Cops Out of Our Unions: A Demand to the AFL-CIO
Workers can organize a united labor fightback against police brutality. One step is to demand that union leaders disaffiliate cop organizations from our unions.
Tre KwonJuly 12, 2016
VIDEO: Protests Spark Across the US for Alton Sterling and Philando Castile
This is a video of some of the largest protests that took place Thursday July 7 across the U.S.
Left VoiceJuly 8, 2016
Who Killed Alton Sterling
On Tuesday morning, two police officers murdered Alton Sterling in front of a convenience store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in cold blood. Footage of the murder quickly circulated and people have begun to protest in the streets. Numerous local and federal agencies have stepped in.
Tre KwonJuly 6, 2016
The Roma’s Tortuous Journey
The migration crisis has clearly shown the structural nature of racism and xenophobia in Europe. The Roma people are among the most oppressed in the continent; in France, there has been a rapid rise in anti-Roma racism, not only from right-wing groups, but also from the state and its institutions.
Philippe AlcoyJune 16, 2016
“We Fight Against Racism: Justice for Massar Ba!”
Senegalese human rights activist Massar Ba was murdered earlier this month in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. He was found on the street, brutally beaten. Activists and members of the Senegalese community protest and demand an investigation.
Agrupación XangoMarch 29, 2016
#May19: Europe-wide Anti-racism Day Demonstration
Major mobilisations are taking place in London, Scotland and Wales. Tens of thousands across Europe are predicted to take the streets, saying #RefugeesWelcome, #BlackLivesMatter, No to Islamophobia, Anti-Semitism & Scapegoating Migrants, and #YesToDiversity.
Alejandra RíosMarch 19, 2016
Defending MLK’s True Legacy
On Monday, Black youth, women, and queer people took to the streets to defend Dr. King’s legacy and fight against police brutality and killings. Unions such as the Chicago Teacher’s Union, marked the anniversary with a protest against the Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel, for his role in the cover up of Chicago P.D.’s murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Julia WallaceJanuary 24, 2016
Who Will Pay for the Crimes in Flint?
Image Source: Star Tribune A man-made disaster In April 2014, in a cost-cutting measure, city officials in Flint, Michigan switched the city’s water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Soon afterwards, residents began to report brown water coming from their taps with a foul odor and taste. The problem, as documented by researchers […]
Robert BelanoJanuary 22, 2016
We will continue to fight for your King Tamir
Alexis Toliver began organizing as a student at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She is now co-lead organizer for BLM-Cambridge. Last November, Toliver spent time with Tamir Rice's family as they pushed for a special prosecutor. Here, she writes in memory of Tamir Rice and in response to yesterday's announcement that no charges would be filed against the police who killed Rice.
Alexis ToliverDecember 29, 2015