When Our Worlds Cried: California’s Genocide

Tony Platt — Too many academic historians are reluctant to accept that the catastrophic experiences of California Indians during the 19th century meet United Nations legal standards of genocide: “acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group.” Benjamin Madley, an Assistant Professor of History at UCLA, responds to this challenge as a prosecutor might, building … Continue reading When Our Worlds Cried: California’s Genocide

Racism: It Is What It Is, Wherever It Is

J. David Gillespie — The Holocaust. In its scope, volume, and cold, cruel deliberateness, it may rank as the most heinous crime one people have ever carried out against another. The world’s Jews were to be obliterated through a policy Hitler’s regime labeled “the final solution to the Jewish question.” Nazi policy declared Jews to be a race, though they are not. Dedicated to what … Continue reading Racism: It Is What It Is, Wherever It Is