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By Izemrasen Nat Musawally

ISBN-10: 1432747312

ISBN-13: 9781432747312

At a time whilst the African-American and Mexican-American peoples have been not easy their percentage within the American financial and political lifestyles, the U.S. government’s legal and racist reaction to their deep-rooted and long-lasting grievances consisted, between different issues, in making a “direct [deadly] conduit from the barrios and ghettoes” to the battlefields of Vietnam. The conservative American governing upper-class controlled to form the Selective carrier legislations on the way to stifle those despised ethnic minorities, who dared to openly ask for his or her contributors’ and peoples’ rights, through sending a disproportionately huge variety of their draft-age males to die within the jungles of Vietnam. via doing so, the U.S. govt displaced the violent type and racial clash into the battlefields of Southeast Asia. certainly, whereas African americans and Chicanos succeeded to teach the grave shortcomings of the U.S. process of presidency, the Vietnam conflict was once utilized by the U.S. supremacist ruling upper-class to divert public consciousness from the intense political and monetary concerns raised by way of the integrationist and nationalist leaders of either ethnic minorities in the sort of means as to avoid them from gaining access to the privileges of the rich American society.

N.B.: The booklet ends with a postscript that offers with the debatable Iraq battle and the enduring despotic Arab/Islamic tyranny in either the center East that's ethnically non-Arab and Amazigh North Africa. The postscript focuses, besides, at the righteous fight of democratic secular Kabylia—a Western Mediterranean Amazigh nation—for self-determination to loose itself from the totalitarian, enslaving and genocidal Arab-Islamic domination embodied through the thug regime of Algiers.

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