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Victory in Detroit Will Breathe Lawsuit Against the City of Detroit

The City of Detroit is ordered to pay over $1 million to protestors repressed by police in the wake of George Floyd's murder.

Detroit Will Breathe

October 16, 2022

Juneteenth Is about Black Liberation — not Union Busting

Companies like Starbucks and Amazon are celebrating Juneteenth while union busting and hyper-exploiting their Black workers. We must resist these attempts to strip Juneteenth of its radical legacy and de-fang the movement for Black Lives.

Otto Fors

June 19, 2022

BLM Activists in Grand Rapids Face Felony Charges, Arrested Day before Anniversary of George Floyd’s Murder

BLM activists leading the struggle for Justice for Patrick Lyoya were arrested on their way to City Commissioners meeting, and four Black leaders are charged with felony charges. We need every social justice organization, union, and other community and progressive organizations to show their solidarity.

Tristan Taylor

May 29, 2022

Two Years After the George Floyd Uprising: A Changed Generation, An Unchanged System

George Floyd was murdered two years ago today. It set off a massive uprising that changed a generation.

Racist Police Murder Black Man in Atlanta Having a Mental Health Crisis

Last Wednesday night, police in two different cities showed their racist, murderous role. In Atlanta, police murdered a Black man experiencing a mental health crisis. In Chicago, police shot and seriously injured a 13-year old boy.

Molly Rosenzweig

May 24, 2022

Michigan Judge Equates BLM Protester to “Die Hard” Terrorist

Today, a Michigan Judge refused to dismiss felony charges against BLM organizer and Left Voice member Tristan Taylor for his participation in a 2020 protest against police violence, instead comparing him to the terrorists from the movie "Die Hard."

BLM Leader In Court to Challenge Racist and Retaliatory Charges

A Detroit leader of the Black Lives Matter movement is set to appear in court to challenge racist and retaliatory felony charges for marching to demand the firing of a Chief of Police who called BLM protestors “subhuman” and said they belonged in “body bags”.

Buffalo Mass Shooting: Mourn for the Murdered and Fight for the Living

The racist murders and the police’s kid glove treatment of the mass shooter must be met with fury and organization. Mourn for the murdered and fight like hell for the living.

Julia Wallace

May 15, 2022

The Biden Administration Refuses to Charge the Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice

The Biden administration claims it has no case to charge the cop who murdered 12-year old Tamir Rice. This decision is a stab in the back to the very idea of civil rights.

Daniel Werst

February 22, 2022