The United States is a Racist Monument, Tear it Down!

by Danny Haiphong 13 Sep 2017 The United States is a Racist Monument, Tear it Down!   The United States is a Racist Monument, Tear it Down! “Prisons in the US are monuments that enforce terror against oppressed people.” Much attention has been given to the Confederate monuments that have been taken down by activists across the United States, beginning in Charlottesville, VA. Confederate monuments harken […]

US prisons practice the same slavery and racism celebrated by Confederate monuments

September 15, 2017 Assailing slavery and white supremacy today by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson On Aug. 11, white supremacists rallied in Charlottesville, Virginia, against the removal of the statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. In the wake of that rally, which turned deadly when a rally-goer plowed his car into a group of counter-demonstrators, killing […]

MONUMENTS AND MONSTROSITIES CONFRONTING THE RACISM BEHIND REPRODUCTIVE RESEARCH

by vanessa borjon Published on September 12, 2017 VANESSA BORJON IS BITCH MEDIA’S 2017 WRITING FELLOW IN REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS AND JUSTICE On August 12, white supremacists rallied in Charlottesville, Virginia in response to the proposed removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee. Since then, counterprotestors across the nation have called for the removal of other […]

Black Amerika can win the Psychological War against White Supremacy

When the psychology is reverse, the fear is reversed. We cannot live in fear of what whites are doing or going to do to us, this is how they maintain control of the masses. To understand the current war Black America is fighting against white America’s attempt to resurrect white supremacy, you must first understand […]

Charlottesville and the Battles of History

by MUMIA ABU-JAMAL The events surrounding Charlottesville, Virginia have a resonance far beyond the borders of Old Dominion. Even though they began as a strictly local affair, they quickly assumed a national character, because this strictly local event stems from the nation’s history—a history that remains not only contested but bitterly unresolved. That history, of course […]

BLACK MEN . . . YOU (STILL) HAVE NO ALLIES

  I want to speak to the brothers for a second. I’m not talking about the cool dude that can pass for Black. I’m not talking about the Latino men who are also Black as well. I’m not talking about the African and Arab immigrant that chums it up with the American Black man, then goes back […]

A Lesson on Slavery for White Amerika

African-Americans, freed from plantation slaveholders, in Bermuda Hundred, Va., in 1864. These men worked as teamsters to help the U.S. forces that freed them fight the Confederacy in the Civil War. (Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge / Library of Congress) Look at the following series of tweets from the president of the United States, reflecting […]

The Centrality of Theodore W. Allen’s Work in the Struggle Against White Supremacy

by Jeffrey B. Perry The Centrality of Theodore W. Allen’s Work in the Struggle Against White Supremacy “The ‘white race’ was invented as a ruling class social control formation in response to labor solidarity as manifested in the latter (civil war) stages of Bacon’s Rebellion (1676-77).” Theodore W. “Ted” Allen (1919-2005) was an anti-white supremacist, working […]