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January 3, 2015
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Questions of race, state violence explored in ‘The Rising Tide of Color’

Moon-Ho Jung is an associate professor of history and editor of the book “The Rising Tide of Color: Race, State Violence and Radical Movements across the Pacific,” published by University of Washington Press. He answered a few questions about the … Continue reading

September 22, 2013
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The Black tents that defied a nation

A beach umbrella and a tent formed an unlikely Embassy, pitched on the lawns of the Australian Parliament on Australia Day 1972, by four Aboriginal activists. The Aboriginal Embassy was an ingenious response following a poorly-timed policy statement in which … Continue reading

February 6, 2013
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New Book Traces Black Panthers’ Evolution from Local Activists to Global Anti-Imperialists

History has long denied the political genius of the Black Panther Party. At worst, its members have been cast as unconscionable criminals. At best, such seminal figures as party founders Huey Newton and Bobby Seale and early supporter Stokely Carmichael … Continue reading