Tag Archives: Black Liberation

Mass Action Gets Results: The Arrest of George Zimmerman

Mark Vorpahl

Weeks after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Special Prosecutor Angela Corey has announced that his killer, George Zimmerman, will be charged with second degree murder. Though originally allowed to walk scot free without any charges, Zimmerman is now behind bars. It is hard to think of another case that has swung so widely from […]

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Mobilizing Against Racism in “Post-Racial” America

Workers Action

Jack Heyman Some say this country has entered a post racial period with the election of the first African American president. Yet, the New Year’s Day killing of Oscar Grant III by BART police was protested in Oakland by thousands who saw the shooting as racially motivated. And this month, in Woodland (Yolo County), two […]

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Black Nationalism and the Struggle for Self Determination

Workers Action

A Statement by Workers Action The Experience of Race The scourge of racism pervades our society, even as we step into the 21st century, although not in the blatant form of past decades. Vicious racists now feel somewhat compelled to restrain themselves, although with exceptions, and the more mild versions of racism are not so […]

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The Legacy of Dr. King

Cindy Sheehan

Cindy Sheehan Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies—or else? The chain reaction of evil—hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars—must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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