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Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
National Archives of the United States
As the nation's record keeper, it is our vision that all Americans will understand the vital role records play in a democracy, and their own personal stake in the National Archives. Our holdings and diverse programs will be availa...

News Releases

Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory
2012-11-02
Connexions Archive
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27).

Sources Select Resources

Black Immigrants, 'Model' Minority? Plus: Don Imus
Dickerson, Debra
Article
2008
Mother Jones
'Black' is a label which obscures more than it illuminates.
Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
Freedom rides
Connexipedia Article
Article
Freedom Riders were Civil Rights activists who rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern United States.
From Jenner to Dolezal: One Trans Good, the Other Not So Much
Reed, Adolph Jr.
Article
2015
Common Dreams
As is ever clearer and ever more important to note, race politics is not an alternative to class politics; it is a class politics, the politics of the left-wing of neoliberalism. It is the expression ...
The limits of anti-racism
Reed, Adolph J.
Article
2009
Left Business Observer
The contemporary discourse of 'antiracism' is focused much more on taxonomy than politics. It emphasizes the name by which we should call some strains of inequality -- whether they should be broadly r...
The Lost Revolution
Malik, Kenan
Article
2014
Kenan Malik
A discussion of the Haitian revolution, read through the lens of Julia Gaffield's paper on the lost and found Haitian Declaration of Independence.
The Making of Jericho Road
Against The Current vol. 132
Williams, Charles
Article
2008
Against The Current
An interview with Michael Honey. The paperback edition of Michael Honey’s Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign is released this January 2008.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2015
Labour Day issue
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
Labour Day issue, with articles examining the relentless pressure put on workers to work ever longer hours, at the cost of their health and family life; anti-worker legislation, Zapatista popular educ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - February 20, 2016
Connexions Enters Its Fifth Decade
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
This issue of Connexions Other Voices falls on the 40th anniversary of the publication of the very first Connexions newsletter, which was published in February 1976. That first issue carried the title...
Seeds of Fire
A People's Chronology
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.
Seven News
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1970
Seven News
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
SNCC's 50-Year Legacy
El-Amin, Theresa
Article
2010
Against the Current
Celebrating SNCC's legacy.
Why the Newberry Library Is Collecting Black Lives Matter Artifacts
Hurst, Adrienne
Article
2016
Chicago
Archivists hope to crowdsource historical documentation of today's civil-rights movements.

Sources Bookshelf

Before Color Prejudice: The Ancient Views of Blacks
Snowden, Frank
Book
1991
In this richly-illustrated account of black-white contacts from the Pharaohs to the Caesars, Frank M. Snowden demonstrates that the ancients did not discriminate against blacks because of their colour...
Made in America
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
Bryson, Bill
Book
1994
A history of American English.
Seeds of Fire
A People's Chronology
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.
Under a Soprano Sky
Sanchez, Sonia
Book
1989
Sanchez's poetry combines her pristine lyricism with her strong voice and black female themes to challenge not only the effete definition of poetry, but also the very intellectual hyprocrisy which und...

Media

The Caribbean Camera
Latest Caribbean and community news, current events and editorial columns.


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