Under Xiomara Castro’s Government, the Garífunas in Honduras Still Await Answers in the Struggle for Their Land
The Garífunas in Honduras persist in their struggle for their ancestral lands, while eviction attempts and threats against their leaders continue. Almost 10 months into Xiomara Castro’s administration, her campaign promises to the Garífuna communities remain unfulfilled.
Marisela TrevinNovember 19, 2022
DPD Must Not Be Given License to Kill: Justice for Porter Burks and All Mental Health Victims of Police Brutality and Aggression
Detroit Police have killed yet another Detroiter having a mental health crisis. We republish a statement from the BLM group Detroit Will Breathe.
Detroit Will BreatheNovember 14, 2022
Democrats and Republicans Amp Up Copaganda Ahead of Midterms
Republicans campaign on being “tough on crime” and portray the Democrats as “soft on crime.” But both parties are pro-police, and have amped up their copaganda ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.
Molly RosenzweigNovember 8, 2022
Former Police Officer to Stand Trial for Patrick Lyoya’s Murder
Christopher Schurr will go to trial for fatally shooting Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head during a traffic stop in April in Michigan. To truly win justice, we need to continue to organize against the police and the system they uphold.
Tristan TaylorOctober 31, 2022
Los Angeles City Council’s Racism Goes Far Beyond Racist Slurs
Los Angeles City Council members have been exposed for using racist slurs. But their racism extends to their violent policies against the working class and oppressed.
Julia WallaceOctober 11, 2022
Cops Out of Martial Arts: You Can’t Make “More Humane” Agents of State Terror
Leandro Lo, a world champion in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, was recently shot and killed by an off-duty cop in Brazil. Martial arts coaches and practitioners often welcome cops into their spaces, saying they’re then less likely to use deadly force. Let’s be clear: cops have no place in martial arts schools
Mike PappasAugust 10, 2022
Police Murder Bronx Teenager for Carrying a Water Gun
An off-duty corrections officer, Don Middleton, shot and killed 18-year-old Raymond Chaluisant, who was playing with a water gun while riding as a passenger in a friend’s car in his Bronx neighborhood.
Emma LeeJuly 26, 2022
Cop Who Murdered Patrick Lyoya Charged with Second-Degree Murder
In a victory for the movement in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the county prosecutor announced second-degree murder charges against Christopher Schurr, the cop who shot Patrick Lyoya in the head.
Tristan TaylorJune 11, 2022
Uvalde Mass Shooting Exposes Police Cowardice: Cops Will Never Keep Us Safe
The mass shooting at Robb elementary in Uvalde, Texas left nineteen children and two teachers murdered. Uvalde police are now being exposed as cowards, choosing to brutalize frantic parents outside the school and watch as shooter Salvador Ramos killed children and teachers in a classroom. Police do not keep us safe and must be abolished.
Julia WallaceMay 28, 2022
Racist Police Murder Black Man in Atlanta Having a Mental Health Crisis
Last Wednesday night, police in two different cities showed their racist, murderous role. In Atlanta, police murdered a Black man experiencing a mental health crisis. In Chicago, police shot and seriously injured a 13-year old boy.
Molly RosenzweigMay 24, 2022