Lori Clifford Wood

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Slavery and the Making of America . Timeline

In the case of Prigg v. Pennsylvania, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that the 1793 Fugitive Slave law is constitutional, while state personal liberty …

U.S. Supreme Court

Native forest furnaces threaten jobs, forests, climate and endangered species

The changes to the Renewable Energy Target negotiated today between Federal Liberal and Labor are a shameful leap backwards, at a time when action on …

Little Known Black History Fact: Hampton House

Hampton House was a Miami Beach hotel that served as a social hub for some of Black America’s most significant figures. During the days of Jim Crow …

Slaves to history | Racism

Like Ferguson before it, the upheavals in Baltimore have been linked by numerous historians to the legacy of slavery.<p>While the impact of slavery followed by segregation is clear to see in the poverty, marginalisation, mass incarceration and prejudice with which African Americans have to live …

Black History

Why would an economic analysis want to ignore American slavery?

Economics

Noam Chomsky: Reagan was an 'extreme racist' who re-enslaved African-Americans

In an interview with GRITtv’s Laura Flanders, linguist and political analyst Noam Chomsky discussed how the events in Ferguson, Missouri and the …

Heirloom Seeds | Non-GMO Organic Heirloom Seeds

The idea of finding affordable, locally and sustainably grown organic produce today seems like a pipe dream to many. Depending upon where you live, …