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Make 2019 A Year of Struggle

December 18, 2018

The system of capitalism is in serious crisis. With massive inequality, impending climate catastrophe, and the loss of confidence in political institutions, it is clear that the foundations of the system are beginning to shake....

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Since the revolt in Ferguson after the killing of Michael Brown a year ago, Black Lives Matter (BLM) has spread nationally and won limited, but important, victories. For the first time in many years, police...

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Forty years ago, on April 30 at 7:53 in the morning, the Marine helicopter Swift 2-2 departed from the United States embassy in Saigon, capital of South Vietnam. The helicopter carried the last batch of soldiers who...

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Fight for Black Freedom!

July 14, 2015

Mass movements in reaction to the murders of Emmett Till in 1955 and Mike Brown last year have become a way to tell the world that Black lives are just as important as that of...

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The Black Lives Matter movement has brought into public debate the issue of police killings of black people and rampant racism in police departments....

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50 Years After His Assassination “The centerpiece of Malcolm’s political project was to internationalize the condition of Black peoples in the United States.”   – Sohail Daulatzai, Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and...

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The movie Selma couldn’t have come at a better time. With #BlackLivesMatter and the development of a potential new black freedom movement, many people looked forward to this movie as inspiration and guidance. Unlike most...

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The movement initiated by young people on the streets of Ferguson last August has grown to become the most significant challenge to institutional racism in the U.S. since the 1970s. ...

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who was killed on April 4, 1968 while supporting striking Memphis sanitation workers. Unfortunately, the official commemorations of King often...

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