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Minnesota State Troopers Arrest CNN Journalists on Live Television

State troopers arrested CNN journalists in Minneapolis on live television. We must fight against police attempts to hide their actions and suppress information. 

Olivia Wood

May 29, 2020

Trump Tweets Threaten Escalation in Minneapolis and Animate His Racist Base

On Friday morning, President Trump tweeted in response to events in Minneapolis that, “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” His racist comments serve to animate his base and encourage far-right vigilantism. 

Ezra Brain

May 29, 2020

If They Kill One of Us, We All Rise: Justice for George Floyd and All the Victims of the State’s Racist Violence

George Floyd was murdered on Monday, May 25. His last words were “I can’t breathe,” calling to mind the brutal police murder of Eric Garner who was killed by New York Police in 2014. Rage has spread across the country. We must transform that rage into struggle and organization.

Left Voice

May 29, 2020

Minneapolis Bus Drivers Refuse to Cooperate with Cops

Amidst widespread protesting in Minneapolis over the murder of George Floyd, some Minneapolis bus drivers are refusing to help cops. They will not use their buses to transport protesters to jail. Other labor sectors should follow suit and must strike against police terror and violence. 

Allison Noel

May 29, 2020

Killer Cop Derek Chauvin’s Home is Being Guarded by Dozens of Armed Riot Police

Protesters in Minneapolis are criminalized and attacked with tear gas and rubber bullets. Meanwhile, murderous cop, Derek Chauvin, is safely at home with dozens of riot police protecting him. Six protesters were arrested and taken to jail for standing around in front of his house.

Maria Aurelio

May 28, 2020

Stand Up, Fight Back: Call for Submissions on Police Violence and Black Struggle

Left Voice wants to highlight the voices of people speaking out against violence from police and white vigilantes. We invite you to write articles, share your art and your testimonials, and contribute to the fight for Black liberation against state-sponsored violence and other instances of race-based oppression.

Left Voice

May 28, 2020

Second Night of Rage in Minneapolis as Killer Cops Remain Free

Last night protests continued in Minneapolis. While killer cops remain safe and comfortable in their homes, the national guard has been called to repress protesters. While the media demonizes the protesters as criminals and looters,it is clear that the real criminals are the killer cops and the National Guard protecting them.

Firing Killer Cops Is Not Enough

The police officers who murdered George Floyd have been fired, but that isn’t even close to enough. The killer cops must be jailed and we must organize together to overthrow the racist system that created them.

Ezra Brain

May 27, 2020

Birding While Black

I am a birder, which is what "birdwatchers" call ourselves. I am also a Black woman. Recently, birding was added to the list of dangerous activities for Black people. 

Julia Wallace

May 27, 2020