Cancel All The Student Debt: It’s About Economic And Racial Justice

By Naomi Zewde and Darrick Hamilton, Rewire.news -

Only full cancellation completely protects the vulnerabilities of Black students and students in general, while at the same time establishing higher education as a universal right and offering [...]

The Forgotten, Radical Martin Luther King Jr.

By Matt Berman, www.nationaljournal.com -

By Matt Berman for National Journal. Martin Luther King Jr. was not just the safe-for-all-political-stripes civil-rights activist he is often portrayed as today. He was never just the "I Have a [...]

Create Positive Traditions To Celebrate Our Values Of Justice And Peace

By Alexandra Holmstrom-Smith, Truthout -

‘Tis the season…for leftist ambivalence toward commercialist and patriarchal holiday traditions. It’s no wonder that many leftists have mixed feelings about holiday festivities, given their [...]

Racial Justice Must Be Central To Our Movements

By Sonali Kolhatkar, www.truthdig.com -

By Sonali Kolhatkar for Truth Dig - If progressives are to learn one lesson about American politics in the period between last November’s election and the recent Charlottesville, Va., clashes, [...]

Colin Kaepernick Is Being Blackballed By Billionaire NFL Owners

By Colin Jenkins, www.truthdig.com -

By Colin Jenkins for Truth Dig - Colin Kaepernick took a courageous and principled stand last season by kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games. This was done in response to a [...]

Walter Rodney And Racial Underpinnings Of Global Inequality

By Tianna Paschel, www.items.ssrc.org -

By Tianna Paschel for SSRC - The concentration of wealth in fewer and fewer hands has been at the center of increased political contestation and media attention in recent years. In this period, [...]

UN Report Highlights US History Of Slavery, Segregation & Racial Terror

By Staff, www.ohchr.org -

By Staff for OCHR - The colonial history, the legacy of enslavement, racial subordination and segregation, racial terrorism, and racial inequality in the US remains a serious challenge as there [...]

Two Biggest Movements In U.S. Team Up To Demand Economic And Racial Justice

By Bryce Covert, www.thinkprogress.org/ -

By Bryce Covert for Think Progress - On Monday, Rev. William Barber II’s Moral Mondays movement stormed the grounds of state capitols in 31 states, what he claims is the largest simultaneous [...]

UN Finds Rights To Peaceful Assembly & Association Eroded

By Thaddeus Talbot, www.aclu.org -

By Thaddeus Talbot for ACLU - The U.N.’s special rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association completed a 17-day mission to the United States this week, and he [...]

‘Justice Or Else’ For Black, Brown And Indigenous Americans

By Reggie Harris, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Reggie Harris for The Huffington Post - Twenty years ago, there was a gathering of men in the U.S. Capital to address the exact issues that Black, Brown and Indigenous Americans are struggling [...]

Black Activists Host Venezuelan President Maduro In Harlem

By Sharmini Peries and David Dougherty, www.http://therealnews.com/ -

By Sharmini Peries and David Dougherty for The Real News Network - Leaders of African descendants convened in the historic black cultural center of Harlem, New York for the People of African [...]

Morello On Ferguson: ‘Not A Humanitarian; I’m A Hell-Raiser’

By Atlanta Jobs with Justice, www.facebook.com -

By Brittany Spanos in Rolling Stone - Yeah, there are thousands of cases, countless cases of white police officers murdering unarmed black people and getting off scot-free. What happened in [...]

#BlackWorkersMatter: A Better Movement For Economic Justice

By Chris Kromm, www.southernstudies.org -

By Chris Kromm in Southern Studies - In 2010, on the heels of the Great Recession — the nation's biggest economic calamity since the Great Depression — one out of 10 people looking for work [...]

The Sun As Center Of New Campaign For Economic & Racial Justice

By George Lakey, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By George Lakey in Waging Non-Violence - Another indication of how crazy this country has become: Some people are coming out against solar energy. Solar technology has dropped in cost to become [...]

Student Hangs Jim Crow Restroom Signs To Protest ‘White Privilege’

By I Love Black People, www.iloveblackpeople.net -

A University at Buffalo student has sparked outrage and cries of racism after she put up “White Only” and “Black Only” signs on campus, hearkening back to the days of segregation. Ashley [...]