Baltimore campaign for people’s power

baltimore_0505Andre Powell, left, and Sharon Black are two of the leading activists in the People’s Power Assembly and Workers World Party in Baltimore. Both are running in this fall’s election as revolutionaries and socialists. They have been organizing support for the Black Lives Matter movement for the past two years. Powell is running for mayor of Baltimore and Black for City Council president. The two plan to use their campaigns to promote the BLM movement and to demand that Baltimore put people’s ­interests before those of banks and big business.