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    Mr. Horne says the Civil War liberated enslaved Africans, but then led directly into the construction of the Jim Crow apartheid regime

    Greenland Glaciers' Rapid Melting Will Have Global Effects
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    In Ferguson, Money For Tanks And Tear Gas, But None For Education
    Reverend Osagyefo Sekou says the city of Ferguson can be described in "apartheid-like statistics", and youth have little hope, options, or opportunity

    What My Friend Jim Foley Taught Me to Question
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    Police Continue to Violate Press Freedom In Ferguson
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    The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (3/6)
    On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Horne says that the defense of massive profits from the slave trade and fear of slave rebellions was an important impetus for the American Revolution

    Civil Liberties Under Assault in Ferguson As Police Attack Peaceful Protesters
    Attorney Jessica Lee describes witnessing police launch unprovoked attacks on peaceful protesters and Glen Ford explains why discord in Ferguson is about more than the killing of Mike Brown

    Ferguson Protestors Defy Curfew to Demand Justice for Michael Brown
    Activist Kevin Alexander Gray talks about the need for radical structural change to address the demands of the Ferguson uprising and the killing of unarmed African Americans across the United States

    The Black Scare and the Democratic Party - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (2/6)
    Mr. Horne says the Democrats are heavily dependent upon black votes, but afraid of defending their interests out of fear of alienating cross-class racism deeply entrenched in American history

    Gaza Cease-Fire Extended, but What's Needed for a Just Solution to the Conflict?
    Amnesty International's Deborah Hyams talks about being blocked from carrying out an independent investigation of the most recent assault on Gaza, and author Vijay Prashad discusses the latest developments in the Palestinian liberation struggle

    The Price of NAACP Compromise was Too High - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (1/6)
    Mr. Horne, author of The Counter-Revolution of 1776, says it was a turning point in the history of black America when the NAACP succumbed to the pressures of the Cold War - the affects of which are still felt today

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    Abolition of Slavery was Not a Fight Against Racism - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (5/6)
    Mr. Horne says the Civil War liberated enslaved Africans, but then led directly into the construction of the Jim Crow apartheid regime
     
    White Unity and American Propaganda History - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (4/6)
    Mr. Horne says American slave owning settlers needed to create a bond between all white immigrants to create a force to suppress slave rebellions
     
    The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (3/6)
    On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Horne says that the defense of massive profits from the slave trade and fear of slave rebellions was an important impetus for the American Revolution
     
    The Black Scare and the Democratic Party - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (2/6)
    Mr. Horne says the Democrats are heavily dependent upon black votes, but afraid of defending their interests out of fear of alienating cross-class racism deeply entrenched in American history
     
    The Price of NAACP Compromise was Too High - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (1/6)
    Mr. Horne, author of The Counter-Revolution of 1776, says it was a turning point in the history of black America when the NAACP succumbed to the pressures of the Cold War - the affects of which are still felt today
     
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