Reclaiming The Radical Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

In the last years of his life, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. rejected duopoly politics and challenged the roots of the crises we face, what he called the triple evils of racism, capitalism and [...]

Critical Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King For These Times

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

This week, we celebrate the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and witness the inauguration of our next president, Joe Biden. This inauguration will be unique, first, for being held during [...]

Martin Luther King’s Revolutionary Dream Deferred

By Danny Sjursen, Truthdig archives. -

We kill the most beautiful among us—anyone, it seems, who reveals the nastier, brutish elements of American society and has the audacity to imagine, demand even, a better path: peace, unity and [...]

Black Cops Warned About Racist Capitol Police Officers For Years

By Joshua Kaplan and Joaquin Sapien, Pro Publica. -

When Kim Dine took over as the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in 2012, he knew he had a serious problem. Since 2001, hundreds of Black officers had sued the department for racial [...]

An Apology For A Massacre

By Signe Waller Foxworth and Nelson N. Johnson, Tikkun. -

Greensborough, NC - Public accountability for their actions often awaits evildoers who hurt people. For many who spilled onto the streets in a mood of relief, jubilation and celebration at the [...]

Equity Is More Than Words

By Physician Women SOAR. -

On behalf of Physician Women SOAR, an antiracist physician group, we wish to respond to the Indiana University Health (IU Health) statement regarding the medical treatment provided to the late [...]

How COVID-19 Hollowed Out A Generation Of Young Black Men

By Akilah Johnson and Nina Martin, Pro Publica. -

While COVID-19 has killed 1 out of every 800 African Americans, a toll that overwhelms the imagination, even more stunning is the deadly efficiency with which it has targeted young Black men like [...]

Will The Supreme Court Overrule Farmworker Union Rights?

By David Bacon, Labor Notes. -

Not long before Donald Trump’s election in 2016, the Pacific Legal Foundation filed suit against California’s farmworker access rule in federal court on behalf of two companies—Cedar Point [...]

Community Wants Justice For Mother Of Three Killed By Teen Driver

By Georgia Fort and Niko Georgiades, Unicorn Riot. -

Saint Paul, MN – A small crowd gathered on the West Side of St. Paul Sunday afternoon to demand justice for a woman who was fatally run over by a teenage driver. According to family and [...]

Training Bias Out Of Teachers

By Sarah D. Sparks, Education Week. -

This summer, the Des Moines, Iowa, public schools held a series of anti-racist town hall meetings in the wake of the police-led killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and the [...]

Lecturers Show Solidarity With Students Following ‘Racial Profiling’

By Damon Wilkinson, Manchester Evening News. -

University of Manchester, UK - Teaching staff held a show of solidarity with their students following a 'racial profiling' row at the University of Manchester. Lecturers also voiced their [...]

After This Election, We Should Not Come Together

By Yannick Giovanni Marshall, Al Jazeera. -

Again, millions of non-white people crouched over their mobile screens. We crouched just as earlier generations of Black people crouched below window panes, wondering if they managed to outrun [...]

Proud Boy Attacks Send Several To Hospital In Critical Condition

By All Out DC, It's Going Down. -

Thousands of Trump supporters rallied in Washington, DC, to build popular support for a Trump-led coup. The demonstration was organized as a “Stop The Steal Rally,” which promoted far-Right [...]

Racism In Britain Has A Long If Contested History

By Angelique Richardson, Black Agenda Report. -

The demobilized troopship HMT Empire Windrush that arrived at Tilbury Dock on 22 June 1948 was not Britain’s first migration ship, but its passengers were the first to be promised British [...]

Black Cops Don’t Make Policing Any Less Anti-Black

By Bree Newsome Bass, Black Agenda Report. -

Amid recent growing calls for defunding police this summer, a set of billboards appeared in Dallas, Atlanta, and New York City. Each had the words “No Police, No Peace” printed in large, bold [...]