Bring Them All Down - Every Last Confederate Monument Must Go

America has a terrible habit of pouring salt in the wound. The debate over the hundreds of Confederate monuments that dot America is representative of that. The side that lost the war glorifies their traitorous heroes more than the side that won. Where are the dozens of statues of Harriet Tubman? Of freed, or escaped slaves? Where's the statue of Nat Turner?

The Confederate monuments should come down - all of them. I explain why in the article.

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State Violence is State Terrorism: Philando Castile and the Ongoing Assault on Black Life

State violence is state terrorism - a conclusion I've come to after watching another agent of state terror be acquitted by a brain-dead jury full of state violence deniers. We should not bite our tongue in some fake appeal to decorum and respect for corrupt institutions that have an agenda against us.

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Voter Suppression, Interstate CrossCheck and the Fall of American Democracy Part 2 of 4

Interstate CrossCheck is one of the many forms of voter suppression, old and new, that serves the purpose of making sure power stays in the hands of the conservative white elite. This article delves into the man behind the scheme and his ties to recognized white supremacist hate groups.

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Voter Suppression, Interstate CrossCheck and the Fall of American Democracy Part 1 of 4

Voter Suppression has manifested itself in yet another form known as the Interstate CrossCheck system. A story originally broken by investigative reporter Greg Palast, this might be one of the most insidious and democracy-threatening systems created since Jim Crow apartheid.

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