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GUIDELINES FOR SAFE PROTESTING

We know that many of our members, comrades, and allies feel compelled to join the rebellions and protests springing up across the country right now, in response to the ongoing police...
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“A Lynch Mob”: After Months of Inaction, 2 White Men Are Charged with Murder...

The two white men caught on camera shooting and killing Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed 25-year-old African American man, were arrested and charged Thursday with murder. The arrests came two days after...

George Floyd: Timeline of black deaths caused by police

The wave of protests in the US over the killing in police custody of George Floyd are the latest outpourings of anger that have erupted after the deaths of black Americans. Here's...

Press Freedom Victory: Democracy Now! Reporters Win Landmark Settlement over 2008 RNC Arrests

Note from 5/29/20: Following today’s arrest of CNN reporter Omar Jimenez in Minneapolis, we are highlighting our past coverage of the 2008 arrest of Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman and two producers while they...

Major King Events Chronology: 1929-196

This is a brief timeline of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life. This is a good time to talk to your family and ask them what they remember about King. Also,...

How slavery flourished in the United States

Four hundred years ago the first slave ship docked on North American shores, launching a chapter of the trans-Atlantic trade that saw more than 12.5 million people kidnapped from Africa and...

Racist monuments fall: Watery end for slave trader statue in UK

LONDON (AP)—The toppling of a statue of a notorious slave trader in Bristol, a city in the southwest of England, on Sunday by anti-racism protesters was greeted with joyous scenes. Demonstrators attached...

Biden-Sanders Task Force Does Not Recommend Legalizing Marijuana

While the unity task force pushed Biden farther left on cannabis policy, the former Vice President still doesn’t support ending prohibition. Joe Biden will not change his mind on cannabis anytime soon....

Inside the Modern Slave Trade Trapping African Migrants

By the time his Libyan captors branded his face, Sunday Iabarot had already run away twice and had been sold three times.The gnarled scar that covers most of the left side of...
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Standoff in South Dakota: Cheyenne River Sioux Refuse Governor’s Demand to Remove COVID Checkpoints

There’s a standoff brewing in South Dakota, where two Native American Indian tribes are defying orders by Governor Kristi Noem to remove COVID-19 checkpoints from their territories. The Cheyenne River Sioux and...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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