End Worker Surveillance

Today, workers are subjected to an unprecedented level of workplace surveillance and control. From voice monitoring to tracking applications, these systems are being introduced into workplaces [...]

Health Justice And Black Liberation: Shay-Akil McLean

By Gwendolyn Wallace and Roberto Sirvent, Black Agenda Report. -

The way that people treat each other has biological consequences, meaning that our relationships to one another, institutions, and resources are directly linked to quality of life, life [...]

Black Doctors Fight For More Equitable Coronavirus Testing

By Nina Feldman, Kaiser Health News. -

When the coronavirus arrived in Philadelphia in March, Dr. Ala Stanford hunkered down at home with her husband and kids. A pediatric surgeon with a private practice, she has staff privileges at a [...]

Fight the Power: Resistance Radio At The Virtual GRC Summit

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

This year's Grassroots Radio Conference will be a virtual summit, Friday to Sunday, October 9 to 11. The annual event is typically hosted by a Pacifica Radio affiliate station, most recently [...]

Racist Roots: Origins Of North Carolina’s Death Penalty

By Henderson Hill, NC Policy Watch. -

Right now, our nation is in a moment of reckoning with our criminal punishment system. We are finally seeing clearly what should have been obvious long ago: The system has its knee on the necks [...]

Report: Special Police Units Exclusively Used Force On Black People

By Jacob Fenston, DCist. -

The vast majority of people stopped, frisked, or arrested by officers in D.C.’s special gun recovery and narcotics units were Black, according to a new report mandated by the D.C. Council. Black [...]

New law Surfaces South’s Racist Beginnings Of Felon Voter Disenfranchisement

By Iliana Hagenah, Scalawag Magazine. -

Tennessee - In June, large crowds of Black Lives Matter protesters occupied the plaza in front of Tennessee's State Capitol, where inside, a 44-inch bust of the first Klu Klux Klan Grand Wizard, [...]

Let’s Talk About Racism And Health

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The current uprising across the nation is a take-off moment for systemic racism in the United States. A take-off moment occurs when awareness about a crisis reaches a level of public [...]

Social Justice Demonstrations Mark First Week Of NFL

By Justine Coleman, The Hill. -

NFL players marked the first full weekend of professional football by participating in social justice demonstrations, with various teams opting to stay in the locker room, link arms or kneel [...]

Poll: Financial Pain From Coronavirus Pandemic ‘Much, Much Worse’ Than Expected

By Joe Neel, NPR. -

In America's four largest cities, at least half of people say they have experienced the loss of a job or a reduction in wages or work hours in their household since the start of the coronavirus [...]

Shut Up, History

By Susie Day, Counterpunch. -

Awhile back, a friend and I were talking about History and rebellions, and I lamented how the 1871 Paris Commune had failed. My friend, a self-avowed psychic, said, “Yes, history records very few [...]

1,000 Strikes Since March 1st And More

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

We wanted to send a quick update to report that Payday’s Strike Tracker has now recorded more than 1,000 strikes across the U.S. since March 1. Earlier this week we surpassed the 1,000-strike [...]

Black-Led Resistance Movements Are Paving The Way For Reparations

By Sarah Freeman-Woolpert, Waging Nonviolence. -

Months after the police killing of George Floyd sparked racial justice protests around the world, Black Lives Matter activists are once again flooding the streets — this time in response to the [...]

Police Fatally Shoot Man 20 Times After Suspected Bike Violation

By Lucy Nicholson and Steve Gorman, Reuters. -

Los Angeles - A Black man who was stopped on his bicycle for an alleged “vehicle code” violation was shot to death by two Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies, who fired 15 to 20 rounds after the man [...]

An Outside View: Kenosha Is A Microcosm Of The US In 2020

By Ramin Mazaheri, The Saker. -

The situation in Kenosha is a microcosm of the United States in 2020 – tragedy on top of tragedy on top of tragedy: A Black man wantonly paralysed by cops, his three sons forced to watch, [...]

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