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On June 29, 2018, Portland State University (PSU) police officers Shawn McKenzie and James Dewey shot and killed Jason Washington, a 45-year-old black man, U.S. Postal Service worker, and U.S. Navy Veteran, who tried to...

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Seattle’s socialist City Councilmember Kshama Sawant is facing two defamation lawsuits, the aim of which is to silence an outstanding representative of working people and the oppressed. The first is from two police officers who...

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Ten thousand people came out in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life on the day when, had he not been assassinated, he would have turned 89. Before the event began officially, hundreds of...

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“When something happened to the Negroes in the South I said, ‘That is their business, not mine.’ Now I know how wrong I was. The murder of my son has shown me that what happens...

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Jail the Killer Cops! Black Lives Matter Below is the text of the leaflet Socialist Alternative members have been handing out at solidarity rallies for Charleena Lyles and Philando Castile. Download the national leaflet here,...

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Tonight, please come with us to the capitol VERDICT IS IN – NOT GUILTY : The whole world is watching! #philandocastile #blacklivesmatter Transcript below: Officer Jeronimo Yanez murdered Philando Castile. He shot him seven times,...

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“It is time, brothers and sisters, for us to make a unified national pivot. Our protests, of course, must continue, but we must add a critical new layer on top of them. It is time...

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Tulsa and Charlotte Uprisings At least 193 black people have been killed by police in 2016 (The Guardian). On top of police violence, the black community faces disproportionate unemployment, poverty, a lack of access to...

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Kaepernick on death threats: “If something like that were to happen, you’ve proved my point. It’ll be loud and clear why it happened.” — Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) September 20, 2016 When Colin Kaepernick began his...

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The Black Lives Matter movement is shaking the country, but the majority of the Seattle City Council wants to build the most expensive police precinct in the U.S. The Seattle political establishment is trying to...

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