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Che Taylor, a 46-year-old father, was fatally shot by Seattle police officers on February 21, while appearing to comply with the officers’ commands to get down on the ground and put his hands up. The...

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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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So the question posed by the #SayHerName campaign is asked again: why are people not pouring into the streets when the cops murder a woman of color?...

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In May of 2010, 16-year-old Kalief Browder and a friend were walking home through their North Bronx neighborhood when they were stopped and interrogated by police. A man riding with the police claimed that Browder...

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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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Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, John Crawford, and Akai Gurley. These names join Amadou Diallo, Oscar Grant, Sean Bell, Ramarley Graham, and many others not listed here, all victims of racist killings at the...

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The Grand Jury failure to indict Darren Wilson was rigged. The entire criminal justice system is a racist set-up to criminalize black youth. Over a million are in prisons for non-violent offenses while the real criminals...

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Ferguson October: A Weekend of Resistance The weekend of October 10-13 saw Ferguson pulsating with sustained protests that expressed the undying rage at the killing of Michael Brown, with the possible indictment of police office...

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By Eljeer Hawkins, Harlem, New York “YOU took my son away from me. YOU know how hard it was for me to get him to stay in school and graduate?! YOU know how many black...

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Since the beginning of April, workers and youth activists in North Carolina have begun a growing movement to fight back the attacks of the right-wing legislation being put forward by the Republican-controlled General Assembly (the...

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