Kaepernick and True Protest

Freedom Rider: Kaepernick and True Protest   by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley “What should have been a righteous protest in support of Kaepernick and, by extension, all black people was turned upside down and sapped of any significance.” National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick is getting the same treatment all black people do when they dare to[…]

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Report From Charlottesville and Richmond

RICHMOND, VA, Aug. 14 — News of the brutal murder of 32-year-old Heather Heyer by a white supremacist in Charlottesville, Va., along with injuries to dozens of other people, has spread around the world. Solidarity statements are being issued from many countries. U.S. politicians of all stripes – with the notable exception of President Donald Trump – are condemning the[…]

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‘Cops and Klan, Hand in Hand’: Lessons of Charlottesville

By Sara Flounders posted on August 15, 2017 on Workers World Website  Flounders was a participant in the Aug. 12 Charlottesville, Va., anti-racist mobilization.   Heather Heyer’s last post: “If you are not outraged, you’re not paying attention.” The racist “Unite the Right” mobilization in Charlottesville on Aug. 12 exposed once again the collusion of the capitalist state, its repressive police agencies and[…]

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The Story of Charlottesville was Written in Blood in the Ukraine

by BAR editor and columnist Ajamu Baraka “While I recognize the danger of the violent right-wing movement, I am more concerned with the right-wing policies that are being enacted into law and policy by both Democrats and Republicans.” https://blackagendareport.com/story-charlottesville-was-written-blood-ukraine What is the character of racist right-wing politics today? Is it the crazed white supremacist who plows into an anti-fascist demonstration[…]

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