Rogue US Assassination Spurs International Solidarity
Washington’s assassination of an Iranian general “brings Russia, China and Iran closer together,” said Duboisian scholar Dr Anthony Monteiro. “Other nations of the global South will rally around Iran because they recognize that this could happen to any nations with this kind of brazen, Wild West behavior” by the United States. Monteiro is active with the Philadelphia Saturday Free School.
Hip Hop Vs Late Stage Capitalism
“People will always resist,” said Dr Lisa Calvente, author of a Souls article that draws a straight line between neoliberal capitalism and the birth of Hip Hop in New York City. “Hip Hop is that resistance from neoliberalism,” which devastated Black and brown neighborhoods in the late 1970s and the 1980s. Dr. Calvente is a professor of Intercultural Communications at DuPaul University.
Early African Captives Talked Back to European Enslavers
Bucknell University Professor of Spanish Dr. Nick Jones’ book on “Habla de Negros” -- “Black talk/speech” -- in early colonial Spain and Portugal shows that “through their Africanized Spanish, they’re speaking back to their masters, they’re critiquing them” and making their humanity and agency known.
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