Tag: Los Angeles

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.

Shot in the Back by an L.A. Sheriff

18-year-old Andrés Guardado was shot in the back by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department last month. On Monday, protestors continued their call for the arrest of the sheriffs responsible.

We Had to Tear This Mothafucka Up: The Legacy of the L.A. Uprising

The mass demonstrations that have erupted since the police murdered George Floyd echo the fierce militancy and revolutionary art of the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising. While the rebellion was quickly suppressed, its legacy offers lessons and hope for the present wave of protests that are fighting back against police violence.

LA Teachers Strike Ends with New Contract and Mixed Feelings

The LA teacher strike won important gains, with massive protests in the rain and pickets at the majority of schools. However, some teachers have mixed feeling about the process of approving the contract, as well as about the contract itself.

Interview with a 30 Year UTLA Militant Teacher and Socialist

On the first day of the LA teachers strike, Left Voice spoke with Jeff Pott, a retired 30-year UTLA activist, 1989 striker, and socialist. The interview was conducted on the picket line at Marshall High School where Jeff worked for many years.

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.

Shot in the Back by an L.A. Sheriff

18-year-old Andrés Guardado was shot in the back by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department last month. On Monday, protestors continued their call for the arrest of the sheriffs responsible.

We Had to Tear This Mothafucka Up: The Legacy of the L.A. Uprising

The mass demonstrations that have erupted since the police murdered George Floyd echo the fierce militancy and revolutionary art of the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising. While the rebellion was quickly suppressed, its legacy offers lessons and hope for the present wave of protests that are fighting back against police violence.

LA Teachers Strike Ends with New Contract and Mixed Feelings

The LA teacher strike won important gains, with massive protests in the rain and pickets at the majority of schools. However, some teachers have mixed feeling about the process of approving the contract, as well as about the contract itself.

Interview with a 30 Year UTLA Militant Teacher and Socialist

On the first day of the LA teachers strike, Left Voice spoke with Jeff Pott, a retired 30-year UTLA activist, 1989 striker, and socialist. The interview was conducted on the picket line at Marshall High School where Jeff worked for many years.