Posts Tagged: racism

Nashville protesters demand accountability, transparency from Metro police

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Liberation News was there at this community protest.

Sacramento ICE building swarmed by protesters demanding end to family separations

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On June 6, the Sacramento Board of Supervisors voted to terminate the ICE contract with Sacramento County. It was on the heels of this victory that on...

Hundreds join ‘All Against the Wall’ border protest

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Some 400 activists, organizers and community members gathered near the New Mexico Port of Entry in Santa Teresa, New Mexico on June 2.

Gang murder in the Bronx: What do socialists have to say?

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These were the desperate cries of friends and family gathered around Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Felisʼs blood-drenched body.

‘What to the American Slave is Your 4th of July’

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Excerpt of speech by Frederick Douglass, July 5, 1852, Rochester, New York

Justice for Antwon Rose, Jr. 17-year-old murdered by E. Pittsburgh police

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On the evening of June 19 in East Pittsburgh, a young Black teenager named Antwon Rose Jr. was shot and killed by a police officer.

Brooklyn community demands names of police who killed Saheed Vassell

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When Vassell's father, known as “Pops,” joined the crowd he was greeted with welcomes and words of support.

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...