If we want other people to show up for us, we have to stand in solidarity with them. Racial justice should not be thought of with a zero-sum mindset.
Vietnamese writer Viet Thanh Nguyen (who we quote for this website’s tagline) has created, along with his students, a new website of peoples’ memories of the war.
Watch Jackson State University’s Margaret Walker Center and the Gibbs-Green 50th Commemoration Commission’s discussion, held via Zoom, on May 14th.
“We had had several nights of protests … every campus in this country was in an uproar about the war in Vietnam.”
The shootings at the Vietnam War protest was seen “as an indication that things in the U.S. — on and off campus — were spiraling out of control.” NBC News Report
“He is close in age with many of you … My friend is currently stationed in Kansas, and patiently awaiting his deployment to Afghanistan.”
By Michael Winship: “This was the sort of thing that happened in South American dictatorships—student protestors gunned down for speaking out against the government. Not here.”
I want you to know the truth about what could have been, an alternative and viable path of history that both countries could have trod together for mutual benefit.
Jon Oplinger was wounded in Vietnam and came home to pursue a doctorate in sociology at Kent State. This is his account of the massacre .
Was he brainwashed in Vietnam? Maybe, he said. But no more so than he had been by American culture before he went to war.
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by Emma Paradis. There are not many prominent figures whose message is so aggressively stifled and twisted as Jesus Christ. Would you list him alongside anti-capitalist, anti-cis-hetero-patriarchy revolutionaries?