Aftershock: How a Racist System Turns Childbirth into a Death Sentence
Aftershock exposes the disastrous effects of the for-profit medical industry on Black pregnant people and a capitalist system that puts profit before human lives — whether they desire to become parents or not.
Shane SlepianSeptember 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 ForsJune 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 TaylorMay 29, 2022
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”.
Detroit Will BreatheMay 23, 2022
Justice for Patrick Lyoya: Black Man Murdered by Cop during Traffic Stop
A police officer shot 26-year-old Patrick Lyoya in Grand Rapids, Michigan last week. Videos released on Wednesday give us a glimpse into the latest atrocious muder of a Black man at the hands of the police. No justice, no peace.
Ezra BrainApril 13, 2022
The Minneapolis Teachers’ Strike Is a Struggle for Black Lives
The Minneapolis teachers’ strike is the largest strike in the U.S. right now — and it’s an anti-racist class struggle.
Adnan AhmedMarch 11, 2022
Right-Wing Vigilante Opens Fire on Black Lives Matter Protesters in Portland
This latest attack against Black Lives Matter protesters shows the necessity to intensify the struggle and to build organizations of the working class capable of defeating the reactionary Right.
Julia WallaceFebruary 21, 2022
Black Brooklyn Family Fights Attempted Eviction — Gentrification Is Violence
Sherease Torain and Queen Afua have been forced to fight to keep their home after a case of deed theft. Gentrification is violence.
Left VoiceFebruary 20, 2022
Texas Cops Who Brutalized Protesters in 2020 Finally Brought Up on Charges
Almost two years later, 19 Police officers are being brought up on charges of misconduct and aggravated assault against peaceful protesters in 2020. This is far too little, too late.
Adnan AhmedFebruary 18, 2022