Tag Archives: reconstruction

  • The Socialists Journal: The Gift and the Curse Part 1: American Exceptionalism

    Mar 10, 15 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *The United States began with a significant departure from previous revolutions, previous statements from leadership, and previous statements about how politics would be handled. The mission statement that is the Declaration of Independence explained the events of 1776 as not simply a power grab by the wealthy landowning class. Instead it showed that the United […]

  • The Continuing Sterling Saga: Popular Blackness and the Return of Negrophobia

    May 9, 14 by Anthony Asadullah Samad, Ph.D. Leave a comment

    *Watching this Donald Sterling/V. Stiviano episode play out in public is as interesting a study in race politics as we’ve witnessed in sometime. While we try to act like things have returned to normal, normal when it comes to race is never normal. As both sides have come out trying to put their spin on […]

  • THE (10-05-12) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Oct 5, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “It’s not the load that breaks you down, […]

  • Eric Holder’s Wife Tells Her Story in PBS’ ‘Slavery by Another Name’

    Jan 11, 12 by Cherie Saunders 10 Comments

    *Imagine this… You do some research into your family tree and discover that your uncle, who was born nearly 30 years after slavery, was one of thousands of black men pulled back into a forced labor system in which they were arrested – largely on trumped up charges – and compelled to work without pay as […]

  • South Carolina Gets First Black Republican Since Reconstruction

    Nov 3, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The elections worked out in a peculiar way leaving enough work to go around for everyone.  The democrats maintained their hold on the Senate and Congress went to the Republicans. But, a major upset that occurred in South Carolina put a black man in office for the first time since Reconstruction. U.S. Congressman Henry Brown […]