The bill is the first piece federal legislation to pass both houses of the US Congress in nearly 122 years of efforts by progressive lawmakers and civil rights activists to outlaw lynching
Black August honors the martyrs and leaders of the Black Liberation Movement, demands the release of political prisoners languishing in US prisons, as well as calls for a stronger struggle for Black Liberation.
The historical legacy of Juneteenth and why the struggle for the full emancipation of Black people in the US continues
Mumia Abu-Jamal has spent 40 years in prison for a crime he did not commit and supporters fear for his rapidly deteriorating health
Progressives have denounced statements by law enforcement officials which have denied the racial and gendered motivation of the crime and sought to humanize the perpetrator
This wave of attacks has caused panic and confusion among Asian Americans and forces us to question: What is motivating these cruel and cowardly assaults? Are they purely an organic and spontaneous response to current events?
A welcome change in national leadership in the US means little for the scourge of racism infecting the nation—unless words are matched by action
Protests have been raging for days over the death of Karon Hylton-Brown, who was fatally injured during a police chase on October 23. On Thursday, police attacked protesters with tear gas, pepper spray, flash bangs and even rubber bullets
The police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. while he was reportedly suffering a mental breakdown on Monday, has prompted widespread protests and demonstrations across the city of Philadelphia
Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News talks about the nomination of Kamala Harris as the vice-presidential candidate of the Democratic Party, as well as issues around voter suppression and fraud
It is difficult to believe that the US view of the justness of its possession of nuclear power, while threatening others, is not underpinned by the belief of many in white supremacy
Vijay Prashad writes on how the recent murder of George Floyd in the US is sadly unsurprising in a country that upholds capitalist exploitation through white supremacy