Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Tag: Native Americans

Enslaved Black People: The Part of the...

Contrary to the popular historical narrative, the Union’s effort to rein in the Confederacy and end the secessionist military rebellion now known as the...

Is the United States Gun Culture Rooted...

America loves its guns, and the country remains an outlier in terms of the proliferation of firearms and gun violence, with around 5 percent...

Survey: Improving Access to Capital Among Minority Business Enterprises...

Black-owned businesses are an engine of growth in the U.S., and they must be supported.  The United States is becoming an increasingly Black and...

From Black Panthers to MOVE Bombing: Black...

For those familiar with the history of social protest, the police and Black people in these United States—and how a combination of the three...

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Counters the False Narrative...

Contrary to what most school children are taught, Columbus didn’t discover America, because there were people already living here. While most Americans see Columbus...

Redskins, of All Teams, Send Out ‘Happy...

The Washington Redskins just cannot seem to get much right these days. They have won just three of 11 games. Their rookie coach embarrassed...

5 Ridiculous Lies You May Have Believed...

Christopher Columbus Discovered America Columbus made a daring journey across the Atlantic Ocean to discover America. So the fable goes, he was about to be...

Obama Visits Sioux Land, Says US Must...

The plight of Native Americans jumped onto the national stage this week when President Obama made his first visit to Indian Country yesterday and...

NFLPA Leader Says ‘Redskins’ is Racially Insensitive

The NFL Players Association executive director, DeMaurice Smith, said the term "Redskins" is racially insensitive, drawing speculation that the union might take a stand...

5 Native American Communities Who Owned Enslaved...

Stories about Black and Native American connections are rarely told within the narrow historical context shared in classrooms, history books and around family tables,...

Perfect Holiday Gift to This DC Native:...

With the Christmas holidays approaching, one of the best gifts I could receive would be the end of bad racial traditions. As a native Washingtonian,...

Cherokee Freedmen: Federal Ruling Approves Lawsuit Against...

A ruling handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeal in the District of Columbia will allow the descendants of slaves once owned by...

ThanksTaking: Why Native Americans Might Not Share...

The original Thanksgiving feast occurred in 1621 and was shared between the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag tribe of what is now southern New England....