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Black Struggle

Rodney Reed’s Execution Was Stayed. Now Let’s Fight to Free Him.

Until just a few days ago, the state of Texas was set to execute a man for a crime he did not commit. Now we should fight for his release and the abolition of the racist death penalty.

Ezra Brain

November 17, 2019

The Spirit of Chile in New York City?

All over the world, people are rising up. Just in the last month, there have been uprisings in Lebanon, Ecuador, Iraq, Catalonia, Haiti, and Chile. On Friday, a thousand people were jumping over turnstiles at a subway station in Brooklyn to protest against high fares and police violence. Is the global revolt coming to the U.S.?

Tatiana Cozzarelli

November 3, 2019

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. 

Tatiana Cozzarelli

October 28, 2019

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?

Julia Wallace

October 9, 2019

Jay-Z Is Wrong: White Supremacy and Capitalism Cause Police Brutality—Not Absent Fathers

Billionaire Jay-Z has made a stunning claim: that single-parent households are to blame for police murders. Not so long ago, he was making songs against police brutality. But he is a capitalist, and he says whatever will make money.

Julia Wallace

September 3, 2019

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.

Left Voice

October 16, 2018

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!

Julia Wallace

August 21, 2018

The Killing of Harith Augustus and Capitalism’s Need for Killer Cops

The murder of Black barber Harith Augustus sparks a conversation on the Chicago police, economic violence and the Black resistance movement.

Aislinn Pulley

July 25, 2018

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?

Julia Wallace

April 5, 2018