Racial Health And Economic Disparities Are Two Sides Of The Same Coin

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad and Sally Sim, Inequality. -

In Baltimore, like in the rest of the United States, Covid-19 exacerbates racial inequality and economic marginalization. The legacy of discrimination and the continued corruption and [...]

Racism And The National Soul

By Robert C. Koehler, Common Wonder. -

“Black folks need more than a trial and a verdict. Our problems are deeper, rooted not in the details of a particular case, but in distrust of the system charged with protecting us and punishing [...]

We’re Fighting COVID, Budget Cuts And ‘Murderous Racial Inequalities’

By Danny Katch, The Indypendent. -

Sean Petty is a pediatric emergency room nurse at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx and the southern regional director for the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA). In mid-March, he spoke [...]

In A Pandemic, Health Inequities Are Even Deadlier

By Tracey L Rogers, Otherwords. -

There’s an old saying in the black community I’ve heard my parents and grandparents repeat many times: “When white people catch a cold, black people catch pneumonia.” I can’t help but recall [...]

COVID-19: The Symptom Of The Capitalist Disease

By Black Alliance for Peace. -

The global capitalist system has produced fabulous wealth and so-called “development” for a handful of nations and their citizens along with degrading and dehumanizing poverty, violence and war [...]

Coronavirus, Militarism And The End Of An Illusion

By the Black Alliance for Peace, Black Agenda Report. -

Coronavirus and second economic collapse in just ten years should finally put to rest the fairy-tale of U.S. Exceptionalism. Trump’s “Make America Great” and Obama’s “U.S. Exceptionalism” are [...]

Close The Workhouse Campaign To Stop The War Against Black People

By the Close the Workhouse Campaign. -

The Close the Workhouse campaign aims to attack mass incarceration, without legitimizing or justifying the continued caging of people as punishment. We call for the closure of the Medium Security [...]