Shanta Driver of BAMN and the new Jim Crow

Shanta Driver, a spokesperson for BAMN (By Any Means Necessary) appeared on the Thom Hartmann show and Russian TV today (Monday the 25th of April) to speak about the closing of public schools in Detroit.  You can see the interview with Shanta regarding the Cathy Ferguson Academy in Detroit and other issues regarding the fight for public […]

Pass it on! Students and activists arrested at Governor of Michigan, Jennifer Granholm’s office over the decimation of public education in Detroit

  13 Arrested at Jennifer Granholm’s office in Lansing Michigan over public education and the wicked plans of Robert Bobb and his paymaster Eli Broad, the billionaire The Detroit News paper out of Lansing Michigan stated that two dozen demonstrators were staging a sit-in at the state Capitol today, May 12th,  to protest Robert Bobb’s […]

Open proposal to US higher education: End unlawful US wars through breakthrough civic education. 2 of 4

source from Examiner.com. US universities and colleges could end unlawful US wars and stop banksters’ rigged-casino fraud if they taught the central facts of these issues. This four-part series of articles is an open proposal for their action. Feel free to share it. This is my proposal for the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) Ed.L.D. […]

The Pledge of Allegiance: A Symbol of Institutionalized Injustice

The Pledge of Allegiance: A Symbol of Institutionalized Injustice By: Solomon Comissiong Riddled throughout American society are innumerable institutionally ingrained symbols of America’s hypocritical and repugnant justifications of global injustice. These symbols are among the necessary instruments utilized by the empire to attempt to mold the next generation of plunderers, imperialists, and architects of injustice. […]

Senate Bill 6 out of Florida: Euthansia for education

The hope we see is in students themselves as they step up to the forefront to fight for the vision of Dubois, not the criminality and shilling of Sharpton and Booker T. Washington politics of containment of surrender. Many stalwart organizers like Detroit students, DC students, and others see the prevarication and the low-expectation message of Race to the Top inscription on the tomb stones of their futures.

Nazis in LA April 17th for huge rally

The NSM rally is a huge provocation directed at the Latino, black, Asian and Arab communities of Los Angeles and the Southwest. The catchphrase of their name, “National Socialist,” is borrowed from the propaganda of the German Nazi Party which organized the racist subjugation and genocide of millions of Jews and other minorities before and during World War II. The NSM’s effort to organize a new campaign of racist propaganda and terror leading to another Holocaust cannot be tolerated in L.A., the birthplace of the immigrant rights movement. We must oppose them boldly, loudly and in large numbers.

ALL OUT TO WASHINGTON DC! DEFEND PUBLIC EDUCATION

The power of the movement is its independence and its understanding that it speaks for the majority. The student movement lifted all of us. The marches, sit-ins, occupations and rallies reminded us that when we stand and fight together, we can win and, maybe just as importantly, restore our own sense of collective purpose, joy, hope and optimism. To move this new movement forward and to move forward the civil rights, immigrant rights, and labor movements, we need to march on Washington.

Date change for March on Washington: April 10, 2010 at Noon

For the last six months, Education Secretary Arne Duncan has cynically and dishonestly hidden behind the needs of poor, black and Latina/o students to receive equal, quality educational opportunities, to institute his controversial, unpopular and educationally indefensible plan to create a national network of 5,000 publicly-financed, privately-run, minimally-regulated charter schools.