The Plebeian View

THE PEOPLE REVOLT OCCUPY WALL STREET
Getting it right about race is important for the Occupy Movement everywhere, Especially in the south where government was created by and for plantation farmers, the corporations, and that 1% has been using everything in its power to control the 99%. The first occupy of 1865 in Atlanta a month after the Civil War when the Georgia Legislature ratified the Thirteenth Amendment, that abolished...

WE ARE THE 99%
We here at the Plebeian View declare ourselves part of the 99% and are in full agreement with the demonstrations and encampment on Wall St, against corporate greed. The occupancy at Liberty Square which began on September 17 will go down in history as the day that started the 21st century populist movement to end the greed and corruption of the wealthiest 1% of Americans. The protestors at Liberty...
MORE THAN A PIECE OF PAPER THE CONSTITUTION
September 17, 1787 the United States constitution was signed by 39 men, that changed history. At that time in U.S. history slavery was legal and women couldn't vote, but that paper became the supreme law of the land. As we move into the second decade of the 21st century, how much do we know about this paper and what it means. Has it become a document that is left up to politicans view based on...
REMEMBER ATTICA
As we remember the 40th anniversary of the Attica rebellion, lets look at the analysis from Freedom Road Socialist Organization. Which give insight into the prison system in America which is the largest in the world. ( click Attica leaflet below to read) Attica_leaflet-3[1] Events on Attica: *September 10, 2011- Riverside church south hall -3 to 6 pm *WBAI fm Men of Attica Story...
REMEMBERING A SLAVE INSURRECTION IN AUGUST
Brethren,arise, arise! Strike for your lives and liberties. Now is the day and the hour. Let every slave throughtout the land do this, and the days of slavery are numbered. You cannot be more oppressed than you have been-you cannot suffer greater cruelties than you have already. Rather die freemen than live to be slaves. Remember that you are FOUR MILLIONS ! Henry...
YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW
In today world of government secrecy and constitutional rights violations, we here in America must be aware of our governments behind the door secrets. The history of government prosecuting whistleblowers goes back to the Espionage Act of 1917 which President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the same day United States entered World War 1. The language of the espionage laws refers not to classified documents,...
MANDELA DAY- A TRIBUTE TO A GREAT LEADER
Today is Nelson Mandela 93rd birthday, and worldwide named Mandela Day as a celebration of South Africa first Black president. A day dedicated to his lifes work and that of his charitable organizations and to ensure his legacy continues forever. Mr. Mandela gave 67 years of his life fighting for the rights of humanity. We at the Plebeian View join the Mandela Day celebration in...
FLAG BURNING IS CONSTITUTIONAL
This past long holiday weekend America celebrated its 235 years of independence, yet we still rob some countries of self-determination. We are engaged in three wars and increased, militarization across the globe. Plebeian View will take a look at what our rights in America are about, and what most Americans dont know about the constitution. The Supreme Court ruled in 1969 that verbal disparagement...
THERE IS HOPE FOR NEW SCHOOL HIP HOPE
To commemorate Black Music Month we here at the Plebeian View, will take a look at the state of Black music in 21st century America. The sour economy has Black music singing a sad tune, according to reports, music sales have declined by 50% over the past decade. Record labels are downsizing and Black musicians budgets are the first up on the list. Record companies are number crunchers...
FATHERS DAY A LOOK AT PARENTHOOD
In order to give honor to Fathers we are going to give the history of the day and a look at the culture of Fatherhood today in America. Sonora Dodd celebrated the first informal Fathers Day in Spokane, Washington in 1910 to have a day where she could honor her father, a Civil War veteran who raised six children after her mother died in childbirth. This movement spread across the country.