Category: ANCESTRY

The Dawes General Allotment Act, February 8, 1887

On February 8, 1887 the Dawes General Allotment Act was enacted by the U.S. Congress regarding the distribution of land to American Indians in Indian Territory (later Oklahoma). The Act was amended in 1891 and again in 1906 by the Burke Act. The act remained in effect until 1934. The act provided for the division […]

Emmett Till’s Murder by White Supremacist (1955)

Emmett Till was a smart 14 years old American boy of African ancestry who was murdered in Mississippi after reportedly whistling to a white woman in 1955. Emmett Till (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955), from Chicago, Illinois, visiting his relatives in the Mississippi Delta region when he spoke to 21-year-old Carolyn Bryant, the […]

Paper Genocide of Native American Indians: Walter Plecker

Paper Genocide: Since the beginnings of the African slave trade in America many Native persons unfortunately, to the detriment of Native Heritage, were being listed as Black, Mulatto, Negro or just lumped together as “Colored” which did not allow for a distinction between us and Africans on paper. In the slavery days being listed as […]

Tulsa Race Riot on Black Wall Street, Oklahoma (1921)

“Black Wall Street”, the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma erupted into the most destructive race riot the country has ever experienced (May 31, 1921). Never Forget. Violence broke out after angry mobs of whites called for the lynching of 19-year-old Dick Rowland after he was WRONGLY accused of “assaulting/raping” white elevator attendant Sarah Page. This […]

Black Panther Party Original Ten Point Program (1966)

A Retrospective: The original “Ten Point Program” written October 15, 1966 The present version is checked word for word according to the version found in “War Against the Panthers”, by Huey P. Newton, 1980 We Want Freedom. We Want Power To Determine The Destiny Of Our Black Community. We believe that Black people will not […]

Rosewood Massacre by Vicious White Lynch Mob (1923)

In a small Florida town, a lie was told. A rumor was repeated. A lynch mob was formed. And a massacre began…  Rosewood was established around 1870 in Levy County, Florida on a road leading to Cedar Key and the Gulf of Mexico. It took its name from the abundant red cedar that grew in […]

Black Power Salute, Mexico Summer Olympics (1968)

October 16, 1968: Willing to sacrifice ALL for social justice. Tommie Smith, Dr. John Carlos & their Black Power Salute. Let’s not forget Peter Norman. It was expected that Americans would dominate the track at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Indeed, when the men’s 200-meter began, American Tommie Smith led the pack, sprinting […]

What was FBI’s COINTELPRO? Real American Terrorism (1970s)

COINTELPRO is an acronym for the FBI’s Counter Intelligence Program, which was used in the 1960s to monitor, manipulate and disrupt social movements in the United States. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Black Panthers and the American Indian Movement were among the program’s targets. Covert Action Against the Domestic Dissidents of the 1960s. “Expose, […]

US Domestic Covert Action: Reign of Terror (1970s)

US Domestic Covert Action: Reign of Terror Against American Indians in the 1970s. COINTELPRO’s residual effects. Domestic Covert Actions Did Not End in the 1970s. U.S Government Harassment, Intimidation & Violence against “THE NATIVE AMERICAN MOVEMENT”…. While domestic covert operations were scaled down once the 1960s upsurge had subsided (thanks in part to the success […]

COINTELPRO against The Black Movement (1970s)

… While domestic covert operations were scaled down once the 1960s upsurge had subsided (thanks in part to the success of COINTELPRO), they did not stop. In its April 27, 1971 directives disbanding COINTELPRO, the FBI provided for future covert action to continue “with tight procedures to ensure absolute security.” The results are apparent in […]

Wounded Knee Incident, Pine Ridge, South Dakota (1973)

February 27, 1973 to May 8, 1973: American Indian Movement (AIM) leaders, together with over 200 activists and Oglala Lakota (Sioux) of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation who opposed Oglala tribal chairman Richard Wilson. They occupied the town of Wounded Knee in protest against Wilson’s administration, as well as against the federal government’s persistent failures […]

U.S Govt. Guilty of Conspiring Dr. King’s Assassination (1999)

Jury found United States local, state, and federal government agencies guilty of conspiring to assassinate the Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968. Below is an important statement from Martin Luther King jr.’s wife Coretta Scott King that so many of our youth are not aware […]

Lament for Confederation Speech by Chief Dan George (1967)

On The Dominion of Canada’s 100th birthday, July 1, 1967 Chief Dan George silenced a crowd of 32,000 with his “Lament for Confederation” speech at Empire Stadium, Vancouver BC. Chief Dan George, was an inspiring author, poet, Academy Award-nominated actor and a chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, a Coast Salish band located on Burrard Inlet […]

Tuskegee Institute and Tuskegee Airmen, World War II

Remembering the “Tuskegee Airmen” during World War II and all who were involved in the so-called “Tuskegee Experiment”, the Army Air Corps program to train Black Americans to fly and maintain combat aircraft. The Tuskegee Airmen included pilots, navigators, bombardiers, maintenance and support staff, instructors, and all the personnel who kept the planes in the […]

Moulin Rouge America’s First Interracial Casino (1955)

The Moulin Rouge Casino and the rise of Historic Westside Las Vegas by Rose Davis, Indian Voices. Although the doors were only opened six months America’s first interracial casino was on the front line of the racial struggle in America. The Moulin Rouge Casino is one of the most important casinos in history in helping […]

The Real Story of “thanksgiving” By Susan Bates

The REAL story of thanksgiving doesn’t have quite the same fuzzy feelings associated with it as the one where the Indians and Pilgrims are all sitting down together at the big feast. We ALL need to learn the painful history of “thanksgiving” so we do not live in lies. A. Lincoln proclaimed a day of […]
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