Protest And Power

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The last thing the Black Misleadership Class wants is a Black power-seeking movement. Wedded as they are to a token “place” in the capitalist spoils system, these misleaders have shown remarkable [...]

In Times Of Rapid Change, Victory Comes To Those Who Train For It

By George Lakey, Waging Nonviolence. -

One of the gifts of the Black Lives Matter movement is that it doesn’t pretend that a quick fix will solve the problem. The many signs of change — from NASCAR giving up the Confederate flag to [...]

An Historic Rant

By Eleanor Goldfield, Art Killing Apathy. -

We don’t need another post about “these times.” We can all pretty much agree that shit is weird – that we’re confused, bewildered and feel like we’re on a boat captained by Bond villains heading [...]

Silence Is Not An Option: Black Women Make History

By Keisha N. Blain, ROAR Magazine. -

Mainstream media and politicians have paid almost exclusive attention to ideas and images of Black men — whether as victims of police violence or as protesters against it. Yet Black women, who [...]

‘Full Spectrum Resistance’: A Field Manual For Insurgencies

By Kristian Williams, ROAR Magazine. -

 Full Spectrum Resistance, Aric McBay’s massive, two-volume, handbook for political action, covers the fundamentals of social change, offering advice on organization, strategy, tactics, security, [...]

Why Is This Ongoing American “Revolution” Bound To Fail?

By Andre Vltchek, Popular Resistance. -

Observed from outer space, the United States is in a revolutionary turmoil. Fires are burning, thousands of people are confronting police and other security forces. There are barricades, banners, [...]

Massive Uprisings Confront White Supremacy

By Marjorie Cohn, Jurist. -

On May 25, a Minneapolis police officer tortured George Floyd to death in what his brother, Philonise Floyd, called “a modern-day lynching in broad daylight.” Hundreds of thousands of people took [...]

CHOP And The Juneteenth Longshore Strike

By Socialist Revolution. -

On June 19, the International Longshore and Warehouse Workers Union (ILWU), a militant union of 42,000 members, shut down 29 ports along the West Coast of the United States and Canada, as workers [...]

Mapping The State’s Strategy Of Repression Against The Rebellion

By It's Going Down. -

While the recent rebellion against the police and white supremacy has been historical, it has also been coupled by an attempt by the State to drown the uprising in a sea of tear-gas and rubber [...]

Protesters Blockade Central Prison In North Carolina

By Calvin Deutschbein, Workers.org. -

June 13 marked the beginning of the third week of protests in Raleigh, N.C., the state capital and home of the murderous Raleigh Police Department and more than 70 other law enforcement agencies. [...]

The Rebellion Against Police Repression Must Guard Against All Enemies

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

The masses are in motion and public opinion about U.S. policing has rapidly shifted in three short weeks. George Floyd and Breonna Taylor’s assassination at the hands of U.S. police departments [...]

Labor Vs. Police: Learning From Working-Class History

By Martha Grevatt, Workers.org. -

Led by oppressed youth, a working-class revolt has erupted, initially over the police lynching of George Floyd. It needs and deserves the unconditional solidarity of organized labor. [...]

Protesting For Black Lives In Trump Country

By Mesha Jefferson, Otherwords. -

I grew up biracial in a small, conservative town. Still, after living for years in Austin, moving back to one was a culture shock — it felt like going back in time. For the last three years [...]

Solidarity Means Dismantling The System Everywhere

By Progressive International. -

A new solidarity movement is rising. From Los Angeles to Sao Paulo, Minneapolis to London, “Black Lives Matter” is a cry and a demand heard around the world. The message of this movement is [...]

City Bar Calls For Investigation Following Arrests Of Legal Observers

By Tom McParland, Law.com. -

The New York City Bar Association on Wednesday called on Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York Police Department to “immediately investigate” the alleged targeting of nine legal observers earlier [...]