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  • London's National Gallery
    'National Gallery' portrayed on a broad canvas
    Numbers alone are remarkable about Frederick Wiseman’s 39th documentary, about London’s National Gallery (http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk) on Trafalgar Square, repository of 2,300 important paintings.The stunning three-hour-long film...
  • Faith leaders from all over the world gather to help eradicate modern slavery, 2014
    Faith leaders from all over the world gather to help eradicate modern slavery
    Today is the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. The day was put into place on Dec. 2, 1949 by the General Assembly of the United Nations. The day does not come without an aim. Leaders are focused on eradicating modern forms of slavery...
  • Child slavery
    Hawaii, what you need to know about some children!
    Aloha to all you environmental readers,This issue has to do with children, innocent children.Its about children that have lost their childhood and playtime due to child labor and slavery. And yes you’ve read that right, because this issue is...
  • Study finds that more than 1 million people in Russia live as modern day slaves
    Study finds that more than 1 million people in Russia live as modern day slaves
    On November 17, 2014, the Walk Free Foundation, an Australian-based human rights group, released its latest slavery index. Estimated number of people in modern slavery globally is 35.8 million, with 61% of them living in India, China, Pakistan,...
  • Fleur de Lys
    Seven Saints of New Orleans Voudou: A Commentary
    When I first decided to write this series of articles about seven saints of New Orleans Voudou, I didn’t think anyone other than my loyal readers and lovers of New Orleans’ own beautiful African-derived, indigenous religion would be...
  • Return of slavery? Head of Canada central bank calls for youth to work for free
    Return of slavery? Head of Canada central bank calls for youth to work for free
    It is bad enough when citizens of a country are relegated to live under the consequences of bad banking policies which can create inflation or recessionary environments, but a shocking comment on Nov. 4 by the Governor of Canada's central bank...
  • Michelle Nunn
    GA Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn’s family owned slaves, but what of it?
    One of these days, it is hoped, future generations of the group now known as Islamists, look back on the atrocities of their forebears with appropriate shock and dismay. When (if?) that ever happens, here is hoping further that blame for the...
  • Mid-term elections analysis; it’s all about the reptilian brain
    Mid-term elections analysis; it’s all about the reptilian brain
    The root cause of those false beliefs held by the vast majority of the US population is the incredibly enormous and expensive spin machine the one-percent owns and uses to an alarming degree to control, manipulate and ultimately defeat us. To...
  • ISIS recruits Western teens, justifies sex slavery
    ISIS recruits Western teens, justifies sex slavery
    In the new edition of its digital magazine, ISIS attempts to justify kidnapping non-Muslim women and turning them into sex slaves. The article, "The Revival of Slavery Before the Hour," claims that forcing women to become concubines and...
  • ISIS refugees
    ISIS magazine justifies rape, enslavement of non-Muslim women as Islamic
    On Sunday, author, columnist and broadcaster Tarek Fatah said a glossy propaganda magazine published by ISIS justifies the enslavement and rape of nun-Muslim women. The magazine, named "Dabiq," also says such acts follow Islamic...
  • Answering to our masters
    Answering to our masters
    How far removed from slavery are many Americans’? The answer is not very far, it’s part of our past and even more prevalent now than ever before. You may say no way but read on for the back up.Let’s begin with the slavery most...
  • '12 Years a Slave' is an excruciatingly beautiful film
    '12 Years a Slave' is an excruciatingly beautiful film
    Inspired by a heartbreaking true story, “12 Years a Slave” follows the journey of Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free man from upstate New York who is cast into the darkest chasms of hell when he is abducted and forced into...
  • A conversation
    MY FICTIONAL CONVERSATION WITH A WHITE WOMAN
    MY FICTIONAL CONVERSATION WITH A WHITE WOMANJoy: “Hi Bill.Me: “Hello Joy, I hope you are doing well today. LaDarion told me that you attended a rally with them yesterday.Joy: “Yeah, it was great. I think we need this dialog in...
  • '12 Years A Slave'
    DVD review: '12 Years A Slave'
    If you kept up with the movies of 2013 to any extent, you know all about '12 Years A Slave' and the awards heaped upon it.Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is a free African-American living in New York as a professional violinist. After...
  • Glenn Beck Restoring Honor photo
    Glenn Beck touts history book claiming white owners 'worst victims' of slavery
    Glenn Beck likes books. He reads some. He writes some. And on his radio show this week, Glenn Beck defended his prior defense of a revisionist history text that had drawn criticism for its controversial depiction of slavery in the United States....