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Black Struggle

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

Missouri Senate Moves to Make Murder Legal — Especially Murdering Black People

A self-defense bill under consideration by the Missouri state Senate would make it easy to get away with murder, especially if there are no witnesses. In a state with a history like that of Missouri, it’s hard to see how it’s not inviting an open season for racist killings.

Scott Cooper

February 6, 2022

The HBCU Bomb Threats Are an Attack on Black People

In the first week of Black History Month, a number of Historically Black Colleges and Universities were at the receiving end of bomb threats. This comes against a larger backdrop of racist attacks on Black liberation and Black education.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

February 2, 2022

Activists Expose Racist Detroit Police Practices: Cops Arresting Thousands of Black Motorists on Bogus Concealed Weapons Charges

A Detroit coalition of social justice organizations and public defender NGOs has exposed a police policy that has resulted in thousands of arrests and felony charges against people who’ve committed no crimes and pose no threat to anyone.

Tristan Taylor

January 31, 2022

A Call for Submissions: The Fight for Black Liberation and the Fight For Socialism

We invite you to submit articles about the fight for Black liberation, the fight against anti-Black racism, and against the institutional racism ingrained in the capitalist system.

Left Voice

January 30, 2022

“We’re Not All Here”: Why We Must Fight To Free Political Prisoners in 2022

As we enter 2022, many activists from BLM and other movements face years in prison. We must build a movement to demand their freedom, both to protect those specific people and to defend against state attacks on our movements in general.

Ezra Brain

January 2, 2022

Kim Potter Murdered Daunte Wright: We Must Mobilize for A Guilty Verdict and Against the Racist System

This week marks the beginning of former cop Kim Potter’s trial for murdering Daunte Wright. The verdicts in the Chauvin, Rittenhouse, and Arbery trials show how difficult it is to get any semblance of justice in a racist system that values private property over human lives.

Adnan Ahmed

December 1, 2021