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‘I won’t lie, I was truly scared, but my fear was nothing compared what the liberation freedom fighters or the young Portuguese army recruits who refused to fight went through. I’ve thought about it a lot – would I do it again? I can honestly say yes.’

14 July 2014 | In depth

Two lynchings, nearly 60 years apart.

19 June 2014 | Notes

Given that the US military machine thinks that Latin America is its back yard, Brazil for them is a home fixture. But I suspect by the time you read this it wont be the US “soccer” team we will be worrying about, US bombers may once again be flying over Iraq murdering innocent civilians.

16 June 2014 | In depth

Wandering around the downtown district of Detroit I came across a huge black metal sculpture called ‘The Fist’.

6 June 2014 | In depth

It’s been said before and it will be said again: Underground Resistance are the Public Enemy of Detroit Techno.

27 May 2014 | In depth

This short BBC video reveals a fascinating piece of hidden history: the all-black US army regiment dubbed “the Harlemn Hellfighters” that fought in World War I. The graphic novel about the black troops – and their return home – looks interesting too.

27 April 2014 | Pick of the web