Tag: Black Struggle

The Po-Po Are a No-Go at SEIU Drop the Cops Town Hall

More than a hundred people from across the United States participated in the “SEIU Drop the Cops” virtual town hall. Panelists reported on organized labor’s struggle to kick out police and security guards and elaborated a list of broader anti-racist demands. Speakers called on the broader labor movement to take up the fight against police terror and revitalize the unions through democratic debate and mass, anti-racist struggle.

No Games: Pro Athletes Strike for Black Lives

On August 26, in a sweeping act of solidarity with the anti-racist movement, athletes across the country walked off courts and fields, halting over a dozen professional games in basketball, baseball, and soccer. These solidarity strikes are one more expression of the widespread and growing rage against institutional racism and police terror that has driven the movement in the streets for the past three months.

Letters from Leon Trotsky on South Africa

In 1932, Leon Trotsky responded to a letter from two dozen Black communists from South Africa. He also wrote to the leadership of the International Left Opposition on the importance of winning over the most oppressed sectors of the working class. This is part of our collection on Marxism and Black Struggle.

Letters from T.W. Thibedi on South African Trotskyism

In 1932, T.W. Thibedi and two dozen Black communists in South Africa wrote to the Communist League of America and Leon Trotsky. In 1930, Thibedi had been expelled from the Stalinized Communist Party and was working to set up a new revolutionary organization uniting Black and European workers. This is part of our collection on Marxism and Black Struggle.

The Po-Po Are a No-Go at SEIU Drop the Cops Town Hall

More than a hundred people from across the United States participated in the “SEIU Drop the Cops” virtual town hall. Panelists reported on organized labor’s struggle to kick out police and security guards and elaborated a list of broader anti-racist demands. Speakers called on the broader labor movement to take up the fight against police terror and revitalize the unions through democratic debate and mass, anti-racist struggle.

No Games: Pro Athletes Strike for Black Lives

On August 26, in a sweeping act of solidarity with the anti-racist movement, athletes across the country walked off courts and fields, halting over a dozen professional games in basketball, baseball, and soccer. These solidarity strikes are one more expression of the widespread and growing rage against institutional racism and police terror that has driven the movement in the streets for the past three months.

Letters from Leon Trotsky on South Africa

In 1932, Leon Trotsky responded to a letter from two dozen Black communists from South Africa. He also wrote to the leadership of the International Left Opposition on the importance of winning over the most oppressed sectors of the working class. This is part of our collection on Marxism and Black Struggle.

Letters from T.W. Thibedi on South African Trotskyism

In 1932, T.W. Thibedi and two dozen Black communists in South Africa wrote to the Communist League of America and Leon Trotsky. In 1930, Thibedi had been expelled from the Stalinized Communist Party and was working to set up a new revolutionary organization uniting Black and European workers. This is part of our collection on Marxism and Black Struggle.