race

Voting is no substitute for anti-racism

The third in a series looking at and debunking specific 'tactical voting' strategies and election narratives from an anti-electoral perspective.

The black radical tradition

A massive PDF compilation of writings about black radical and revolutionary movements in the US in the 20th century.

The empire of necessity: Slavery, freedom, and deception in the New World - Greg Grandin

From the acclaimed author of Fordlandia, the story of a remarkable slave rebellion that illuminates America’s struggle with slavery and freedom during the Age of Revolution and beyond.

The counter-revolution of 1776: slave resistance and the origins of the United States of America - Gerald Horne

The successful 1776 revolt against British rule in North America has been hailed almost universally as a great step forward for humanity. But the Africans then residing in the colonies overwhelmingly sided with London.

Anti-police brutality protest shakes things up at the Mall Of America

Lush workers walk out of the store in solidarity with Black Lives Matter at the

An account by x378436 of an illegal rally at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Common objections to the Black Lives Matter movement - Patrick O’Donohue

On the center divide on Highway 55 in Minneapolis after grand jury decision to n

Patrick O’Donohue, an IWW member and a participant in the 'Black Lives Matter' movement in Minneapolis, responds to some common objections to the anti-police brutality movement that has arisen in the United States after a number of highly publicized police killings.

‘Liberal multiculturalism is the hegemony – it's an empirical fact’ – a response to Slavoj Žižek - Sara Ahmed

Sara Ahmed responds to Slavoj Žižek on multiculturalism

Sara Ahmed responds to Slavoj Žižek's influential critique of contemporary liberal multiculturalism.

Charlie Hebdo

A  candle light vigil at the Place de la République, in Paris

Earlier this week, gunmen attacked the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and murdered several of its cartoonists. Some thoughts on the various issues that have arisen out of this event.

Why I don't do Kwaanza - Bruce A Dixon

Chalk outlines of Bunchy Carter and John Huggins

Bruce A Dixon from Black Agenda Report explains why he doesn't celebrate Kwaanza: the holiday invented by Ron Karenga of the United Slaves group, which murdered leading members of the Black Panthers in the late 1960s.

Expanding the struggle: notes on the future of the #blacklivesmatter movement - Black Rose NYC

Black lives matter protest in Times Square

The Black Rose Anarchist Federation on the black lives matter protests sweeping the US in the wake of police killings of black men, with suggestions on how to spread and expand the movement.