Massive Rally In Support Of Sipekne’katik Harvesters, Treaty Rights

By Elizabeth McSheffrey, Global News. -

Halifax, Nova Scotia - About a thousand people gathered in Grand Parade on Sunday, singing, drumming and voicing their support for Indigenous harvesters on Nova Scotia’s southwestern shore, who [...]

Lobster Pound Used By Mi’kmaw Destroyed By Fire

By Brent Patterson, PBI Canada. -

Nova Scotia, Canada - Early this morning, a fire destroyed a lobster pound (building/facility) used by Mi’kmaw fishers in the fishing village of Middle West Pubnico, Nova Scotia. Global News [...]

Report Finds ‘Gang Like’ Police Clique That Exerts ‘Undue Influence’

By Alene Tchekmedyian, LA Times. -

Los Angeles County’s top watchdog said Monday that substantial evidence exists that a secretive group of tattooed deputies at the East L.A. sheriff’s station are “gang-like and their influence [...]

California Schools Launch Anti-Racism Plan

By MacKenzie Maya, Portside. -

Sacramento, CA - The California Department of Education announced new anti-racism lessons and teacher training for school districts on Monday, days after President Donald Trump decried the notion [...]

Modern US Racial Capitalism

By Charisse Burden-Stelly, Monthly Review. -

In recent years, “racial capitalism” has ascended across the humanities and social sciences. It has arisen as a conceptual framework to understand the mutually constitutive nature of [...]

Sinophobia Inc: Understanding The Anti-China Industrial Complex

By The Qiao Collective. -

The United States’ alliance is barreling towards conflict with China. In recent months, the U.S. government has taken unprecedented steps to upend normal relations with China: sanctioning [...]

Labor Must Make Defense Of Black Lives Its Own Imperative

By King Downing and Frances Madeson, Black Agenda Report. -

Black trade unionists across the U.S. are calling on the labor movement to defend Black Lives Matter protesters and to fight racism in their own ranks. The attacks by police and increasingly [...]

‘When You Talk About White Supremacy, You’ve Got To Take A Hard Look At Our Culture’

By Janine Jackson, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

We are in troubling times, listeners know, with people being attacked for simply saying that Black Lives Matter and a president encouraging those attacks. It’s what many feared when Trump came [...]

It’s Time For The West To Sit Down, Shut Up And Listen To ‘The Others’

By Andre Vltchek, Popular Resistance. -

We were always told what to think; what is correct and what is wrong. By the white dudes living in or coming from Europe and North America. They knew everything. They were the most [...]

NYPD Account In Killing Of Bronx Man ‘Not True,’ Mom Says

By Rosa Goldensohn, The City. -

Trawick’s entire interaction with police in The Bronx on April 14, 2019, lasted only a few minutes before an officer fired four shots, killing him. Trawick had himself called 911 after getting [...]

Architects Build Society’s Cage On National Mall In Bold Statement On Racial Strife

By John Zangas, DC Media Group. -

A group of five designers at the internationally known SmithGroup Architecture firm set up a metallic cubic structure on the National Mall to frame the struggle of Black Lives in America. The [...]

Why Conflict Is Escalating In Portland

By David Rovics, Make Popular Education Popular Again. -

It's always been mythology that in the USA the First Amendment gives people the right to peacefully protest. It's always been mythology that when people commit acts of civil disobedience, such as [...]

Pennsylvania Will Rule On Mumia’s Case, After Proceeding In Secret

By Noelle Hanrahan, Prison Radio. -

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has put Mumia Abu-Jamal's evidentiary hearing on hold.  The case is under seal and is proceeding in secret! This spring Mumia Abu-Jamal was back in court with a [...]

Truth And Redistribution

By Darrick Hamilton & Naomi Zewde, YES Magazine. -

In a nutshell, our racial dilemma is grounded in a political, economic, and identity-based devaluing of Black lives that has persisted ever since the first enslaved African arrived in Jamestown [...]

Obama, Harris And The Ruse Of Racial Representation

By Nelson Maldonado-Torres , Black Agenda Report. -

The nomination of Senator Kamala Harris to the position of Vice President of the United States has been widely recognized as a triumph for Black and Asian women in the country. Something similar [...]