Daily Archives: August 27, 2022

A Handlist of Selected Historical Africa Maps by… Jean Baptiste Bouguignon D’Anville

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Mitch McConnell Swipes At Trump And Says Election Fraud Didn’t Happen

Aug 27, 2022

In a very obvious dig at Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell claimed on Monday that election fraud rarely happens and that he doesn’t believe it is a threat to democracy. The comments came after Trump had openly attacked both McConnell and his wife, Elaine Chao, in comments over the weekend, as Trump tries blame failing Republican candidates on McConnell. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

DNI Will Assess Mar-a-Lago Documents For Potential Risk To National Security

Aug 27, 2022

The Director of National Intelligence will assess the sensitive documents found at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence for the potential risk to national security, according to a letter sent to House Oversight and Intelligence committee chairs. NBC News’ Gary Grumbach reports on the letter’s details and how President Biden is reacting to the Department of Justice’s investigation.

There Will Be ‘Multiple Charges’ From What We Have Seen At Mar-a-Lago Says Expert

MSNBC – Aug 27, 2022

Friday’s affidavit included a May 25 letter from Trump lawyer Evan Corcoran who defended the former president’s decision to stash highly sensitive material at Mar-a-Lago with the notion that he had ultimate classification authority. But, the government’s affidavit cites a U.S. Code that criminalizes “the unlawful retention of any ‘information related to the national defense,’” regardless of whether it is classified. Rep. Eric Swalwell, Former CIA director John Brennan, and former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti, join Joy Reid to discuss.

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Top 10 African Tribes Taken In The Atlantic Slave Trade

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Why Did Europeans Enslave Africans?

PBS Origins – Jul 10, 2018

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Subscribe to Origin of Everything! http://bit.ly/originsub Why were most slaves in America from West Africa? Slavery has existed throughout history in various forms across the globe, but who became enslaved was almost always based on military conquest. So why did Europeans travel thousands of miles to enslave people from a particular geographic region? Watch the episode to find out. Written and Hosted By: Danielle Bainbridge Graphics By: Noelle Smith Edited By: Mike Petrow Fact Check: Sarah Edwards Produced By: Kornhaber Brown (www.kornhaberbrown.com) Works Cited The reaper’s garden: death and power in the world of Atlantic slavery Vincent Brown Specters of the Atlantic: finance capital, slavery, and the philosophy of history Ian Baucom. Hortense Spillers “Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe: An American Grammar Book”

Jennifer Morgan Laboring Women: Reproduction and Gender in New World Slavery https://www.history.com/topics/black-…
Saltwater Slavery Stephanie Smallwood Saidiya Hartman Scenes of Subjection “Venus in Two Acts” Capitalism and Slavery Eric Williams How Africa Developed Europe :

Deconstructing the His-story of Africa, Excavating Untold Truth and What Ought to Be Done and Known Nkwazi Nkuzi Mhango Theorising development in Africa: towards building an African framework of development Munyaradzi Mawere Britain’s Black Debt Reparations for Caribbean Slavery and Native Genocide Hilary Beckles http://www.slate.com/articles/news_an…



The Problem with Museums

PBS Origins – Nov 12, 2019

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Are museum collections ethical? How did these institutions end up with their vast array of artifacts and remains from every corner of the globe? Well, chances are there was some definite shadiness involved. Today, Danielle examines this complicated debate and looks closely at the cases of Saartjie Baartman and Chang and Eng Bunker. What do you think? Should objects be repatriated, left on display, or something in between? Special thanks to our Historian Harry Brisson on Patreon!

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British Museum hit by unofficial “Stolen Goods” tour

BP or not BP? – Dec 19, 2018

What happened when hundreds of people flooded the British Museum for an unofficial Stolen Goods Tour, challenging the museum to return #stolenculture and stop promoting the destructive oil company BP?

Please watch and share, to keep up the pressure on the British Museum to return colonially-seized artefacts from Indigenous Australia, Iraq, Greece, the Pacific Isles and elsewhere around the world, and to #dropBP.

You can watch the full tour, including all the amazing speakers, on our livestream here:

Part 1: facebook.com/BPnotBP/videos/1986339971448681
Part 2: facebook.com/BPnotBP/videos/334060867387947

Featuring Rodney Kelly, Bring Home The Gweagal Shield And Spears, the Interisland Collective, members of the Iraqi diaspora, BP or not BP?, and messages of support from the Rapanui Pioneers Society and The British Committee for the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles.

#repatriate #fossilfreeculture

Thumbnail photo by Diana More Photography.

The British Museum: A Collection of Other People’s Stuff

Sideprojects– Aug 17, 2021

Other people’s stuff, allegedly.