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Challenging the racist death penalty

The death penalty is used constantly and excessively by advocates of “law and order” who cite capital punishment as a crime deterrent in t...
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Mumia supporters take action

The case of revolutionary African American journalist and death row prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal demonstrates the lengths to which the ruling class will g...
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Emmett Till: Justice delayed, justice denied

On August 28, 1955, 14-year-old Emmett Till was abducted from the home of his uncle, Moses Wright, in Money, Mississippi. Three days later, Till’...
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Communism and Black resistance in the 1930s South

“Hammer and Hoe,” a 1990 book written by historian Robin D.G. Kelley, chronicles the development of a communist movement in Alabama during the Gre...