Native American

Decolonize Your World [HD] | Capital Area Against Mass Incarceration

Reclaiming history one community at a time.

The Capital Region, New York produced this short-film in celebration of Native American Day, 2015.

Columbus Day: John Oliver and Last Week Tonight ask, “How is this still a thing?” VIDEO. | #OYRchallenge

John Oliver brings it home. Why should we continue to celebrate Columbus Day?

By now most educated adults probably know that Christopher Columbus didn’t really discover America. In fact, he was a brutal colonizer whose arrival brought misery and death to millions through war, slavery, and disease.So why do we still celebrate Columbus Day? Last Week Tonight does a good job summing up the case against the holiday, and even offers a few alternatives.

via Columbus Day: John Oliver and Last Week Tonight ask, “How is this still a thing?” VIDEO..

D.N.A. Backs Lore on Pre-Columbian Dogs – NYTimes.com

Now, a new study of canine DNA backs up the folklore. A team led by Peter Savolainen at the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden has reported that several dog breeds in the Americas — among them the Peruvian hairless, the Chihuahua and the Carolina dog — are without some genetic markers indicative of European origin, suggesting they arrived in an earlier migration from Asia.

via D.N.A. Backs Lore on Pre-Columbian Dogs – NYTimes.com.

Minds | Police Brutality Backfires: The People Will Not Stand Idly By as Lone Man is Beaten once Subdued.

Police brutality

The people WON’T stand for such wanton use of force and power, as these 4 cops quickly learn.  After looking closely, you can see one cop motion to the other cop who is jabbing with a blackjack to tone it down, but it’s too late, the crowd has seen, and the crowd will not sit idly by as witnesses to such behavior, and decide to dish it back to the cops.

via Minds | Police Brutality Backfires: The People Will Not Stand Idly By as Lone Man is Beaten once Subdued..

Black History – The Gullah Wars

The Gullah Wars

 

Obama Gives Himself Secret Service Protection For the Rest of His Life | Black Blue Dog

President Obama signed a bill into law on Thursday that grants himself, living former presidents, and future ex-presidents Secret Service protection for life. This new law discontinues a 1990s bill that significantly limited Secret Service protection for U.S. presidents after they leave office.

via Obama Gives Himself Secret Service Protection For the Rest of His Life | Black Blue Dog.

 

Derek Luke Will Play Civil Rights Activist-Turned-KGB Asset In FX’s ‘The Americans’ | Shadow and Act

 

Derek Luke

Derek Luke Will Play Civil Rights Activist-Turned-KGB Asset In FX’s ‘The Americans’ | Shadow and Act.

Derek Luke has been tapped for a recurring role in FX’s 1980s-set Soviet-era drama, The Americans, which stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as KGB spies posing as Americans.

Luke will play a character named Gregory, who, as the title of this post notes, is a Civil Rights activist-turned-KGB asset, with a romantic past involving the character played by Russell – a past romance that complicates his work as a trusted operative, as THR reports.

First Look At Angela Bassett & Mary J. Blige As Betty Shabazz & Coretta Scott King In ‘Betty & Coretta’ | Shadow and Act

Angela Bassett

First Look At Angela Bassett & Mary J. Blige As Betty Shabazz & Coretta Scott King In ‘Betty & Coretta’ | Shadow and Act.

Mary J. Blige will play Betty Shabazz, and Angela Bassett will play Coretta Scott King.

Malik Yoba will play Martin Luther King Jr, while, Lindsay Owen Pierre is playing Malcolm X in the movie.

 

The Iroquois Constitution – more than 500 years old

Iroquois Constitution was constructed more than 500 years ago; before the United States came into being.

Rights, Duties and  Qualifications of Lords

Election of Pine Tree Chiefs

Names, Duties and Rights of War Chiefs

Clans and Consanguinity Official Symbolism

Laws of Adoption

Laws of Emigration Rights of Foreign Nations

Rights and Powers of War

Treason or Secession of a Nation

Rights of the People of the Five Nations

Religious Ceremonies Protected

The Installation Song

Protection of the House Funeral Addresses