Posts Tagged: racism

Wilmington, North Carolina Report details 1898 racist terror campaign

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On Nov. 10, 1898, a white mob led by local rich, white leaders seized the reigns of government in the port city of Wilmington, North Carolina. The imm...

Remembering Langston Hughes

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Good morning, Revolution: You’re the very best friend I ever had. We gonna pal around together from now on. — From “Good Morning Rev...

Black inventors’ contributions hidden by racism

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Without understanding the largely hidden history of African Americans, it is impossible to understand the real history of the United States. The great...

Police brutality, cops and capitalism

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The following is adapted from a talk given at a public meeting of the Party for Socialism and Liberation in New York City on Dec. 1. On Nov. 25, Sean ...

Tookie Williams’ execution was a political murder

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On Dec. 13, the State of California murdered Stanley Tookie Williams. The execution came despite a mass campaign to save Williams’ life. William...

Challenging the racist death penalty

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

Growing spirit of resistance and the need for change

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In the month of October, many events took place that brought national attention to the unfinished struggle of African-American people. The Millions Mo...

Capitalist vultures circle as misery deepens

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The people of New Orleans and the entire Gulf region continue to suffer because of the criminal neglect of the U.S. government. The suffering expanded...

Racist police attack ‘typical’ in New Orleans

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In an incident reminiscent of the 1991 videotaped beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles cops, three white New Orleans police officers and two federal ...

The government abandoned us, it’s premeditated murder

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On Saturday September 3, award-winning filmmaker Gloria La Riva, internationally acclaimed photographer Bill Hackwell and ANSWER (Act Now to Stop War ...