Racism and Self-Determination

Voter suppression – class war against workers

A July 1 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court issued a death blow to the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which…

July 9, 2021

Rally: Free Mumia and all political prisoners

A 16-foot puppet of Mumia Abu-Jamal greeted participants and passersby July 3 at a rally: “In the spirit of Consuewella…

July 6, 2021

Defund sheriff’s budget, fund mental health

Oakland, California — Youth from the Decarcerate Alameda County coalition rallied at the Board of Supervisors June 22 to demand…

July 5, 2021

Reparations! Bring Indigenous children home

There is no greater proof of genocide than the systematic theft and killing of the children of a people. The…

July 1, 2021

Emancipation Day in Rhode Island

Activists from the Black community gathered in Providence, R.I., June 19, with allies to commemorate Emancipation Day, also known as…

July 1, 2021

What real justice will look like

Derek Chauvin, the white police officer convicted of lynching 46-year-old George Floyd May 25, 2020, was sentenced June 25 in…

June 29, 2021

Reparations and abolition

Finally, the U.S. has a federal holiday recognizing the emancipation of Black people from slavery. Congress passed the Juneteenth National…

June 22, 2021

EDITORIAL: Reparaciones YA para los Negros de Tulsa!

Los afrodescendientes dentro de los Estados Unidos han estado luchando por el derecho a las reparaciones, comenzando cuando 4 millones…

June 22, 2021

Indigenous and environmental victory − Keystone XL pipeline ‘dead in the water’

In an immense victory for Indigenous water protectors and land defenders on this continent, TC Energy, formerly known as TransCanada,…

June 21, 2021

‘A fighter from beginning to the end’

Consuewella Africa, 67, a beloved sister in the MOVE Organization, passed away June 16 following hospitalization for breathing problems due…

June 21, 2021