Why Did The Bureau Of Prisons Impose A National Lockdown?

By Natalia Schuurman, AFGJ.org. -

Following the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25, a nationwide uprising of unprecedented proportions has swept  the U.S. in thousands of cities and towns, [...]

Protest And Power

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The last thing the Black Misleadership Class wants is a Black power-seeking movement. Wedded as they are to a token “place” in the capitalist spoils system, these misleaders have shown remarkable [...]

Protesters Blockade Central Prison In North Carolina

By Calvin Deutschbein, Workers.org. -

June 13 marked the beginning of the third week of protests in Raleigh, N.C., the state capital and home of the murderous Raleigh Police Department and more than 70 other law enforcement agencies. [...]

United Nations Sets Up Inquiry Into Racism After George Floyd Death

By Stephanie Nebehay, Reuters. -

Geneva - The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday condemned discriminatory and violent policing after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month and ordered a report on "systemic racism" [...]

Life And Times At The Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone

By Shane Burley, ROAR Magazine. -

Over the past few weeks we have witnessed one of the largest uprisings in recent US history. The police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, brought millions of people in the US and [...]

Parallels Between Minneapolis And Jerusalem Are More Than Skin Deep

By Jonathan Cook from his website. -

It is hard to ignore the striking parallels between the recent scenes of police brutality in cities across the United States and decades of violence from Israel’s security forces against [...]

Minneapolis Is Trying To Punish Transit Workers Who Wouldn’t Help The Police

By Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

The Amalgamated Transit Workers union’s public support for the uprisings, and some members’ public refusal to do work that helps the police, sparked praise and inspiration around the country. As [...]

President Maduro: United States Is Living An Anti-Racist Spring

President Maduro said that the US is experiencing an anti-racist spring, in reference to the massive protests for the murder of George Floyd. “People on the street are saying who Donald Trump [...]

Will The Death Of George Floyd Mark The Rebirth Of America?

By Nick Turse, Tom Dispatch. -

I you had told me that, in the span of a few months, a novel coronavirus that dates back only to last year and systemic American racism that dates back to 1619 would somehow intersect, I wouldn’t [...]

Unfinished Revolution: Where Do The George Floyd Protests Go From Here?

By Tosh Anderson, Josephine Lee, Zishun Ning, The Indypendent. -

Will we release some steam for a few days, be satisfied with the prosecution and (if we’re lucky) conviction of a few cops, accept a few reforms of a police system that will never be accountable [...]

From Rebellion To Revolution

By Kali Akuno, Viewpoint Magazine. -

The Floyd rebellion is changing the world before our very eyes. What type of change and to what degree it will shift the balance of forces between rulers and ruled, haves and the have-nots [...]

The World On Fire

By Mumia Abu-Jamal, Prison Radio. -

Protests from London to Paris; from Berlin to Nairobi; from Toledo, Ohio, to Tokyo, Japan. Protests in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and against police aggression and racism. Protests [...]

The Black Lives Matter Protests Are Working

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, Lydia O’Connor, and Celeste Lavin, Huffington Post. -

so far, the Black Lives Matter protests — which built off years of work by BLM activists since 2013, in the streets, in halls of government and educating the public — have spurred some [...]

Global Solidarity With US Anti-Racist Rebellion

By People's Movements and Organizations, Anti-Imperialist Week. -

We firmly denounce the murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department and demand full and uncompromising justice for his family. We join the call and demand for justice of thousands [...]

Hong Kong’s ‘Pro Democracy’ Movement Allies With Far Right US Politicians

By Ajit Singh, The Grayzone. -

A leading Hong Kong “pro-democracy” figure, Jimmy Lai, has denounced nationwide protests in the United States against police brutality and systemic racism, which were sparked by the police [...]

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