Category: Guest Posts

Milica Ružičić, artist engaged against police violence and with the struggles of the working class

In a general context of rising state repression and bonapartization of political regimes in Europe, we interviewed the Serbian visual artist and anarchist Milica Ružičić. In 2010, she dedicated a serial of paintings to denounce police violence around the world. Currently, she also teaches at the College of Fine and Applied Arts and is a singer in Cruellas, a band based in Belgrade, Serbia.

Left Voice Speaks with BLM-Minneapolis

Miski Noor is one of the founders of the Black Lives Matter-Minneapolis chapter, which has been at the forefront of protests that broke out when city police executed Jamar Clark in mid-November. An African immigrant and long-time Minneapolis resident, Noor speaks with Left Voice about the BLM values and vision for change, her group’s run-ins with police and elected officials, and next steps for the Minneapolis chapter.

We will continue to fight for your King Tamir

Alexis Toliver began organizing as a student at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She is now co-lead organizer for BLM-Cambridge. Last November, Toliver spent time with Tamir Rice’s family as they pushed for a special prosecutor. Here, she writes in memory of Tamir Rice and in response to yesterday’s announcement that no charges would be filed against the police who killed Rice.

PhotoEssay: Minneapolis Protesters Take City Hall

“Minnesotans are tough. Even through the bitter, crisp cold air of winter, people will continue to march on until justice is served,” writes Netsanet Negussie, a housing rights organizer and participant in the #Justice4Jamar protests since the start of the encampment at the 4th Precinct. Netsanet shares her photos and describes the events unfolding in Minneapolis.

Notes From ‘The Cut’: An American Prison

Lieutenant Scott greeted us at the door with a smile as Sergeant Davis followed closely behind. We were a group of eight nursing students with our instructor, making a sort of “educational visit” to the Jessup Correctional Institute, A.K.A. “The Cut,” which houses the only women’s prison in Maryland.

The Toronto Climate Justice March

Toronto- Between 10,000 and 15,000 people marched for climate and social justice in Toronto Saturday, an event which organizers hoped to use to draw attention to the building popular support for radical action on global climate change.

Milica Ružičić, artist engaged against police violence and with the struggles of the working class

In a general context of rising state repression and bonapartization of political regimes in Europe, we interviewed the Serbian visual artist and anarchist Milica Ružičić. In 2010, she dedicated a serial of paintings to denounce police violence around the world. Currently, she also teaches at the College of Fine and Applied Arts and is a singer in Cruellas, a band based in Belgrade, Serbia.

Left Voice Speaks with BLM-Minneapolis

Miski Noor is one of the founders of the Black Lives Matter-Minneapolis chapter, which has been at the forefront of protests that broke out when city police executed Jamar Clark in mid-November. An African immigrant and long-time Minneapolis resident, Noor speaks with Left Voice about the BLM values and vision for change, her group’s run-ins with police and elected officials, and next steps for the Minneapolis chapter.

We will continue to fight for your King Tamir

Alexis Toliver began organizing as a student at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She is now co-lead organizer for BLM-Cambridge. Last November, Toliver spent time with Tamir Rice’s family as they pushed for a special prosecutor. Here, she writes in memory of Tamir Rice and in response to yesterday’s announcement that no charges would be filed against the police who killed Rice.

PhotoEssay: Minneapolis Protesters Take City Hall

“Minnesotans are tough. Even through the bitter, crisp cold air of winter, people will continue to march on until justice is served,” writes Netsanet Negussie, a housing rights organizer and participant in the #Justice4Jamar protests since the start of the encampment at the 4th Precinct. Netsanet shares her photos and describes the events unfolding in Minneapolis.

Notes From ‘The Cut’: An American Prison

Lieutenant Scott greeted us at the door with a smile as Sergeant Davis followed closely behind. We were a group of eight nursing students with our instructor, making a sort of “educational visit” to the Jessup Correctional Institute, A.K.A. “The Cut,” which houses the only women’s prison in Maryland.

The Toronto Climate Justice March

Toronto- Between 10,000 and 15,000 people marched for climate and social justice in Toronto Saturday, an event which organizers hoped to use to draw attention to the building popular support for radical action on global climate change.