Climate Justice Means Fighting For All Justice

By UK Youth Climate Coalition, The Ecologist. -

The climate crisis is recognised by the majority of citizens and scientists worldwide to be the result of human activity. The rampant extraction and burning of fossil fuels is center stage, [...]

400 Years After Slavery’s Start, No More Band-Aids

By Jessicah Pierre, Inequality.org -

Four hundred years ago this month, the first enslaved people from Africa arrived in Virginia. Slavery is often reduced to a crime of America’s long-ago past. But enslaved labor created the [...]

Racism Is About Power, Not Unpleasant Sentiments

By Robert Urie, Counterpunch. -

In September of 2011, the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis— a man who the best evidence suggested was innocent. On February 26, 2012, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was murdered by self-appointed [...]

He Spent Years Infiltrating White Supremacist Groups. Here’s What He Has To Say About What’s Going On Now.

By Joe Sexton, Propublica.org -

Late in 2017, ProPublica began writing about a California white supremacist group called the Rise Above Movement. Its members had been involved in violent clashes at rallies in Charlottesville, [...]

Hundreds March Against Hate After KKK Appear

By Lynn Bonner, The News and Observer. -

Hundreds of people marched from a cemetery in Hillsborough where enslaved people are buried into downtown to show a united front against racism after Ku Klux Klan members showed up in town last [...]

Racial Inequality Is Rooted in Denial of Home And Land Ownership

By Jacqueline Luqman, Therealnews.com -

The racial wealth gap is finally being discussed seriously in this election cycle and in the country. And some people are even citing the history of slavery, racism, and discrimination that [...]

Study, Fast, Train, Fight: The Roots Of Black August

By Joe Tache, Liberationschool.org -

Exactly 400 years ago, in August 1619, enslaved Africans touched foot in the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States for the first time. The centuries since have seen [...]

400 Years After Slavery’s Start, No More Band-Aids

By Jessicah Pierre, Otherwords.org -

Four hundred years ago this month, the first enslaved people from Africa arrived in Virginia. Slavery is often reduced to a crime of America’s long-ago past. But enslaved labor created the [...]

The Red Summer Of 1919, Explained

By Ursula Wolfe-Rocca, Black Agenda Report. -

Some of America’s most notorious racist riots happened 100 years ago this summer. Confronting a national epidemic of white mob violence, 1919 was a time when black people in the United States [...]

Brazil: Indigenous Women Unite In Historic March

By Sophie Pinchetti, Amazon Frontlines. -

In a great demonstration of feminine unity and strength as part of the indigenous movement across the Amazon, thousands of indigenous women have mobilized in Brazil’s capital city since yesterday [...]

To Understand The El Paso Massacre, Look To The Long Legacy Of Anti-Mexican Violence At The Border

By David Dorado Romo, Texasobserver.org -

In the immediate aftermath of the El Paso shooting—the largest massacre of Latinx people in the history of the United States—politicians of all stripes stood before the cameras and gave their [...]

Ian Haney López: Dividing Races The Main Weapon Of The Rich

By Roger Bybee, Inequality.org -

Donald Trump’s attacks on black U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, the Reverend Al Sharpton, and the four progressive Congresswomen of color known as “the Squad” signal how the President, [...]

“Culture Of Violence?” You Betcha, Mr. Trump, But It’s Not The Video Games

By Mike Ferner, Counterpunch.org -

Give him credit for finally recognizing white supremacy and web sites that promote it as problems. But the other causes he mentioned – video games and mental illness – come straight out of [...]

Expanding The Powers Of The FBI Is Not The Solution To White Supremacist Violence

By Chip Gibbons, Inthesetimes.com -

On August 3, a white supremacist attacked a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, killing at least 22 and wounding dozens more. Espousing racist conspiracy theories about a “Hispanic invasion,” the killer’s [...]

Three Myths About Fighting White Supremacist Violence

By Sue Udry, Rights and Dissent. -

In testimony before Congress, FBI officials have hidden behind the First Amendment to defend their abysmal record on fighting white supremacist violence. That’s hogwash. FBI rules on domestic [...]