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Support Puerto Rico, Mexico  September-October 2017

100 Years of Colonialism: How Puerto Rico Became Easy Prey for Profiteers, by Joel Cintron Arbasetti, * Carla Minet at Centro Periodismo Investigativo, and Alex V. Hernandez, and Jessica Stites at In These Times, from In These Times

The Difference Between “Latino” and “Hispanic” in One Cartoon, by Terry Blas at

Harvest of Empire, a feature-length documentary that examines the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today.

“I’m Latino, but I’m Not…” from Buzzfeed

Irma and Maria: Shedding Light on Puerto Rico’s Colonial Reality, by Ana Portnoy at Counterpoint

The Jones Act Explained, by Matthew Yglesias at Vox

Latino Americans, a six-hour documentary from PBS

Latino Life by the Numbers, an infographic from Colorlines

Taínos: The First Resistance, from Latino Rebels

Ten Ethnic Studies Books Arizona Doesn’t Want You To Read, by Yara Simon at Remezclez

Voter Suppression Targets Latinx Voters in Red States, by Yessenia Fues at Colorlines

White Latino Racism on the Rise: On Euro Diasporic Whiteness, by William Garcia at Latino Rebels

Are Arabs White? by Khaled Beydoun at Al-Jazeera

Colorlines posts on Islamophobia

Dear Non-Muslim Allies, by Sofia Ali-Kahn

Hijabi World, voices of young Muslim women in a short film by Julie Winokur

How One Man Refused to Spy on Fellow Muslims for the FBI & Then Lost Everything, from The Nation, about Springfield MA resident Ayyub Abdul-Alim

Islamophobia Monitor

The Race Hate We All Know, by Nimra Azmi at Colorlines

Stand Up Against Anti-Arab Racism and Islamophobia, from Coming Together

What to do when you see Islamophobia, by a graphic narrative by Maeril at Buzzfeed

The 3/5 Clause And Indian Removal, by Michael McLean at We’re History

8th Fire Dispatches: Aboriginal Peoples, Canada, and the Way Forward, films by a team of Aboriginal storytellers from CBC

10 Year Old Wukchumni Boy’s Refusal To Sing Song Leads to Its Removal From School, by Levi Rickert at Native News Online

11 Essential Native American Films You Can Watch Online Right Now from Indian Country Today

Action Lab for Community Wealth Building: Working Collaboratively to Build Community Wealth in Indian Country

All The Real Indians Died Off and 20 Other Myths About Native Americans, a new book by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker, from Beacon Press

Australians Apologize for Atrocities Against Aboriginal Peoples, from A+J

Canada Acknowledges Abuse of First Nations, a video from AJ+

Canada’s Cultural Genocide from A+J Films

Dear Settlers, Before Using Our Medicine, Be Aware of Your White Privilege, by From An Indigenous Perspective

The Doctrine of Discovery, Unmasking The Domination Code, a film from 38 plus 2 Productions

Forced to Dance to the White Man’s Song: Australia, Steeped in Racism from the Stringer Independent News

Friends of Wissatinewag

How the West Was Lost by Native Americans, an animated graphic from the Atlantic Wire

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indigenous People’s History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz 

Interactive time-lapse map shows how the U.S. took more than 1.5 billion acres from Native Americans, by Rebecca Onion and Claudio Saunt at

Thanksgiving Through the Lens of Native Americans Today, from PBS, featuring Wampanoag perspective in articles, videos, etc.

More Cities Ditch Columbus Day for Indigenous People’s Day, from Telesur 10/9/16

Native Lives Matter Syllabus from POC Online Classroom 

New Totem Pole Memorializes Boarding School Victims and Survivors, from CBC News

The Nolumbeka Project and the Narragansett Indian Tribe Historic Preservation Office work together to preserve New England’s tribal heritage through education, sacred site preservation, and more.

Police Are Killing One Group At A Staggering Rate, by Zack Cheney-Rice at

The Police Killings No One Is Talking About: Native Americans Most Likely To Be Killed By Cops, from Democracy Now


– Idle No More!

