Standing With The Cuban People

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The Movement for Black Lives has an interesting and sometimes contradictory political history. Popularly known as Black Lives Matter (BLM), they gave birth to a now international rallying cry [...]

Over 100 Anti-Protest Bills Have Been Introduced Since George Floyd Rebellion

By Ella Fassler, Truthout. -

This June, a dangerously low-flying helicopter operated by the Department of Homeland Security descended on the largest civil disobedience action yet against the Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota. In [...]

‘Rural People Against Racism’ March In Washington

By Andrew Freeman, Liberation News. -

On May 29, local activists in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, (population 11,739) and the greater Skagit County area held a march against racism marking the one year anniversary of the murder of [...]

Michigan Marches Unite Palestine Solidarity And BLM

By Tristan Taylor, Left Voice. -

On Tuesday, May 18, roughly 200 people gathered to march in front of the Ford Motor Company plant in Dearborn, Michigan where Joe Biden was speaking. Dearborn is home to the largest Arab American [...]

Afro-Pessimism And The (Un)Logic Of Anti-Blackness

By Annie Olaloku-Teriba, Black Agenda Report. -

In the late afternoon of 10 February 2015, local police in Chapel Hill responded to a report of fired shots. They entered a Finley Forest condominium to find the lifeless bodies of three young [...]

Activists Push For Charges To Be Dropped Against Demonstrators For Black Lives

By Ella Fassler, Truthout. -

At a press conference last month, members of the coalition stood in front of Travis County District Court in Austin with banners highlighting her case and calling for the dropping of charges [...]

Scheer Intelligence: ‘When We Fight, We Win’

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

As the world  awaited the fate of  Derek Chauvin–the Minneapolis police officer who was convicted of killing George Floyd–Black Lives Matter co-founder Melina Abdullah joined Robert Scheer on [...]

Will We Stand Up For Black Trans Lives Too?

By Eddie Conway, The Real News. -

Last summer, during what some have called the largest social justice uprising in United States history, the lives of Black trans people were ignored. While many rightly raged against the murders [...]

Black Lives Matter Inland Empire Announces Break WIth BLM Global Network

By Former Inland Empire BLM, Black Agenda Report. -

Recently, a group of BLM chapters known as the BLM 10 has come forward to voice their concerns and opposition to the Global Network. Those concerns, along with the egregious conduct the Global [...]

Why Anti-Racism Must Be Anti-Capitalist

By Zarah Sultana, Tribune Magazine. -

Last summer we saw one of the largest anti-racist mobilisations in decades. In over sixty countries, protesters took to the streets in their thousands to demand transformative, lasting [...]

Tennessee Capital: Group Demands Racial Equality And Medicare For All

By Kathleen Serie, FOX17. -

Nashville, TN - A social justice group out of Knoxville, Tennessee made the trek to the State Capitol building on Tuesday, demanding that lawmakers take immediate action on issues like Medicare [...]

Black Lives Matter DC Demands City Stop Attacks By Violent Trump Supporters

By Black Lives Matter DC, Popular Resistance. -

Washington — Today, Black Lives Matter DC leaders issued demands to Mayor Bowser, Deputy Chief Contee, City Council members and business owners and leaders in the District, telling them to send a [...]

BLM Chapters Demand ‘Accountability’ From Trio That Cashed In On The Movement

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

In 2013,three Black women social activist friends working in non-profit organizations in California invented the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter which, along with #Ferguson, became most [...]

Will This Be The Radicalization Of Black Lives Matter?

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

On Monday a group of local Black Lives Matter chapters issued a statement to the public  calling for more transparency and accountability from the Black Lives Matter Global Network (BLMGN), the [...]

Tear Gas For BLM, Red Carpet For MAGA Marchers

By Kim Brown, The Real News. -

Welcome to Burn It Down with Kim Brown. Striking video footage there in Washington, DC as the klan came to town. Oh, they weren't the klan? Well, they kind of looked like the klan to me or at [...]