Juneteenth and Accountability to People of Color

Celebrating the End of Slavery in America and Reflecting on White Accountability to People of Color “Juneteenth,” celebrated on June 19th, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the actual end of slavery in the US in 1865. History  Most people think of Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Emancipation Proclamation as the end of slavery, but the 13th… Read More Juneteenth and Accountability to People of Color

School of the Americas (WHINSEC)

A questionable at best U.S. military training school for Latin American soldiers  The School of the Americas (SOA) is an American military training school for Latin American soldiers located at Fort Benning, Georgia. SOA was established in 1946, and has since trained more than 64,000 Latin American soldiers in military intelligence, sniper training, counterinsurgency, commando… Read More School of the Americas (WHINSEC)