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 CozzarelliFebruary 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 WallaceFebruary 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 VoiceFebruary 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 AhmedFebruary 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 CooperFebruary 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 CozzarelliFebruary 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 TaylorJanuary 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 VoiceJanuary 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 BrainJanuary 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 AhmedDecember 1, 2021