Global #NoDAPL Month of Action, a video from Sacred Stone Camp

– Veterans’ apology at Standing Rock, video from Our Revolution and article from Daily Kos

Official Support for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Against DAPL

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe on Facebook

Coverage on Democracy Now

–  Standing Rock Syllabus, from NYC Stands With Standing Rock

20 Photos, My 7 Months At Standing Rock, by Desiree Kane at Yes! Magazine

Indigenous Waters, a website advocating the inherent human right to water and the protection of Indigenous Peoples’ environmental rights. Water is life.

– Life in the Native American oil protest camps, from BBC News

United American Indians of New England 

The United Nations says U.S. should return stolen land to Indian tribes – from the Guardian

Unsettling America: Decolonization in Theory and Practice

Visioning BEAR Circle Intertribal Coalition works to prevent sexual and domestic violence in the intertribal communities of the Northeast & to prevent violence against Mother Earth.

What if they told European history the way the tell Native American history? from the blog An Indigenous History of America

What Native Americans Couldn’t Do Until … from OMG Facts

Yes, Native Americans were the victims of genocide, by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz at History News Network

The Model Minority Is a Lever of White Supremacy by Scot Nakagawa at Race Files

Racist U.S. court rulings deny citizenship to American Samoans, from Pema Levy at Mother Jones

The Real Story of Asians In America, by Zac Cheney-Rice at Identities.Mic

#ThisIs 2016: Asian Americans Respond, from the New York Times

And a response to #ThisIs2016: Open Letter To The New York Times Who Told Brown Asians They Don’t Matter, by EJR David at the Huffington Post

When My Japanese-American Family Was Treated As Less Than Human, by Mike Honda at Reuters

Yellowface & Racism Against Asians Is As Important As Other Prejudices, by Carmen Fishwick at The Guardian

… Also see our Black Lives Matter and Reparations pages.

1619 Project — In 2019, the New York Times began a project to observe the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans to arrive in what would become the United States. Numerous articles have been published under this series.

African Americans Have Lost Untold Acres Over Last Century, by Leah Douglas at The Nation

The Atlantic Slave Trade in Two Minutes, an interactive map from Slate Black History Month

Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nahisi Coates

Bino & Fino:  Books Celebrating Black Boys

Black History in Greenfield, MA, by John Putnam, Abolitionist & The Father of Contradance

Black Privilege, a poem by Crystal Valentine

The Black Radical Tradition, a compilation of writings put together by

Boston’s slavery ties deepened by findings at First Church in Roxbury by Tiana Woodard in the Boston Globe

Could Black People in the U.S. Qualify As Refugees? by Raha Jorjani in the Washington Post

Crossing the Waters Cultural Exchange Institute, building alliances between artists and others in the U.S. with groups in Africa

The Destruction of Black Wall Street by Josie Pickens at Ebony

Disowning Slavery, Gradual Emancipation and “Race” in New England 1780–1860, by Joanne Pope Melish

Equal Justice Initiative: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror

Found Voices, recordings of slave narratives, from ABC News, 1999

Forgotten Martin Luther King Quotes that Show He Was a Revolutionary, by Jenee Desmond-Harris on Vox

The Freedmen’s Bureau Project — African American Family Records From time of slavery free on line

Hey Black America, Let’s All Ditch Our Slave Names, by Zaron Burnett at The Bigger Picture

The Hidden History of Slavery in New England

How fugitive slaves kept their freedom deep in the swamps, by Richard Grant at the Smithsonian Museum

Interfaith Pilgrimage of the Middle Passage

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia — Using objects of intolerance to teach tolerance and promote social justice

New Lynching Memorial in Montgomery, AL Dedicated To  Victims of White Supremacy, by  at the New York Times

The Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project

National Museum of African American History & Culture

New database will document burial sites of U.S. slaves, by Allison Meier at Hyperallergic

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome by Dr. Joy DeGruy

Race & Recovery 10 Years After Katrina, an infographic by Miriam Zoila Perez at Colorlines

Retracing Slavery’s Trail of Tears: From the Tobacco South to the Cotton South, by Edward Ball at The Smithsonian

Slavery in the Connecticut Valley of Massachusetts, a book by Dr. Robert H. Romer of Amherst, MA

Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the North, by C.S. Manegold

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