Black Lives Matter
Adam Toledo Is Dead, But Cops Donated Thousands to the Defense of the Vigilante Rittenhouse
A security breach at a Christian crowdfunding website reveals that police officers donated thousands to the defense of the right-wing vigilante Kyle Rittenhouse and the cop who Shot Jacob Blake.
James Dennis HoffApril 16, 2021
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 WerstApril 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 BrainApril 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 WillmengApril 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 LeighApril 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 DeMeoApril 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 VoiceApril 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 CooperApril 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 VoiceMarch 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.
Black Power CollectiveMarch 19, 2021