Nicole Phillips, staff attorney member for the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, tells about recent developments of the Dominican Republic stripping people of Haitian descent of their citizenship. Amid a similar racist climate in the US, what should Americans learn about what the DR is doing regarding citizenship and racial identity.
An anti-govenment movement similar to the American Tea Party has emerged to in an attempt to challenge the Worker’s Party government in Brazil. Bryan Pitts, an assistant Prof of History @ Duke University, dissects the anti-govt movement by giving a greater frame of reference. It’s a history that includes economic, class, and racial divisions.
2015 marks the 35th anniversary of revolutionary leader Walter Rodney of Guyana. Very little is ever discussed regarding the struggle for social justice in the West Indies/Caribbean. Let alone one of its biggest figures. Prof Wazir Mohammed from the Univ of Indiana tells us about the life and times of Walter Rodney.