Strike For Black Lives In 25 Cities On July 20 Wins Union Support

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

The growing Black Lives Matters Strike Wave has reached over 600 strikes since June 1 got a massive boost of momentum today.  A coalition of 150 organizations, including major unions like [...]

How Black And Brown Workers Are Redefining Strikes

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

During George Floyd’s funeral on June 9th, Black dockworkers in Charleston, S.C., shut down the nation’s 4th busiest port and gathered to show their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter [...]

Black Workers Protest Union-Busting Boston Gentrifier

By Boston Bureau, Workers World. -

A June 16 action for eight laid-off workers — organized just four days after the announcement they had been fired — drew about 100 people. They were protesting at their place of work, College [...]

These Three Studies Prove That Systemic Racism Is Very Very Real

By Lee Camp, Counterpunch. -

Racism is like sewage. Whether we’re currently engaging in a national dialogue about it or not, it’s still there. It runs under our streets, our buildings, our society. Millions of tons of [...]

What Journalism Needs Is Not More Diversity, But Less White Supremacy

By Janine Jackson, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

As police violence against Black people and those who would rise in their defense forces a national engagement—of a sort—with the reality of white supremacy in our institutions, the widening [...]

Corporations Now Love ‘Black Lives’—But What About Their Own Black Workers?

By Toni Gilpin, Labor Notes. -

Never underestimate US business community's capacity for hypocrisy. That’s one of the lessons to be drawn from the explosive reaction to George Floyd’s murder. As demonstrators began flooding [...]

Coronavirus And The Crisis Of African American Human Rights

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

With the overwhelming evidence that the capitalist system is fundamentally antithetical to the realization of human rights, including what should be an elementary right — access to healthcare — [...]

Black Essential Workers Refuse To Be Invisible

By Monica Moorehead, -

April 14 — Just last week, U.S. bourgeois papers — the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe and others — published major articles on the devastating numbers of [...]

COVID-19: Killer Of Black, Brown And Poor Of US And Haiti

By Dady Chery, News Junkie Post. -

We are supposed to be thinking this week about the health disparities in the United States based on race and ethnicity, since the New York Times, Washington Post, National Public Radio, and [...]

Time Of Plague And Meltdown: Mass Murder By Corporate Duopoly

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

Tens of thousands of people, disproportionately Black and brown, are marked for death by coronavirus in the coming weeks and months because the United States political system allows only [...]

The Legacy Of White Liberals Exploiting The Black Vote

By Solomon Comissiong, -

On March 3, 2020, former Vice President, Joe Biden, to the euphoric pleasure of Democratic Party elites, was brought back from near political death. After terrible showings in Iowa, New [...]

As Biden Racks Up Delegates The Crisis Among Black Folks And Democrat Party Deepens

By Ajamu Baraka, -

Biden wins key state of Michigan and the Democrat Party establishment can barely contain its joy. I am happy also but for a different reason. No matter what happens with this twisted Democrat [...]

Does This Economy Work For Black Americans?

By Jamie Buell, Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, -

Unemployment is down for many black Americans, and wages are up -- but the wealth gap remains. It could be easy to miss with the headlines focused on other things, but this February — like every [...]

Cooperatives For Economic Justice In Black America

By Staff, -

The Freedom Quilting Bee was established in 1967 in Alabama. It is a handicraft cooperative founded by Black women in sharecropping families who needed to supplement their meager incomes, [...]

The Housing Crisis Is Intentional And Black Communities Are Fighting Back

By Maximillian Matthews, -

Horrified and traumatized, Black residents of Durham, NC surveyed the remains of their neighborhoods and businesses following the urban renewal of the late 1960s-early 1970s. The majority of [...]

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