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On July 31, 1905, Matumbi tribesman in German East Africa (today, mostly Tanzania, or Tanganyika as it was known then) marched on the trading post of Samanga, burning cotton fields and the trading post itself. This was the beginning of the Maji-Maji Rebellion, one of the most important moments of resistance to the European colonization […]
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This is the graveyard at Jamestown Colony. Jamestown was a complete disaster in its early years. See, all the European colonial incursions faced a problem: there wasn’t very many of them and they violently demanded that Native people work for them for free. When those Native people got sick of being killed, it put the […]
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December 7, 1941. Asian colonial power attacks U.S. colonial outposts in Hawaii and Philippines. Next 74 years sees no awareness by Americans that racist colonialism of Japan and racist colonialism of the United States have a lot in common. Now, that’s being flippant. And yes, the Japanese occupation of the Philippines was exceptionally brutal. But […]

White Saviors

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On March 21, 2012
Since last week I dared suggest that there could be problems with white people running around the world saving brown people from themselves and was thereby proven to be objectively in favor of white slavery, I might as well continue in my nefarious ways by linking with a good measure of approval to Teju Cole’s […]
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