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Black Struggle

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

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”.

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 Brain

April 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 Ahmed

March 11, 2022

Murderous Cop Kim Potter Gets Slap on the Wrist

Kim Potter, the Brooklyn Center police officer that murdered Daunte Wright, was sentenced Friday to a mere two years.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

February 21, 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 Wallace

February 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 Voice

February 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 Ahmed

February 18, 2022