Judge Halts Sale Of Apartment Complex Where Black Graves Were Buried

By Erik Ortiz, NBC News. -

Bethesda, MD - A community coalition has provided “overwhelming evidence” that a portion of a suburban Washington apartment complex was used as a burial ground for freed Black slaves and their [...]

Black Community And Climate Justice

By Janvieve Williams Comrie, Afro Resistance. -

There is an easy correlation between the frequency and magnitude of climate-related disasters and the negative impact that has on human beings, especially on Black and Indigenous communities, who [...]

How Parent Organizing Has Shifted Classrooms Toward Racial Justice

By Schott Foundation. -

Over the past year, much of the nation’s education discussion has been where learning was taking place: on Zoom? In the classroom? Both? While COVID-19 exacerbated existing inequities around [...]

Unions Take Up The Fight For Racial Justice

By Stephanie Luce, Organizing Upgrade. -

Labor organizations are taking up the fight for racial justice in many ways. They’re developing in-depth member education on racial capitalism. They’re using bargaining to address structural [...]

Prosecutor Quits Trump’s Law Enforcement Commission

By Ryan J. Reilly, Huff Post. -

An elected prosecutor who took a role in Donald Trump’s presidential commission on law enforcement has resigned, telling Attorney General William Barr that he is concerned the commission was [...]

All Civilian Lives Are Equal, But Some Are More Equal Than Others

By Danny Sjursen, Antiwar.com. -

Washington’s record speaks for itself. Seen from the Potomac’s shores, the value of a civilian life almost directly correlates with how the US Government of the moment feels about the regime that [...]

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 [...]