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Virginia Cops Threatened Black Soldier: Cover-Up Exposed

Two cops aimed their guns at a Black U.S. Army medic in a traffic stop over his license plate, then assaulted him. For four months, they were protected. Can officials be trusted to “investigate” police racism?

Daniel Werst

April 16, 2021

Adam Toledo, Age 13, Had His Hands in the Air. A Chicago Cop Shot and Killed Him

Adam Toledo was shot by the police while complying with their orders. Then the state tried to cover it up, claiming that he was shooting at the officers. Body cam footage released on Thursday shows that to be a lie.

Ezra Brain

April 15, 2021

Union Members Expel National Guard From St Paul Minnesota Labor Center

Union members from the Minneapolis area successfully expelled the National Gaurd from the St. Paul Labor Center. This action is a critical demonstration of solidarity between labor and the fight against police brutality.

Cliff Willmeng

April 15, 2021

White Lives Matter Rallies Eclipsed by Counter Protesters

The right wing called these rallies across the country to try to rehabilitate itself. For the most part, the attempts totally flopped.

Steve Leigh

April 15, 2021

Minneapolis Transit Union Refuses to Transport Arrested BLM Protesters

The transit workers of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 100 issued a statement saying that they refuse to aid police by transporting protestors. These workers stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement following the murder of Daunte Wright by police in Brooklyn Center, MN.

Nina DeMeo

April 14, 2021

Not Just One Bad Apple: Another Man of Color Was Murdered By Police Outside of Minneapolis

Police in Minnesota shot and killed Daunte Wright Sunday afternoon. As protesters gathered, the police shot at them with rubber bullets. There is no reforming the racist, murderous police.

Left Voice

April 11, 2021

Witnesses Agree: Chauvin Murdered Floyd, Ignoring their Pleas

During the first few days of the Derek Chauvin murder trial, we’ve learned that the “crime” George Floyd was accused of could have been handled with a ticket under standard policing protocol, and that the cops refused to let a trained EMT save Floyd’s life. No wonder: taking the lives of Black men is standard operating procedure for police departments across the country.

Scott Cooper

April 1, 2021

BLM and the Union Fight are the Same Struggle: Interview with an Alabama Amazon Worker

Over the weekend, Left Voice had the privilege of talking with Frances Wallace, an Amazon worker and BLM activist. Read the transcript of our interview here.

Left Voice

March 29, 2021

The Black Power Collective of the Inland Empire Stands in Solidarity with Amazon Workers Fighting for a Union

Black Power Collective, Inland Empire (Formerly BLM-Inland Empire) stands in solidarity with Amazon workers fighting for a union in Bessemer, Alabama.