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Tearing Down White Supremacist Monuments Isn’t Empty Symbolism

The monuments represent more than just the people they honor. They symbolize the brutal legacy of white supremacy, racism, colonialism, and genocide we live with…

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Opposition To Kagame Proves Deadly For Rwandans

Those who challenge Kagame’s administration and question his past face brutal repression, and worse. Claude Gatebuke highlights the latest case of murdered Rwandan singer Kizito…

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The Rwanda Genocide’s Origins Are in Resource Extraction and US Militarism

Judi Rever’s book “In Praise of Blood” connects the modern scramble for control of African resources to the Rwandan genocide and sets the record straight…

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The Modern Day Scramble for Africa

From the US to China to Israel to Russia, governments are positioning resources – both civilian and military – in various African nations for various…

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