Nationwide Uprising Against Failed State Triggered By Police Killings

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The nationwide uprising sparked by the murder of George Floyd and other recent racially-motivated events is a response to the bi-partisan failed state in which we live. It comes in the midst of [...]

BAP Calls On United Nations To Address U.S. Human Rights Crisis

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

The extrajudicial murders of African/Black people, such as Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd, by agents of the U.S. government and armed civilians have sparked urban rebellions in [...]

Media Smeared Ahmaud Arbery After His Lynching

By Joshua Cho, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

While it took two and a half months for the authorities to finally make arrests in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, corporate media were much quicker to follow the time-honored practice of [...]

No More Cop Unions

By Kim Kelly, The New Republic. -

When Derek Chauvin of the Minneapolis Police Department killed 46-year-old George Floyd in cold blood last week, he showed the world exactly what kind of man he is. Chauvin has been cited [...]

Health Care Workers Call On Labor Movement To Take Action

As health care workers, we condemn the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers as an act of racist violence. We condemn the murder of Breonna Taylor by Louisville police officers as [...]

Justice For George Floyd Requires Power To The People

Black America is heartbroken and angered by the brutal murder of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police. Floyd’s murder occurred in the third month of a pandemic that has taken over [...]

Against Police Violence And Capitalism, To Rebel Is Justified

By Monica Moorehead, Workers.org. -

Workers World salutes all the brave protesters in Minneapolis, currently ground zero against police terror. We also salute those activists in Los Angeles, Memphis and other cities who are [...]

Minneapolis Protests Police Murder Of George Floyd: Day 2

By Unicorn Riot. -

Protesters are continuing to gather outside the Minneapolis Police (MPD) 3rd Precinct building today after extended protests and clashes with police yesterday. The Twin Cities is still engulfed [...]

Minneapolis Natives Condemn Man’s Death In Custody, ‘Racist Ideologies’

By Eddie Chuculate, Indian-Country Today. -

The death of a handcuffed black man in police custody in Minneapolis has stoked anger and frustration among many Native people in the city. Leaders say relations with law enforcement have [...]

Police Leader Defending George Floyd’s Killers Tied To ‘White Power’-Linked Biker Gang

By Sarah Lazare, The Grayzone. -

The head of the Minneapolis Police Officer’s Federation has claimed that activists from the city’s Black Lives Matter movement comprises a “terrorist organization.” But a closer look at [...]

Nationwide Rebellion Against Police Violence Demands Justice For George Floyd

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Minneapolis - The horrific killing of George Floyd in broad daylight with people watching and videotaping the incident while yelling at the police to stop is being described as a public lynching. [...]

Law Enforcement Has Quietly Backed Anti-Protest Bills In At Least 8 States

By Simon David-Cohen and Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

Law enforcement in at least eight states—Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Washington and Wyoming—lobbied on behalf of anti-protest bills in 2017 and 2018. The bills ran the [...]

Minneapolis Explodes Against The Police

By It's Going Down. -

The Minneapolis Uprising will surely be seen as a turning point in 2020, not only in terms of marking the first large scale grassroots rebellion against the State in the midst of the COVID-19 [...]

Were Chicago’s Police Torture Reparations From 5 Years Ago Implemented?

By Flint Taylor, Truthout. -

The Chicago reparations movement offers a shining example to movements across the country, and in the past few years, activists in other cities have pursued their own calls for reparations. In [...]

May 30 Day Of Action: Stop Racist Murder And Violence

By the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. -

We will be protesting to stop the racist murder and violence that this administration has willfully unleashed. Not only is the government standing by as COVID-19 ravages African American, Latinx, [...]