Posts Tagged: civil rights

Chicago aldermen threaten anti-protest law

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We reject any attempt by the state to criminalize protest, no matter how they cloak their intentions in paternalistic language about our own protectio...

White House announces elimination of DACA, jeopardizing 800,000 immigrants

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Statement from the Party for Socialism and Liberation on the recent announcement from the White House of the cancellation of Deferred Action for Child...

DHS memos a blueprint for stepped-up mass deportations

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In January 2017, Donald J. Trump issued a series of heinous executive orders instructing federal immigration agencies to deport millions of undocument...

The civil rights and Black Power movements

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During the 1950s, a period of great reaction, there emerged the civil rights struggle, initially spearheaded in the southern United States.

From sanctuary city to liberated city

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In just one week, with several strokes of a pen, Trump unleashed upon the vast majority of the working class in the U.S. an attack not seen in decades...

Transgender Day of Remembrance

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"This year, it is very important to mark Transgender Day of Remembrance in light of the vitriolic campaign of the president-elect and increased hate c...

Eyewitness NC: Mass arrests, sit-ins ring in new era of fightback against HB2

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On April 25, in a series of actions, activists from all over the state and elsewhere gathered in front of the North Carolina state legislative buildi...

West Chester University holds Black Lives Matter forum with communist organizer

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On March 3, the Peace and Conflict Studies program at West Chester University of Pennsylvania hosted a symposium with Eugene Puryear titled, “The Mo...

As Nieto civil trial begins, the people charge SFPD with racist terror

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March 2016 marks two years since 28-year-old Alex Nieto was riddled with 14 bullets at Bernal Heights Park after having a burrito before he went to wo...

On this day, 74 years ago: the racist internment of Japanese Americans

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Many white capitalist farmers went along with the oppression of Japanese Americans because of deeply entrenched racism and xenophobia.