The Slaves Rebel

Mr. Fish / Truthdig The only way to end slavery is to stop being a slave. Hundreds of men and women in prisons in some 17 states are refusing to carry out prison labor, conducting hunger strikes or boycotting for-profit commissaries in an effort to abolish the last redoubt of legalized slavery in America. The […]

A new look at racial disparities in police use of deadly force

by Joseph Cesario One of the most important social issues of the last five years is fatal police shootings of black Americans. The concern that police fatally shoot blacks at higher rates than whites has given rise to a strong push for department-wide interventions for police officers. Such interventions, usually in the form of “implicit bias” training, […]

NYPD Watch Group Says 93 Percent of Weed Arrests in 2018 Were People of Color

The police watchdog group Police Reform Organizing Project is calling on progressive leaders to push for immediate decriminalization.   By Adam Drury So far this year in New York City, the NYPD has made 6,604 arrests for weed. In fact, marijuanaarrests are the third most common type of arrest for the NYPD. And those thousands of […]

LISTEN: Podcast Explores How ‘Justice in Amerika’ Really Works

Attorney Josie Duffy Rice partners with educator Clint Smith III to examine the criminal justice system’s devastating impact on marginalized communities. Sameer Rao   A man walks by a bail bonds store on October 20, 2011 in Reading, Pennsylvania. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images SHARE     A new investigative podcast, “Justice in America,” examines how this country’s criminal […]

How the Government’s Surveillance Practices Criminalize Communities of Color

“We’re demanding more transparency and accountability around existing law enforcement surveillance practices, and urging our Congressional leaders of color to intervene on our behalf to prevent further exclusion, dehumanization and violence.” Steven Renderos, Ramla Sahid Photo: Frank Serpico (@franklyfrank) via Twenty20 SHARE The Trump administration’s executive orders singling out immigrants and refugees of color, including the “Muslim ban” recently upheld by […]

All you need to know about Amerikkka’s only coup that drove out blacks in 1898

Story in The New York Herald describing The Wilmington Massacre of 1898…Makheru Speaks The Wilmington Insurrection of 1898, also referred to as the Wilmington race riot of 1898 or the Wilmington massacre of 1898, occurred on November 10, 1898. The coup d’état was instigated by members of the white conservative Democratic Party.  A group of […]

The new Prison Movement: The continuing struggle to abolish slavery in Amerika (2018)

by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson The rising new Prison Movement Across Amerika, home of the world’s largest prison population, growing numbers of the imprisoned are coming to realize that they are victims of social injustice. Foremost, they are victims of an inherently predatory and dysfunctional capitalist-imperialist system, which targets the poor and people of color for […]

Black Amerikans Were Never Given A Chance

Race riots in Detroit 1943 AFRICANGLOBE – An examination of the 1921 Tulsa race riots, the deadliest in US history, proves that the best efforts of Blacks were terminated in America with prejudice. Americans are slipping into the shadows of their own abyss and trying, at protests and through news media, to save what is left […]

Capitalism and White Supremacy: The Two-Headed Dragon that Must Be Slain I Matthew Dolezal

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From Microaggressions to Legalized Lynching: Weaponizing Police Against Black People

by Cherise Charleswell Thanks to social media’s ability to help news headlines (and those stories that don’t even make it out through mainstream media) go viral, Black people and other people of color are beginning to receive some vindication. For many years, our testimonies about our lived experiences with micoaggressions and overt racism have often been […]