Black August

Black August: A tribute to freedom fighters

The following slightly edited article was first published in August 2013. Lilly ran as Workers World Party’s candidate for vice…

August 18, 2022

Twenty years ago, Nigerian women took over ChevronTexaco and won concession

The following article first appeared on workers.org in two parts, dated Aug. 1 and 8, 2002. In honor of Black…

August 11, 2022

Honor the legacy of Black August — Support Workers World

Did you know the month of August holds special meaning for the Black Liberation struggle? This August marks the 403nd…

August 5, 2022

During Black August, an Attica brother pays tribute to George Jackson − a commentary

By Che Nieves On behalf of the Attica Brothers, I want to take this opportunity to extend our commemoration to…

August 3, 2022

Release Mumia now!

Special to Workers World July 3 will mark 40 years since Black Panther Party member, activist and revolutionary journalist Mumia…

May 25, 2022

Philly’s first Curb Fest for political prisoners

By Betsey Piette Philadelphia’s first Curb Fest for Political Prisoners, held in the city’s Germantown neighborhood Sept. 18, featured local…

September 24, 2021

The legacy of Black August & Attica lives on

The following edited remarks were made on a Sept. 2 live broadcast, “50 Years of Resistance: Black August & Attica,”…

September 8, 2021

From chattel slavery to modern prisons

The following remarks were given during the 50 Years of Resistance: Black August & Attica live broadcast hosted by the…

September 7, 2021

Black August commemorated at the gates of San Quentin Prison

San Rafael, Calif. August 21 — Overcoming both dangerous air quality from California’s cataclysmic fires and the state’s desperate attempts…

August 24, 2021

Protesting prison profiteers

Gathered outside the world headquarters of the Aramark corporation in Philadelphia Aug. 7, around 20 demonstrators denounced that company and…

August 9, 2021