Tag: Black Struggle

NYPD Out of the Subway

In the past week there have been two horrendous examples of police brutality on the subway. We do have the right to a clean and safe subway. The cops won’t help with that. 

Hugs for Killer Cops and Bullets for Black People: Why We Can’t Forgive Our Oppressors.

The trial of Amber Guyger, a Dallas police officer who murdered Botham Jean in his apartment, has sparked protest and controversy—especially after photos surfaced of Guyger being shown compassion and forgiveness by the judge, bailiff, and even Jean’s brother. What is behind the overwhelming theme of forgiveness to people who murder Black people?

BRAZIL: “The 12 Stab-Wounds That Killed Moa Do Katendê Came From the Mouth of Bolsonaro”

Sunday, October 7, will be remembered not only for the victory of the extreme right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the first round of the presidential elections in Brazil, but also for the cowardly and brutal murder of Romualdo Rosário da Costa, Master Moa Katendê, in the city of Salvador de Bahia, when he was stabbed 12 times by a follower of the PSL (Social Liberal Party) candidate.

This Black August, Support the National Prison Strike!

National Prison Strike starts August 21st and lasts until September 9th. Strikes and solidarity actions will take place in at least 17 states. Fight for Prison Workers’ Rights, Free All Political Prisoners!

Dr. Martin Luther King Assassinated 50 years Ago

From the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. grew Black revolutionary movements. How can revolutionaries of today take from the lessons of the Civil Rights Movement and Black revolutionary movements?

Mumia Faces Health Struggles. Free Mumia!

Photo credits: Johanna Fernandez Since 1982, former Black Panther and radical radio journalist Mumia Abu Jamal has been held (mostly in solitary confinement) in the

NYPD Out of the Subway

In the past week there have been two horrendous examples of police brutality on the subway. We do have the right to a clean and safe subway. The cops won’t help with that. 

Hugs for Killer Cops and Bullets for Black People: Why We Can’t Forgive Our Oppressors.

The trial of Amber Guyger, a Dallas police officer who murdered Botham Jean in his apartment, has sparked protest and controversy—especially after photos surfaced of Guyger being shown compassion and forgiveness by the judge, bailiff, and even Jean’s brother. What is behind the overwhelming theme of forgiveness to people who murder Black people?

BRAZIL: “The 12 Stab-Wounds That Killed Moa Do Katendê Came From the Mouth of Bolsonaro”

Sunday, October 7, will be remembered not only for the victory of the extreme right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the first round of the presidential elections in Brazil, but also for the cowardly and brutal murder of Romualdo Rosário da Costa, Master Moa Katendê, in the city of Salvador de Bahia, when he was stabbed 12 times by a follower of the PSL (Social Liberal Party) candidate.

This Black August, Support the National Prison Strike!

National Prison Strike starts August 21st and lasts until September 9th. Strikes and solidarity actions will take place in at least 17 states. Fight for Prison Workers’ Rights, Free All Political Prisoners!

Dr. Martin Luther King Assassinated 50 years Ago

From the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. grew Black revolutionary movements. How can revolutionaries of today take from the lessons of the Civil Rights Movement and Black revolutionary movements?

Mumia Faces Health Struggles. Free Mumia!

Photo credits: Johanna Fernandez Since 1982, former Black Panther and radical radio journalist Mumia Abu Jamal has been held (mostly in solitary confinement) in the State of Pennsylvania. There exists a wide array of discourse on Mumia’s case in both literary and visual form(1). A recent article written for workers.org details a visit by Joe Piette and Pam Africa(2). Mumia is currently in located in Mahanoy State Correctional Institute in [Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania->]. As one can ascertain through listening to even his most recent commentary from prison, Mumia has remained articulate and well spoken, despite years of solitary confinement and