Posts Tagged: racism

Report exposes white supremacists in the U.S. military

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A story published this month by the Intelligence Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) exposes the activities of racist extremists in the ...

Voting Rights Act renewal delayed

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In the notoriously racist 1856 Dred Scott decision, U.S. Supreme Court justice Roger Taney wrote that the black man “had no rights which the whi...

‘Minutemen’ aim to divide the working class

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On May 21, over 300 demonstrators confronted about 50 members of the racist “Minutemen Project” in downtown Los Angeles. Pro-immigrant act...

U.S. immigration policy founded on racism

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Capitalist politicians, far-right organizations and media pundits base their anti-immigrant arguments on the claim that undocumented workers--who the...

Florida protests demand arrests, closure of racist boot camps

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On Jan. 6, 14-year-old Martin Lee Anderson died after being beaten by seven guards at the Bay County Boot Camp in Panama City in northern Florida. The...

New perspectives on the immigration debate

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Ron Wilkins is a professor of Africana Studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills. A former member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating...

Capitalism, racism devastate Black communities in U.S.

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A March 20 New York Times article paints a very sobering picture of the reality facing Black males in the United States. The article details several s...

Finger-pointing can’t hide the truth

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On Feb. 16, acting director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency David Paulison went before cameras to discuss funding changes for the August 20...

‘Hustling’ and the problems of daily life

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Your mayor ain’t your friend, he’s your enemy Just to get your vote, a saint’s what he pretend to be If you don’t hustle, don&...

Remembering Coretta Scott King

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On Jan. 31, Coretta Scott King passed away at age 78. She was a leader within the Civil Rights movement, a woman who fought for economic and social ju...