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Oh white colonialism..

And what scares me most is the people that look at this and see nothing wrong…

whitecolonialism:

Oh white colonialism..

And what scares me most is the people that look at this and see nothing wrong…

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December 17, 1944: Internment of Japanese-Americans Comes to an End.

On December 17th, 1944 the United States under the direction of U.S. Major General Henry C. Pratt issued Public Proclamation No. 21 stating that on January 2nd, 1945 all Japanese-Americans “evacuees” from the West Coast could return back to their homes.

The internment of Japanese-Americans began exactly ten weeks after the Empire of Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which gave authorization for the removal of any or all people from military areas. As a result the military defined the entire West Coast, home to a majority of Japanese-Americans as military area. Within a couple of months over 110,000 Japanese-Americans were relocated to internment camps built by the US military scattered all over the nation. For the next two years Japanese-Americans would live under dire living conditions and at times abuse from their military guards.

Throughout World War II ten people were found to be spies for the Empire of Japan, not one of them was of Japanese ancestry. Forty-four year would pass until Ronald Reagan and the United States made an official apology to the surviving Japanese-Americans who were relocated, and were given $20,000 tax-free.

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"When a white army battles Indians and wins, it is called a great victory, but if they lose it is called a massacre."

— Chiksika, Shawnee (via whitecolonialism)

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African Americans in training during World War 2.

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The Partido Independiente de Color (PIC) was a Cuban political party founded in 1908 and composed mainly of Cubans of African descent, some of them former slaves, who had fought in Cuba’s independence struggles of the late nineteenth century and who continued to advocate for the rights of the island’s Black population after independence. In 1912, the PIC led a protest in the island’s Oriente Province which was violently crushed by the country’s government in conjunction with a group of US military troops. The violence led to the deaths of thousands of the region’s Black population. The party, which had already been banned by a law prohibiting race-based political organizations, did not survive the government’s repression. Two of its most prominent leaders, Evaristo Estenoz and Pedro Ivonnet, were later executed and their dead bodies displayed to the public.

fuckyeahlatinamericanhistory:

The Partido Independiente de Color (PIC) was a Cuban political party founded in 1908 and composed mainly of Cubans of African descent, some of them former slaves, who had fought in Cuba’s independence struggles of the late nineteenth century and who continued to advocate for the rights of the island’s Black population after independence. In 1912, the PIC led a protest in the island’s Oriente Province which was violently crushed by the country’s government in conjunction with a group of US military troops. The violence led to the deaths of thousands of the region’s Black population. The party, which had already been banned by a law prohibiting race-based political organizations, did not survive the government’s repression. Two of its most prominent leaders, Evaristo Estenoz and Pedro Ivonnet, were later executed and their dead bodies displayed to the public.

(Source: fylatinamericanhistory, via whitecolonialism)

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whitecolonialism:

George Romney with his son, Mitt Romney in 1958. 

whitecolonialism:

George Romney with his son, Mitt Romney in 1958. 

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"History will one day have its say, but it will not be the history that Brussels, Paris, Washington or the United Nations will teach, but that which they will teach in the countries emancipated from colonialism and its puppets. Africa will write its own history, and it will be, to the north and to the south of the Sahara, a history of glory and dignity."

— Patrice Lumumba (via whitecolonialism)

(Source: friendsofthecongo.org, via whitecolonialism)

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whitecolonialism:

With recent debates and discussions between Democrats and Republicans on Medicare, its a bit ironic to see Republicans defend Medicare with such passion as they do today. 
In 1961 Ronald Reagan made a recording for the American Medical Association’s Operation Coffee Cup, in which he claimed Medicare (socialized medicine) would bring a socialist dictatorship to the United States. 
In 1980 Governor Ronald Reagan in a debate with Jimmy Carter took back the comments he had made in 1961 in regards to socialized medicine. Leaving people to wonder was Reagan being dishonest in 1961 or in 1980?

Ronald Reagan was the devil.. so.. truth was never relevant. Lol

whitecolonialism:

With recent debates and discussions between Democrats and Republicans on Medicare, its a bit ironic to see Republicans defend Medicare with such passion as they do today. 

In 1961 Ronald Reagan made a recording for the American Medical Association’s Operation Coffee Cup, in which he claimed Medicare (socialized medicine) would bring a socialist dictatorship to the United States. 

In 1980 Governor Ronald Reagan in a debate with Jimmy Carter took back the comments he had made in 1961 in regards to socialized medicine. Leaving people to wonder was Reagan being dishonest in 1961 or in 1980?

Ronald Reagan was the devil.. so.. truth was never relevant. Lol

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"African slavery is hardly to be praised. But it was far different from plantation or mining slavery in the Americas, which was lifelong, morally crippling, destructive of family ties, without hope of any future. African slavery lacked two elements that made American slavery the most cruel form of slavery in history: the frenzy for limitless profit that comes from capitalistic agriculture; the reduction of the slave to less than human status by the use of racial hatred, with that relentless clarity based on color, where white was master, black was slave."

A Peoples History of the United States, Howard Zinn.  (via whitecolonialism)

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Cetshwayo kaMpande and the Anglo-Zulo War.

Cetshwayo kaMpande was the King of the Zulu Kingdom from 1872 to 1879 and their furious leader during the Anglo-Zulo War. Considered by many historians to be the last King of the Zulu Kingdom (modern day South Africa) Cetshwayo is mostly remembered for his outstanding victory against the British Empire in the Battle of Isandlwana.

The British Empire would ultimately defeat the Zulu Kingdom in the Anglo-Zulo War, but nevertheless Cetshwayo kaMpande is honored for his short-lived triumph against the much more advanced British Empire. 

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