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Black Struggle

Democrats and Banks Won’t Steal Juneteenth or Pride

From Juneteenth to Stonewall, the capitalists want to co-opt Black radicalism. Don't let them.

Carmin Maffea

June 25, 2021

Murder of Winston Smith and Future of George Floyd Square – State Violence Continues in Minneapolis

The murder of Winston Smith and the attempted reopening of George Floyd Square show that the state has no interest in stopping its violence.

Adnan Ahmed

June 10, 2021

Our Struggles Are United: Black Solidarity with Palestine

The Black struggle and Palestinian liberation have a long relationship of solidarity and a common enemy: imperialism.

Darrin Johnson

May 18, 2021

Atlanta Killer Cop Gets His Job Back

The Atlanta cop who killed Rayshard Brooks was reinstated to his job because of a legal discrepancy, despite facing murder charges. It’s further proof that the “justice” system prioritizes cops over Black lives.

M.K. Kumar

May 9, 2021

“It Felt Like War”: Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets, and 100 Arrests in Brooklyn Center Protest

The police and National Guard used tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters demanding justice for Daunte Wright. Over 100 people were arrested.

Maria Aurelio

April 17, 2021

KRS-One’s New Album Offers Revolutionary Ideas for the Time “Between Da Protests”

KRS-One has been rapping since 1987 — three decades of expressing radical Black politics and not selling out. His new album Between Da Protests is a manifesto for Black Lives Matter.

Daniel Werst

March 31, 2021

The Racist System that Killed George Floyd is Set Up to Let Derek Chauvin Off Easy

Derek Chauvin is standing trial soon for the murder of George Floyd. But the entire process is designed to protect the state and its institutions, not to get "justice" for the murder of a Black man by the police. The structural racism of American “law and order” is already on plain display.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

March 16, 2021

The Struggle Against Racism is International

The following speech was delivered by Carmin Maffea at the “Black Socialists on BLM, Class Struggle, and Revolution” online panel held February 27, 2021

Carmin Maffea

March 6, 2021

If You Marched in Black Lives Matter, Support Unionizing Amazon

Black Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama were inspired by last summer's anti-racist uprising to fight for a union. They need active support and solidarity from every single person who fights for a world where Black Lives Matter.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

March 2, 2021