Posts Tagged: racism

Russiagate, Black Lives Matter and the demonization of dissent

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To wave off viral anti-racist content as “Russian propaganda” is an insult to all of Black America.

Martin Luther King Jr., the radical

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Dr. King's name is now synonymous with the Civil Rights Movement, but he's rarely remembered for his critique of the U.S. economic system and his view...

The Scottsboro case 87 years later

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Had it not been Harry Haywood and others who organized to save them, surely the outcome would have been fatal to the young men at the center of the c...

Eyewitness Puerto Rico 6 months after hurricane Maria

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"The only solution to this crisis is a fully independent and sovereign Puerto Rico."

Austin bomber: police and media sympathize with another white terrorist

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This is how the Austin bombings unfolded from the point of view of local organizers.

Memorial for Jeffrey Pendleton continues struggle for justice

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On March 14, a small group of workers braved the extreme New England winter weather to mark the second anniversary of the death of Jeffrey Pendleton.

Black community in Bradenton fights highway that would harm historic neighborhoods

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The flyover would likely cause property values to nosedive due to traffic, noise and air pollution. Community safety and economic development would su...

Seattle cops walk after killing Charleena Lyles

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In a bald-faced travesty of justice, Seattle’s Police Review Board concluded that the police execution of Charleena Lyles was “reasonable, proport...

Chicago Demands Justice for Laquan, Not Money for Amazon

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We will fight for a Chicago where racist police are held accountable for killing Black people, for a Chicago that welcomes and accommodates all people...

The Amazon HQ bid, gentrification and Chicago’s war on Black people

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An Amazon HQ would escalate gentrification and the war on Black, Brown and working-class communities—a war which is already well underway.