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A Butterfly Reads History

A Butterfly Reads History

While Adorno claimed that to write poetry after Auschwitz was barbaric, hip-hop claims that it is necessary to write poetry after the barbarism of slavery. Its history, and its historical consequences, must be recorded.

Bastille Day Revisited

Bastille Day Revisited

On July 14, 1789, the people of Paris stormed the Bastille fortress, initiating a political sequence that abolished feudalism, overturned the monarchy, and established popular sovereignty.

Greetings to Our Militant Vietnamese Brothers (1964)

Greetings to Our Militant Vietnamese Brothers (1964)

On this Fourth of July 1964 when White America celebrates its Declaration of Independence from foreign domination one hundred and eighty-eight years ago, we of the Revolutionary Action Movement (RAM) congratulate the Vietnamese Front of National Liberation for their inspiring victories against U.S. imperialism in South Vietnam and thereby declare Our Independence from the policies of the U.S. government abroad and at home.