Both extremely destructive, hurricanes Katrina and Ida were very different, and communities organizing with strategic plans for disaster response would be far more efficient at weathering future storms.
The revolution has begun and the reality that ‘we are our own liberators’ is not an idea but the rock in the hand of David, the commitment and determination for self-determination without oppression.
Dave Zirin shows why it’s not Colin Karpernick we need to be listening to, on the trend bandwagon waiting for his next word, but the youth to whom he passed the baton for the next relay in the continuing struggle.
Angela Allen-Bell exposes the framers’ commitment to white supremacy and Black inferiority with voting rights obscured in the Constitution and Bill of Rights.
Tiny Gray-Garcia beams glaring exposure on the ongoing shameless colonialist violence against our houseless brothers and sisters during the Stolen Land-Hoarded Resources UnTour across occupied Western Turtle Island.
Keeping an eye on corporate-committed pledges to Black lives, Kia Croom virtually stears this new corporate philanthropy through a higher integrity to promulgate racial justice in deed as well as word.
Dr. Ahimsa Sumchai points out the mirror image emerging between the Flint water crisis and the public health emergency occurring in our own Hunter’s Point, Yosemite Slough and Treasure Island.
Rep. Barbara Lee marks 100th anniversary of Tulsa Greenwood Massacre, calling for reparations and...
Past Due. Immediate material reparations to survivors and descendants of the Tulsa Greenwood Massacre are essential to begin healing and repair for the intentional death and destruction caused.
The U.S. Reparations Debt to Afrikan, New Afrikan and Black People is past due and should be tendered immediately in all forms requested and known by humans to be essential to live a full, safe and healthy life.
The COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Act brings a breath of relief to unbearable loss, sorrow and stress.
The “guilty” verdict was a crumb to pacify, to avoid the predictable uprising against a “not guilty” decision. Stay awake and continue to build the movement actualizing abolition.
Medicare For All could alter the U.S.’s “Wealthiest country in the world, where you have to be rich, employed and white to have access to healthcare” reputation.
Ever closer to providing high quality and comprehensive healthcare available to every person, Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation endorses Medicare for All Act of 2021 introduced by U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Debbie Dingell.
Another look at the U.S. government’s imperialist relentless crush of genocide against the Navaho Nation, and all First Nations, illuminates the extreme challenges set before the Navaho people to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the face of the government’s deliberate denial of resources and criminal neglect of the people.
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! explores fourth-generation Black farmer John Boyd’s 30-years-in-the-making victory of $5 billion COVID relief for Black farmers as part of the American Rescue Plan. Also addressed is the egregious historical USDA racial discrimination in lending, resulting in the crushing decline of Black farming with 90 percent of Black farmers’ land lost over the past century.
The experience of the COVID-19 global pandemic has brought grueling challenges of anxiety, fear, pain, suffering and grief. It has also presented the necessity for accessibility equity across the nations in unity to honor the human right to affordable, high quality health care to prevent future pain of a crushing pandemic such as we are experiencing worldwide.