Occupy Oakland and the “Post Racial” Repression of the Obama Era

By: Wednesday October 26, 2011 12:55 pm

While President Obama was telling the small crowd at a $7500-a-plate fundraiser in San Francisco that “Change is possible,” Pooda Miller was across the bay trying to get her plate back from the Oakland Police Department. “They came, pulled out rifles, shot us up with tear gas and took all our stuff,” said Miller

 

Civil Rights Pioneer: Post-Racial World Doesn’t Exist

By: Thursday January 14, 2010 3:45 pm

On the 50th anniversary of the Greensboro sit-in, James Parks interviews Franklin McCain, one of the four students who refused to leave a whites-only Greensboro lunch counter until they were served, sparking key civil rights legislation.

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