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 [...]

National Guard Troops Refuse Trump’s Race War

Courage to Resist is currently assisting members of the National Guard who resisted Trump’s orders to violently attack people on the streets of Washington DC peacefully and lawfully protesting [...]

Black Lives Extinguished, Black Ancestors’ Bodies Desecrated

By Marsha Coleman Adebayo, Black Agenda Report. -

This week, the progressive community is deeply traumatized over the slaughter of innocent Black people and the determination of ruling elites in politics, media and civil societies to patch up a [...]

Washington State Patrol Instructed Officers To Assault Protesters

By Michael Stone, Patheos. -

In an alarming report the Washington State Patrol (WSP) has issued an apology after a command officer was caught on video telling fellow officers to assault protesters. The officer [...]

Lessons From Palestine: People Of Color Need A Sustained Resistance Movement

By Miko Peled, Mintpress News. -

Will Smith was quoted saying that racism isn’t getting worse, it’s getting filmed, and indeed, it is being filmed a lot lately. No sooner did we begin to recover from one victim of racist [...]

As Attacks On Protesters and Journalists Increase, Coverage Of Communities And Police Need To Change

By Timothy Karr, Free Press. -

The weekend saw escalating police violence against protesters and reporters at nationwide demonstrations against the police killing of George Floyd and systemic racial injustices. There has been [...]

ACLU Demands Congressional Probe Into ‘Politically-Motivated’ Attack On Peaceful Protest

By Jon Queally, Commondreams. -

Jamil Dakwar, director of the ACLU's Human Rights Project, denounced both the nature and the timing of the assault on the unsuspecting demonstrators, given that it happened just as Trump [...]

An Uprising Was Inevitable

By Zenobia Jeffries Warfield, Nation of Change. -

There’s no greater frustration than working every day to build and inspire others to build a more just, compassionate world, only to be so brutally reminded of how far away that world is, as we [...]

Pentagon Ready To Send Troops To Minneapolis If State Asks

By James LaPorta and Robert Burns,  Associated Press. -

The Pentagon said Saturday it was ready to provide military help to authorities scrambling to contain unrest in Minneapolis, where George Floyd’s death has sparked widespread protests, but Gov. [...]

13 Percent of Environmental Activists Are Killed Worldwide

By Telesur English. -

The Autonomous University of Barcelona's Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB) published a study that shows that 13 percent of environmental activists are killed and [...]

George Floyd Protests: Police Escalating Violence Across The US

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

While some in media have condemned the protests as violent “looters” imposing “tyranny” upon the country, much of the violence is being deliberately instigated and propagated by an out of control [...]

‘Justice For Iyad, Justice For George’

By Oren Ziv, +972 Magazine. -

Hundreds of Israelis and Palestinians demonstrated Saturday evening in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv against the killing of Iyad Hallak, a Palestinian man with autism who was shot dead by police [...]

The Blue Plague And Black Death

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The pathogen that kills Black people at two and a half times the rate of whites took the life of 46 year-old George Floyd, this week in Minneapolis. Floyd’s last words were, “I can’t breathe,” [...]

Veterans For Peace Calls On The Minnesota National Guard To Stand Down

By Veterans for Peace. -

Veterans For Peace calls for the immediate withdrawal of the Minnesota National Guard. We are appalled to see military weapons, vehicles and equipment once again deployed in U.S. cities to [...]

The US Military Is Monitoring Protests In 7 States

By Ken Klippenstein, The Nation. -

In addition to Minnesota, where a Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd, the military is tracking uprisings in New York, Ohio, Colorado, Arizona, Tennessee, and Kentucky, according to a [...]