Racism Is About Power, Not Unpleasant Sentiments

By Robert Urie, Counterpunch. -

In September of 2011, the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis— a man who the best evidence suggested was innocent. On February 26, 2012, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was murdered by self-appointed [...]

Hundreds March Against Hate After KKK Appear

By Lynn Bonner, The News and Observer. -

Hundreds of people marched from a cemetery in Hillsborough where enslaved people are buried into downtown to show a united front against racism after Ku Klux Klan members showed up in town last [...]

The Red Summer Of 1919, Explained

By Ursula Wolfe-Rocca, Black Agenda Report. -

Some of America’s most notorious racist riots happened 100 years ago this summer. Confronting a national epidemic of white mob violence, 1919 was a time when black people in the United States [...]

Three Myths About Fighting White Supremacist Violence

By Sue Udry, Rights and Dissent. -

In testimony before Congress, FBI officials have hidden behind the First Amendment to defend their abysmal record on fighting white supremacist violence. That’s hogwash. FBI rules on domestic [...]

The Only Way White Supremacy Is Defeated

By Robert Scheer, Truthdig.com -

The election of Donald Trump has emboldened white supremacists across the country. Hate crimes have been on the rise for several years now and racism, ingrained in U.S. institutions since the [...]

The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights At 70

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The UDHR was the first major instrument produced by the United Nations (UN), an institution itself created at the end of the Second World War. Its creation was hailed as a breakthrough that would [...]

US-Funded Neo-Nazis In Ukraine Mentor US White Supremacists

By Max Blumenthal, Consortiumnews.com -

Last month, an unsealed FBI indictment of four American white supremacists from the Rise Above Movement (RAM) declared that the defendants had trained with Ukraine’s Azov Battalion, a neo-Nazi [...]

NY Times Is Blind To Police Problems With White Supremacists

By Natasha Lennard, The Intercept -

The New York Times tells a story about law enforcement failing and struggling to deal with white supremacy. The elephant in the room, unmentioned by reporter Janet Reitman or any of the sources [...]

Midterm Elections: Corporate Democrats Versus The Monster They Empowered

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report -

Tuesday’s midterm elections put Democrats back in control of the U.S. House while strengthening the Republican hold on the Senate. The big picture is that, two years after Donald Trump replaced [...]

Civil Rights And Voter Suppression In The US

By Meghan Tinsley, Open Democracy -

Voter suppression as one component of the state’s wide-ranging efforts to prevent people of color from claiming their rights as citizens. Those efforts, in turn, stem from the state’s fear that [...]

Why We Need To Understand U.S. Imperialism

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States has been at war or involved in military aggression for all but a few years since its founding. This is not surprising when we understand that the US is the largest empire in the [...]

Massive Anti-Racist Crowd Shows, Fringe-Reality Of Racists

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

The Unite The Right Rally today, one year after the one in Charlottesville, can only be described as a complete flop. The racists were unable to fill a single train car and were dwarfed by police [...]

Clashes Erupt As White Supremacist Richard Spencer Speaks At Michigan State University

By Aaron Maté, Therealnews.com -

The white supremacist Richard Spencer spoke at Michigan State University after defeating a campaign against his appearance. The Rev. David Alexander Bullock of Change Agent Consortium says that [...]

Act Out! Whites Are Dying, But It Isn’t Genocide

By Eleanor Goldfield, www.occupy.com -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Occupy.com. This week on Act Out!, the cries of white genocide are growing. What's the psychology behind white death, white suffering and what can we do to prevent [...]