of the Norse economy. 84 more words

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The day I called Malcolm X to fight racism in Birmingham's white only pubs - Mirror Online

“We went to the Blue Gate Pub,” says the dad-of-two. “It was notorious in those days for racism. Black people were only served in the bar room and weren’t allowed in the lounge or smoke room. 155 more words

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The History Of Lynching In America Is Worse Than You Think, Says Study

He cited racial differences in reactions to last year’s shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, by a white police officer.

The group said the report was aimed at spurring Americans to face the lasting impact of their history. 174 more words

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Video: Seattle Police Jail Elderly Military Veteran for "Walking in Seattle While Black" | Slog

On the video, Officer Whitlatch can be heard insisting that the recording would show Wingate swinging his golf club at her and hitting a stop sign with it. 112 more words

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'Land is a Relationship': In conversation with Glen Coulthard on Indigenous nationhood | rabble.ca

Coulthard is a member of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, an assistant professor at UBC, and involved with the Dechinta Bush University. His debut book Red Skins, White Masks is a trail-blazing opus, quickly gathering a storm of praise and becoming a manifesto for Indigenous resurgence within academic, activist and community circles, as well as amongst Indigenous and settler communities alike.Coulthard’s premise is a forceful one: there is no freedom to be found in or from the settler-colonial state. 133 more words

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I’m tired of suppressing myself to get along with white people - Salon.com

“What’s happening in Ferguson?” one of my white roommates asked. “I heard some kid got shot or something like that.”

The words clamored in my ears. 263 more words

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