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LGBT advocates interrupt Jamaican prime minister's speech

Members of the advocacy group also confronted her outside the church. They chanted “Gay rights Portia. Protect Jamaica’s gays” as she entered the building.

“We pretty much interrupted her speech,” Michael Forbes, a member of Jamaica Anti-Homophobia Stand who protested Simpson-Miller, told the Washington Blade on Friday during a telephone interview from New York. 64 more words

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RACE TRAITOR Fall 2003 | The White Anti-Racist Is an Oxymoron: An Open Letter to “White Anti-Racists”

First, one must realize that whiteness is a structure of domination. As such, there is nothing redeemable or reformable about whiteness. Intellectuals, scholars and activists, especially those who are non- white, have drawn our attention to this for years. 193 more words

Socio-Politics

Black Students at Berkeley Want a Hall Renamed After Assata Shakur - The Root

The black student union at Berkeley would like Barrows Hall to be renamed “Shakur Hall.”

“We want the renaming for someone—Assata Shakur—who we feel … represents us as black students,” Cori McGowens, spokesman for the school’s black student union, said. 174 more words

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Governors-General of the Dutch East Indies (1610-1949)

This is a list of the Governors-General of the Dutch east Indies. From 1610-1796 it was under control of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). 474 more words

HISTORY

4th World Radyo: Conscious Being And Ethical Nothingness 01.03.2015 | APNS Public Radyo

4th World Radyo: Conscious Being And Ethical Nothingness 01.03.2015

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Summary: TheAngryindian offers his thoughts on the untimely transition of North American Indigenous activist and Leonard Peltier supporter Ms. 87 more words

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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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