Awareness & Call to Action 528th(1453) & 566th(1455)May 4, 2025 Doctrine of Discovery

Awareness & Call to Action 528th(1453) & 566th(1455)May 4, 2025 Doctrine of Discovery

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“Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.”

                                                – James Baldwin

Background

For 9 Day's (August 31- September 8,2020)on Telephone calls and Online space was held to Commemorate and Celebration of the 19th(2001- 2020) Anniversary of The World Conference against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance Conference August 31 - September 8 Durban, South Africa.

Out of the daily telephone conversations came a bold steps towards a Solution see below 1. - 3.:

1. We would convene 3 Year's and 9 months(September 8, 2020 - May 4, 2024)Online Petition journey to ensure a solid "Global Day of Rejection and Repudiation of The Doctrine of Discovery"!

Our Goal: To have 2 billion citizens from around the planet to sign this Online Petition to create in one clear voice "No" to the inhumane illogical framework that is the foundation of the current human chaos and crises and One Race, The Human Race! 

The 1455 Real Truth Awakened Project (1RTAP)will be launched online during the first week of Pan African World History Month  February 4, 2022!

Background on "The Doctrine of Discovery"!

570th (1452 - 2022) and 570th(1455-2025)The origin of the doctrine goes back to the papal bulls issued by Pope Nicholas V in 1452 and 1455 these two respectively, allowing the invasion and killing of the Indigenous Peoples globally.

May 4, 1452: The Doctrine of Discovery was signed. This document provided a legal framework for Christian explorers, in the name of their sovereign, to lay claim to territories uninhabited by Christians. If the lands were vacant, as long as there was no other European Christian presence then they could be defined as “discovered”, sovereignty claimed. 

https://ap.gilderlehrman.org/resource/doctrine-discovery-1493

The Papal Bull “Inter Caetera,” issued by Pope Alexander VI on May 4, 1453, played a central role in the Spanish conquest of the New World. The document supported Spain's strategy to ensure its exclusive right to the lands discovered by Columbus the previous year.

In America, The Doctrine of Discovery was re-introduced in the law of the United States and was referenced in the United States Supreme Court case of Johnson v. Feb 27, 2012

2. We committed to hold 24 Online Panel Discussions on Ending Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance Conference leading up to the 20th(2001-2021) Anniversary August 31 - September 8 Durban, South Africa.

3. A Facebook Page for 20th(2001-2021) Anniversary Ending Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance August 31 - September 8 Durban, South Africa

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