Civil Rights Movement
We Are the Only Ones Who Will Liberate Us
With every victory won as a result of Black struggle, the ruling class has left no stone unturned to curtail social progress. Empty promises of incremental change or a seat at the oppressor’s table will not liberate us. To be truly free, we must overthrow the racist-capitalist system that profits off our lives.
Adnan AhmedNovember 18, 2021
“Armed self-defense is a fact of life in black communities”: The Story of Robert F. Williams
Robert F. Williams put militant, organized self-defense on the agenda for Black people across the United States during the civil rights movement. His influence was widespread, and his legacy persists.
Scott CooperFebruary 9, 2021
North Carolina Protests Continue State’s Civil Rights Legacy
In the 1960s, North Carolina was the birthplace of the sit-in movement and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Now, protesters in cities across the state are continuing this civil rights legacy by fighting against systemic racism and police violence after the brutal murder of George Floyd. This article looks at the protests of three North Carolina cities, in the ‘60s and in 2020.
Olivia WoodJune 4, 2020