Bombings greet the Great Migration

Bombings greet the Great Migration

A fundamental change in the composition of the U.S. workforce was the Great Migration of African Americans from the South ...
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The long shadow of the 1919 Chicago race riot

The long shadow of the 1919 Chicago race riot

First in a series A century ago, Chicago was convulsed by anti-Black riots. For days, African Americans were beaten and ...
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Justice for Dennis Carolino, end police terror in San Diego

Justice for Dennis Carolino, end police terror in San Diego

It appeared to be a Saturday like any other in my East San Diego community of El Cerrito. I had ...
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Resisting police abuse forum in Los Angeles

Resisting police abuse forum in Los Angeles

On Sept. 21, the British documentary titled “The Hard Stop” was presented at the Harriet Tubman Center for Social Justice ...
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Los Angeles: The revolutionary role of Black art and artists

Los Angeles: The revolutionary role of Black art and artists

As part of an ongoing “The Black Aesthetic” community forum series, I interviewed Aleshea Harris at the Harriet Tubman Center ...
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Oakland: Community organizes to stop racist stadium plan

Oakland: Community organizes to stop racist stadium plan

Oakland, Calif., Sept. 15 — Led by the dockworkers union, members of Oakland’s Black community are organizing to stop a ...
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El Paso, white supremacist terror and fascism

El Paso, white supremacist terror and fascism

We should remind ourselves that white supremacist terror is not new to U.S. soil. Historically, it has been intertwined with ...
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San Diego commemorates Black August 2019

San Diego commemorates Black August 2019

The Black August Organizing Committee has sponsored a Black August program for the last three years at San Diego’s Malcolm ...
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Trump, racism and capitalism

Trump, racism and capitalism

Aug. 4 — Let there be no mistake about it. Donald Trump has the blood of all the killed and ...
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Black Mississippians respond to the ICE raids conducted in Mississippi on August 7, 2019

Black Mississippians respond to the ICE raids conducted in Mississippi on August 7, 2019

We, as descendants of enslaved African people, stand here today in solidarity, in determination, and in righteous outrage at the ...
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