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
BLM Leader In Court to Challenge Racist and Retaliatory Charges
A Detroit leader of the Black Lives Matter movement is set to appear in court to challenge racist and retaliatory felony charges for marching to demand the firing of a Chief of Police who called BLM protestors “subhuman” and said they belonged in “body bags”.
Detroit Will BreatheMay 23, 2022
Buffalo Mass Shooting: Mourn for the Murdered and Fight for the Living
The racist murders and the police’s kid glove treatment of the mass shooter must be met with fury and organization. Mourn for the murdered and fight like hell for the living.
Julia WallaceMay 15, 2022
Justice for Patrick Lyoya: Black Man Murdered by Cop during Traffic Stop
A police officer shot 26-year-old Patrick Lyoya in Grand Rapids, Michigan last week. Videos released on Wednesday give us a glimpse into the latest atrocious muder of a Black man at the hands of the police. No justice, no peace.
Ezra BrainApril 13, 2022
Democrat-Led Cities Are Cracking Down on the Unhoused
Democratic mayors across the country are increasingly attacking the unhoused. Activists are fighting back, and the labor movement can be a key ally.
John M.F. VergaraApril 9, 2022
Cop Who Killed Movie-Goer for Throwing Popcorn at Him Acquitted
Eight years later, a cop who shot an unarmed person in a movie theater has been given a free pass.
Daniel WerstMarch 24, 2022
Spanish Police Repress Migrants Crossing into Melilla
The police and the civil guard have repressed thousands of migrants trying to jump the Spanish-Moroccan border in Melilla during the last three days. To build an international and working-class alternative to reactionary and imperialist European governments, we must show solidarity with all migrants, regardless of nationality.
Pablo JuárezMarch 6, 2022
The Biden Administration Refuses to Charge the Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice
The Biden administration claims it has no case to charge the cop who murdered 12-year old Tamir Rice. This decision is a stab in the back to the very idea of civil rights.
Daniel WerstFebruary 22, 2022