‘By any meanz necessary, Black Liberation will matter!’

By Erica Mines Philadelphia represents the epitome of state-sanctioned violence at the hands of police: the so-called race riots of 1964, orchestrated by a racist mayor named Frank Rizzo; the bombing of the MOVE family home in 1985 that left 11 men, women and children dead; the current death by medical neglect that threatens the […]

‘We Will Shoot Back': Meet The Black Activists Who Aren’t Ready To Forgive

Charleston by  SAM P.K. COLLINS  In the days after white supremacist Dylann Roof killed nine black congregants during a Bible study at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Americans of various racial and socioeconomic backgrounds across the country have joined together in remembering the group now known as the Charleston Nine. At the gatherings, […]

The White Supremacist Effect: How Underprivileged Whitez are Conditioned to Believe That They’re Superior to Blackz

By Shelby Jefferson At the conclusion of the historic voting rights marches in Selma, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “How Long, Not Long” speech from the steps of the Alabama State Capitol. During the address, King analyzed the systemic origins of the racial divide existing between poor whites and Blacks in the […]

White Supremacy Continuez to Provide Protection 4 Imperialism

American white nationalism by Danny Haiphong “The history leading up to the so-called American ‘Revolution’ is riddled with US imperial deception.” The rebellion was actually a counter-revolution by slave owners and land pirates who feared the British Crown would not “allow their profitable white supremacist enterprise to continue.” The result was the creation of the world’s first […]

Coming Home to Roost: Defending White Spacez in U.S. Society

The story of the pool party in McKinney, Texas brings to light a number of things about the society we live in: namely, that it is a white racist society that has far more lingering problems than achievements in the realm of race relations. The incident exposes the failed logic of the attempts to roll […]

The material basis for Black Livez Matter movement

By Workers World staff posted on May 19, 2015 The rebellions in both Ferguson, Mo., and Baltimore in response to state terror — more commonly called police brutality — are the most tremendous examples of rising social upheaval in the United States. The Black Lives Matter movement that has sprung up in the wake of […]

German Solidarity Address for the May 13, 2015 MOVE Commemoration

  At this 30th anniversary of the MOVE massacre in Philadelphia, we here in Germany feel very close to you even despite the physical divide of more than 4,000 miles.   The daily incidents of brutal police violence against African Americans but also poor white folk in recent months have shocked millions of people in Europe […]

New Poem by Jalil Muntaqim

Elephants vs. Tigers Made in 400 years of racist suppression, now only 150 years of Black decompression, a mental time machine envisioning a future after this seemingly endless war. I emerge from the black-hole of white supremacy in a quantum leap, Dark Matter compressd into an atomic fusion of ancestral revolutionary determination. Black Lives Matter! […]

Consumed in Flamez: A Genealogy of Afrikan-Amerikan Avengerz

Darryl Barthe  This is a modified version of a presentation made to the British Association of American Studies on Saturday, 15 November 2014 A 2013 report published by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement called “Every 28 Hours” details 313 individual instances of black men and women killed in 2012 by police, private security guards or […]

Imperialism’z Policy of Mass Murder and the Black Panther Party’z (BPP) Analysis of Survival

  The Black Panther Party was concerned with community development and sustenance as well as self-defense – a legacy that should be explored by today’s activists. “Community programs, independent of the non-profit industrial complex and armed with political education, must be a critical component of the left’s strategy toward the ultimate goal of a new […]