Tag: Black Struggle

South Side Chicago Uprising Confronts Police Violence and Economic Repression

A social explosion has erupted in Chicago after police shot and injured 20 year old Latrell Allen in the city’s South Side. Over a hundred protesters have been arrested, while the cops sustained injuries of their own. In racist U.S.A., systemic, racist injustice continues to spawn upheaval.

C.L.R. James: Revolution and the Negro 

C.L.R. James wrote this essay in 1939 for New International, the theoretical magazine of the Socialist Workers Party. This short history of Black struggle — from the Haitian Revolution to the Flint Sit-Down Strike — retains all of its power today. This is part of our collection on Marxism and Black Struggle.

Marxism and Black Struggle

For Black August, Left Voice will be presenting a collection of classic Marxist texts about Black liberation. This includes writing by C.L.R. James, Leon Trotsky, T.W. Thibedi, George Breitman, and the Communist International.

Black Struggle and Revolutionary Socialism

The fight for Black liberation is, and always has been, part and parcel of the struggle against capitalism. Here we present Left Voice militant and editorial board member Julia Wallace’s speech on Black struggle that was delivered at the recent Latin American and United States Conference, called by the organizations of the Left Front in Argentina.

Black August Cinema: 11 Films to Watch This Month

This Black August, Left Voice brings you its recommendations for films that highlight Black excellence, Black struggles, and Black radical traditions. Here are 11 movies that feature Blackness and Black history in all its multi-layered wonder.

What Is Black August?

For Black revolutionaries and communities, the month of August is a month marked with the struggles, sacrifices, and resistance of Black people in the United States. In the midst of one of the biggest uprisings against racist and police violence in recent decades, Black August takes on new meaning.

Fighting for Black Lives, Fighting Federal Troops – What Portland NAACP Gets Wrong

In a Washington Post Op-Ed, E.D. Mondainé claims that the protests for Black lives are no longer about the Black struggle but have become a “white spectacle.” He is wrong. And his admonishment to leave the streets, is even more wrong. The militant multi-ethnic struggle needs to continue in the streets and workplaces.

Rest In Power, Garrett Foster

While pushing the wheelchair of his quadruple amputee fiancée, Garrett Foster became the latest victim of far-right violence. His life showed the courage and compassion of the left.

South Side Chicago Uprising Confronts Police Violence and Economic Repression

A social explosion has erupted in Chicago after police shot and injured 20 year old Latrell Allen in the city’s South Side. Over a hundred protesters have been arrested, while the cops sustained injuries of their own. In racist U.S.A., systemic, racist injustice continues to spawn upheaval.

C.L.R. James: Revolution and the Negro 

C.L.R. James wrote this essay in 1939 for New International, the theoretical magazine of the Socialist Workers Party. This short history of Black struggle — from the Haitian Revolution to the Flint Sit-Down Strike — retains all of its power today. This is part of our collection on Marxism and Black Struggle.

Marxism and Black Struggle

For Black August, Left Voice will be presenting a collection of classic Marxist texts about Black liberation. This includes writing by C.L.R. James, Leon Trotsky, T.W. Thibedi, George Breitman, and the Communist International.

Black Struggle and Revolutionary Socialism

The fight for Black liberation is, and always has been, part and parcel of the struggle against capitalism. Here we present Left Voice militant and editorial board member Julia Wallace’s speech on Black struggle that was delivered at the recent Latin American and United States Conference, called by the organizations of the Left Front in Argentina.

Black August Cinema: 11 Films to Watch This Month

This Black August, Left Voice brings you its recommendations for films that highlight Black excellence, Black struggles, and Black radical traditions. Here are 11 movies that feature Blackness and Black history in all its multi-layered wonder.

What Is Black August?

For Black revolutionaries and communities, the month of August is a month marked with the struggles, sacrifices, and resistance of Black people in the United States. In the midst of one of the biggest uprisings against racist and police violence in recent decades, Black August takes on new meaning.

Fighting for Black Lives, Fighting Federal Troops – What Portland NAACP Gets Wrong

In a Washington Post Op-Ed, E.D. Mondainé claims that the protests for Black lives are no longer about the Black struggle but have become a “white spectacle.” He is wrong. And his admonishment to leave the streets, is even more wrong. The militant multi-ethnic struggle needs to continue in the streets and workplaces.

Rest In Power, Garrett Foster

While pushing the wheelchair of his quadruple amputee fiancée, Garrett Foster became the latest victim of far-right violence. His life showed the courage and compassion of the left.