Black Lives Matter

Kyle Rittenhouse and Michael Reinoehl: a tale of two shootings

Racist judicial system frees right wing militiaman Kyle Rittenhouse, but murders Michael Reinoehl

Andy Yorke  ·  12 December 2021

USA: Daunte Wright’s murder shows police cannot be reformed

Wright’s murder, and the sheer number of such killings over many years, proves the inherently racist character of the police force. Quite simply, they cannot be reformed.

Tom Burns  ·  14 April 2021

Slavery bad, empire good: The Black history they won’t celebrate

The struggle for anti-racist education.

Dave Stockton  ·  08 October 2020

Land of hope and glory?

The ‘traditions’ and ‘culture’ that Boris Johnson lauds are inextricably bound up with Britain’s pioneering role as slave-trader and coloniser.

Dave Stockton  ·  02 September 2020

USA: Trump toys with a Police State

Donald Trump has been trialling a presidential coup d’etat.

Dave Stockton  ·  22 July 2020

The murder of George Floyd and the uprising against police racism

By Martin Suchanek and Jaqueline Katharina Singh George Floyd was murdered in a brutal and cowardly fashion by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on a public street in front of bystanders on the morning of May 25th. One of them videoed the whole event and now millions worldwide have seen it. It has triggered weeks […]

Workers Power  ·  25 June 2020

How Black Lives Matter shattered illusions in Obama’s ‘post-racial’ presidency

Jeremy Dewar reviews From BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Jeremy Dewar  ·  19 November 2019

Cop killings and killing cops in the USA

By Marcus Otono We have compared the police and vigilante terror against black people in the United States to a horror version of the film “Groundhog Day” before. The overt murder of unarmed, black citizens killed by police is a recurring theme in the news and on social media. And it’s on social media that […]

Workers Power  ·  26 July 2016

Do Black lives matter in the USA?

By Marcus Otono 6 August 2015 The slaughter of six Black women and three men by 21 year-old Dylann Roof at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on 17 June was an act of terrorism motivated by race hate. The reluctance of media and politicians to use the T word, that otherwise they use so […]

Workers Power  ·  06 August 2015

US cops keep killing, keep lying

By Sam Copley Following the massive uprising of youth in Baltimore, US, which forced local officials to charge police with the killing of Freddie Gray, a new upsurge of protest is now shaking Dane County, Wisconsin. On 12 May, District Attorney Ismael Ozanne declared no charges will be filed against killer cop Matt Kenny. On […]

Workers Power  ·  20 May 2015

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