the “Snow Riot”

In 1835 Washington discovered Francis Scott Key, author of the national anthem, had a thing or two to learn about freedom By Jefferson Morley Sunday, February 6, 2005; Page W14 THE LAMPLIGHTER CAME AROUND AT DUSK. With his long flaming pole poked skyward, he sparked the bowls of oil atop the fluted posts around Lafayette Square. […]

“Boundary Safeguards and Restrictions in Southern States” (1619 – 1898)

  [Reading is from the Appendix of “Black Labor, White Wealth” By: Dr. Claud Anderson] 1619    Maryland Segregation Policy            Recommended that blacks be socially excluded. 1642     Virginia Fugitive Law                Authorized branding of an “R” in the face of runaway slaves. 1686     Carolina Trade Law                Barred blacks from all […]

There’s a Pretty Good Chance Your Amerikan Flag Was Made by a Prisoner

People of color are incarcerated in huge numbers. And they’re manufacturing America’s symbol of freedom.     Every generation or so, the American flag becomes a flashpoint in civic discourse. In recent memory, it’s been held aloft by civil rights marchers and burned by critics of the Vietnam War. It became a show of unity […]

Lynching and Anti-Lynching: Art and Politics in the 1930s

by M. Lee Stone Lynching and Anti-Lynching: Art and Politics in the 1930s   “There were nearly 5,000 persons lynched from 1882 through 1965.” The term “lynching” supposedly originated during the American Revolution with Colonel Charles Lynch, a Virginia justice of the peace. Lynch ordered “extra legal punishment” for British Loyalists, hanging without a trial. […]

The FBI Targets Black “Ideology”

The FBI Targets Black “Ideology” “It is a catch-all for blanket repression of Black activism of any kind. The FBI has apparently chosen a new heading under which to lump Black Americans targeted for political persecution: “Black Identity Extremists.” There’s a simple explanation for the new categorization. The FBI is a bureaucracy whose day-to-day work […]

Disturbing Video Shows School Cop Body Slam a Small Child Face-First onto the Pavement

San Antonio, TX — A particularly disturbing video of a police officer attempting to break up a schoolyard quarrel has surfaced and is shedding light on the Northside Independent School District police department for all the wrong reasons. In the video, we see a tiny child get body slammed to the ground — face-first — […]

DPRK: White Supremacy’s Global Agenda

by USW7 September 2017    permalink Through the eye of the media, one can’t help but see and understand the agendas being put forth. First look at how the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s nuclear program is being covered with emotionally-driven and fear-inspiring news coverage. In comparison to the cold war period in the United States, where that […]

Pennsylvania prisons ban WW for supporting ‘fight against white supremacy’

By Joseph Piette A letter from the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) received by WW Publishers on Sept. 11 stated, “The August 31 issue of Workers World newspaper has been denied to all inmates housed in Pennsylvania prisons.”  Their reason: The issue contains articles that “call for people to join the fight against white supremacy.” This […]

Free speech is a battlefield and the oppressed must unite

by the Maoist Internationalist Ministry of Prisons Many in this country believe all citizens enjoy the right to free speech. But this is a myth. Free speech is reserved only for those who control the media and other power structures and those who agree with the political establishment. Oppressed nations in particular are regularly denied […]