It seems people are unable to understand that animals are a lot like us. They experience pain when they are injured or abused. They love each other and their habitats. They speak to each other. They have spiritual connections with the cosmos. They are souls, as we are. So why do some unevolved individuals continue to treat them as if they are valueless? Read about the lions rescued from illegal circuses at the DailyNativeNews: 33 Circus Lions Finally Return Home To Africa After A Lifetime Of Misery – DailyNativeNews
Every day, Google collects an astonishing volume of information about everyone who uses their devices. Read this article and follow the links to find out how much information Goggle has collected about you. Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran | Opinion | The Guardian
This story celebrates legendary photographer, Kwame Brathwaite, as he returns to capture the images of Black beauty. Read the full story: An artist’s ornate natural hairstyles, through the eyes of a legendary photographer of black beauty
In 1835, Britain borrowed 20 million pounds (300 billion pounds in today’s currency) from bankers Nathan Mayer Rothschild and Moses Montefiore to compensate owners of slave plantations in British colonies for the loss of slaves when the Slavery Abolition Act was passed 1833. The loan was so large, it was not until 2015 that the British government finally completed the payment, which was made using the money of British taxpayers. This means modern-day British citizens have been paying money into the hands of those responsible for the greatest crime against humanity, while not one cent of that money has gone toward compensating the descendants of the slaves. Read the full story: When will Britain face up to its crimes against humanity? – Repeating Islands
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African slaves in North America didn’t know how majestic they were before slavery; they just knew how oppressed they were. Many Black people still don’t remember our great past.
We just ‘heard’ through the Twitter grapevine (thank you, Bocas Lit Fest) of the sad news of the passing of Guyanese author Sir Wilson Harris. To echo Bocas Lit Fest, “Harris has been one of the Caribbean’s literary giants for half a century.” In his honor, we share an excerpt from a 2010 interview with […]
via Sir Wilson Harris has passed away — Repeating Islands