Chicago

How the ‘Janes’ created underground abortion access

A U.S. Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is expected to overturn the 1973 SCOTUS Roe…

June 24, 2022

Rasmea Odeh speaks out against police crimes

Workers World reprints here a speech by Palestinian activist, Rasmea Odeh, originally circulated by the Fight Back News Service. Odeh…

September 4, 2015

Why Emmett Till’s life still matters

During the height of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement in the South,  activists like Jimmy Lee Jackson, Medgar Evers, Viola…

September 1, 2015

Black women and girls’ lives matter

Malissa Williams, a 30-year-old woman, tragically lost her life on Nov. 29, 2012, in a hail of bullets, along with…

May 27, 2015

Free Óscar López Rivera

At the 2013 funeral of South African President Nelson Mandela, who had been imprisoned by the U.S.-backed apartheid regime in…

May 20, 2015

Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh: ‘On lynching & the Ku Klux Klan’

This May 19 will mark the 125th birthday anniversary of the great anti-imperialist leader, Ho Chi Minh. “Uncle Ho” was…

May 14, 2015

Philadelphia activists demand justice for Rekia Boyd

In response to the outrageous Chicago court decision exonerating the police in the killing of unarmed, 22-year-old Rekia Boyd, shot…

April 23, 2015

Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh to appeal unjust conviction

Supporters pack court in defense of community leader Federal Judge Gershwin Drain sentenced Palestinian American activist and community leader Rasmea…

March 17, 2015

Black History Month forum on racism & low wages

By J. White and R. White Chicago A Workers World forum celebrating Black History Month was held at Malcolm X…

February 20, 2015

Protests revive MLK’s struggle legacy

National days of action were held from Jan. 15, the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to…

January 20, 2015