America Needs Protest

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, November 6, 2019 A thousand young people demonstrated in Brooklyn, jumping over turnstiles in solidarity with others arrested and brutalized by the cops. “There is no lack of reasons to take action here in the belly of the beast.” In recent months mass protests involving millions of people have emerged in countries[…]

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Washington withdraws from the United Nations Human Rights Council

by Abayomi Azikiwe, originally published on Pambazuka, August 11, 2018 The Trump administration withdraws from the United Nations Human Rights Council, while racism, social deprivation and war intensify. The administration, however, denies the escalating oppression and impoverishment of the masses. On 19 June, the administration of President Donald Trump announced the United States withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights[…]

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