Category: Racism

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David Swanson: On Killing Trayvons

Stand-your-ground murders are facilitated by racism; and racist propaganda that blames the victims protects the killers after the fact

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Dave Zirin: #FergusonOctober Comes to Monday Night Football

As long as some people in the United States cannot escape the fear of police violence, the escapism of sports is a bubble well worth popping

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Paul Street: Civil Unrest?

We all need some civil unrest – a lot actually, on a mass scale, each and every day

Jon Swaine: Ferguson protest leaders: ‘We’ll take our anger out on people who failed us’

Organisers tell New York rally not to expect a ‘casual revolution’ and vow greater demonstrations over police shooting of teen

Carla Murphy: Here’s More On That St. Louis Symphony Flash Mob

What’s next for the upcoming Weekend of Resistance?

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Bill Fletcher: Terror…and Racial Terror

It is difficult for most white people to appreciate the racial terror with which people of color live

Jamilah King: Flash Mob Demands Justice for Mike Brown During St. Louis Symphony

Acts of civil disobedience have continued in the St. Louis area, with local and national organizers planning several weeks of resistance through a project called Ferguson October.

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Paul Street: Age of Liberty, Age of Slavery

Black resistance and British policy left the colonists no choice but to secede from the British Empire if they wanted to preserve and expand their profitable slave system

April M. Short: A Poetic Warning About Police Brutality in Ferguson and Elsewhere—From a Black Father to His Son

“I can’t go to sleep without thinking about is my son navigating this world and how to make it a little bit safer for him”

Carla Murphy: Organized Labor Takes on Race and Michael Brown

For workers of color, the impact of racial issues, of which the Brown killing is only one example, can overtake traditional labor concerns about wages and benefits

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