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Black Struggle

Atlanta Killer Cop Gets His Job Back

The Atlanta cop who killed Rayshard Brooks was reinstated to his job because of a legal discrepancy, despite facing murder charges. It’s further proof that the “justice” system prioritizes cops over Black lives.

M.K. Kumar

May 9, 2021

“It Felt Like War”: Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets, and 100 Arrests in Brooklyn Center Protest

The police and National Guard used tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters demanding justice for Daunte Wright. Over 100 people were arrested.

Maria Aurelio

April 17, 2021

KRS-One’s New Album Offers Revolutionary Ideas for the Time “Between Da Protests”

KRS-One has been rapping since 1987 — three decades of expressing radical Black politics and not selling out. His new album Between Da Protests is a manifesto for Black Lives Matter.

Daniel Werst

March 31, 2021

The Racist System that Killed George Floyd is Set Up to Let Derek Chauvin Off Easy

Derek Chauvin is standing trial soon for the murder of George Floyd. But the entire process is designed to protect the state and its institutions, not to get "justice" for the murder of a Black man by the police. The structural racism of American “law and order” is already on plain display.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

March 16, 2021

The Struggle Against Racism is International

The following speech was delivered by Carmin Maffea at the “Black Socialists on BLM, Class Struggle, and Revolution” online panel held February 27, 2021

Carmin Maffea

March 6, 2021

If You Marched in Black Lives Matter, Support Unionizing Amazon

Black Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama were inspired by last summer's anti-racist uprising to fight for a union. They need active support and solidarity from every single person who fights for a world where Black Lives Matter.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

March 2, 2021

A Sledgehammer: Review of Judas and the Black Messiah

A revolutionary socialist and Left Voice correspondent who met Fred Hampton in 1969 reviews the new Fred Hampton biopic, Judas and the Black Messiah.

Rob Lyons

March 1, 2021

Why We Split with BLM Global Network: Interview with an Organizer

In December, BLM Inland Empire broke with the BLM Global Network and formed the Black Power Collective. Below we interview BPC member Darrin Johnson on what motivated the break and the group’s plans for continuing the struggle for Black Lives. On Saturday, Left Voice will hold a roundtable discussion with Johnson and others on BLM, Class Struggle, and Revolution.

Left Voice

February 25, 2021

The Democrats Attempt to Buy Harriet Tubman’s Legacy with 20-Dollar Bills

Biden and the Democrats want to put Harriet Tubman on the 20-dollar bill. It’s a way to cover up that they’re champions of the white-supremacist cops and the capitalist system they protect. Harriet Tubman's abolitionist legacy cannot be bought or sold.

Jason Koslowski

February 24, 2021