Capitol Police Show Why We Need To Defund The Police

By D. A. Bullock, In These Times. -

On January 6, we witnessed the vast double standard for how Black Lives Matter protest is treated versus how white-supremacy-as-mob is treated. This wasn’t just a matter of police refraining from [...]

During Civil Rights Era, Native American Communities In The South Armed Themselves Against The KKK

By Malinda Maynor Lowery, Scalawag Magazine. -

I first heard this story when I was probably eight or nine years old—old enough to know what the Ku Klux Klan was and why it was so dangerous, but young enough to believe the story had clear [...]

The Violent Story Of American Whiteness

By Kim Kelly, In These Times. -

The United States of America is a white suprema­cist nation. It always has been. Its white founders, ven­er­at­ed and lion­ized though they are in text­books and on cour­t­house lawns, [...]

Why I’m Thankful For 500 Years Of Indigenous Resistance

By Matt Remle, Last Real Indians. -

Starting in 1452, under the guise of the Papal Bull Romanus Pontifex and later the 1493 Papal Bull Inter Cetera, the Christian Doctrine of Discovery, European Christians began their efforts to [...]

Tear Gas For BLM, Red Carpet For MAGA Marchers

By Kim Brown, The Real News. -

Welcome to Burn It Down with Kim Brown. Striking video footage there in Washington, DC as the klan came to town. Oh, they weren't the klan? Well, they kind of looked like the klan to me or at [...]

Kentucky Police Training Slideshow Quoted Hitler

By Satchel Walton and Cooper Walton, Manual Red Eye. -

A training slideshow used by the Kentucky State Police (KSP) — the second largest police force in the state — urges cadets to be “ruthless killer[s]” and quotes Adolf Hitler advocating [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Tracing America’s Brutal Imperialist History

By Robert Scheer, Scheer Intelligence. -

The United States has the largest number of military installations in the world, with about 5,000 bases in total and at least 600 overseas, according to the Pentagon. Although the Department of [...]

Fascism Is A Failed Response To Capitalist Crisis

By William I. Robinson, Truthout. -

Few would disagree in light of recent events that the Trump regime, its most diehard extreme-right, white supremacist supporters, and elements of the Republican Party are bidding for a fascist [...]

Say Racism’s Name, And Fight It With Solidarity

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

The instability of Trump’s presidency and the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement have upset the U.S. power structure. White supremacist groups such as the Proud Boys and the Boogaloo [...]

On Contact: Resistance And Militancy

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to former Baltimore Black Panther leader Eddie Conway about the nature of resistance, white supremacy and the rise of the a new black militancy. The [...]

On Contact: Origin Of White Supremacy

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the origin of white supremacy and how it plays out in contemporary society with historian Gerald Horne. Horne is the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair [...]

‘When You Talk About White Supremacy, You’ve Got To Take A Hard Look At Our Culture’

By Janine Jackson, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

We are in troubling times, listeners know, with people being attacked for simply saying that Black Lives Matter and a president encouraging those attacks. It’s what many feared when Trump came [...]

DHS Official: Department Wanted To Down Play Far-Right Violence

On September 9, the news came out that a whistleblower within the Department of Homeland Security had filed a complaint about the department’s Trump-appointed leadership instructing him to [...]

DHS: White Supremacists Are Greatest Terror Threat

White supremacists present the gravest terror threat to the United States, according to a draft report from the Department of Homeland Security. Two later draft versions of the same document — [...]

The US Has Long Led The Assault On Human Rights

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The historical record on U.S. human rights policies, both domestic and international, is one of hypocrisy, deceit, and denigration.  Even in the field of civil and political rights that was [...]