The creation myth of the United States
Dr. Gerald Horne wrote that “1776 ... of the United States in 1775 there has never been a prolonged period when the “troops’ were not called upon in the “defense of the Nation.” She has been at war during 211 out of her 238 calendar years of ...
Was the first president of the United States a Black man? ‘President’ John Hanson? Yes or No?
The story of John Hanson is one of those legends that have permeated our Black consciousness, and it is easy to see why. Many have claimed that Hanson was the first president of ... from the Pact and called them the United States Constitution.
"Counter-Revolution of 1776": Was U.S. Independence War a Conservative Revolt in Favor of Slavery?
JUAN GONZÁLEZ: Well, next weekend, the United States celebrates the Fourth of July, the day the American colonies ... against British rule in 1776. I go on in the Cuba book to talk about how one of the many reasons why you have so many black people ...
United States Declaration of Independence
The United States Declaration of Independence ... a formal explanation of why Congress had voted on July 2 to declare independence from Great Britain, more than a year after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War. The birthday of the United States ...
Happy 20th Birthday, Zapatistas!
There was what seemed to be an infallible hope of more and better and cheaper goods would pour in from the United States. We were all supposed to be excited about it. But the armed group that seized parts of Chiapas that New Year’s Day, the Zapatista ...