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Pipeline [Controversy] Runs Through Downtown

by Allan Appel | Sep 8, 2016 7:09 am | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo With pulsating Native American drumming and signs and chants declaring “Drink Water, Not Oil,” “Move to Clean Energy,” and “Hey, hey, ho ho, Dakota Access Got to Go,” demonstrators staged an anti-crude oil pipeline protest Wednesday afternoon at the corner of College and Chapel Streets.

The pipeline is being constructed in the Midwest. New Haven’s protest was loud, clear, and rhythmic during the downtown rush hour, although no pedestrian or vehicular traffic appeared to be disrupted.

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Revealed: Early Anti-Black Roots Of The Holocaust

by Edwin Black | May 31, 2016 6:26 am | Comments (4)

In recent years, some in the African-American community have expressed a disconnect to Holocaust topics, seeing the genocide of Jews as someone else’s nightmare. After all, African-Americans are still struggling to achieve general recognition of the barbarity of the Middle Passage, the inhumanity of slavery, the oppression of Jim Crow, and the battle for modern civil rights. For many in that community, the murder of six million Jews and millions of other Europeans happened to other minorities in a faraway place where they had no involvement.

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