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We must come together as a community, united and clear that we will not stand for any threats or hate violence towards our Muslim brothers and sisters....

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“Everybody that stood with Mayor Hodges is not part of the solution, they’re part of the problem.” – NAACP President, Nekima Levy-Pounds Solidarity statement from Socialist Alternative Minnesota UPDATE, 12/3/15: Around 4:00 AM this morning,...

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The racist attack on BLM Minneapolis must be a wake up call. Unless the wider labor and progressive movements are able to build a more generalized fight-back, the right-wing backlash will continue to grow. ...

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“…Missouri [is] the most racist state in the country.” –  John Gaskin III, a spokesman for the St. Louis County NAACP, (Bloomberg Business Week; 8/25/2014) On November 7, black members of the Missouri (Mizzou) Tigers...

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The grand jury in Cleveland, Ohio, is currently deliberating over evidence in the police killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice by then-rookie Officer Timothy Loehmann on November 22, 2014. Tamir Rice was playing with an airsoft...

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By Ty Moore, Minneapolis “Our city is not too far from burning like Baltimore because as the violence, disparities, and erasure of people of color grows, so will the people’s rage and desire for justice,”...

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No amount of demanding that people ‘check their privilege’ will eliminate social attitudes generated and sustained by capitalism. ...

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As striker and spokesperson Jitu Brown has said, having to go on hunger strike to defend a neighborhood school is an outrage that is visited only on communities of color....

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Nationwide Solidarity Action Monday 10/5 By Teddy Shibabaw, Madison Socialist Alternative The Madison Police Department and City Attorney have been harassing Brandi Grayson, one of the most outspoken and prominent leaders of the local Black...

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As we head toward 2016, the presidential election will increasingly dominate U.S. politics, drawing in millions to political discussion. Inevitably, it will stir debate within the Black Lives Matter movement about who to support and...

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